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Nov. 11, Honoring Our Veterans

VeteransDay2Dinwiddie County Public Schools would like to honor all veterans, and those who are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces.

In 1918, a temporary cease-fire went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month ending World War I. In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…”

In 1954, Armistice Day officially became known as the first “Veterans Day”: A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.…

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November School Board Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Due the Presidential Election on Tuesday, November 8th, the Dinwiddie County School Board will be meeting in Regular Session on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 in the School Board Office conference room of the Pamplin Administration Building.

2:00 P.M.

The Board will go immediately into Closed Session for discussion of the appointment, resignation, performance, promotion, disciplining or possible dismissal of specific personnel and student disciplinary matters as authorized under Section 2.23711A (1) and (2) of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.…

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Wade Reiter Named FFA National Winner

Wade Reiter FFA WinnerWade S. Reiter of the Dinwiddie Sr. FFA  (Future Farmers of America) Chapter, was named the national winner of the Forage Production – Entrepreneurship/Placement Proficiency award program at the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo, Oct. 19-22, 2016, in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Wade was one of four national finalists who interviewed for the award area during the convention. …
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