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

SBES Receives Gift of Reading
Students at South Boston Elementary School extend their holiday gratitude to Dollar General and RIF (Reading Is Fundamental) for helping them kick off the holiday season with their 2nd RIF book of the 2016-2017 school year.  The gift of reading is th .. [Read More]


"Every Kid Votes" at SBES
When the students of South Boston Elementary entered their school on Tuesday, November 1st, they couldn't believe their eyes!  Their school had been magically transformed to represent the Red, White & Blue in full force where the "Every Kid Votes .. [Read More]


SBES Spirit Day
Jack-o-lanterns lighting up 2nd grade for SBES Orange & Black Spirit Day. Happy Halloween! [Read More]


SBES Tout the Teacher Winner
Mrs. Heather Snead is shown accepting her prize for winning the "Tout the Teacher" contest.  She is accepting her gift from Delegate James Edmonds. Congratulations Mrs. Snead! [Read More]


SBES Book Fair Soars to Success!
With a gracious donation from the SBES PTO in the amount of $300, Mr. Vaiden, our school Librarian, reached his goal of $9000.00 in Scholastic book fair sales.  Of the $9011.31 in total sales, our school will receive 50%, which is $4505.56 in Sc .. [Read More]


Crazy About Apples
Students in Mrs. Grant's kindergarten class at South Boston Elementary completed their apple unit on Friday,September 30th.  All week long, the class used apples in their instruction from story sequencing and discussion, to patterns, graphing, life c .. [Read More]


SBES Diversity Crayon Activity
Mrs. Jones' 2nd grade class at South Boston Elementary had a colorful time studying diversity with the story "The Crayon Box That Talked" by Shane DeRolf.  "This is a book about a box of crayons that do not get along with each other.  In the sto .. [Read More]


SBES First Graders Are "Bugging Into Science" With Live Insects
Thanks to a generous grant from Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation, first graders at South Boston Elementary are witnessing the live metamorphosis of butterflies and ladybugs. [Read More]


SBES Second Grade Has Fun With Math
Second grade students at South Boston Elementary School had the opportunity to build math concepts in a fun and engaging manner using math manipulatives.  Students were actively engaged as they explored measurement, money, time, place value, and frac .. [Read More]


"Eggs"travagant Learning "Eggs"perience
Mrs. Rich's kindergarteners have been learning about the life cycle of many different things, including chicks.  The students had the chance to experience in the classroom the changes chicks and ducklings make.  They started them from eggs in an .. [Read More]