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

Current Announcements

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration is being conducted at all elementary schools, Friday, January 30, 2015 from 8 am to 6 pm. If you have a child who will be five years old by September 30, 2015, please register him or her at the elementary school in your school zone on Friday, January 30, 2015. You will need to bring your child’s birth certificate for registration. A physical examination and certain immunization shots are required before the first day of school. Physician’s forms will be distributed at registration.

Sodexo Survey for students of HCMS and HCHS

Sodexo has invited all students from HCMS and HCHS to share input on school lunches.  Please click here to complete a brief survey.  Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion. 

HCMS Recognizes Teachers for Mugs and Kisses Award!

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Halifax County Middle School faculty and staff recognized teachers who had received monthly recognition through the Horace Mann "Mugs and Kisses" award program.  Teachers receiving the awards were:  Marilyn Lee - Keyboarding teacher, Vicki Thomasson - English 6 teacher, Darlene Chappell - Paraprofessional,  John Deal - Science 7 teacher and Ashley Reaves - Math 8 teacher.  Teachers were presented certificates and a small gift of appreciation during their special holiday luncheon.  

HCMS Announces "ROAR" Sessions!

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HCMS faculty and staff will begin their 2nd semester ROAR sessions.  ROAR sessions will allow teachers and staff to "Reteach and Enrich" while making time for every student.  Students will get a chance to participate in peer tutoring, student engagement activities, hands-on games and strategies that allow for relationship building and student success.  ROAR sessions begin on January 12, 2015.  

"HCMS 6th Grade Class Receive Top Attendance Recognition!"

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Ms. Coles' 6th grade homeroom received the top attendance for the month of December.  Students had a class percentage of 98% for attendance during the month of December.  Congratulations to all students!

HCMS Math Night!

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Halifax County Middle School staff planned an informative and exciting Math Night on Thursday, October 30 for parents and students.  More than 150 parents and students attended to learn new SOL information and to become aware of the many strategies and tips needed for student success.  Teachers informed parents of ways they could assist their child in completing assignments.  Math games that could be used for family night were shared.  Everyone had a great fun-filled evening.  A hotdog supper was served with the fixings.  

6th Grade Math Students Find Probability

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6th grade students in Mrs. J. Crenshaw's math class collected data in finding the probability using Skittles.  Data was collected and compiled into a table.  Students were able to predict the specified outcome, collect and organize data, interpret graphs and communicate using probability terms.  


News Through The Year

"HCMS Faculty and Staff Highlights PBIS and Indistar Progress!"
Halifax County Middle School faculty and staff continues to work on positive behavior and academic support for all students within the school, implementing in areas including the classroom and non-classroom settings.  Ways to enhance the student .. Read More


HCMS Students vs. Faculty Basketball Games
Students showed lots of excitement as they attended the HCMS Faculty vs. Students basketball game. Students cheered as students, teachers and staff showcased their skills and talent before an excited group of 700 attendees or more.  The HCM .. Read More


Teachers Participate In Mc-Teachers' Night
Halifax County Middle School teachers participated in the community-wide "McTeachers' Night" held at the Centerville and Riverdale McDonalds.  Teachers worked at the restaurants serving up delicious meals to students and families to raise m .. Read More


HCMS Sponsors Faculty vs Students Basketball Game
Basketball action with the Halifax County Middle School faculty and staff competing against the Lions girls and boys basketball teams will be held on December 19.  Come out and see the faculty and staff and the student teams in action as they "s .. Read More


HCMS Benchmark Testing Dates
HCMS students will begin benchmark testing on December 8 - 12.  The testing schedule is as follows:
 -  December 8 - 7th and 8th Grade Science Benchmarks
 -  December 9 - 7th and 8th Grade Social Studies Benchmarks .. Read More


HCMS Students Donate To Community Project
Mrs. Kelli Douglas' seventh-grade homeroom donated 262 cans to the HCMS Student Council Association's annual canned food drive.  Canned goods will be donated to Serving Hope, a food pantry serving our community. The Student Council Association d
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HCMS Recognizes 7th Grade Highest Attendance
Students in Mrs. Sanford's homeroom were recognized for having the highest percentage of attendance (97%) for the month of November.  Congratulations to these students! Read More


HCMS Students Beautify for the Holidays!
Students were busy beautifying HCMS as many prepare for the winter break and upcoming holidays.  Students put trimmings on a beautiful white festive tree that can be seen as you enter the main office of the school. Red, white and blue trees are also .. Read More


HCMS Robotics Program Receives Grant
The Halifax County Middle School robotics program received a $5,500 grant from Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation.  HCMS robotics teacher Regan Priest accepted the donation from Mid-Atlantic Vice President Greg Lytz, accompanied by Steve .. Read More


HCMS Announces "Band and Chorus Holiday Concert"
The HCMS Music Department announces its "Band and Chorus Holiday Concert" to be held on Thursday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m., in the Halifax County High School auditorium.  All are invited! Read More