Address: 1011 Middle School Circle, South Boston, VA 24592
Email: fbruce@halifax.k12.va.us
Phone: (434) 572-4100
Fax: (434) 572-4106

Current Announcements

HCMS Chorus Presents for Halifax County Retired Teachers

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The Halifax County Middle School chorus under the direction of Mr. Ben Woosley presented a melody of selections for the Halifax County Retired Teachers Association meeting and luncheon.  Chorus and band students will present their Spring Concert on Thursday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Halifax County High School Auditorium.  All are invited.


"Saturday School at HCMS is a Blast!"

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Approximately 90 students attended the special Saturday School event to polish their skills in math. Algebra I and II, and science. Students worked in small groups, participated in computer-learning programs and were offered tutoring and individualized instruction as they prepared for upcoming SOL tests.  Teachers and students were excited about the 9:00 a.m. Saturday sessions as they covered the objectives with determination and excitement.  After the instructional sessions, students were treated to a pizza lunch and game time. The next session will be held on Saturday, May 7 for Civics and Reading review.


"Retired Teachers Visit HCMS!"

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Retired teachers enjoyed the melodies of Halifax County Middle School chorus students at their annual Halifax County Retired Teachers Association on Tuesday, May 3.


"HCMS Holds Saturday School!"

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Saturday, April 30 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, students will have the opportunity to participate in math games, practices and tutoring sessions.  Following the math sessions, students will enjoy fun time and a pizza lunch.  All students may attend and sessions will be held for Math 6, 7 and Pre-algebra 8, Algebra I and II.  Come out and join the fun.


"HCMS Student Chosen for VA State Honors Choir!"

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Virginia Beach Bound!!!!!  Faith Roberts, a sixth grader, made the All American Middle School Choir.  She will represent Halifax County Middle School in Virginia Beach Thursday, April 28th and Friday, April 29th.  Congratulations and we wish you much luck from the middle school.  Halifax County Middle School faculty, staff and students are proud of you.  Faith is shown with her chorus teacher, Mr. Ben Woosley.


HCMS Recognizes Honor Scholars

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Students from grades 6, 7 and 8 were chosen to receive the dollar-scholar drawing held by the SCA.  Pictured are student winners along with Principal Faye Bruce and SCA sponsor Gloria Coles.


HCMS Announces PTO Fundraiser Winners!

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The following HCMS students were topsellers of the PTO Nestle Bar Fundraiser.  Top sellers received $50.00 and runner-ups received $25.00  Pictured are PTO President Mrs. Sheagley, Trinity Kirby, Trevor Pope, Jaime Elliott, Kayla Brown, Kyle Arendall, Dylan Parker and Gabe Vass.  A special thank-you to all participants and to those who support HCMS!


HCMS Announces Spring Concert

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The HCMS Spring Musical Concert for band and chorus students will be held on May 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Halifax County High School.  All are invited to attend.


HCMS Sunshine Bullying Club

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The Halifax County Middle School Sunshine Club met to capture the highlights of the organization's first year. Students, sponsors and parents enjoyed the evening with fun, club discussion and a cookout.  


HCMS - "Pinwheels for Prevention!"

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To celebrate April as Child Abuse Prevention month, the South Boston Halifax-Junior Woman’s Club GFWC, the Halifax County Department of Social Services, Choices 180, Southside Community Services, Healthy Families, along with the Halifax County Middle School joined forces to participate in Prevent Child Abuse Virginia's Pinwheels for Prevention campaign, by planting a Pinwheel Garden at the middle school.  "Pinwheel gardens planted in communities across the nation serve as powerful visual reminders that we all play a role in ensuring happy and healthy childhoods for children in Virginia."


FFA State Officers Present At HCMS FFA Meeting

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Chandler Vaughan, Virginia State FFA President, and Cayla Mutschler, Virginia State FFA Vice President, visited the Halifax County Middle School Agriculture Department on Thursday, March 24th.  They led students in fun leadership activities and gave everyone an exciting description of the opportunities available through the FFA.  Chandler and Cayla also stayed for the after-school FFA meeting where they led the members in team building games.  It was a great day for everyone involved!


HCMS FFA Members Participate in Team Building Activities

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Chandler Vaughan, Virginia State FFA President, and Cayla Mutschler, Virginia State FFA Vice President, led students in fun leadership activities and gave everyone an exciting description of the opportunities available through the FFA.  


HCMS Starts After-School Program

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HCMS will begin its After-School Program on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.  Tutoring, enrichment and academic sessions will be held in all core classes (Civics, English, Science and Math), in addition to practice sessions for the upcoming SOL tests.  The after-school program will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:10 - 5:00.  Students attending the after-school should have their rides pick them up at 5:00 p.m., in the front of the school. Students may also ride the activity bus to a designated stop in their community. Permission forms and activity bus information are available at the school.  If you have questions please call 572-4100.  

 

News Through The Year

French and Spanish Students Attend Cafe'
Students in Mrs. Camp's and Ms. Chinchilla's French and Spanish classes participated in a classroom designed Cafe' where they enjoyed French chocolate eclairs, taquitos, salsas, and dips. Teachers and students prepared for this hands-o .. Read More

 

HCMS Students Attend Courtroom Action!
7th and 8th grade Civics' students attended a courtroom drama where an actual courtroom scene is dramatized by local officials, including  the  Honorable Judge Joel Cunningham.  HCMS teachers Mary B. Moore and Marvin Bowman also partic .. Read More

 

HCMS 8th Grade Teachers "Share the Green!"
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HCMS Receives Hygiene Kits
30 Hygiene kits were donated on behalf of the First Cross Roads Baptist Church to the Halifax County Middle School Guidance department.  Pictured are Holly, Seth Daniel, and Claire Hudson along with counselors Julia Powell and Tammi Ewell.   .. Read More

 

HCMS Participates In Southside Middle School Forensics Competitions
HCMS students participated in the 2016 Southside Middle School Forensics competition.  Students represented in the areas of debate, drama, extemporaneous speaking, prose, original oratory and poetry.  Congratulations to all the participants and .. Read More

 

HCMS Band Project Intonation

The Halifax County Middle School band received the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation Teacher Mini-Grant for the school year 2015-2016.  The band received $400 to purchase new tuners for Project Intonation.  Purchasing these t

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HCMS Recognizes "Career and Technical Education Month!"
Students, faculty and staff at Halifax County Middle School will join others during the month of February in celebrating "Career and Technical Education Month."  This year's theme is "Opportunities for Career Success."   Teach
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HCMS Students Shine In "Four Little Girls!" Production
HCMS student body, faculty and staff congratulate all students for their awesome performances in the historical drama "Four Little Girls!"  Several middle school students participated in the Chorus of Children parts in the musical perf .. Read More

 

"Our HCMS Polar Plunge Champions!"
Halifax County Middle School would like to congratulate Ms. Linda Collins and Ms. Connie Penick along with students Justyce Reid and Kathryn Fitch for participating in the annual Polar Plunge held in Virginia Beach. HCMS raised an awesome $2,600.00.   .. Read More

 

HCMS Celebrates Perfect Attendees With Ice-Cream Social
HCMS students with perfect attendance for the month of January were honored with an ice-cream social. Read More