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

Current Announcements

HCMS Celebrates Spirit Week

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Spirit Days - Week of Monday, September 26th - Friday, September 30th

Monday  -  Mix-Match Monday - Wear your tackiest outfit 
Tuesday -  Twin-ing Tuesday - Dress like your best friend(s)
                  Pep Rally - 6th Block 
Wednesday - Winning Wednesday - Wear your orange and blue school colors 
                  Pre-Homecoming Dance - 3:10 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
                  Game Ticket and Dance Ticket  - $ 6.00        
Thursday - Throwback Thursday - Grade levels dress in their designated decades
                              6th Grade  -  60's
                              7th Grade  -  70's 
                              8th Grade  -  80's 
Friday  -  FAN-tastic Friday -  Wear your  favorite sports team jersey, shirt or hat.
               (Students may wear Hats for $ 1.00.  Sponsored by HCMS Cheerleaders).





Math 6 Classes Create Math Problems

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Students in Mrs. Jennifer Crenshaw's 6th grade math class created problems finding equivalent fractions, decimals and percents.


HCMS 2016 Football Action

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Join the Halifax County Middle School Lions for the 2016 Football Action:

September 1 - Ben Franklin Middle School - Away - 5:00 p.m. 
September 8 - Fieldale Collinsville - Away - 5:00 p.m. 
September 14 - Martinsville Middle School - Home - 5:00 p.m. 
September 19 - Lynchburg Christian Academy - Home - 5:00 p.m. 
September 21 - Patrick County Middle School - Home - 6:00 p.m. 
September 28 - George Washington - Home - 5:00 p.m. - Homecoming
October 6 - Laurel Park - Away - 5:00 p.m. 
October 12 - Bluestone Middle School - Home - 5:00 p.m. 

Game costs - $ 4.00

Support the Lions!


HCMS Starts "Girls Rock Club"

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Girls Rock Book Club Meeting will be held on November 2, 2016 - not October 26th as previously announced. There are openings for interested girls.  See Mrs. Gordon in Room 250 for further information.


HCMS Celebrates "Attendance Awareness Month"

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September is "Attendance Awareness Month!"

Students are encouraged to be at school everyday - on time - all day!  The theme for this month's recognition is "Every Student - Every Day!"

Contests are being held in recognition of this month:
Art Contest - students should draw an ad, announcement, or commercial encouraging daily school attendance.  Deadline date for entries - September 26.
Rap or Poetry Contest - students should write a rap or poem encouraging daily school attendance.  Deadline date for entries - September 26


HCMS Motor Sports Classes Start Fundraiser

Motorsports Fundraiser  - motorsport students are selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts for $ 6.00.  The sale ends next Friday, September 30.  Contact Mr. Seate or Mr. Zirkle if interested.


HCMS Career Day Field Trip

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7th grade students will be attending a "Career Awareness Field Trip" on October 5 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)  Further details are forthcoming.  


HCMS Parent/Teacher Conferences - September 21

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Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held at Halifax County Middle School on Wednesday, September 21 Teachers will be available to discuss students' progress from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  


"HCMS Homecoming Football Game!"

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The Halifax County Middle School Lions will play their Homecoming Game on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. when they meet the George Washington Eagles at Tuck Dillard Stadium.  Tickets are $ 4.00.


HCMS Observes Career Awareness Day

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In a partnership between the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce, the Business Services Team of Halifax County Workforce, and Halifax County Public Schools, 7th grade students will be observing Career Awareness Day the first Thursday of every month beginning September 1st. Sixteen businesses representing eight different Career Clusters will be speaking to these students explaining what their job is like on a daily basis, the education level and skills needed and the opportunities for promotions.  Students will come prepared with questions of these businesses to learn about occupations they may not know exists and help them make plans for their futures.


HCMS 6th and 7th Grade Chromebooks

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Chromebooks are on the way to HCMS!!!
Chromebook Permission forms must be signed and turned in to homeroom teachers before Chromebooks can be issued.  If you have questions in reference to student Chromebooks call Mrs. Bowers-Stanley at 572-4100.


7th Grade Students Participate in Commonwealth Essay Contest

HCMS 7th Grade students will be participating in the "If I Were Mayor" contest. Teachers will give out further information about this during class.  All interested 7th grade students may participate.


