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

Sinai December RIF Distribution

Sinai Elementary held its second RIF distribution of the year on December 14-16.  The theme was “Reading is a Sweet Treat.” Students enjoyed holiday stories and activities along with a candy cane and a free book.  Sinai Elementary is grat

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Sinai PreK Winter Wonderland
It was a Winter Wonderland parent workshop where the pre-K students and parents experienced the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the holiday season while creating memories together.  This workshop was made possible by the Halifax Education .. [Read More]


Sinai Winter Concert

Sinai second and third graders presented their winter concert, A Christmas Story, on December 13 for the PTO meeting.  A large number of people attended the program of traditional Christmas carols directed by Tim Knowlson.

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Scholastic Book Fair at Sinai Elementary

Sinai Elementary recently held a Holiday Book Fair.  Shown above are some of the students and faculty who enjoyed shopping at the fair.

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Contraction Surgery at Sinai
Isn't it great to be a doctor for the day?  First Graders at Sinai Elementary were doctors for the day when they performed contraction surgery!  Student's surgically removed letters and added apostrophes to build contractions. [Read More]


Sinai First Graders Make Apple Cider
Sinai Elementary first graders recently participated in making apple cider.  Tom and Wilma West of Stony Ridge Farm, Mel Stevens, Dabo Owen and Larry Giordano treated the students to an apple cider making demonstration.  Students talked about ha .. [Read More]


Halifax Police Officer Florence Visits Sinai
Second grade students at Sinai Elementary recently completed their Journeys unit on Officer Buckle and Gloria.  As you may know Officer Buckle travels to schools in his area to give students safety tips and he has the help of a very special dog named .. [Read More]


Sinai Kindergarten Enjoyed Elf Jr!
The Kindergarten students at Sinai Elementary School recently enjoyed a live performance of Elf, Jr. at The Prizery in South Boston. This fun experience was funded by a mini grant obtained through the Halifax Education Foundation.  A wonderful time w .. [Read More]


Old School Car Club Donates Thanksgiving Dinner to Sinai

Old School Car Club donated Thanksgiving dinner for multiple families at Sinai Elementary School.  Pictured are Dale Miller and Henry Medley with Sinai Elementary principal, Dawn Miller.  Other members of the club include Jack Littlefield, Er

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Sinai Elementary Scholastic Book Fair
Sinai Elementary will host it's online Scholastic Book Fair  November 18th-December 8th.  Parents may log on at to access the online book fa .. [Read More]