Current Announcements

HCMS Announces National Junior Honor Society Induction
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National Junior Honor Society Induction - October 30, 2017 
Time:  5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Ceremony:  HCMS Gym 
Reception:  HCMS Cafeteria

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On Thursday, November 9 - HCMS will host a "Pride Night" for all students, parents, and community members.  HCMS students will showcase talent and learning.  The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m.  There will be choices of four sessions for students and parents:
Session 1:  5:45 p.m - 6:05 p.m. 
Session 2:  6:10 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 
Session 3:  6:35 p.m.- 6:55 p.m. 
Session 4:  7:00 p.m.- 7:20 p.m.

Dinner will be served at 7:25 p.m.  All are cordially invited to attend.

HCMS Volleyball Tournament Action
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HCMS Volleyball Tournament Bracket:

#3 - #6 seeds will play Thursday October 12 in the first round at higher seed.

#1 Halifax Middle School will host the winner or the #4 - #5 game on Tuesday, October 17th @ 5:00     (if PC wins game will be 5:30).

#2 Franklin County will host the winner of the #3 - #6 game @ 5:00.

Championship game will be Thursday, October 19th 5:00 pm at the highest remaining seed.

2017-18 HCMS Girls and Boys Basketball Schedule
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                         2017-2018 Halifax County Middle School Basketball Schedule 

                          * Boys Game will be first - Girls Game will follow!  Support the Lions! 

November 20                                     Powhatan                                  Home              5:00

December  4                                       Martinsville                               Away               5:00

                  7                                       Ben Franklin                             Home               5:00

                 11                                      Westwood                                 Home               5:00    

                 14                                      Laurel Park                               Away               5:00

                 18                                      Fieldale-Collinsville                  Home               5:00

January    11                                      O.T. Bonner                              Away               5:00

                 16                                      Patrick County                          Home               5:30

                 18                                      Martinsville                               Home               5:00

                 22                                      Ben Franklin                             Away               5:00    

                 25                                      Westwood                                 Away               5:00

                 29                                      Laurel Park                               Home               5:00

February    1                                       Fieldale-Collinsville                  Away               5:00

                   5                                      O.T. Bonner                              Home               5:00

                   8                                      Patrick County                          Away               5:30

HCMS 6th Grade Golfer Hits Hole-In-One
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Joel Cunningham, 6th grade golfer at Halifax County Middle School made school history as he shot a hole-in-one.  Pictured with J.D. are golf teammates and coach. Congratulations!

HCMS Students Present "Spotlight" at October Meeting
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HCMS faculty, staff and students will present at the October School Board Meeting on Thursday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m.  Come out and support the middle school as students share achievements, accomplishments and the middle school program.  All are invited.

Tech Tuesdays
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The Instructional Technology Resource Teachers are offering after school technology sessions on Tuesdays.  The sessions are held at the STEM Center in S133. To register for the sessions, please  click here

HCMS 8th Grade Science Complete Lab
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Students work in groups to participate in science lab on measuring volume with a graduated cylinder. Students pictured are in Mrs. Janet Dunn's 6th block science class.

HCMS Observes "Attendance Awareness Month!'
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Attendance Awareness Month is being recognized during the month of September.  All HCMS students are encouraged to be present every day, on time and ready to ROAR.  We are proud of our students and are reminded that working together to show that every school day matters is a shared responsibility.  Join us as we promote regular school attendance.

HCMS Volleyball Schedule
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HCMS Volleyball Schedule

September     7                    Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School           Home                   5:00 p.m. 

                        12                     Martinsville Middle School                    Home                   5:00 p.m.

                        14                     Laurel Park                                           Home                   5:00 p.m.

                        19                   Patrick County Middle School                Away                    5:30 p.m.

                        21                      Ben Franklin Middle School                Away                     5:00 p.m.

                        26                       Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School    Away                     5:00 p.m                      

                        28                     Martinsville Middle School                   Away                     5:00 p.m.

October          3                     Laurel Park                                            Away                     5:00 p.m.

