District Announcements


    When: February 8, 2016
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    Location: Mary Bethune Office Complex, Public Meeting Room

Latest News & Announcements

  • Scottsburg's Student of the Month for February
    At Scottsburg Elementary each class has a student of the month. To be chosen for student of the month he/she has to show the following characteristics:
    • Positive attitude toward school.
    • Improvement in academics and conduct.
    • Can
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  • CSES teachers took the plunge in Virginia Beach last weekend!
    Cluster Springs teachers, Daffany MacDougald and Taryn Garland, joined over 3,700 other participants to take the plunge into the cold waters in Virginia Beach on February 6th. This was the 24th annual Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics. It was .. Read More

  • HCHS ACT Exam Announcement

    The Spring 2016 ACT Exam, will be held at Halifax County High School, on Saturday, April 9.

    The ACT is a college entrance exam that measures your English, Math, and Science skills. The Writing portion of the test is optional.

    Every student that take the ACT will create an education/career planning profile, to help you meet your future goals.

    You can register @ www.actstudent.org

    A photo of yourself will need to be uploaded @ the time of registration.

    There is a fee, it can be waived if the student receive free or reduce lunch.

    The Deadline to register is March 4.

    If you need more information or help registering, contact Ms. Delvin Miller @ 434-575-2016 or Mrs. Michaeleen Palmore @ 434-575-2022.

  • Sydnor Jennings Celebrates the 100th Day of School
    Kindergarten classes at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School celebrated the 100th Day of School in style by being dressed as if they were 100 years old!  Students participated in numerous 100th Day activities throughout the day.  They predicted if .. Read More

  • 1st Grade Class Celebrates 100th Day of School At SJES
    Mrs. McKinney's first grade class completed projects celebrating the 100th day of school.  Students collected 100 items of their choice and displayed them in creative ways.

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  • Cluster Springs Kindergarten students create 100 day projects.
    To celebrate the first 100 days at school, the CSES kindergarten students made 100 day projects. Each art project contains 100 items of some sort or size. The students did a wonderful job and got very creative with the projects using beads, food item .. Read More

  • SBES 3rd Graders Dissect Owl Pellets
    Thanks to the support of the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation, students in 3rd grade at South Boston Elementary had the opportunity to dissect owl pellets in order to further their knowledge of the food chain. Students were actively enga .. Read More

  • Cluster Springs Special Olympics All-Stars compete at Randolph Henry High School

    On February 1st the CSES Special Olympics All-Stars traveled to Randolph Henry HS in Charlotte County, VA to show off their skills during a Basketball Competition.  Prior to the competition, the CSES All-Star athletes trained very hard at th

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  • Commonwealth Attorney Quackenbush-Martin Speaks to 8th-Grade Students
    Commonwealth Attorney Tracy Quackenbush-Martin spoke to 8th-grade Civics students on media and internet safety. During the informational sessions, students were informed of the importance in being careful in opening up and sharing information online with others.  Attorney Quackenbush-Martin stressed the need to make smart, safe online decisions and highlighted several ways students could protect themselves from sharing too much information. Students were allowed the opportunity to discuss and ask questions in reference to media safety, as Attorney Quackenbush-Martin shared ways to prevent the negative consequences and unsafe practices that can often occur during social networking.  

  • HCMS Administrators Recognized During Principals Appreciation Week
    Administrators at Halifax County Middle School were recognized the week of January 24-30 during Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week.  Administrators were recognized with congratulatory words during morning announcements, a framed certificate of recognition from Governor McAuliffe, and a breakfast provided by the Guidance Department. Other items of congratulations were given by staff members, in addition to lunch from Windmill.   Pictured are 8th grade associate principal, Magie Wilkerson, 7th grade assistant principal, Gwen Smith-Mangum and 6th grade assistant principal, Vince Newton along with Principal Faye Bruce accepting a gift certificate from Gloria Coles, middle school SCA sponsor.