Tag: Rockingham County School Board
If elections are job interviews for public officials, only a handful of those job candidates showed up to answer questions from their future bosses — the public — on Monday night.
Rockingham Co. School Board avoids weighing in on Dist. 5 election and picks Jack Dixon for interim post
Instead of choosing between one of the candidates running in November for an open school board seat, the Rockingham County Public School Board on Monday appointed the candidate who isn’t on the ballot this fall.
The Rockingham County Public School school board on Monday will choose from three candidates who are vying to fill a vacant seat on the board for the rest of the year — and the trio of contenders have spent the this week undergoing a public job interview for the post.
Del. Tony Wilt (R) has comfortably won reelection to another two-year term in the Virginia House of Delegates, with unofficial results from across the district showing him up more than 4,400 votes with only absentee and provisional ballots from Rockingham County not yet reported.
Speaking to an audience of about 30 in the Rockingham County Administrative Offices on Monday, the county’s schools’ superintendent said future school board meetings would meet in similar non-school venues to help diffuse tension about masks.
Speaking to a sharply divided and sometimes raucous crowd, Rockingham County Public Schools officials announced at the school board meeting Monday that students would have to wear masks inside schools this fall.