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  • Online Payments
    Halifax County Public Schools will begin accepting online payments December 1, 2015.  Parents may login to Campus Portal and pay for lunch or other assigned fees.  For directions, click here

Latest News & Announcements

  • "HCMS LEGO Team Are Winners!"
    On Saturday, November 21, the members of the HCMS FIRST Lego League Team competed in the FLL VA/DC Regional Tournament held in Staunton, VA.  The competition consisted of 3 parts:  the Robot Game, the Project, and the FLL Core Values.  The team had 6 weeks to build and program an autonomous robot to score points on a themed playing field (Robot Game), develop a solution to a problem they have identified (Project), all guided by the FLL Core Values.  The Robot Game accumulated enough points to give the team a second place finish in the Regional Tournament.  The team also won the first place award for robot design.  On top of both awards the team was also selected as the Regional Alternate for the State Tournament.  

  • HCMS Recognizes Teachers and Staff
    Teachers were honored with an array of activities during Teacher Appreciation Week.  Administration, SCA and the HCMS PTO celebrated the special week by presenting teachers and staff with various gifts of appreciation, breakfast, strawberry shortcake and hot stuffed baked potato lunches. Teachers were recognized during homeroom with words of encouragement and special thoughts of appreciation.  We salute our HCMS Teachers and Staff for all they do!

  • "HCMS Sunshine Club Promotes Thankfulness!"
    HCMS Sunshine Club had students to write things they were thankful for.  Pictured are some of the things that students named.

  • HCMS Teachers Attend Book Review
    HCMS faculty had it's first book review session on the book Explicit Instruction with Dr. Rick Bowmaster as facilitator.  Explicit Instruction by Anita Archer and Charles Hughes defines a direct, engaging and successful system used to promote achievement for all students.  Tools and resources will be shared and discussed that will allow special and general education teachers the opportunity to implement instruction in any grade level or content area.  Teachers attending the book study will be given guidelines for identifying key concepts, strategies, skills and routines needed in teaching and delivering lessons.  The book review is held after school in the HCMS media center.


  • HCMS Book Fair Is Here!
    Book Fair - November 30 - December 9 (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
    Books for all ages!
    Stop by and visit the Halifax County Middle School Book Fair.  
    "A book will make a special gift!"

  • CSES SCA canned food drive was a success!
    The SCA at Cluster Springs Elementary held a canned food drive in November to help those in need. The school collected a total of 859 cans that were donated to the Good Samaritan and The Worship Center.The 4th grade class collected the most with 186 cans, followed closely by 1st grade with 184. The Kindergarten classes collected 146, 5th grade 122, 3rd 111 and 2nd had 110. Thank you to all who helped make this food drive a success.

  • Sensory Word Fun at Meadville!
    Students in Mrs. Barriga's room are participating in a sensory words activity. Students were provided with various items and had to use their senses to figure out each item, then use a sensory word that went with that item for all five senses. Once .. Read More

  • Meadville SCA - Helping Out the Community!
    Meadville SCA recently sponsored a canned food drive. Students and staff were generous in bringing in non-perishable items. Students bringing in five items were given a free hat day.  The items were donated to the Good Samaritan. Thanks to
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  • Book Fair at HCMS
    Reading is the most important skill you can teach a child. We invite you to the HCMS Book Fair which will be held November 30 - December 9.   Students will be able to shop during their scheduled library time for books and other goodies.  A special invitation is extended to parents and guardians.  Put the HCMS Book Fair on your shopping list for the holiday and join the "reading fun!".  

  • SJES Students Participate in Good Samaritan Food Drive
    The students at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School collected canned goods to donate to the Good Samaritan on Tobacco Rd. in Nathalie. Students were encouraged to share kindness with the community by providing food for those in the community that are less f .. Read More