While facing $811,701 worth of budget requests in December centered around topics such as security, mental health and compensation, Halifax County School Board plans to continue budget talks when they meet Monday evening at 6 p.m. in the School Board Conference Room at the Mary Bethune Offic…

Cluster Springs Elementary School recognizes students who were kind, positive and hard working during the month of January as Students of the Month. ECSE and Pre-K: Eric Abely, Levi Fisher, Charlie Kittrell, Nolan Richardson and Avy Walker, first grade: Clare Hudsosn, Rylee Rouse and Aiden W…

Sydnor Jennings Elementary School recently hosted a Donuts with Dad breakfast in the school’s cafeteria. Cini-minis were served along with juice and coffee. After receiving their breakfast, students sat with their dads, uncles, grandfathers and other special father figures to enjoy time toge…

The Department of Special Education Services of Halifax County Public Schools is seeking suggestion from the public in preparing an updated “annual plan” for special education services.

Jami Hunt’s fourth-grade students at Cluster Springs Elementary School are participating in a 40 Book Challenge. They are enjoying the new classroom library books that were funded by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.

Some of their days started as early as 5:45 a.m., and some stayed until the Election polls closed, but teachers Beth Layne and Allyn Beth Motley said their Halifax County High School students didn’t mind.

Three months after Halifax County residents signed off on a referendum that allows a 1% sales tax to go toward construction of schools and after more than a year of debating the future of Halifax County High School, a joint facilities committee is set to meet at 2 p.m. Friday in the School B…

KJ Cake Creations owner, LaKisha Jackson, explains to kindergarten students at South Boston Elementary School about the many ways she uses math everyday. She brought many tools of the cooking trade such as measuring cups and measuring spoons to demonstrate to the students how she has to meas…

Dawn Miller, principal of Halifax County Middle School, announces the honor roll for the second nine weeks.  To qualify for the All A Honor Roll students must have all grades of 94 -100, and for the Average of 88 Honor Roll, a student must have an overall average of 88.  Students must not ha…

Scottsburg Elementary School students and staff members celebrate the 100th day of school on Jan. 23. Classes made “100 day” projects and “Fruit Loop” necklaces. Students made hats and decorated them and also created super hero capes and decorated with 100 items. Staff and students even dres…

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.