At the October 14 School Board meeting, the Board voted to approve a change to the current school calendar. Friday, October 29 and Friday, December 10 have been designated as staff work days and student holidays. December 10 was already an elementary student holiday.
The School Board of Isle of Wight County approved several organization changes to division administration at the October 14, 2021 board meeting.
Most focus group meetings will be virtual with a limited number of in-person meetings, beginning Monday, October 4.
At a special called meeting Tuesday night, September 21, the Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors approved a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for the construction of a new Hardy Elementary School. The school division has partnered with RRMM architects, Heartland Construction as the general contractor, and M. B. Kahn Construction Company as the construction management firm. The agreement with Kahn utilizes a guaranteed maximum price of $36, 868, 639.
The three schools will dismiss at 1:00 pm on Friday so students and their families can attend the SHS Homecoming parade in Downtown Smithfield at 4:00pm.