The public will get a chance to meet the new Halifax County Public Schools superintendent on Monday.
Danville Community College has achieved National Security Agency validation for their information systems technology network engineer-cyber and network security specialization Associate of Applied Science degree through the 2027 academic year.
Earl Winbush of Winbush Racing recently met the three top students of the automotive program at the Halifax County High School to award tools and gift cards.
School safety and security was a hot topic of discussion at Monday evening’s Halifax County School Board meeting. Board trustees also received an update on a new employee compensation plan and discussed plans for a modernized Halifax County High School.
Dawn Miller, principal of Halifax County Middle School, announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks. To qualify for the all A honor roll, students must have all grades of 90 to 100, and for the average of 88 honor roll, a student must have an overall average of 88. Students must not ha…
Students at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School put their spare change toward a cause. They participated in the “pennies are positive” PTO challenge. Students placed pennies in their grade level container for positive points. The grade level with the most points got to spray Phillip Saunders, …
Halifax County School Board members reviewed options for the new Halifax County High School with representatives for Grimm+Parker Architects at a Thursday meeting.
On Saturday, May 14, Danville Community College will host its first in-person graduation ceremony since the beginning of the pandemic on Daly Field at the Frank R. Campbell Stadium at Averett University’s North Campus.
When it came time for Halifax County School Board to consider approval of its capital improvement plan when they met Monday evening, it prompted school board members to ask about the future of some elementary schools.
Halifax County resident Virginia Jones, Ph.D., DTE, recently presided as president over the 84th annual conference of International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.
Students from the Halifax County High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America recently participated in a weekend leadership training conference held April 1-3 in Virginia Beach.
The West Virginia State University Board of Governors has unanimously chosen Halifax County native Ericke Cage to become the 13th president of the university.
A group of Virginia educational leaders recently got a glimpse of local high school students’ expertise in using the latest technology in a place where South Boston’s history collides with its future.
Friday marked the first day of summer and fall registration at Danville Community College. Students may enroll in summer classes, which begin May 23, or for the fall term, which begins on Aug. 22.
The Career Tech Academy is a growing department of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center that hosts several programs including information technology (with cybersecurity), energy systems technology (formerly mechatronics), welding, automation robotics and anticipates adding HVAC next…
Increasing compensation for employees and security were two main focal points when Halifax County School Board approved their $76,946,463 fiscal year 2022-2023 budget Monday evening.
Halifax County School Board unanimously agreed to finalize a contract with their Construction Management Agency (CMA), Skanska Building USA, Inc. when they met Monday evening.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation will host its third annual Hats & Horses fundraiser, Kentucky Derby style, on Saturday, May 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Carolina Estate, located less than 20 miles from the town of South Boston.
Halifax County School Board plans to meet Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax for a budget work session.
Old Dominion University will launch Virginia’s first four-year degree in manufacturing engineering technology at its Norfolk campus, as well as a satellite campus based at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville.
Halifax County School Board has approved a Construction Management Agency (CMA) firm, pending contract review by legal counsel, for the Halifax County High School construction project.
Students and employees in Halifax County Public Schools now have the option of whether or not they wear a mask in local school buildings and on school buses.
Halifax County School Board decided to absorb a more than 10% increase to their employee health insurance when they met Monday evening.
Halifax County School Board will be accepting requests for proposals for security services for all Halifax County Public Schools until their April school board meeting, which will be held on April 12.
One meeting was not enough for Halifax County School Board to review recent salary scale adjustments that were implemented toward the beginning of the year.
Coach Sunshine Martin, who is a physical education teacher at Meadville Elementary School, planned and implemented a variety of activities for the Kid’s Heart Challenge, previously known as Jump Rope for Heart, at Meadville Elementary School this year.
Administration and local law enforcement responded to an unfounded bomb threat at Halifax County High School on Wednesday and Thursday.
Dawn Miller, principal of Halifax County Middle School, announces the honor roll for the second nine weeks. To qualify for the All A Honor Roll students must have all grades of 90-100, and for the average of 88 Honor Roll, a student must have an overall average of 88. Students must not have…
Family and friends have chosen to honor the life of Todd Schinabeck by establishing a scholarship supporting students in Southside Virginia Community College’s power line worker training program.
Southside Virginia Community College will hold an in-person commencement ceremony for its graduates on Saturday, May 14, on the Christanna Campus in Alberta for the first time since 2019.
At Scottsburg Elementary School, students and staff enjoy dressing up as if they were 100 years old and celebrating the 100th day of school recently. In kindergarten, students decorated hats and counted and sorted 100 Fruit Loops in groups of 10s. In second grade, students used their imagina…
On Tuesday, all Halifax County Public Schools students participated in a statewide tornado drill conducted at 9:45 a.m. Students, faculty and staff at Sinai Elementary School and Meadville Elementary School followed instructions and procedures from principals Francine Davis and Kevin Neal. A…
Criticism of salary scale adjustments for some Halifax County Public School employees has led to a special Halifax County School Board meeting to be held Wednesday.