The Pound Lions Club will sponsor the local Bland Music Scholarship Competition on February 26th at 3:00 at UVA Wise at Cantrell Hall in Wise, Virginia. The competition will consist of both vocal and instrumental performances. Any elementary, middle, or high school student in public, private or home schools in Wise County may participate. One student from each category will advance to the regional competition which will be held at Emory and Henry Chapel on Sunday, March 19th beginning at 3:00 pm. State competition will be held at the state convention the last weekend in April in Bristol, Virginia. For a registration form and rules you may contact Charlene Shortt by texting 276-275-0455 or by emailing at email@example.com
Wise County Public Schools will operate on a CODE 3 Schedule tomorrow, Friday, January 13, 2023. Code 3 is a virtual learning day for students. Instruction will begin at 10am following the virtual learning schedule issued by your child(ren)'s school.
In the event that Wise County Public Schools must alter its schedule due to inclement weather during the 2022-2023 school year, the following alternate schedule codes will be utilized.
Attention Parents of High School Students!
Wise County Public Schools will be piloting our new parent-teacher chat functionality within our Wise County Public Schools App for our high school parents this semester. While more information will be forthcoming, here is an introductory video about what to expect.
If you do not already have our Wise County Public Schools App downloaded, you will need to do that for access to this experience! The WCPS app is available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.
This is a reminder that schools are CLOSED on Monday and Tuesday (11.7.2022 and 11.8.2022). We look forward to welcoming our students back on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
From our Special Education Department:
The VDH has scheduled flu clinics to be held at each of our schools per the schedule below. Pre-registration required at https://redcap.link/lenoflu
P-EBT Phishing Scam Alert
There is a phishing scam attempt circulating and P-EBT recipients are being asked to call or text a phony 1-866 number ending in 0486 from "VA EBT". Do not respond to or engage with any unsolicited phone number asking for your card number or PIN. Please be aware that the DSS Client Customer Service Helpdesk will never call cardholders and ask them to activate their cards. Contact the Virginia EBT Client Customer Service Helpdesk at 1-866-281-2448 to report a stolen or compromised card.
Due to the forecasted weather for tomorrow afternoon (1/6/2022) and the potential impact on travel, Wise County Public Schools will be dismissing at 12:30 pm.
Again, Wise County Public Schools will be dismissing at 12:30pm on January 6, 2022!
From our Early Childhood Program:
On Wednesday, May 26, the Wise County Health Department will be back at AEC to administer the second dose of the Pfizer COVID vaccine to those students who had their first dose in April. Also, any student ages 12-15 is now able to receive the Pfizer vaccine. For those parents who would like for their child (age 12 or older) to receive the first dose of the COVID vaccine on May 26, please complete the vaccine registration at the following link:
Wise Co Alternative Ed: https://vaccineappointments.virginia.gov/appointment/en/reg/5941660512
Wise County Public Schools will operate on a CODE-1 today, Monday, March 1, 2021. All schools are closed and students will receive their instruction online.
Wise County Schools will operate on a Code 1 today, January 18, 2020. This means that schools are closed, but we will be providing virtual learning.
This is a reminder that Monday, January 18, 2021, is a 12:00 dismissal as our 1st Semester ends. Tuesday, January 19, 2021, is a teacher workday and there is no school (in-person or virtual) for students.
We were proud to honor two of our employees who have retired at tonight’s school board meeting. We appreciate your service to our county and our students. We wish you the best in your retirement!
Here is the link to the broadcast of our school board meeting tonight. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm with our annual organizational meeting that will be followed immediately by the regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
Just a reminder that in-person learning resumes tomorrow for those that have chosen this option. We look forward to welcoming our students back!