School Board Meeting – September 8th

The Dinwiddie County School Board will be meeting in Regular Session on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in the School Board Office conference room of the Pamplin Administration Building.

At 6:00 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.

At 7:00 P.M., the Board will go into Regular Session in the Board Room of the Pamplin Administration Building.

The agenda can be viewed at:
http://boarddocs.com/vsba/dinwiddie/Board.nsf/public

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Pay Online for School Meals

ShowDinwiddie County Public Schools 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.

If you already had an account, simply log in with your current username and password.  To register for a new account, you will need your student’s district student ID#.  If you do not have this number you may obtain it by contacting your student’s school.

Have a healthy and fun school year!

 

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15-16 Bus Routes

DCPS-bus-smlDinwiddie County Public Schools Transportation Department has released its 2015-2016 school year bus routes.  Our Transportation Department plays an important role in the educational process.  Transporting our students to and from school each day safely and efficiently is our primary goal.

Mr. Edward Tucker is the Director of Transportation and is responsible for the supervision, operation, and transporting of all Dinwiddie County Public Schools students.  He is responsible for all routing of school buses for Dinwiddie County Public Schools including Special Education, Appomattox Regional Governor’s School, Rowanty Vocational Technical Center, and Alternative Education.  Mr. Tucker is assisted by Ms. Cathy Conner and Ms. Susan Hayes.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our Transportation Department at (804) 469-4680 from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on regular school working days.

Bus routes for the upcoming school year can be found in the following links:

Secondary Bus Routes (DHS/DMS)

Dinwiddie Elementary Bus Routes

Midway Elementary Bus Routes

Southside Elementary Bus Routes

Sunnyside Elementary Bus Routes

Sutherland Elementary Bus Routes

Note: When viewing your school’s bus routes, you can search easier by hitting Ctrl+F and typing the street name. Continue to hit the Enter key to keep searching until you find your bus stop.
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Dinwiddie County Fair, September 11-13, 2015

Dinwiddie County Fair 2015

The Dinwiddie County Fair will enter its sixth year in operation in 2015 and is a proud member of the Virginia Association of Fairs.

Event Dates and Times

Friday, September 11, 2015:  6:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday, September 12, 2015:  3:00pm – 11:00pm
Sunday, September 13, 2015:  1:00pm – 6:00pm  Location

The Dinwiddie County Fair, presented by the Dinwiddie County Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Department is held at the Virginia Motorsports Park:  8018 Boydton Plank Road, North Dinwiddie, VA 23803.

Entry Fee: $10 per carload or walk-up.

Carnival Rides:  Unlimited ride wristbands for pre-sale are just $12.00 (savings of $8)!  The wristbands are available at the Eastside Community Enhancement Center, 7301 Boydton Plank Road, North Dinwiddie, VA 23803.

Carnival wristbands on-site the day of the event are $20.00.  

Attractions

Visit www.DinwiddieCountyFair.com for a list of attractions, civic organizations that will be showcased and hosting fundraisers, and lots more!

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2015 Youth Prevention Assessment

The 2015 Youth Prevention Needs Assessment was initiated by the Dinwiddie Department of Comprehensive Services. It is standard practice to conduct a needs assessment every five years in order to support programs provided through the Department of Social Services, Department of Comprehensive Services and Department of Juvenile Justice. Prior to 2015, the two most recent needs assessments were conducted in 2005 and 2010 and were funded by grants through the former, Governor’s Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (GOSAP). Click on the link provided to view the completed 2015 Youth Prevention Needs Assessment for Dinwiddie County.
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6th Grade Orientation, August 26

chalkboardSixth grade orientation will be held Wednesday, August 26, 2015, from 4:00 pm until 6:30 pm in the Dinwiddie Middle School gymnasium.  Please pre-register by clicking here and completing the pre-registration form.

We look forward to meeting our sixth grade students and parents and to an exciting 2015-2016 school year!

 

 

 

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Meet the Teacher

MeetTeacherDay2011School will be starting on September 8, and students are encouraged to come out and “Meet the Teacher” in August.  The dates are as follows:

High School:  September 1 from 4 – 7 pm
Middle School: September 2 from 3 – 6 pm
All Elementary Schools: September 3 from 3 – 6 pm

We look forward to seeing students and parents and to a successful 2015-2016 school year!

 

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August School Board Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Dinwiddie County School Board will be meeting in Regular Session on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 in the School Board Office conference room of the Pamplin Administration Building.

At 3:00 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, student disciplinary matters and legal (Center Star and Southside Lagoon) as authorized under Section 2.23711A (1) (2) and (7) of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

At 4:00 P.M., the Board will go into Regular Session in the Board Room of the Pamplin Administration Building.

 

 

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Tax- Free Weekend August 7 – 9, 2015

The 2015 General Assembly combined Virginia’s three existing sales tax holidays into one three-day holiday beginning the first Friday in August at 12:01 a.m. and ending the following Sunday at 11:59 p.m. This year’s sales tax holiday is August 7-9. That means that during the sales tax holiday period, consumers can purchase qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star and WaterSense products without paying sales tax. This includes qualifying items purchased online, by mail or over the phone. In addition to the specific items exempted, retailers may also choose to offer other items “tax-free” by paying the sales tax themselves during the holiday.

Visit http://www.tax.virginia.gov/content/sales-tax-holiday to see the list of qualified tax-free items for back-to-school shopping!  Contact your child’s school a visit their school website for a 15-16 school supplies list.

See you soon and happy shopping!

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Student Insurance 2015-2016

medicalDinwiddie County Public Schools division makes student accident insurance available to parents to purchase through Health Specialist Risk, Inc (HSR).  Click here for more information.

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