Latest News & Announcements

  • North Halifax Fire Department Visit SJES Students
    In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, firemen representing the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, made a visit to Sydnor Jennings Elementary School to discuss fire safety with students.  The firemen explained how the equipment on the fire tru .. Read More

    SCA sponsors Sock Hop for students and their families on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.  There will be a dance contest as well as a costume contest.  There will be snacks to enjoy and good old fashion dancing.  Please bring your family to Meadville for a rockin' sockin' dance!

  • Meadville Parents Join Forces to Donate Books
    Meadville Elementary School Kindergarten students in Ms. Troy's class were treated to 10 new books for their classroom library today.  Ms. Shana Hetzell, a parent, and Ms. Elizabeth Osborne, a co-worker of Ms. Hetzell's at Wells Fargo bank, partnered .. Read More

    Students at Meadville Elementary School will honor all Veterans on Nov. 11th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria.  Please join us for patriot singing under the direction of Dr. Tim Duncan.  The school is collecting names of all Veterans to post for the celebration.  Following the program, parents will be invited to their child's classroom to get some instructional tools to use at home to help their child/children.

  • Perfect Attendance Rewarded at Meadville Elementary School
    Several students have not missed a minute, an hour, or a day of school during the first grading period.  Those students received a certificate as well as a coupon for 1 free ice cream.  The race is on to see who will get this special award .. Read More

  • Attention Veterans and Parents!!!!!!
    The Third Grade will be presenting a Veteran's Day program on Thursday, November 6th at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Cluster Springs Elementary School.  The program will focus on What is a Veteran?  Our guest speaker will be Mrs. Daffany McDougald, veteran and teacher. Our school showcase will emphasize this theme.   Please contact Denise Ferrell, Music Teacher at 517-2600 if you would like to add anything to the showcase.  We hope all can attend and show your support!

  • 2014-15 HCMS Prince and Princess
    Halifax County Middle School celebrated Homecoming 2014 with excitement and lots of Lion Pride.  Tuck Dillard Stadium was the place to be on Wednesday night as the Lions met the Laurel Park Lancers for some great middle school football action.  At halftime, the HCMS crowned the 2014-15 Prince and Princess as hundreds of fans and supporters cheered.  Eighth-graders Otis Slayton and Jillian Crews were crowned Prince and Princess. Crowning the new Prince and Princess were middle school principal Ms. Faye Bruce and last year's inaugural Prince and Princess, Javion Featherson and Brittany Clark assisting.  Homecoming 2014 was a night to remember as the band played, the cheerleaders cheered and the fans supported the Lions in another great win! Congratulations to the winners and their Homecoming court.  (picture compliments of David Conner)

  • "Kiss A Pig Day" At HCMS
    It was certainly the conversation at Halifax County Middle School on October 20 when Starvin’ Marvin visited for his special kiss.

    Grade levels competed against each other as they supported and participated in the PTO’s first fundraiser of the year.  With much excitement and enthusiasm, administrators answered the challenge as they participated in the “Believe In Kids” challenge. 

    Congratulations was extended to 6th grade students and administrator Mrs. Gwen Smith-Mangum for the triumphant victory.    Starvin’ Marvin, was dressed for the occasion and Mrs. Gwen Smith-Mangum had on her bright red lipstick to prepare for it.  Pre-kissers for the victory were English teachers Teresa Carr and Misty Lloyd who graciously accepted the call.   Ms. Dana Smith, the proud owner of Starvin’ Marvin had bathed and sprayed him with some good smelling stuff for this occasion.  Photos of Starvin’ Marvin were hung in the school to celebrate the accomplishment.  PTO president Ms. Julianne Berry thanked students and staff for their support in the school wide fundraiser.  Ms. Bruce, the principal commended students on a job well done and for their assistance in raising funds that would be used for school supplies needed for student success. 

  • Pre-K Enjoys Learning Five Little Pumpkins in the Library
    In library this week at Scottsburg Elementary, the Pre-K students acted out Five Little Pumpkins. They enjoyed using props and reciting this popular fall rhyme.
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  • December 2014 ACT/SAT
    Attention all College bound Juniors and Seniors:

    The ACT and SAT registration is going on now. The deadline to register for the SAT is Thursday, November 6th. The deadline to register for the ACT is Friday, November 7th. If you need assistance with registering please contact Miss Miller at 434-575-2016 or Mrs. Palmore at 434-575-2022.