A portion or all of the new Halifax County High School that is looked to be built in the coming years could sit on a piece of property that’s northwest of the current building surrounding the access road between the high school and Halifax County Middle School and Tabernacle Trail.
The Halifax County School Board will hold a special meeting Monday at 5 p.m. in the public meeting room in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax to address the mandate regarding mask wearing in schools.
The Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center will sponsor a Scholarship/FAFSA Night originally scheduled for Thursday at Halifax County High School’s cafeteria has been postponed until 6 p.m. Feb. 3.
Halifax County Public Schools responded to Governor Glenn Youngkin’s Executive Order Number Two regarding wearing masks in schools in an alert to parents on Tuesday.
The next superintendent of Halifax County Public Schools will have to reside in Halifax County within the year of hire, must have experience serving as a principal and having experience as a central office administrator, superintendent or associate/assistant superintendent is preferred.
The Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center will sponsor a Scholarship/FAFSA Night at 6 p.m. Thursday at Halifax County High School’s cafeteria.
The public will get the chance to share with the Halifax County School Board what they would like to see in a new superintendent at a public hearing held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.
Halifax County High School’s ACE team is on their way to compete in the 4D Regional Tournament in Blacksburg on Jan. 29 after winning their regular season on Monday and then winning all matches in a tournament on Wednesday.
More than 300 Halifax County Public School students and over 40 employees are currently at home due to isolation or quarantine requirements as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the area.
Halifax County School Board is expected to receive an update on school facilities projects when they meet Monday in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. for their reorganizational meeting.
Students in Jennifer Laughorn’s EGP class at Scottsburg Elementary School recently received items they purchased during EGP Market Day hosted virtually this year. The EGP Market Day is held each year for fourth grade EGP students. To get ready for market day, students created a prototype ite…
In an effort to better serve students and those who may be interested in attending classes in the spring, Danville Community College is now open for registration for the spring 2022 semester with more opportunities than ever for potential students to come to campus and get enrolled.
Halifax County School Board hired the Virginia School Board Association to conduct their superintendent search when they met Thursday in the STEM center in Halifax.
Longwood University was recently awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to expand its LIFE STEM program, which provides scholarships, academic support and hands-on learning experiences for students preparing for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathe…
With Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg recently announcing his pending retirement, Halifax County School Board plans to begin a search for a new superintendent when they meet Monday and Thursday.
Halifax County Board of Supervisors approved borrowing $135 million for local school projects with $105 million used for a new Halifax County High School, $25 million used for elementary school renovations and $5 million saved for contingency when they met Monday evening.
Members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors are set to consider a recommendation from its finance committee to allocate the maximum borrowing of $135 million for the Halifax County School Board when they meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.
The TRIO Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center is sponsoring a Free Application for Federal Student Aid Workshop for area high school seniors, current college students and college stop-outs from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in room A210 at Halifax County High School.
American Education Week is a time to celebrate public education and honor teachers and support staff who ensure students receive quality education. The students at South Boston Early Learning Center showed their appreciation for education by writing thank-you cards for teachers and support s…
Sinai Elementary School fifth graders are using Daily Math Practice Journals to help them improve skills and word problems. The journals were part of HCPS Educational Foundation mini-grant.
As one of four teachers selected by Halifax Education Association to represent the impactful service of all educators, Gladys Townsend is honored to be among the number.
Even though it wasn’t unanimous, members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisor’s finance committee have recommended giving Halifax County School Board $135 million for a new Halifax County High School and future renovations to local elementary schools.
Two committees will meet Monday afternoon to discuss the pending funding for the Halifax County Public School employees salary scales and funding for the Halifax County High School project.
All Halifax County School Board employees will be placed on a new salary scale starting Jan. 1 if Halifax County Board of Supervisors approves the school board’s use of carryover funds when they meet in December.
During Wednesday’s Joint Education Committee meeting — a six-member panel of county supervisors and school board members — it seemed to be abundantly clear that there will be a new high school.
Building a new high school was the main topic of conversation at Monday evening’s Halifax County School Board meeting. The board voted at a recent meeting in favor of building a new high school versus renovating the current school building, but the details are still being ironed out.
From princesses to superheroes, witches and more, students in ECSE classes at Scottsburg Elementary School enjoy dressing up for Halloween. Students also enjoyed hearing Halloween stories and trick or treating around the school.
Anyone interested in attending Danville Community College is invited to visit the campus during DCC’s upcoming open house event from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17.
At Scottsburg Elementary School, students were excited to go on a pumpkin hunt and find hidden pumpkins after hearing the story “Five Little Pumpkins.” Students raced to find five pumpkins. After finding their pumpkins, the students had to count each one to make sure they had collected the c…
Safety and transportation concerns and the benefits of community schools were brought to Halifax County School Board Thursday evening at a public hearing on the possible consolidation of schools.
Danville Community College recently announced that TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers project director Sharon Harris has been named as the new president of the Virginia Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel.
Southside Virginia Community College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by the Great Colleges to Work For program.
Close to 100 individuals including Clays Mill Elementary school staff, students, parents and community members filled the gymnasium of the Clays Mill Elementary School Tuesday evening to show their support in keeping the school open at a public hearing on the possible consolidation of elemen…
A petition of issuance of a writ of mandamus was filed in Halifax County Circuit Court on Friday by Ronnie Vaughan, chairman of the Halifax County Strengthen Our Schools Alliance.