District Announcements
  • HCPS School Facilities Study Request For Proposals (RFP)
    Halifax County Public Schools desires to contract with an Architectural/Engineering firm to provide a physical facilities assessment and space needs study of certain existing Halifax County Public School facilities and to develop a long-range capital project improvement plan with a variety of options from renovation to new construction. Particular focus needs to be on the high school facility. The submittal, consisting of the original proposal and four (4) additional copies marked, "HCPS School Facilities Study", will be received no later than 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017.

    A mandatory pre-proposal conference is scheduled for October 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the School Board Office conference room at 1030 Mary Bethune Street, Halifax, Virginia. Questions concerning this Request for Proposal should be submitted in writing to Curtis Elswick at curtis.elswick@skanska.com by 5:00 p.m. on October 13, 2017.

    Please see the  RFP #01-2017-HCPS  ,  Addendum #1  , and  Addendum #2  for more details.


Latest News & Announcements

  • HCMS Teachers Receive HCPSEF Mini-Grant Awards

    Congratulations!  The Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation selected the following HCMS teachers to receive a Teacher Mini-Grant award.  Recipients will attend a reception on Wednesday, October…

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  • HCMS Announces National Junior Honor Society Induction
    National Junior Honor Society Induction - October 30, 2017 
    Time:  5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
    Ceremony:  HCMS Gym 
    Reception:  HCMS Cafeteria


    On Thursday, November 9 - HCMS will host a "Pride Night" for all students, parents, and community members.  HCMS students will showcase talent and learning.  The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m.  There will be choices of four sessions for students and parents:
    Session 1:  5:45 p.m - 6:05 p.m. 
    Session 2:  6:10 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 
    Session 3:  6:35 p.m.- 6:55 p.m. 
    Session 4:  7:00 p.m.- 7:20 p.m.

    Dinner will be served at 7:25 p.m.  All are cordially invited to attend.


  • HCMS Volleyball Tournament Action
    HCMS Volleyball Tournament Bracket:

    #3 - #6 seeds will play Thursday October 12 in the first round at higher seed.

    #1 Halifax Middle School will host the winner or the #4 - #5 game on Tuesday, October 17th @ 5:00     (if PC wins game will be 5:30).

    #2 Franklin County will host the winner of the #3 - #6 game @ 5:00.

    Championship game will be Thursday, October 19th 5:00 pm at the highest remaining seed.


  • CS-ELC HCPS' Education Foundation
    Teachers from Cluster Springs Early Learning Center applied for a Teacher Mini-Grant through the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.  These teachers received the following Mini-Grant:  Old MacDonald's One, Two, Three (Ashley… [ Read More ]


  • 2017-18 HCMS Girls and Boys Basketball Schedule

                             2017-2018 Halifax County Middle School Basketball Schedule 

                              * Boys Game will be first - Girls Game will follow!  Support the Lions! 

    November 20                                     Powhatan                                  Home              5:00

    December  4                                       Martinsville                               Away               5:00

                      7                                       Ben Franklin                             Home               5:00

                     11                                      Westwood                                 Home               5:00    

                     14                                      Laurel Park                               Away               5:00

                     18                                      Fieldale-Collinsville                  Home               5:00

    January    11                                      O.T. Bonner                              Away               5:00

                     16                                      Patrick County                          Home               5:30

                     18                                      Martinsville                               Home               5:00

                     22                                      Ben Franklin                             Away               5:00    

                     25                                      Westwood                                 Away               5:00

                     29                                      Laurel Park                               Home               5:00

    February    1                                       Fieldale-Collinsville                  Away               5:00

                       5                                      O.T. Bonner                              Home               5:00

                       8                                      Patrick County                          Away               5:30


  • New Meadville Teacher Wins the First of the Year "Touting the Teacher" Prizes
    Delegate James Edmunds and 95.3 WHLF have once again teamed up to thank our Educators in Halifax County.  Meadville was lucky enough to have the very first teacher to be chosen!  Our very own, Elizabeth Seate, was selected in late… [ Read More ]


  • Rounding and Estimation at Sinai Elementary
    Third graders at Sinai Elementary have been learning about rounding and estimation.  As a hands-on learning experience, students estimated the number of seeds inside of a pumpkin.  Each student had the opportunity to see the inside of a…
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  • Fourth Graders at Meadville Stretch Their "Map-Making" Muscles!
    Fourth graders in Mrs. Barriga's homeroom at Meadville Elementary participated in a kinesthetic learning experience by labeling the 5 regions, 5 bordering states, and the bordering bodies of water on the painted map inside the school.… [ Read More ]


  • Field Trip to the FairGrounds for Farm Animal Field Day Deemed a Success!
    Third Grade students from all over the county enjoyed a field trip to the Halifax County Fairgrounds on October 3rd, 4th, and 5th.  Each year select organizations in the County pull together an awesome hands-on event known as Farm Animal Field Day… [ Read More ]