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IWCS Seeking Participants for Adult Education Program

Isle of Wight County Schools will be offering free adult education classes throughout the school year. Classes will begin on October 15, 2018 and will conducted at both Smithfield High School and Windsor High School from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The deadline for registering is September 30, 2018.
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IWCS Continues to Exceed State Graduation Rate; Dropout Rate Shows Steady Decline

Isle of Wight County Schools posted one of the highest On-Time Graduation Rates (OGR) in the Hampton Roads region. The division’s rate of 95.5% exceeds the state average of 91.6% and represents an almost 2.0% increase from last year’s graduation rate of 93.8%. Both Smithfield High (SHS) and Windsor High (WHS) posted numbers greater than the 91.6% rate for Virginia. 95.9% of the WHS class of 2018 earned a Board of Education-approved diploma while 95.3% earned the same from Smithfield High.
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Because of the severe weather projected for the area, all Isle of Wight County Schools will be closed Wednesday through Friday of this week. Twelve month personnel will be notified about their status for tomorrow. There is no change in today’s schedule or after school activities. Thursday night’s School Board meeting is cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.
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Westside Elementary WILL BE OPEN on Thursday, September 6

Repairs have been completed to the Air Conditioning system at Westside Elementary! Westside Elementary will open at its regular time on Thursday, September 6.
We appreciate the patience of all the Westside families and staff and are excited to start the new school year on Thursday.
In addition, the two missed days will NOT need to be made up due to time already built into the school calendar.
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