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

Current Announcements

Governor Terry McAuliffe To Visit HCMS

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Governor Terry McAuliffe will visit Halifax County Middle School on September 10.

HCMS Announces "2015 Homecoming Dance!"

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A Pre-Homecoming dance for all middle school students will be held on Wednesday, September 9.  The dance will begin at 3:10 p.m. and end around 4:45 p.m.  Students going to the game and dance will be escorted and supervised from the dance to the stadium for the homecoming football game.  (Only students attending the DANCE and GAME should remain after school.)  

The cost for the dance and the game is $ 5.00.  The Homecoming Football Game starts at 5:00 p.m. Parents should pick students attending the game up at the lower stadium gate box around 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be sold during the game.  Come out and let's cheer the Lions to victory.

HCMS Partners With Virginia Advanced Study Strategies (VASS)

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Halifax County Middle School has partnered with Virginia Advanced Study Strategies (VASS) in an Investing in Innovation (i3) research.  Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, with matching monies from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Commission, students, families, local leaders, along with teachers will get the opportunity to become actively engaged in understanding the relevance of math while motivating students to put forth the effort necessary to succeed.  Students selected for this project will receive Samsung 10-inch tablets with internet service to complete online homework assignments as part of the regular math curriculum.  A family information night for was held on Tuesday, September 1 regarding this project.  A delicious dinner was served concluding the math night.  

HCMS Volleyball Team In Action!

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Join the volleyball action as the HCMS Volleyball team competes against Bluestone Middle School - Thursday, August 27th.  Volleyball action starts at 5:00 p.m. in the school gym.  Support the Lions!

HCMS Golf Team In Action

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HCMS Golf team will meet the middle school golfers from Bluestone Middle School on Tuesday, September 1 at Greens Folly - 5:00 p.m.   Come out and see these young athletes in action.

HCMS - "Lions Are Ready for Football Action!"

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Join the football action as the mighty orange and blue Lions meet Sandusky Middle School at 5:00 p.m. in Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium.  Support the Lions. Admission is $ 4.00.

HCMS Faculty and Staff "Back-To-School Luncheon"

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Faculty and staff were honored with a "Back-To-School" luncheon on Friday, August 14.  The luncheon was enjoyed by all and was catered by Four Oaks.

HCMS Teachers Attend "Classroom Management" Inservice

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New teachers and other selected staff attended the afternoon session held at Halifax County Middle School on "Classroom Management" led by Dr. Rick Bowmaster.  Teachers were given motivational strategies and steps helpful in building effective classroom management. Co-teaching do's and don'ts were discussed and strategies that allow for active student participation and engagement were shared. (example:  SLANT = S (sit-up)  L (listen)  A (ask)  N (note/nod)   T (track/follow teacher).  The information and activities shared were informative and enjoyed by those in attendance.   

HCMS announces "Open House!"

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Open House will be held at Halifax County Middle School on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.  Open House will begin at 12:30 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m.  All students, parents and guardians are invited.


News Through The Year

HCMS "Homecoming Football Action!"

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 5:00 p.m. - Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadiu

HCMS Lions vs. Fieldale Collinsville 

Admission to game - $ 4.00 

Support the Lions!
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"HCMS Celebrates A New School Year!"
HCMS students are back in school, parents are excited to be back in the school year routine and teachers are enthusiastically planning and ready for another school year.  To celebrate this special time, HCMS administration and faculty hosted a back-t .. Read More


HCMS Announces "Fall School Pictures!"
Fall pictures will be taken on Friday, September 4.  Pictures will be taken during students' related art block. All students will take a picture.  Students received a picture package form Wednesday from their homeroom teacher.  This form wi .. Read More


HCMS Teachers Attend "Multi-Level Systems of Support" Professional Development
On Monday, August 10, Halifax County Middle School teachers attended the professional development session "Multi-Level Systems of Support - Bridging the Gap."  Dr. Rick Bowmaster, facilitator led the faculty and staff with strategies needed in promot .. Read More


Attention 6th Grade Parents!
Just a friendly reminder that all incoming 6th grade students will need to provide documentation of receiving the Tdap vaccination by August 5, 2015.  Sixth graders may not begin school or receive a schedule until proof of this important immunization .. Read More


HCMS Hosts "Camp Middle School" - August 4
Halifax County Middle School will host “Camp Middle School” on Tuesday, August 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for incoming 6th grade students.  There will be a short 6th grade pre-orientation and sharing of information, a scavenge .. Read More


HCMS 7th Grade Students - Highest GPA
Students pictured with the highest GPA in 7th grade during the 2014-2015. Read More


HCMS Students Attend 21st CCLC Summer STEM Institute
The 21st CCLC STEM Summer program was held the week of June 8-11 at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center through Southside Virginia Community College.  Students and teachers attended work sessions using many concepts needed for&nbs .. Read More


HCMS 7th Grade Students - All A's Award
Pictured are 7th grade students who have received all A's for the 2014-15 school year. Congratulations! Read More


HCMS Student Mary McLaughlin Receives G. Bosiger Award
Mary McLaughlin, 7th grade student is pictured with Mrs. Gail Bosiger as she accepts the 2014-2015 Gail Bosiger Award.  Congratulations! Read More