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.

At Scottsburg Elementary, students, faculty and staff celebrated School Spirit Week. On Oct 26, everyone wore hats to show their school spirit.

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.

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…

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).

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…

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.

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.

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.