Arrington Leeland Luck of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has been selected to participate in the 2020-2021 Williams College-Exeter College Program at Oxford University.
Previously, special education students, English learners, and students by appointment were allowed to come into the school buildings for face-to-face instruction, but that has been put on hold.
Halifax County School Board’s attention will focus on students without internet access when they meet Monday evening in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria at 6:30 p.m.
The faculty and staff at South Boston Early Learning Center participated in a Cancer Awareness Walk at the school recently. Members of the Ragsdale family joined them in the walk in memory of Tracy Ragsdale. The faculty and staff also made a donation of $211 to the Halifax County Cancer Asso…
Halifax County School Board was originally set to meet Monday to discuss the possibility of allowing winter sports to begin in December, but that meeting has been postponed to Nov. 16.
Over the past six years, Halifax County Public Schools has taken appropriate measures to go green, which has continued to receive recognition on the Virginia High School League.
On Oct. 28 and 29, students, faculty and staff at Scottsburg Elementary School continued to celebrate School Spirit Week by wearing their favorite super hero and Halloween costumes.
The TRIO Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center program (EOC) at Danville Community College (DCC) is conducting 2021-2022 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) virtual workshops for area high school seniors and adults who need to apply for financial aid.
Danville Community College (DCC) recognized more than 50 inductees into its Upsilon Phi Chapter of International Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa during a virtual ceremony on Friday, Oct. 16.
Halifax County Public School students will not have a chance to attend in-person instruction until at least the start of second semester in January after a decision by Halifax County School Board on Monday evening.
Halifax County School Board members plan to meet at Halifax County Middle School Monday at 6:30 p.m. to continue discussion about whether not to move forward with the school system’s reopening plan.
Faculty and staff of Sinai Elementary School joined together Saturday morning at the Tobacco Heritage Trail for a Pink-O-Ween 5-K to raise money for the Halifax County Cancer Association with participants dressed in costumes. Luanne Walker received a special prize for being judged as the bes…
Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg confirmed on Thursday morning that four central office employees with Halifax County Public Schools have tested positive for COVID-19.
When the school board meets Thursday they are expected to look at the return to school plan, health data and other factors to determine the next group of students who will be allowed in the school buildings.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation (SVHEF) raised $10,000 with its Hats and Horses fundraiser to support the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC).
Halifax County Public Schools has been allocated $784,403 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act dollars to help K-12 public schools in Virginia.
The Halifax County Public School System is conducting “Child Find” to locate children ages two through 21, who may need early intervention services or other special education programs.
Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks and Danville Community College (DCC) President Dr. Jackie Gill Powell have signed an articulation agreement and a community educational partnership agreement between the two schools in order to make the transfer process to Averett smooth for…
Transportation has proven to be one of the “greatest logistical challenges,” for Halifax County Public Schools, according to transportation director Dwight Elam.
Halifax County High School’s graduation rate for 2020 continues to be 93%, only a minor difference from 2019’s rate of 93.3%, and up from the state average of 92.3%, according to recent data released by the Virginia Department of Education.
Southside Virginia Community College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
Parents of special education students applauded as Halifax County School Board members decided Monday evening to give 139 special education students the option to return to Halifax County Public Schools for in-person instruction starting next week.
The Halifax County School Board plans to revisit its return-to-school plan at a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria.
Beginning a college career is a big step, and the COVID-19 pandemic has made that step more difficult to achieve for many reasons.
Danville Community College is broadening the scope of classes offered by joining the state-wide Shared Services Distance Learning Program, headed up by the Virginia Community Colleges System.
Halifax County Public Schools are continuing to feed students as they complete their schoolwork at home with the school system’s current distanced model.
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.
As tensions ran high and passionate pleas from parents of children with special needs gripped all in attendance at Monday night’s meeting of the Halifax County School Board, no changes to the current schedule were made during the meeting.
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…
Southside Virginia Community College has received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education to increase high school and college completion.
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.
Halifax County Public Schools is offering students the opportunity to receive delivery of meals and instructional packets via the Transportation Department through school buses and car fleet.
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.
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.