SURRY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTICE OF REGULAR SESSION BOARD MEETING July 6, 2020 5:00 p.m. TAKE NOTICE that the Surry County Board of Education will conduct a regular meeting on July 6, 2020 at 5 p.m. This meeting will be held electronically pursuant to NCGS 143-318.13(a). The telephone number for members of the public to participate in this meeting is:
The Surry County Board of Education recently amended the 2020-2021 school calendar to include a new start date for students, which will be August 17, 2020. The calendar amendment is in response to state legislation, Senate Bill 704, which is part of the COVID-19 response plan. Senate Bill 704 defined year-round schools for one year only, the 2020-2021 school year.
Surry County Schools conducted an in-depth search for the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent and the Surry County Board of Education. After reviewing more than 100 applicants who applied for the position serving the largest employer in Surry County with twenty schools, that search is officially over. Mrs. Kimberly Freeman was named for the position and will assume her duties effectively on Monday, June 29, 2020.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) released guidance about the start of summer workouts on Monday, June 8, 2020. The Surry County School System’s Return to Learn Task Force has been working on a safe return to our school campuses for the past four weeks. The task force’s subcommittee on Health, Safety, Support, and Extracurricular Activities has reviewed and considered the NCHSAA’s guidance and guidance from state and local health officials while working on our Surry County Schools plan, initially for the beginning of fall sports.
All elementary schools in the Surry County School System are accepting pre-kindergarten applications for children who are 4 years old on or before August 31, 2020. Please call your elementary school between 10:00-2:00 for more information or complete the interest form https://forms.gle/QXGNLe9HaD9yYqk37 We would love for you to be a part of our 5 star programs!
All elementary schools in the Surry County School System are accepting kindergarten registration for children who are 5 years old on or before August 31, 2020. Children who are 4 years old on or before August 31, 2020, may be eligible for Pre-K. If you have any questions, please contact DeAnne Danley @ 336/386-8211.