Halifax County School Board members learned more about the process for building a replacement facility for Halifax County High School when they met last month in Halifax, as they listened to school superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg outline procedures for school construction under a state law …
Anyone interested in becoming more comfortable with smartphones or tablets or who needs an email account or wants to understand Google Docs may find help available at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.
Halifax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg recently got an up close look at how the school system operates in another country, this time Finland.
When Halifax County School Board member Sandra Garner Coleman worked as an after-school coordinator with 21st Century, she learned of a renaissance club that organized a receiving line on the first day of school filled with male role models.
Halifax County School Board members officially accepted Halifax County Middle School head principal Magie Wilkerson’s resignation when they met Tuesday evening in a special called meeting to pay the final bills before the fiscal year ends June 30.
The Halifax County Middle School FFA Chapter attended the 93rd Virginia State FFA Convention at Virginia Tech on June 17-20 with advisors Bridgett Fallen and Scott Turner.
The Department of Correctional Education at Halifax Correctional Unit #23 held its annual graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 16. Three students received a GED certificate, which is nationally recognized as the equivalency of a high school diploma. One GED recipient was not present at the c…
Halifax County School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school board office conference room at the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax for the final payment of bills.
Halifax County High School was among the 17 award winners recognized during the annual Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety (YOVASO) Awards Banquet held Wednesday night at James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg.
Students from Michele Fitch’s class at Sinai Elementary enjoy caring for the plants in the animal planters on the grounds of Sinai Elemntary School. The students perform the following actions to care for the garden: pull weeds; plant tomato and basil plants; plant zinia seedlings that they s…
Discussions revolving around money dominated much of the Halifax County School Board’s discussion when trustees met Monday in the public meeting room at the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.
Halifax County School Board members learned more about the process for building a replacement facility for Halifax County High School when they met Monday night in Halifax, as they listened to school superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg outline procedures for school construction under a state la…
Billie J. Baylous and Barbara Satterfield of VFW Post 8243 recently presented a flag program to Sydnor Jennings Elementary students. The students enjoyed the program that concluded with all the first-grade students receiving an American flag.
Discussions revolving around money should dominate the Halifax County School Board meeting when they meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the public meeting room at the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.
Halifax County Middle School students were recognized for their academics, being good citizens, being the hardest workers and more during a recent end of the school year awards ceremony.
To help strengthen the bond between the school system and community members and parents, an “End of School Year Bash is being held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Halifax County High School.
A hot day and the presence of metal detectors did little to dampen the enthusiasm of graduates, family and friends at an emotional Halifax County High School graduation ceremony on Saturday.
Future military men and women, potential college graduates and would-be members of the workforce stood as Halifax County High School assistant principal Frank Shealy spoke to the class of 2023 about their plans.
Halifax County High School will hold commencement exercises at 9 a.m. Saturday when the graduating class of 2019 will walk across the stage to receive their diplomas.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) celebrated its largest group of workforce training completers Wednesday at a ceremony with more than 230 people in attendance.
It was no longer Teacher Appreciation Week on Thursday, but that did not stop the accolades from coming for those who mentor children daily and help inspire a passion of learning during the Halifax County Public School’s Staff Appreciation Celebration held Thursday at the South Boston Volunt…
Halifax County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of …
Known for being a natural leader, Jillian Waller stood proud Wednesday evening as she accepted the Principal’s Award during the 2019 senior awards night.
It was a night of recognizing accomplishments of students when Halifax County School Board met Monday evening including one junior who had walked across the graduation stage with Southern Virginia Community College students this past weekend.
A relatively light agenda awaits Halifax County School Board when they meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax with only a resolution and setting a meeting date as the only two new items of business.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center has received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, one of $120,000 in literacy grants the foundation announced Thursday it was giving to Virginia nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools.
Stephen Franklin has accomplished much in his life, and graduation speaker will be added to his resume on Saturday as he delivers the graduate address at Southside Virginia Community College in Keysville at 9:30 a.m.
Halifax County Middle School FFA members traveled to Central Middle School in Charlotte Court House on April 18 where they competed in different career development events.
The Halifax County FFA Chapter hosted its annual banquet inside the Halifax County High School cafeteria on April 11 attended by community supporters who crowded inside to enjoy a barbecue dinner and door prizes while celebrating this year’s accomplishments.
Funds are still being collected, approximately $15,275 has been counted so far from the Capital Campaign Kickoff lunch held Tuesday at The Prizery featuring guest speaker Frank Beamer.
Halifax County Public School is on its way to growing its own teachers with 15 students certified as paraprofessionals after completing the Teachers for Tomorrow program this year.
Halifax County High School Comet cheerleaders, band members and encouraging words from former Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer was just the recipe the school system ordered to get the county excited about building a new Halifax County High School.
The Halifax County High School robotics team 977, the Cometbots, fared well in the beginning of the FIRST World Competition in Detroit, Michigan, on Thursday winning three out of four qualification matches.
Have you ever been outside at a baseball game and suddenly have it down pour? Canoed down the open streams of the river to have the sporadic sky suddenly fling hail at you? Observed the lightning as it ripped through the sky?
Danville Community College (DCC) announced this semester a new grant-funded initiative that will provide unprecedented service to the region, particularly in the area of workforce development.
It was the Cometbots’ exceptional engineering skills that landed them a spot in the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit, Michigan, on April 24-27, but now they need help getting there.
Halifax County Public School’s Marine Biology and Herpetology Center located at Halifax County Middle School was recently featured in the Virginia School Board Association’s Showcases for Success directory.
Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced Monday that Dr. Quentin R. Johnson, currently of Mooresville, North Carolina, will become the next president of Southside Virginia Community College. He will assume the role at the beginning of July. Johnson’s selection…
Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced Monday that Dr. Jacqueline M. Gill, currently of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, has been hired as the next permanent president of Danville Community College. She will assume the role at the beginning of July.