The Halifax County Public School System is conducting “Child Find” to locate children ages 2 through 21, who may need early intervention services or other special education programs. These children may exhibit conditions that affect their educational progress.
Microsoft Corporation continued its investment in the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) with a $200,000 donation to support an expansion of the SVHEC’s IT Academy. The donation, along with support from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, will allow SVHEC to expand t…
On the first day of school, Scottsburg Elementary students came with glitter, animals, heroic characters or colorful book bags filled with school supplies and lunch boxes. Buses and cars filled the parking lot with a line backed nearly to James D. Hagood Highway waiting a turn to enter the c…
Even though Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg has received word that all nine of the county schools will receive accreditation, there’s “always room for improvement,” he said Thursday.
Like others in the county, this was a transition year for second grader Karmeron Powell and fourth grader Jamius Chappell.
Francine Davis, former Halifax County Middle School seventh grade assistant principal, is moving to Sinai Elementary where she will serve as principal.
For moms, dads and grandparents who are helping children get ready for the first day of school, Misunderstood’s free back-to-school haircut event is a relief.
Nine of nine was the goal, and this school year Halifax County public schools achieved that goal, but it took the efforts of everyone in the school division to realize the accomplishment.
It was a day of camaraderie and collaboration as the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) hosted a welcome reception for the region’s new community college presidents.
When the school board meets Monday night at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax, Dr. Scott Worner, interim director of secondary education, is expected to lead a facility discussion on the latest plans and proposals for Halifax County High School, while Jeff Davis, studen…
Wednesday is the first day of school in Halifax County, and students and parents took the opportunity to meet teachers and staff from both Halifax County High School and Halifax County Middle School during open houses at both schools on Thursday.
One of two transformers feeding Halifax County High School is currently being jumped by the other, according to Jeremy Slayton of media relations with Dominion Energy.
LIFE’s annual Back-to-School Supply Drive went off without a hitch Sunday afternoon when hundreds of children and their parents showed up at Edmunds Park for a day of fun.
The long-awaited independent third party evaluation of a facility assessment and master plan study related to Halifax County High School received a thorough vetting at the board of supervisors meeting on Monday.
Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. (BMBN), the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, recently announced the declaration of a semi-annual dividend of $0.29 per share to holders of common stock of the company. The current dividend is a 7.4% increase from the dividend of $0.27…
Halifax County High School business teacher Jocelyn Forest has become a proponent fighting for STEM everywhere after she was appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to the Virginia Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education Commission.
OWPR architectural firm is set to present a summary of an independent third party evaluation of a facility assessment and master plan study related to Halifax County High School performed by Moseley Architects at Monday night’s meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.
“I’m going to take my horse to the Old Town Road,” filled the Halifax County High School auditorium Saturday morning as students, teachers and parents danced with keynote speaker William Denson from Los Angeles, California.
Halifax County Public Schools will be rolling out the red carpet for students and their families from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Halifax County High School during the Back-2-School Expo.
OWPR Architects and Engineers has issued a second opinion assessment for making improvements at Halifax County High School as requested by the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.
Precision Machining students from Danville Community College and Pittsylvania County Schools attended the National SkillsUSA Champions at Work conference in Louisville Kentucky June 24-28 to compete and demonstrate their technical skills and knowledge at the national level.
Halifax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg’s contract has been amended to reflect a raise.
The Virginia Lottery recorded its biggest year yet, with sales reaching over $2.29 billion and profits totaling nearly $650 million in the last fiscal year, which ended on June 30.
The possibility of performing random drug tests on students who participate in Virginia High School League activities is still up in the air after Halifax County School Board members met Monday evening but took no action on the issue.
The debate is still on concerning which type of school buses — propane or diesel — but that didn’t stop the Halifax County School Board from proceeding Monday night with review of a plan to lease or purchase enough buses to replace the entire fleet by 2031.
Monday at 2 p.m. was the deadline for architectural and engineering proposals to be submitted, and Grimm + Parker Architects and English Construction slid theirs in just in time to be considered for the new design and build of Halifax County High School.
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.