Address: 1011 Middle School Circle, South Boston, VA 24592
Phone: (434) 572-4100
Fax: (434) 572-4106

Current Announcements

Blue Comet 5K Run Walk

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The 6th Comet 5K/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, April 18th at the Halifax County High School Football Stadium. The Kids Fun Run will begin at 8:30 and the 5K will begin at 9:00. Payment for the run/walk will be taken the day of the race. If you have any questions, contact  Please click here to register for the event.

HCMS Announces "ROAR" Sessions!

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HCMS faculty and staff will begin their 2nd semester ROAR sessions.  ROAR sessions will allow teachers and staff to "Reteach and Enrich" while making time for every student.  Students will get a chance to participate in peer tutoring, student engagement activities, hands-on games and strategies that allow for relationship building and student success.  ROAR sessions begin on January 12, 2015.  


News Through The Year

HCMS 8th Grade Cheerleaders Recognized!
Halifax County Middle School 8th grade cheerleaders were recognized during halftime for their athletic accomplishments during basketball season.  Cheerleaders were escorted with their parents/guardians and presented a carnation as they participa .. Read More


A Salute To HCMS 8th Grade Boys Basketball Players
The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball players and their parents were saluted with words of appreciation and a beautiful carnation for the support given during basketball season.  A special half-time presentation was prepared .. Read More


HCMS Students Participate In "Crossing of the Dan" Event
6th grade students at Halifax County Middle School participated in the historical "Crossing of The Dan" event held at the Prizery on Friday, February 6.  6th grade students participated and presented "Greene's Crossing of the Dan River" with music pr .. Read More


HCMS Recognizes Teachers for Mugs and Kisses Award!
Halifax County Middle School faculty and staff recognized teachers who had received monthly recognition through the Horace Mann "Mugs and Kisses" award program.  Teachers receiving the awards were:  Marilyn Lee - Keyboarding teacher, Vicki .. Read More


"HCMS Faculty and Staff Highlights PBIS and Indistar Progress!"
Halifax County Middle School faculty and staff continues to work on positive behavior and academic support for all students within the school, implementing in areas including the classroom and non-classroom settings.  Ways to enhance the student .. Read More


"HCMS 6th Grade Class Receive Top Attendance Recognition!"
Ms. Coles' 6th grade homeroom received the top attendance for the month of December.  Students had a class percentage of 98% for attendance during the month of December.  Congratulations to all students! Read More


HCMS Students vs. Faculty Basketball Games
Students showed lots of excitement as they attended the HCMS Faculty vs. Students basketball game. Students cheered as students, teachers and staff showcased their skills and talent before an excited group of 700 attendees or more.  The HCM .. Read More


Teachers Participate In Mc-Teachers' Night
Halifax County Middle School teachers participated in the community-wide "McTeachers' Night" held at the Centerville and Riverdale McDonalds.  Teachers worked at the restaurants serving up delicious meals to students and families to raise m .. Read More


HCMS Sponsors Faculty vs Students Basketball Game
Basketball action with the Halifax County Middle School faculty and staff competing against the Lions girls and boys basketball teams will be held on December 19.  Come out and see the faculty and staff and the student teams in action as they "s .. Read More


HCMS Benchmark Testing Dates
HCMS students will begin benchmark testing on December 8 - 12.  The testing schedule is as follows:
 -  December 8 - 7th and 8th Grade Science Benchmarks
 -  December 9 - 7th and 8th Grade Social Studies Benchmarks .. Read More