After reading “All to Build a Snowman,” Sydnor Jennings Elementary School kindergarten students used shapes they had to identify and describe before gluing them together to make a snowman. Now, they are waiting for snow so they can build a real snowman.

Pre-K students at Scottsburg Elementary School have a  surprise visitor during their Google Meet session on Dec. 22.  Santa Claus took time out of his busy schedule to visit her students virtually from the North Pole.  They shared with Santa some of their classwork they had been working on a…

Laura Beth Terry, contract officer with Foster Fuels, presents a monetary donation and winter coats to Linda Owen, principal of Sydnor Jennings Elementary School. These funds will go entirely toward meeting the unique needs of the school and will directly benefit the children. Plans are to u…

Sydnor Jennings Elementary School host two virtual Christmas programs recently. Students, family members and staff members sang Christmas sing on Google Meet while wearing festive Christmas sweaters, hats and costumes. Teachers read the famous Christmas story “Twas the Night before Christmas.”

On Dec. 2, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) held a joint board meeting with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation (SVHEF). The meeting was held virtually via Zoom and live streamed on the SVHEC’s Facebook page.

Students at Scottsburg Elementary School enjoy sharing their artwork. During the first nine weeks of school, students completed art projects on a variety of topics including farms, fall, Halloween, shapes, colors, portraits and animals. Students used crayons and markers to create barn landsc…

Gupton Sheet Metal, Inc., Lewis Metal Works and Fry, Jordan and Wilson Insurance Agency have donated to the library of each Halifax County Public School’s elementary school, Halifax County Middle School and the South Boston Early Learning Center copies of the book, “Construction of New Addit…

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee, comprised of Halifax County High School students, decided to show their appreciation to the teachers and staff at the high school during the COVID-19 pandemic with a holiday gift.

Halifax County Public Schools is set to receive $230,273 from the Virginia Department of Education as part of $12 million announced in state school security equipment grants to protect students, faculty and visitors.

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).