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  • Sydnor Jennings - EGP First and Second Grade - 1/19/17
    First and second-grade EGP students enjoyed discussing entertainment in the Middle Ages and creating a mummer's mask to wrap up the discussion!  .. [Read More]


  • Sydnor Jennings Students of the Month - January 2017

                                                    Congratulations to our Students of the Month! 

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  • Basketball Challenge at Scottsburg Elementary
    Excitement filled the gymnasium at Scottsburg Elementary before the winter break.  The fifth grade students, Chandler's Champs, challenged the teachers and Ms. Cowan's, Scottie Trotters,  to a game of basketball.  Mrs. C .. [Read More]


  • Students of the Month for December 2016 at Scottsburg Elementary

    Congratulations to the students of the month for December.  At Scottsburg Elementary each class has a student of the month. The student is given a certificate, and it is posted outside the door for the entire month.  To be chosen for stu

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  • HCMS Administration and Teachers Participate In "I Am Determined!" PD
    Administrations and teachers participated in the January "I Am Determined" professional development sponsored by TTAC.  Teachers were given an array of activities and strategies to use in building strategies needed for school improvement and instruction.  Pictured are faculty and staff participating in one of the professional development sessions.


  • Sydnor Jennings - Professional Development - 1/4/17
    A professional development session was held for teachers and paraprofessionals at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School.  The topic,“Engaging Students and Increasing Results” was conducted by Dr. Annie P. Wimbish of Leadership Solutions Group, L .. [Read More]


  • EGP Nominations
    Screening for Halifax County Public Schools’ Elementary Gifted Program and for Honors classes for the 2017-2018 school year will begin in February.  Teachers, other school officials, community members, and parents may nominate students for screening. Nominated students should maintain honor roll or Principal’s Award all year, go above and beyond requirements on assignments, work well independently, and want additional work to keep him/her challenged.   Please contact your child’s homeroom teacher if you would like to initiate the referral process. The deadline for referral of students in grades K-10 is January 27, 2017.  Current EGP students do NOT have to go through screening for the Elementary Gifted Program or the Honors Program.  If you have any questions regarding screening for the Elementary Gifted Program, please contact the gifted specialist at your child’s elementary school. Questions regarding the Honors program at the Middle and High School levels should be directed to the guidance department at those schools.


  • Cluster Springs Elementary December Students of the Month

    Many Cluster Springs Elementary students were kind, positive and hard working during the month of December. The teachers recognized the following students for these qualities:

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    Third grade: Aubrey Arringt

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  • New Books for Sydnor Jennings' ROAR Program!
    H & M Logging, Foster Fuels, and the Sydnor Jennings PTO donated books for the ROAR (Reach Out And Read) program at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School.  These books will be added to each classroom collection for students to enhance their reading s .. [Read More]


  • South Boston/Halifax Early Learning Center - Donation
    Members of the Old School Car Club donated a Christmas meal to selected students at Cluster Springs and South Boston Early Learning Centers.  The members include Larry Miller, James King, Dale Miller, Brad Miller, Curtis King, Ernest Hughes, Henry Me .. [Read More]