Kindergarten registration underway

Published 11:11 am Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Dillwyn Fire Department is sponsoring a LuLaRoe sales event on Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., featuring numerous consultants with inventory. A percentage of all sales will be donated by the consultants and matched by the LuLaRoe company. There will be drawings for garments and plenty of room to shop and visit with friends. The fire department is located at 15896 N. James Madison Highway on Route 15, Dillwyn.

Habitat for Humanity and Buckingham Build present the Third Annual Gospel Explosion at 2 p.m. on Saturday, at the Crystal Cathedral in Dillwyn. Come hear Chris Lewis, More than Blessed Singers, Morning Valley Baptist Church Youth, Salem Baptist Church Youth Skit, Sunny Sides and Warminister Baptist Church Youth. Free admission and refreshments services. During the intermission, a love offering will be collected to benefit Habitat Building Fund in Buckingham.

Buckingham County Public Schools is holding kindergarten registration on Thursday, April 26, from 5-7 p.m. and Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for the 2018-19 school year. Parents, bring your child during these hours to register for kindergarten. Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30. Students will be screened for kindergarten by one of our kindergarten teachers and taken on a brief tour of our school. Screenings last about 20 minutes each. Students currently enrolled in the BCPS PreK program are not required to register for kindergarten. Bring the following documentation with you on the day of registration: two proofs of residency (i.e., driver’s license, utility bill, rental agreement), birth certificate, physical examination report (must be dated within 12 months of the first day of school), and immunization record (immunizations must be up to date). If you do not have the above documents, it is very helpful to register now. Documents must be on file at BCPS by the first day of school. If you have any questions, contact Buckingham County Primary School at (434) 505-0001.

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The Buckingham Cattlemen’s Association 14th Annual Bred Heifer, Young Cow and Bull Sale will be Friday, April 27, at the Lynchburg Livestock Market at 7 p.m. More information and videos of sale lots can be found at Call (434) 607-5814 for more information.

Come join a powerful story at Spears Mountain Baptist Church on Sunday, at 4 p.m. Natasha Ivanova, who is a graduate student at Liberty University, will share how a Christmas shoebox from Operation Christmas Child changed her life. Light refreshments will be served. The church is located at 106 Meadow Creek Road, 6 miles west of Mount Rush on Route 604 in Buckingham.

The Buckingham Extension Office wants to hear from you about what you think the needs of the county are. Specifically, they are identifying needs and determining if their current program offerings are in line with those needs or should be realigned. There will be multiple opportunities throughout the year to share your ideas. The first is coming up on Monday at an open house from 10 a.m.-noon where you can drop by, have a cup of coffee and cake or cookies, and chat for a few minutes about what you see as needs in the county. There is also an online survey that you can fill out to express your opinion. Visit

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