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 5th Comet 5K/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, October 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.

6th Grade Students Present "Solar System Projects"

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6th grade students in Mrs. Wiley's science class are studying the unit on Our Solar System.  Information about each planet and moon in the solar system was illustrated and defined by students.  Students shared their discoveries on how our solar neighborhood is an exciting place, full of planets, moons, asteroids, comets, and many other exciting objects.  Students displaying their projects are Gracie Wagstaff, Shelby Irby, Reese Wooding, Jacob Comer, Jaxton Loyd, Jaylin Matthews, Adam Palmer, Drew Salley, Kayla Spencer, Joey Talbott, Gavin Wade, Simeon Ballano, Ayanna Williams, and Maddie Freshour.  Students were creative in designing projects and did an excellent job in presenting them during class. 

HCMS Hosts Parent Informational Sessions

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Parent involvement is crucial to a student's academic success.  In order to improve the home/school communication and to allow for more parent involvement, HCMS held informational sessions during their September Parent-Teacher conference evening.  The sessions were designed to assist parents in supporting and enhancing their child's learning.  Instructional coach, Connie Puckett guided parents and guardians through the Parent Portal tool.  Parent Portal can be used by parents and guardians to stay informed and engaged in their child's education, to view grades, monitor attendance, stay current on homework, projects and deadlines.  In addition, instructional resources available for middle school students on the Virginia Department of Education's (VDOE) website were shared and reviewed.  

HCMS Announces "Pre-Homecoming Dance!"

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HCMS students will celebrate "Homecoming 2014" with Spirit Week from Tuesday, October 14 - Friday, October 17.  A variety of student-led activities will be held.   A pre-homecoming dance has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 15 from 3:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., in the cafeteria.  Homecoming game kick-off time is 6:00 p.m.  The Lions will meet the Cougars from Patrick County.   Show your Lion Pride and support the Lions.

"HCMS Homecoming Football Game!"

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The Halifax County Middle School Lions will be in action on Wednesday, October 15 as they meet the Patrick County Cougars in Tuck Dillard Stadium.  The homecoming game will kick-off at 6:00 p.m.  Come out and see the Lions in action as they meet the Patrick County Cougars in Tuck Dillard Stadium.  


News Through The Year

HCMS Announces Parent-Teacher Conferences
Halifax County Middle School announces "Parent-Teacher Conferences" to be held on Tuesday, September 23 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.   Six grade teachers will be available to discuss information regarding the 6th grade trip to Washington, D.C. t .. Read More


Mums Available at HCMS
HCMS Publications class are taking orders for beautiful, colorful mums September 5 - 18.  The fall mum sale will feature an 8" pot for $ 5.00 and a 12" pot for $ 12.00.  Place your order for Mums with any newspaper/yearbook student or call the s .. Read More


HCMS Picture Make-Up Day
Make-up picture day at Halifax County Middle School will be Tuesday, October 7.  Students who were absent on picture day may have their picture taken during this time. Read More


HCMS Science Students Hold "Super Soap Density Lab"
Halifax County Middle School students in Mrs. Kelli Douglas' 7th grade science class formed hypotheses and carried out an investigation in order to answer the question "Does soap float?"   Students calculated the volume,
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HCMS Announces Picture Day
School pictures will be taken on September 5, 2014 during related arts classes.  Contact Sara McBride at 572-4100 if you have questions. Read More


HCMS Teachers Raise RIGOR in Instruction
HCMS teachers worked together to discuss the need and importance of rigor in developing questions needed to achieve well defined goals.  Teachers used rigor in creating an environment in which each student is expected to learn at high l .. Read More


HCMS Announces "End-of-Year Awards Assemblies!"
HCMS announces the following Award Assemblies:
      6th Grade Assembly - May 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. 
      7th Grade Assembly - May 29, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. 
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HCMS Holds Its 2nd Saturday "Math SOL Review/Fun Day!"
HCMS faculty and staff held its 2nd Saturday "Math SOL Review/Fun Day" on May 10.  Students attended Saturday sessions to further prepare for upcoming Algebra I, Math 6, 7, and 8 standard of learning tests. Approximately 80 faculty, staff a .. Read More


HCMS Saturday SOL Review/Fun Day A Blast!!!
HCMS students prepared on Saturday for upcoming SOL Reading tests - and what a successful day it was! Approximately 80 students spent from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon preparing for the Reading SOL to be given the week of May 5. Teachers worked with stude .. Read More


HCMS Announces "Saturday SOL Review/Fun Days!"
Need extra help with SOLs?  What do you think about joining others for a "Saturday SOL Review/Fun Day?" Halifax County Middle School will sponsor "Saturday SOL Review/Fun Days" on May 3, May 10 and May 17. "Saturday SOL Review D .. Read More