In following with reasons set in President Trump’s Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Halifax County School Board voted to allow Halifax County Public School employees to bring their children with them into the schools while they are teaching virtually.

Monday will be almost a week since Halifax County Public Schools has been operating under a distanced model with much of the student population schooling virtually, and Halifax County School Board plan to meet at the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. to discuss their reopen…

The U.S. Army Contracting Command-Rock Island has awarded a $1.78 million contract to the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research and Danville Community College for a pilot project to develop the prototype training program, Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing.

A survey sent to all Halifax County Public School teachers determined their comfort level with tools such as Google Classroom, and professional development was held via Zoom or video and question format to educate teachers on online resources.

Internet connections are available in the parking lot at all Halifax County Public Schools and in the back of the Mary Bethune Complex. 

Halifax County Public Schools students will have the chance to receive breakfast and lunch for the 2020-2021 school year thanks to the Community Eligibility Provision.

Two Halifax County High School teachers, English teacher Beth Layne and science teacher Leslie Bohanon, have been leading the charge for interdisciplinary or blended courses, student externships/internships and student advisory.

Danville Community College (DCC), as an extension of the FastForward workforce initiative, joins with the Virginia Ready Initiative (VA Ready) in conjunction with the Virginia Community College System to provide additional support and incentive for community members who have been laid off du…

The Davenport Institute, a three-year, $1 million grant program at Danville Community College, concluded this summer on July 31. A total of 174 students completed the program during that time, with 35 graduates coming directly from DCC.

Averett University recently announced that Averett graduate and internationally accomplished entrepreneur and innovator John Vigouroux will join the university in this month as chief entrepreneurship and innovation officer, and will lead a new initiative — the Averett Center for Entrepreneur…

Standardized testing will not be used as a metric to measure schools this academic year after Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane waived annual school accreditation for the 2021-2022 school year earlier this week.

Halifax County Middle School is reminding of rising seventh grade students the Code of Virginia requires that all students must have the tdap (tetanus booster) immunization to begin the seventh grade.

Families will have the chance to give their input and to ask questions about the upcoming school year at a virtual town hall meeting held Tuesday at 7 p.m.

While the calendar for the 2020-21 school year has been set, whether teachers will deliver instruction to students face-to-face, in an online format or a mixture of both is still up in the air as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the county.

Danville Community College, in keeping with the COVID-19 taskforce plan and the recommendations set forth by the Virginia Community College System, plans to partially reopen its campus to students who are enrolled in technical/workforce programs that require face-to-face instruction on Wednesday.

Southside Virginia Community College will resume a full schedule of classes this fall beginning Aug. 24, the school announced Thursday.

Excitement filled the parking lot during the Fifth Grade Drive-up Promotional Ceremony on June 6 at Scottsburg Elementary School. Due to the coronavirus, the fifth grade students were able to experience a unique format of being promoted to the sixth grade. A parade of vehicles carrying the f…

David Duffer, principal of Clays Mill Elementary School, believes in meeting students where they are academically and working with them to get them where they need to be.

Members of the Halifax County School Board are set to meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria for the payment of final bills for the current fiscal year.