Two Halifax County students received $50 Visa gift cards for their participation in the sixth annual SOVA Career ChoICE Youth Expo.

The Halifax County High School ACE team competed in the first annual Piedmont District ACE Tournament Championship on Wednesday at George Washington High School in Danville.

Repair. Renovate. Replacement. Those are the three options still on the table for Halifax County High School as Halifax County School Board works with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors to decide the future of the high school.

After learning about elements and their parts (protons, neutrons and electrons), the fifth-grade students at Sydnor Jennings were assigned an atom project.  Using the Periodic Table of Elements, students selected a particular element and created the atom for that element. Students could draw…

Berryman Green Chapter, Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution, Dan River Chapter Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution and Halifax County Historical Society are sponsoring an educational assembly program at Halifax County Middle School on Monday in the gym.

One hundred and ninety-two Danville, Pittsylvania County and Halifax County residents were recently named to the Danville Community College president’s honors list for the fall semester.

For the next six weeks members of Halifax County High School robotics team, Cometbots, will design, build, program and test a new robot to compete in a new game, Infinite Recharge.

Meadville Elementary first and second graders perform the musical “The Elves Impersonator” for the students of First Baptist Wee School. This trip was made possible by a grant received from the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.

Girls at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School are engaging in an adventure in computer coding. The girls affirmed to their classroom teachers a desire to learn more about computers and coding. Linda Owen, principal, and Lisa McEntyre, club facilitator and LAN manager, noted the students’ desire…

Pre-K students from Meadville Elementary School visit SeaQuest at River Ridge Mall in Lynchburg Mall. During the one and one-half hour adventure tour, the guide introduces students to animals, reptiles and sea life from around the world. The 4 and 5-year-old students got to see sting rays, s…

Members of the Girls Who Code Club at Meadville Elementary School, led by Susan Elliott, Elementary ITRT, code their first name and make candy canes using the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII). ASCII Binary Code uses only zeros and ones to represent letters and speci…

Students in fifth grade at Scottsburg Elementary enjoy learning about the skills of archery and participating in this sport during PE class with coach Kirk Barnes. The students enjoy cheering for each other and challenging themselves to hit the target.

The fifth-grade students at Scottsburg Elementary created instruments to go along with their unit on sound. The instruments had to represent three different frequencies/pitches. The fifth-graders then marched in the “Scottsburg Parade” around the school to play their instruments for the students.

After individuals voiced concern about the calendar committee and possible changes being made to the school year, the Halifax County School Board has reorganized its calendar committee.

Robert Aylor, interim finance director, is slated to provide budget work session updates when the Halifax County School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Meadville Elementary School.

Stephanie Robinson, administrator of the Career Tech Academy (CTA) at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), recognizes the importance of such a career cluster for area students.

With shops like Colby’s Relaxation Station or Bri’s Gaming Boutique, 60 Halifax County Public School students learned a lesson in entrepreneurship and marketing during the 2019 Elementary Gifted Program Market Day at The Prizery on Wednesday.

Keisha Jackson and Wanda Stevens from KJ’s Cake Creations talked to first graders at South Boston Elementary School on how they use math to make cupcakes. Students learned about the measuring tools used to make the cupcakes. They talked about fractions and measuring spoons and cups.  Student…

The public is urged to make plans now to attend the Winter Festival at Scottsburg Elementary from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.  There will be lots of games, prizes, cakewalks, raffles, Santa’s Workshop and much more. Dinner will be provided for a small fee, as well as desserts.

The public will have the chance to speak on the FY2020-2021 school budget when Halifax County School Board meets for a public input hearing on the budget and budget work session.