Public can attend IW school board in limited capacity

Published 6:37 am Tuesday, June 9, 2020

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The Isle of Wight County School Board will have its Thursday meeting in the cafeteria at Westside Elementary School, Smithfield. According to spokeswoman Lynn Briggs, the meetings will be streamed live through the division’s Facebook and YouTube page to allow for an audience while adhering to social distancing guidelines. The public can attend the meeting at the school in limited capacity. However, the meeting will not have an opportunity for in-person public comment.

Anyone wishing to have remarks heard during the citizens comments section of the meeting can email their written comments to Tracey Reutt, Board Clerk, at or mail their comments to Isle of Wight County School Board, 820 W. Main St., Smithfield, VA 23430 ATTN: Tracey Reutt. Mailed remarks must be received by today, the week of the board meeting. Emailed remarks must be received by noon the day of the meeting. Remarks are limited to five minutes per person.

Further, from Monday, June 15 through Friday, July 3, the Isle of Wight County Schools’ Central Office and school buildings will be open to the public on Monday and Thursday, by appointment only.

Office hours at both locations are 8 a.m. ot 5 p.m. The Central Office can be reached at 357-4393.

Specific contact information for departments and employees, as well as information for individual schools, can be found at