Latest News & Announcements

  • Apr/26/2017  Weather Alert!
    Due to road closings caused by flooding, Halifax County Public Schools will be on a two hour delay Wednesday Apr 26, 2017.

     

  • MES Fourth Grades are Egg-Sperts in Virginia Studies!
    Fourth graders participated in a Virginia Studies Quiz Bowl using an EggSpert purchased with a mini grant provided by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation. They boys competed against the girls, winning by a score of 17 to 8. The students .. [Read More]

     

  • HCMS Announces "Saturday SOL Review/Fun Days!"
    SOL Test Days Are On The Way!  

    Need "extra" help preparing for SOLs?  Join our "Saturday SOL Review/Fun Days!" at Halifax County Middle School on 
    April 29 and May 6 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.  
            April 29 - Tutoring sessions will be held in Reading 6, Reading 7, Reading 8 and Civics 7 
            May 6 - Tutoring sessions will be held in Algebra I, Algebra II, Pre-Algebra 6, Math 6, Math 7, Pre-Algebra and Science 8

    The Saturday schedule will consists of: (times subject to change)
        -   9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - SOL Tutoring and Review 
        - 11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Lunch provided for all attendees
        - 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Fun Time!

    Saturday SOL Review days are held before the SOL test is given.  

    Parents/guardians must provided transportation promptly to and from the Saturday SOL Review/Fun Days.  Students may participate in all sessions.  There will be sessions for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.  
     
    Students may pick up a permission form from the main office.  For more information please call HCMS at (434) 572-4100.  Hope to see you there!

     

  • 2017 HCMS SOL Prep Night - April 25, 2017
    SOL Prep Night - Tuesday, April 25th - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m 

    Join the Halifax County Middle School faculty and staff as we host "SOL Prep Night!"  There will be different break-out sessions in Math, Reading, Civics and Science in grades 6, 7 and 8.  Standards of learning (SOL) test-taking strategies will be shared.  Special gift drawings will be held for those in attendance.  Dinner will be served.  Mark your calendar today and plan to attend.  

     

  • Sinai Students Learn About Zentangles

    Mrs. Deitra Hart's fourth and fifth grade art students at Sinai Elementary School are currently exploring the art of Zentangles. The Zentangle method turns repeated patterns and lines into artistic designs, while reducing stress and improving focus and

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  • HCMS Prepares for Marathon
    Students in Ms. L. Adams class prepare for the SOL Test Prep Marathon Madness.  Students will review standard of learning concepts as they prepare for the Marathon on SOL day.  What a great way to "get on the move to success!"  

     

  • HCMS Agriculture Spring Plant Sale

    HCMS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT PLANT SALE  -  SPRING 2017

                                                   

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  • HCMS 8th Grade Students Visit the Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour

    On April 11th, 12th, and 13th, the South Boston Museum hosted the Virginia World War I & II Commemoration Committee’s Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour here in South Boston.  HCMS 8th grade students attended the tour on Wednesday, April 12.

    The Profiles of Honor is a mobile exhibit focusing on Virginia’s role in both of the global conflicts, highlighting specifically stories of the state’s own sons and daughters who were involved in the wars. Visitors to the exhibit are also encouraged to bring along their own war-related documents to be scanned into the exhibit’s collection for preservation and future exhibition.

    HCMS students enjoyed the visit to the South Boston Museum of History and Arts, and the Virginia World War I & II Commemoration events 

     

  • HCMS Students Visit South Boston-Halifax County Museum of History and Art

    Students from HCMS got the opportunity to visit the South Boston Museum.  The museum was also hosting the Virginia World War I & II Commemoration Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour.  

    The Profiles of Honor is a mobile exhibit focusing on Virginia’s role in both of the global conflicts, highlighting specifically stories of the state’s own sons and daughters who were involved in the wars. 

    HCMS students enjoyed the visit to the South Boston Museum of History and Arts, and the Virginia World War I & II Commemoration event.

     

  • Third Grade Students at Scottsburg Elementary Read "Donavan's Word Jar"
    At Scottsburg Elementary, Mrs. Overstreet's third grade class is currently reading the novel "Donavan's Word Jar" by Monalisa DeGross. The students created their own word jars and presented them to the class. The students were excited to read the novel an .. [Read More]

     

  • Owl Pellet Dissections in Fourth Grade at CSES
    Fourth grade students in Mrs. Reeves, Mrs. Hughes, and Mrs. Griffiths' science classes at Cluster Springs Elementary School concluded their study of ecosystems with the dissection of owl pellets.  The students were able to share their predictio .. [Read More]