Current Announcements

HCMS Announces "End-of-Year Awards!"
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Halifax County Middle School announces End-of-Year Awards:

                        7th Grade Awards  -      May 23, 2017          -       9:00 a.m.

                        6th Grade Awards  -      May 23, 2017          -       1:30 p.m.

                        8th Grade Awards  -      May 24, 2017          -       9:00 a.m.

Halifax County Middle School 2017-18 Sports Physicals
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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. Students should have their rides pick them up on the bus parking lot.  These physicals are for students that want to participate in any sport for the 2017-18 school year.  This will be the only time that free physicals will be provided. If you miss this opportunity for a physical you must get one on your own.    

AGAIN, this is the ONLY time sports physicals will be offered for the next school year.

Students should report to the gym on May 17 after school for your physical.  Please have your physical form completed by your parents before reporting to the gym.  Physical forms may be picked up from the Main Office or Athletic Director Justin Saunders.


HCMS Announces 2017-18 Cheerleader Tryouts
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HCMS 2017-18 Cheerleaders Tryout practices will be held on Monday, May 15, Tuesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 18 - with actual tryouts on Friday, May 19, 2017.  Tryout practices will be held from 3:25 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. in the middle school gym.  Please call Coaches LeShina Medley or Shirley Davis if you have questions at 572-4100.

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 Visit South Boston-Halifax County Museum of History and Art
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Students from HCMS got the opportunity to visit the South Boston Museum.  The museum was also hosting the Virginia World War I & II Commemoration Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour.  

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. 

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


HCMS SOL Saturday Review Fun Days
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"HCMS Saturday SOL Review/Fun Days - April 29, May 6"

Where:  Halifax County Middle School 

 When:  April 29 and May 6
      **April 29 - Reading 6, Reading 7, Reading 8 Review and Civics 7 Review 
      **May 6   - Algebra I, II and Pre-Algebra 6, Pre-Algebra 8, Math 6, Math 7 and Science 8 Review

  Time:   9:00 a.m. -  11:00 a.m. - SOL Review
            11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. -  Lunch 
            11:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Fun Time

       **Saturday SOL Reviews are held before the SOL test is given!

Students may participate in all sessions.  Parents/guardians must provide transportation promptly to and from the Saturday SOL Review/Fun days.    Permission forms may be picked up from the main office.  Call (434) 572-4100 for further details. 

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.  

HCMS "FFA in March!"
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On March 10, 2017, ninth grader Katelin Cash and eighth grader Kaitlynn Love traveled to Charlotte Court House to compete in the Federation public speaking contest.  Cash competed in the extemporaneous speech contest where she was given a topic and had 30 minutes to prepare a speech and present it.  She placed first and will be participating in the Area contest.  Love competed in the Creed speaking contest for which she had to recite the FFA Creed and answer questions about it.  She placed second.  Pictured are Kaitlynn Love and Katelin Cash.  Congratulations!!!!




8th Grade HCMS Cheerleaders Recognized
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HCMS - 8th grade cheerleaders were recognized for 2016-17 sports participation in Cheerleaders.  HCMS Cheerleaders were honored along with their parents -- cheerleaders were given flowers for outstanding service and participation during their last game cheering as a "Lion!"

 

News Through The Year

HCMS Saturday SOL Review/Fun Day Canceled for April 29, 2017
The April 29th  - Saturday SOL Review/Fun Day scheduled at Halifax County Middle School for Saturday, April 29, 2017 has been canceled due to road closings caused by flooding.   .. [Read More]

 

HCMS Announces "Saturday SOL Review/Fun Days!"
SOL Test Days Are On The Way!  

Need "extra" help preparing for SOLs?  Join our "Saturday SOL Review/Fun Days!" at Halifax County Middle School on 
April 29 and May 6 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.  
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HCMS Prepares for Marathon
Students in Ms. L. Adams class prepare for the SOL Test Prep Marathon Madness.  Students will review standard of learning concepts as they prepare for the Marathon on SOL day.  What a great way to "get on the move to success!"   .. [Read More]

 

HCMS Agriculture Spring Plant Sale

HCMS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT PLANT SALE  -  SPRING 2017

                                               

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HCMS 7th Grade Students Participate In April 6 Career Sessions
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 observed Career Awareness Day Thursday, April 6, 2017 during related arts class. [Read More]

 

HCMS FFA State Officers

The Virginia FFA State Secretary, Phillip Saunders, and State Sentinel, Keri Knott, spent the day with Halifax County Middle School agriculture science students and Halifax County Middle School FFA members.  The officers led fun activities to help

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HCMS Sponsors "Paint and Pastries"

The Halifax County Middle School Art Department is sponsoring a Paint and Pastries event on Saturday, April 1 from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon.  Participants will have the opportunity to show their creative side as they are guided in painting a 16X20 ac

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HCMS Students Participate in Read Across America
Motivating children to read is an important factor in student achievement and creating lifelong successful readers. Research has shown that children who are motivated and spend more time reading do better in school.  HCMS students participated in the .. [Read More]

 

HCMS 7th Grade Student Recognized by Mayor and Governor
Pictured are Skyla Rain - winner of the Region 7 "If I Were Mayor Essay Contest" along with Mayor Edward Owens, mayor of South Boston, Virginia and Governor of Virginia - Governor Terry McAuliffe.   .. [Read More]

 

HCMS Girls Basketball Team Recognized
8th grade girls basketball team members and their parents were recognized during the last regular season home football game.  Students received flowers and words of congratulations for their last year playing basketball as a "Lion!" .. [Read More]