Halifax County Public Schools is currently in the process of adopting a new language arts textbook for kindergarten-fifth grade students.
This week, over 60 students were recognized by their teachers for doing “spectacular work” this semester as part of Halifax County High School’s Student Shout Out program.
The J.T.-Minnie Maude Charitable Trust announces that scholarship opportunities for the academic year of 2021-2022 are available and the application period is now open.
Many Cluster Springs Elementary students were kind, positive and hardworking during the month of December. Domino’s Pizza provided our students with a gift for receiving Student of the Month.
Halifax County School Board received its first look at the proposed fiscal year 2022 budget at its Monday evening meeting that included a 2% bonus on base pay for all employees.
The former chairman of the Halifax County School Board, ED-6 trustee Todd Moser, is now the vice chairman, and ED-1 trustee Kathy Fraley is the new chair after the board reorganized when they met Monday evening.
Discussions on return-to-school guidelines and a new proposal to have certain career and technical students return to school facilities for in-person instruction is on the table for Halifax County School Board members when they meet Monday evening at Halifax County Middle School.
After reading “All to Build a Snowman,” Sydnor Jennings Elementary School kindergarten students used shapes they had to identify and describe before gluing them together to make a snowman. Now, they are waiting for snow so they can build a real snowman.
Pre-K students at Scottsburg Elementary School have a surprise visitor during their Google Meet session on Dec. 22. Santa Claus took time out of his busy schedule to visit her students virtually from the North Pole. They shared with Santa some of their classwork they had been working on a…
The students and faculty/staff at South Boston Early Learning Center share their holiday spirit by participating in various themed days with festive outfits and accessories.
Laura Beth Terry, contract officer with Foster Fuels, presents a monetary donation and winter coats to Linda Owen, principal of Sydnor Jennings Elementary School. These funds will go entirely toward meeting the unique needs of the school and will directly benefit the children. Plans are to u…
Sydnor Jennings Elementary School host two virtual Christmas programs recently. Students, family members and staff members sang Christmas sing on Google Meet while wearing festive Christmas sweaters, hats and costumes. Teachers read the famous Christmas story “Twas the Night before Christmas.”
On Dec. 2, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) held a joint board meeting with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation (SVHEF). The meeting was held virtually via Zoom and live streamed on the SVHEC’s Facebook page.
Students at Scottsburg Elementary School enjoy sharing their artwork. During the first nine weeks of school, students completed art projects on a variety of topics including farms, fall, Halloween, shapes, colors, portraits and animals. Students used crayons and markers to create barn landsc…
Gupton Sheet Metal, Inc., Lewis Metal Works and Fry, Jordan and Wilson Insurance Agency have donated to the library of each Halifax County Public School’s elementary school, Halifax County Middle School and the South Boston Early Learning Center copies of the book, “Construction of New Addit…
With pre-K through third grade students set to return to a hybrid schedule with face-to-face instruction and distanced learning on Feb. 2, Halifax County School Board heard the plan for the schedule and safety measures when they met Monday evening.
The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee, comprised of Halifax County High School students, decided to show their appreciation to the teachers and staff at the high school during the COVID-19 pandemic with a holiday gift.
Restrictions have slightly loosened at Halifax County Public Schools as students will be allowed to make appointments with their teachers starting Monday, if needed, Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg said on Sunday.
Halifax County Public Schools is set to receive $230,273 from the Virginia Department of Education as part of $12 million announced in state school security equipment grants to protect students, faculty and visitors.
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).