Address: 1011 Middle School Circle, South Boston, VA 24592
Email: fbruce@halifax.k12.va.us
Phone: (434) 572-4100
Fax: (434) 572-4106

Current Announcements

HCPS Educational Foundation Provide 7th Grade Science Students With Labs!

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Take a  Peek at Protists lab in Mrs. Stafford's 7th grade science class sponsored by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.  Students were able to view live protists such as: euglena, amoeba, paramecia, and hydra thanks to the generosity of the Foundation sponsors.


"7th Grade Science Students Experiment Live Lab Experiences!"

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Take a  Peek at Protists lab in Mrs. Stafford's 7th grade science class sponsored by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.  Students were able to view live protists such as: euglena, amoeba, paramecia, and hydra thanks to the generosity of the Foundation sponsors


"HCMS Awards Day - 2016"

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Awards Day 2016  -  "Congratulations 7th Grade Class!" 

Enjoy the memories ...... Have a great summer!


"HCMS Recognizes Retirees"

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HCMS faculty and staff ended the school year with a luncheon and recognition of retirees for the 2015-2016 school year.  Retiring teachers and staff members are Valerie Compton - Math 6 ; Kat Ott - English 6; Gwendolyn Ragland - athletics/8th grade administrative assistant and Hannah Vaughan - Sped English. Congratulations to all of them for the years of service.  Congratulations and enjoy life.


HCMS "Take A Peek At Protist" - Sponsored by HCPS Education Foundation

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Take a  Peek at Protists lab in Mrs. Stafford's 7th grade science class sponsored by the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.  Students were able to view live protists such as: euglena, amoeba, paramecia, and hydra thanks to the generosity of the Foundation sponsors


HCMS School Nurses Honored!

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School nurses are very important to the well being of our school and students.  We do not take their help and assistance for granted and would like to celebrate our school nurses, Mrs. Susan Bomar and Mrs. Renay Wilborn.  Halifax County Middle School students, administration and staff saluted the school nurses during morning announcements and later presented these great school nurses with flowers and a card to express appreciation for the medical care shown on a daily basis. Happy School Nurses Day - We appreciate all that you do!


"HCMS Recognizes Teacher of the Year!"

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Halifax County Middle School's "2016 Teacher of the Year" is Mrs. Julia Tomlinson Powell.  Mrs. Powell is a 6th grade guidance counselor. Mrs. Powell was presented a bouquet of flowers, a card and a gift certificate. Congratulations Mrs. Powell!


"Saturday School at HCMS is a Blast!"

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Approximately 90 students attended the special Saturday School event to polish their skills in math. Algebra I and II, and science. Students worked in small groups, participated in computer-learning programs and were offered tutoring and individualized instruction as they prepared for upcoming SOL tests.  Teachers and students were excited about the 9:00 a.m. Saturday sessions as they covered the objectives with determination and excitement.  After the instructional sessions, students were treated to a pizza lunch and game time. The next session will be held on Saturday, May 7 for Civics and Reading review.


"Retired Teachers Visit HCMS!"

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Retired teachers enjoyed the melodies of Halifax County Middle School chorus students at their annual Halifax County Retired Teachers Association on Tuesday, May 3.


"HCMS Holds Saturday School!"

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Saturday, April 30 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, students will have the opportunity to participate in math games, practices and tutoring sessions.  Following the math sessions, students will enjoy fun time and a pizza lunch.  All students may attend and sessions will be held for Math 6, 7 and Pre-algebra 8, Algebra I and II.  Come out and join the fun.


"HCMS Student Chosen for VA State Honors Choir!"

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Virginia Beach Bound!!!!!  Faith Roberts, a sixth grader, made the All American Middle School Choir.  She will represent Halifax County Middle School in Virginia Beach Thursday, April 28th and Friday, April 29th.  Congratulations and we wish you much luck from the middle school.  Halifax County Middle School faculty, staff and students are proud of you.  Faith is shown with her chorus teacher, Mr. Ben Woosley.


HCMS Announces Spring Concert

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The HCMS Spring Musical Concert for band and chorus students will be held on May 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Halifax County High School.  All are invited to attend.

 

News Through The Year

HCMS Announces End-Of-Year Promotion and Award Assemblies"
8th Grade Promotion Assembly - May 24, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. 
7th Grade Awards Assembly - May 25, 2016 - 1:00 p.m. 
6th Grade Awards Assembly - May 26 - 9:00 a.m.  .. Read More

 

HCMS Chorus Presents for Halifax County Retired Teachers
The Halifax County Middle School chorus under the direction of Mr. Ben Woosley presented a melody of selections for the Halifax County Retired Teachers Association meeting and luncheon.  Chorus and band students will present their Spring Concert on T .. Read More

 

French and Spanish Students Attend Cafe'
Students in Mrs. Camp's and Ms. Chinchilla's French and Spanish classes participated in a classroom designed Cafe' where they enjoyed French chocolate eclairs, taquitos, salsas, and dips. Teachers and students prepared for this hands-o .. Read More

 

HCMS Recognizes Honor Scholars
Students from grades 6, 7 and 8 were chosen to receive the dollar-scholar drawing held by the SCA.  Pictured are student winners along with Principal Faye Bruce and SCA sponsor Gloria Coles. Read More

 

HCMS Announces PTO Fundraiser Winners!
The following HCMS students were topsellers of the PTO Nestle Bar Fundraiser.  Top sellers received $50.00 and runner-ups received $25.00  Pictured are PTO President Mrs. Sheagley, Trinity Kirby, Trevor Pope, Jaime Elliott, Kayla Brown, Kyle Are .. Read More

 

HCMS Sunshine Bullying Club
The Halifax County Middle School Sunshine Club met to capture the highlights of the organization's first year. Students, sponsors and parents enjoyed the evening with fun, club discussion and a cookout.   .. Read More

 

HCMS - "Pinwheels for Prevention!"
To celebrate April as Child Abuse Prevention month, the South Boston Halifax-Junior Woman’s Club GFWC, the Halifax County Department of Social Services, Choices 180, Southside Community Services, Healthy Families, along with the Halifax C .. Read More

 

FFA State Officers Present At HCMS FFA Meeting
Chandler Vaughan, Virginia State FFA President, and Cayla Mutschler, Virginia State FFA Vice President, visited the Halifax County Middle School Agriculture Department on Thursday, March 24th.  They led students in fun leadership activities and gave .. Read More

 

HCMS FFA Members Participate in Team Building Activities
Chandler Vaughan, Virginia State FFA President, and Cayla Mutschler, Virginia State FFA Vice President, led students in fun leadership activities and gave everyone an exciting description of the opportunities available through the FFA.  
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HCMS Starts After-School Program
HCMS will begin its After-School Program on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.  Tutoring, enrichment and academic sessions will be held in all core classes (Civics, English, Science and Math), in addition to practice sessions for the upcoming SOL tests. & .. Read More