                        5                      Patrick County Middle School              Home                    5:30 p.m.

                        10                     Ben Franklin Middle School                Home                    5:00 p.m.                                  

                        12                     First round of district tournament

                        17                      Jr. Piedmont Tournament - 2nd Rd.   TBA                       

                        19                      Jr. Piedmont Championship               TBA        

HCMS Golf Schedule
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HCMS Golf Schedule

            21        Halifax & Martinsville @ BFMS          Away     4:00 p.m.
                                        (Willow Creek Golf Course)
                                     (POSTPONED UNTIL, SEPTEMBER 13)

                         23         Halifax @ Bluestone                      Away     4:00 p.m.
                                        (Kinderton Country Club)

                         31         Halifax & BFMS @ Martinsville      Away    4:00 p.m.
                                        (Forest Park Golf Course)

September      11         BFMS & Martinsville                       Home    4:00 p.m.
                                        (Greens Folly Golf Course)

                         18         Halifax & Martinsville @ BFMS      Away     4:00 p.m.
                                        (Willow Creek Golf Course)

                         26         Halifax & BFMS @ Martinsville      Away     4:00 p.m.
                                       (Forest Park Golf Course)

October           2           BFMS & Martinsville                       Home    4:00 p.m.
                                        (Greens Folly Golf Course)

HCMS Football Schedule
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HCMS Football Schedule

August            23          Prince Edward (scrimmage)               Home        5:00 p.m.

                       30          Ben Franklin Middle School                Home        5:00 p.m.  

September      6           Fieldale-Collinsville                             Home        5:00 p.m.

                        14         Martinsville Middle School                  Away         5:00 p.m.   

                        21         Patrick County                                    Away         5:00 p.m.

                        27         George Washington Middle School    Away         5:00 p.m.

October           4           Laurel Park                                         Home        5:00 p.m.                                                                                 


News Through The Year

HCMS Teachers Receive HCPSEF Mini-Grant Awards

Congratulations!  The Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation selected the following HCMS teachers to receive a Teacher Mini-Grant award.  Recipients will attend a reception on Wednesday, October…

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HCMS Observed Attendance Month
September was Attendance Awareness Month - students were working hard to reach their goal for the month as they hurried in to be on time.  .   [ Read More ]


HCMS 8th Grade Students Measure Volume
Students in Mrs. Janet Dunn's Science 8 class at Halifax County Middle School participate in a lab on measuring volume with a graduated cylinder. 

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HCMS Principal and Lion Mascot Kick-Off "Attendance Awareness Month!"
         Parents and students were greeted with the waves and smiles of Principal Magie Wilkerson and the school mascot on Friday morning, September 1 as HCMS kicked-off the observance of "Attendance Awareness Month."  … [ Read More ]


HCMS Teachers Participate in "Student Engagement Professional Development"
      Principal Magie Wilkerson and administrators Gwen Smith-Mangum and Tom Foster led a school-wide professional development on "Student Engagement."  John Hattie's strategies and those influences related to student learning and…
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HCMS Announces Open House
Halifax County Middle School will have Open House on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  All parents, guardians and students are invited.  This will be a good opportunity to:
  • Talk with students, teachers, and…
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HCMS Choral Winner for 2017

The 2016-17 Choral Award was presented by Choral Director Ben Woosley to Faith Roberts. (pictured are Faith Roberts and Principal Magie Wilkerson)

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HCMS 6th Grade - "Dying to Learn" lab - HCPSEF Mini Grant
Mrs. Douglas’s 6th grade science class recently completed a “Dying to Learn” lab as part of her mini grant from Halifax County Teacher Association. Each student “swirl dipped” pencils to demonstrate the properties of water and steps to…
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HCMS - 6th Grade - HCPSEF Mini Grant "Dying To Learn" Lab Project
Mrs. Douglas’s 6th grade science class recently completed a “Dying to Learn” lab as part of her mini grant from Halifax County Teacher Association. Each student “swirl dipped” pencils to demonstrate the properties of water and steps to…
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HCMS 6th Grade Science Class - HCPSEF Mini Grant Presentations
Mrs. Kelli Douglas’s 6th grade science class recently completed a “Dying to Learn” lab as part of her mini grant from Halifax County Teacher Association. Each student “swirl dipped” pencils to demonstrate the properties of water…
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