Dinwiddie Days, March 27 – April 2, 2015

Dinwiddie County is a community rich in history and heritage.  The County holds the distinct honor of being home to more Civil War battles and skirmishes than any other county in the nation.  In recognition of the 150th Civil War Sesquicentennial Anniversary the Dinwiddie County Sesquicentennial Committee will be celebrating “Dinwiddie Days” March 27, 2015 through April 2, 2015.

dindaysDinwiddie Days will be a week-long event that will showcase the historic venues within the County such as, the Historic Dinwiddie Court House and Grounds, Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, Petersburg National Battlefield – Five Forks Unit, and Poplar Grove National Cemetery.  The event will also feature numerous special events, activities, and programs presented by the County of Dinwiddie, the National Park Service, and Pamplin Historical Park.

For more information on all the fun, free events for the whole family, visit Dinwiddie Days or visit the official Dinwiddie County Tourism site.

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Kindergarten Registration Week, April 13-17

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Visit our kindergarten registration page at http://www.dinwiddie.k12.va.us/information/k-registration for times, our extended hours day, and more information!

 

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2015-2016 School Calendar

Approved – DCPS Calendar 2015-2016

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PUBLIC HEARING

The Dinwiddie County School Board will be conducting a public hearing on its proposed FY2016 School Board Budget on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

The meeting will be held in the Pamplin Administration Building beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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Health Fair, Saturday, March 14, 2015

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Community Health Fair
March 14, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Visit http://www.dinwiddie.k12.va.us/information/dinwiddie-countys-9th-annual-community-health-fair/ for more information!

 

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Sponsored by: Dinwiddie County Public Schools’ Wellness Committee

 

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2015 Richmond Times-Dispatch Spelling Bee

The DCPS Richmond Times-Dispatch 2015 Spelling Bee was held on Thursday, January 22 at 9:30 A.M. in the Board Room of the Pamplin Administration Building. The district winner of the 2015 Spelling Bee was Niles Winfield and the runner-up, Gbemisola Akala. The winning word was “marsupial“. Niles and Gbemisola will represent Dinwiddie County Public Schools at the Regional Spelling Bee on March 13, 2015 at the Modlin Center on the campus of the University of Richmond. The superintendent of Schools, William D. Clark, declared all participants winners. Congratulations to all!

Spelling Bee Champions:

Dinwiddie Elementary School – Nicole Frye
Dinwiddie Middle School – Gbemisola Akala
Midway Elementary School – Kaitlyn Williams
Southside Elementary School – Niles Winfield
Sunnyside Elementary School – Alicia Widener
Sutherland Elementary School – Elaina Johnson

Alternates:

Dinwiddie Elementary School – Ryan Hite
Dinwiddie Middle School – Vadaysha Jefferson
Midway Elementary School – Sadie Henshaw
Southside Elementary School – Layne Guthrie
Sunnyside Elementary School – Bryson Poarch
Sutherland Elementary School – Sanii Jackson

 

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Southside High School Attendees and Graduates to be Recognized

CongratulationsCert basketballAll former Southside High School attendees and graduates are invited to a special recognition during the girl’s basketball game on January 30, 2015, at Dinwiddie High School.  Recognition activities will be held before the Girls Varsity game (approximately 6:45 pm) and during halftime of the Varsity game.  T-shirts commemorating Southside High will be available for purchase at the game for $10.00 (S, M, L, XL) and $12 (2X – 3X).

For more information, contact Dinwiddie School Board Office at 804-469-4190.

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Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

MOVIE SERIES at the Eastside Enhancement Center
FREE ADMISSION

Friday, February 6th

1:00 P.M. – CASABLANCA
6:30 P.M. – GNOMEO AND JULIET
8:30 P.M. – THE PRINCESS BRIDE

Friday, April 3rd

1:00 P.M. – HARVEY
6:30 P.M. – HOP
8:30 P.M. – MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL

Friday, March 6th

1:00 P.M. – THE ENGLISHMAN WHO WENT UP A HILL BUT CAME DOWN A MOUNTAIN
6:30 P.M. – THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG
8:30 P.M. – GOONIES

Friday, May 1st

1:00 P.M. – SINGING IN THE RAIN
6:30 P.M. – HOLES
8:30 P.M. – WIZARD OF OZ

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Online Payment System for School Meals

ShowDinwiddie County Public Schools now has an online payment system for school meals!  Our online payment system (www.K12PaymentCenter.com) is a secure, easy and convenient way to apply funds directly to your student’s account.

To learn more visit Student Meal Payments.

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Historic Southside Monument Unveiling

HSHECDinwiddie County Public Schools and the committee for use and preservation of Southside High School,  the African American high school in Dinwiddie County that operated from 1954 to 1969,  invites the public to attend the unveiling ceremony of the Historic Southside High School monument.  The monument unveiling will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at 2:30 pm at the Historic Southside High School Education Center located at 12318 Boydton Plank Road in Dinwiddie, Virginia.

The Historic Southside High School Education Center currently serves as the home of Dinwiddie Department of Social Services, Dinwiddie’s Adult Education Program, provides space for School Board and other meetings and trainings as needed, and houses offices for Dinwiddie County Public Schools.

For more information, please visit http://www.dinwiddie.k12.va.us/hsh/.

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