Current Announcements

HCMS - 6th Grade - HCPSEF Mini Grant "Dying To Learn" Lab Project
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Mrs. Douglas’s 6th grade science class recently completed a “Dying to Learn” lab as part of her mini grant from Halifax County Teacher Association. Each student “swirl dipped” pencils to demonstrate the properties of water and steps to the scientific method.  The Foundation's MINI-GRANTS FOR TEACHERS program is used to fund innovative and creative classroom projects, enhance learning opportunities for students, and reward outstanding teachers in Halifax County.  


HCMS 6th Grade Science Class - HCPSEF Mini Grant Presentations
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Mrs. Kelli Douglas’s 6th grade science class recently completed a “Dying to Learn” lab as part of her mini grant from Halifax County Teacher Association. Each student “swirl dipped” pencils to demonstrate the properties of water and steps to the scientific method.  


HCMS 6th Grade Science Teacher - K. Douglas - HCPSEF Mini Grant Lab
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Mrs. Douglas’s 6th grade science class recently completed a “Dying to Learn” lab as part of her mini grant from Halifax County Teacher Association. Each student “swirl dipped” pencils to demonstrate the properties of water and steps to the scientific method.  Pictured are students participating in the project.


HCMS 7th Grade Science Students Participate In 2016-17 HCPSEF Mini-Grant Project
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Students in Mrs. Stafford's 7th Grade Science Class completed science projects with the funds obtained from the 2016-17 mini-grant. The Foundation's MINI-GRANTS FOR TEACHERS program is used to fund innovative and creative classroom projects, enhance learning opportunities for students, and reward outstanding teachers in Halifax County.  Awards ranged from $50.00 - $400.00.

HCMS 7th Grade Perfect Attendance Recipient K-7
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Perfect Attendance Award was presented to the student who has been present every school day from Kindergarten through 7th grade.  The recipient of this award goes to Lamont Xzavier Leigh – Perfect Attendance Grades K-7.                                                            (pictured are Xzavier Leigh, Principal Magie Wilkerson and 7th Grade Assistant Principal Gwen Smith-Mangum)


2017 HCMS SOL Prep Night - April 25, 2017
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SOL Prep Night - Tuesday, April 25th - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m 

Join the Halifax County Middle School faculty and staff as we host "SOL Prep Night!"  There will be different break-out sessions in Math, Reading, Civics and Science in grades 6, 7 and 8.  Standards of learning (SOL) test-taking strategies will be shared.  Special gift drawings will be held for those in attendance.  Dinner will be served.  Mark your calendar today and plan to attend.  

HCMS 8th Grade Students Visit the Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour
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On April 11th, 12th, and 13th, the South Boston Museum hosted the Virginia World War I & II Commemoration Committee’s Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour here in South Boston.  HCMS 8th grade students attended the tour on Wednesday, April 12.

The Profiles of Honor is a mobile exhibit focusing on Virginia’s role in both of the global conflicts, highlighting specifically stories of the state’s own sons and daughters who were involved in the wars. Visitors to the exhibit are also encouraged to bring along their own war-related documents to be scanned into the exhibit’s collection for preservation and future exhibition.

HCMS students enjoyed the visit to the South Boston Museum of History and Arts, and the Virginia World War I & II Commemoration events 


HCMS Students Create Roller Coaster in Science
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Students participated in the Roller Coaster project in N. Devenuti's Physical Science 8 class.  Pictured you will find the student demonstrating how the motion of an object can be measured, and described by its position, direction of motion, and speed as discussed by Newton's Laws of Motion.  

HCMS Science 8 Classes Create Roller Coasters
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Students participated in the Roller Coaster project in N. Devenuti's Physical Science 8 class.  Pictured you will find the student demonstrating how the motion of an object can be measured, and described by its position, direction of motion, and speed as discussed by Newton's Laws of Motion.  

 

News Through The Year

HCMS Choral Winner for 2017

The 2016-17 Choral Award was presented by Choral Director Ben Woosley to Faith Roberts. (pictured are Faith Roberts and Principal Magie Wilkerson)

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HCMS 6th Grade - "Dying to Learn" lab - HCPSEF Mini Grant
Mrs. Douglas’s 6th grade science class recently completed a “Dying to Learn” lab as part of her mini grant from Halifax County Teacher Association. Each student “swirl dipped” pencils to demonstrate the properties of water and steps to
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HCMS 7th Grade Gail Bosiger Award
2016-17 - 7th Grade Gail Bosiger Award Winner Lydia Wenzel - pictured with recipient Lydia are Assistant Principal Gwen Smith-Mangum and Principal Magie Wilkerson.  Congratulations!

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2016-17 HCMS 7th Grade GPA Winners
Winners of the 7th Grade - GPA Subject-Area Winners for 2016-17 school term:

Pictured are:  Gwen Smith-Mangum - 7th grade assistant principal                           &nbs .. [Read More]

 

HCMS Science 7 Classes Enjoy the Chicks!
Science 7 classes take care of the baby chicks during their study of incubation and successfully hatched a number of chicken eggs during a class science project.  .. [Read More]

 

HCMS Students "Reading For the Moment!"
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HCMS 7th Grade Science Student Complete Project Through HCPSEF Mini Grant
Students in Mrs. Mary Stafford's Science 7 class enjoyed the project made available through the mini grant. [Read More]

 

2016-17 HCMS 7th Grade Recipients of All As

Thirteen students earned all A’s each 9-weeks during the 2016-17 school term.

          Taylor Grace Blanks               &

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HCMS Announces "End-of-Year Awards!"

Halifax County Middle School announces End-of-Year Awards:

                        7th Grade Awards  -      May 23, 2017     .. [Read More]

 

Halifax County Middle School 2017-18 Sports Physicals

Physicals for Fall, Winter and Spring sports for school year (2017-18) will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. for sixth, seventh and eighth grade students.  The physicals will be held in the gym at the Halifax County Middle School. S

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