Even with dozens of cases, so far there’s no evidence the virus is spreading in facilities.
Halifax County High School principal Michael Lewis crowned the homecoming king and queen at the Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium Friday during halftime of the homecoming football game versus Park View High School. The 2021 homecoming queen was awarded to senior Comet Alaysia Chappell and the ho…
Sinai Elementary School’s mum fundraiser, provided by Paige’s Produce, was a success this year with a total of 677 mums sold. Top sellers are pictured with principal Francine Davis.
One South Boston mother received a scare that no mother wants to experience Tuesday morning when her 3-year-old daughter was left on a Halifax County Public School bus that morning.
The U.S. Department of Education announced that Danville Community College will receive another five-year federal TRIO Educational Opportunity Center grant of $1.36 million to help high school seniors, unemployed workers, low-wage workers and returning high school and college students enter …
Halifax County School Board took a step toward increasing pay for all school system employees when they approved a compensation plan to go into effect no later than July 1 when they met Monday evening.
Halifax County High School students and parents have voiced COVID-19-related safety concerns and dissatisfaction with school lunches in recent days.
Halifax County School Board went on record Monday evening supporting building a new Halifax County High School rather then renovate and agreed to purchase a piece of property near the current school as part of the project.
Members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors’ finance committee are open to considering a one to two penny increase in real estate taxes to help Halifax County School Board increase teacher compensation.
LIFE, or Life Is For Everyone, donated over 100 bags of school supplies to roughly 80 children and parents who came out to their Back to School event at Edmunds Park on Sunday. In addition to receiving school supplies, families also enjoyed horseback riding thanks to Nick Jones, and face pai…
Two months after withdrawing from the Halifax County School Board election district 3 race, incumbent Sandra Garner-Coleman has reentered the school board race, as a write-in candidate.
More than 4,300 students in Halifax County Public Schools headed back to the classroom for the first day of school Monday.
Halifax County Public Schools superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg outlined a plan for Halifax County School Board when they met Wednesday for an all-day work session that would tackle the aging Halifax County High School, consolidate the county’s elementary schools from seven to four and increa…
Teachers in Halifax County Public Schools are gearing up to start a new school year next week, and one local church gave teachers at two schools a couple of tokens of support and appreciation earlier this week.
Children will have a chance to receive free school supplies and enjoy horseback riding at Edmunds Park Sunday starting at 4 p.m. thanks to the local nonprofit LIFE.
Shaun Phelps, a student in the industrial maintenance program at Southside Virginia Community College, will complete his Associate of Applied Science degree at the end of the 2021 summer semester.
A new Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) instructor is joining the staff of Halifax County High School.
As Halifax County experiences an increase in COVID-19 cases and days away from the start of school for some Halifax County Public Schools students, HCPS officials have been fielding an influx of calls from parents requesting to opt their children into virtual learning for the 2021-22 school year.
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital and the Halifax County High School will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the high school from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to administer first dose shots of the Pfizer vaccination to those ages 12 and up.
Upcoming Halifax County High School senior 17-year-old Jaclyn Robinson of Clover has goals of one day working in South Korea, first as an English teacher, and later as a journalist in print media.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday announced a Public Health Emergency Order requiring universal masking in all indoor settings in Virginia’s K-12 schools.
Halifax County School Board members could have a clearer answer on their options for renovating Halifax County Public Schools after an Aug. 25 work session.
Halifax County Public Schools is offering a virtual open house and an in-person open house this month for the start of the 2021-2022 school year.
Even though it wasn’t unanimous, Halifax County School Board decided to back Gov. Ralph Northam’s guidance regarding universal mask wearing in K-12 public schools when they met Monday evening.
More information on what mitigation strategies the Halifax County Public School System employees and students are expected to use for the upcoming school year including mask wearing is slated to be released at the Halifax County School Board meeting when they meet Monday evening.
Danville Community College has notified students and personnel of new requirements to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
Halifax County School Board once again put off the question they’ve been debating for the past three years — to build a new Halifax County High School or to renovate the high school?
Southside Virginia Community College received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education to help close the educational attainment gap between the Rural Horseshoe region and the state at large.
Smiles were seen all around on June 29 when Summer Success students zipped out of buses and cars heading into five different elementary sites to begin 57 hours of engaging summer instruction in reading, math and writing in Halifax County Public Schools.
The decision to renovate or rebuild Halifax County High School is one that the Halifax County School Board has been debating for years.
A “Crumbling Schools Tour” at Halifax County High School Thursday morning raised awareness on a statewide level for the need to renovate the high school or build a new school.
Large cracks in walls, ceiling tiles soiled from water damage, chipped paint on staircase handrails, stained carpet, and crumbling and weathered exterior bricks are some of the sights to behold at Halifax County High School.
Addressing students’ learning loss during COVID-19 using federal funding and what virtual learning will look like for students in the coming school year were topics of discussion at Monday evening’s Halifax County School Board meeting.
A crowd, that left standing room only in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria, took turns voicing their concerns on state legislation and the Halifax County High School building at Monday evening’s Halifax County School Board meeting.
Dawn Miller, principal of Halifax County Middle School, announces the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks. To qualify for the all A honor roll students must have all grades of 90 to100. For the average of 88 honor roll, a student must have an overall average of 88. Students must not have …
Halifax County High School has received the Claude Moore Scholarship Foundation Grant in the amount of $250,000 for the second year in a row and thus has named their career focused school for medical pathways The Claude Moore School of Health and Medical Science.
Teacher and support staff pay, along with a personnel status update, are on the agenda for the Halifax County School Board meeting, slated for 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria.
With the clock ticking to make a decision that’ll vastly shape a new educational landscape in Halifax County for years to come, leaders viewed the latest proposed visions Thursday to either revamp or build a new high school, along with a plethora of options for myriad changes to elementary f…
On June 29, the Virginia STEM Education Commission met in Richmond to celebrate the accomplishments of Gov. Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 36 and the signing of HB 2058 and HB1885. The initiative is intended to help close the STEM gap across Virginia by “creating a unified vision and adopti…