HCMS Homecoming Game - Sept. 28

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Wednesday, September 28 - HCMS vs. George Washington Eagles - Homecoming Game - 5:00 p.m. 
Tuck Dillard Stadium 
$ 4.00


HCMS 2016-17 Yearbook Orders

Students and parents interested in purchasing a 2016-17 Halifax County Middle School yearbook may do so online - https://yearbookforever.com/#school/53461/2017.  If you have questions, please call the school at 572-4100 and ask for Yearbook sponsor, Mrs. Kimberly Gordon.


It's Volleyball Action Time at HCMS

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Join HCMS for some great volleyball action!

Schedule:
September 8 - Fieldale-Collinsville - Away - 5:00 p.m. 
September 12 - Martinsville Middle School - Away - 5:00 p.m. 
September 15 - Laurel Park - Away - 5:00 p.m. 
September 20 - Patrick County Middle School - Away - 6:00 p.m. 
September 22 - Ben Franklin Middle School - Home - 5:00 p.m. 
September 27 - Fieldale-Collinsville - Home - 5:00 p.m. 
September 29 - Martinsville Middle School - Home - 5:00 p.m. 
October 4 - Laurel Park - Home - 5:00 p.m. 
October 6 - Patrick County Middle School - Home - 6:00 p.m. 
October 11 - Ben Franklin Middle School - Away - 5:00 p.m. 

Jr. Piedmont Tournament - 1st round - TBA - 5:00 p.m. 




HCMS Observes "September - Attendance Awareness Month!"

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September is "Attendance Awareness Month". The theme is "Every Student, Every Day!"  It is very important that we all remember that good attendance will help students not only do well in school, but eventually in the workplace. HCMS encourages every day attendance! 


HCMS Displays Art Talents

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Students in Mrs. Barbara Cole's art classes are busy displaying their talents using descriptive action words. 


HCMS 6th Grade Science Students Make Soap

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Students in Ms. Douglas' 6th grade Science class enjoy another hands-on experience - making soap.


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News Through The Year

HCMS Announces Parent-Teacher Conferences
Halifax County Middle School announces "Parent-Teacher Conferences" to be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  .. Read More

 

HCMS Announces Open House
Open House will be held at Halifax County Middle School on Thursday, August 4 at 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Parents and guardians are invited to tour the school and visit their child's teachers. Read More

 

HCMS Hosts "Camp Middle School" - July 27
Halifax County Middle School will host “Camp Middle School” on Wednesday, July 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. for rising 6th grade students.  There will be a 6th-grade pre-school orientation, with the sharing of information and&nb .. Read More

 

HCPS Educational Foundation Provide 7th Grade Science Students With Labs!
Take a  Peek at Protists lab in Mrs. Stafford's 7th grade science class sponsored by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.  Students were able to view live protists such as: euglena, amoeba, paramecia, and hydra thanks to the g .. Read More

 

"7th Grade Science Students Experiment Live Lab Experiences!"
Take a  Peek at Protists lab in Mrs. Stafford's 7th grade science class sponsored by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.  Students were able to view live protists such as: euglena, amoeba, paramecia, and hydra thanks to the g .. Read More

 

"HCMS Awards Day - 2016"
Awards Day 2016  -  "Congratulations 7th Grade Class!" 

Enjoy the memories ...... Have a great summer!

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"HCMS Recognizes Retirees"
HCMS faculty and staff ended the school year with a luncheon and recognition of retirees for the 2015-2016 school year.  Retiring teachers and staff members are Valerie Compton - Math 6 ; Kat Ott - English 6; Gwendolyn Ragland - athletics/8th gr .. Read More

 

HCMS "Take A Peek At Protist" - Sponsored by HCPS Education Foundation
Take a  Peek at Protists lab in Mrs. Stafford's 7th grade science class sponsored by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.  Students were able to view live protists such as: euglena, amoeba, paramecia, and hydra thanks to the g .. Read More

 

HCMS Announces End-Of-Year Promotion and Award Assemblies"
8th Grade Promotion Assembly - May 24, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. 
7th Grade Awards Assembly - May 25, 2016 - 1:00 p.m. 
6th Grade Awards Assembly - May 26 - 9:00 a.m.  .. Read More

 

HCMS School Nurses Honored!
School nurses are very important to the well being of our school and students.  We do not take their help and assistance for granted and would like to celebrate our school nurses, Mrs. Susan Bomar and Mrs. Renay Wilborn.  Halifax Count .. Read More