Current Announcements

EGP Nominations
Screening for Halifax County Public Schools’ Elementary Gifted Program and for Honors classes for the 2017-2018 school year will begin in February.  Teachers, other school officials, community members, and parents may nominate students for screening. Nominated students should maintain honor roll or Principal’s Award all year, go above and beyond requirements on assignments, work well independently, and want additional work to keep him/her challenged.   Please contact your child’s homeroom teacher if you would like to initiate the referral process. The deadline for referral of students in grades K-10 is January 27, 2017.  Current EGP students do NOT have to go through screening for the Elementary Gifted Program or the Honors Program.  If you have any questions regarding screening for the Elementary Gifted Program, please contact the gifted specialist at your child’s elementary school. Questions regarding the Honors program at the Middle and High School levels should be directed to the guidance department at those schools.


News Through The Year

Basketball Challenge at Scottsburg Elementary
Excitement filled the gymnasium at Scottsburg Elementary before the winter break.  The fifth grade students, Chandler's Champs, challenged the teachers and Ms. Cowan's, Scottie Trotters,  to a game of basketball.  Mrs. C .. [Read More]


Students of the Month for December 2016 at Scottsburg Elementary

Congratulations to the students of the month for December.  At Scottsburg Elementary each class has a student of the month. The student is given a certificate, and it is posted outside the door for the entire month.  To be chosen for stu

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Scottsburg Elementary Students Help Victims from Hurricane Matthew

The students of Scottsburg Elementary recently paired up with God's Pit Crew, from Danville, Virginia, to help gather essential supplies for the residents that were victims of Hurricane Matthew. Several items were being asked for to fill Blessing Bucke

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A Special Visitor at Scottsburg Elementary
On Friday, December 16, students at Scottsburg Elementary were surprised to see a special visitor at their school.  Santa took time out of his busy schedule to welcome students as they arrived at school.  Everyone had a great time spen
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Third Grade SOL Night at Scottsburg Elementary
The third grade teachers at Scottsburg Elementary held an SOL night for the parents. The teachers discussed the expectations, reviewed released test questions, and answered questions the parents had regarding the SOL test. The SOL night was a huge success .. [Read More]


Parade of States - Presented by Scottsburg Elementary Fifth Grade
Students in Mrs. Blanks' fifth grade class studied about the different states in the United States.  Students chose a particular state and then completed a research paper.  The research paper included information on geography, famous people
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Scottsburg Elementary's Students of the Month for November 2016
Congratulations to the students of the month for November.  At Scottsburg Elementary, each class has a student of the month.The student is given a certificate, and it is posted outside of his or her door for the entire month.  To be chosen for s .. [Read More]


American Education Week at Scottsburg Elementary

During American Education Week, the faculty, staff, and students at Scottsburg Elementary had a great week.  To start the week, students were given different writing prompts to complete. Some of the topics included what they wanted to be whe

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Fifth Grade Students at Scottsburg Elementary Investigate Concepts of Light
Students in Ms. Howell's fifth grade science class have been investigating concepts of light.  Students created their own examples of objects that are transparent, translucent, and opaque.  They wrote them on post it notes and then sorted .. [Read More]


Disecting Reading Text Features at Scottsburg Elementary
At Scottsburg Elementary, Mrs. Conner's fourth grade reading classes conducted surgeries to remove text and graphic features from multiple informational texts and categorize them using t-charts.  
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