Address: 2320 Parker Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592
Phone: (434) 517-2620
Fax: (434) 517-2630

Current Announcements

Blue Comet 5K Run Walk

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The 6th Comet 5K/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, April 18th at the Halifax County High School Football Stadium. The Kids Fun Run will begin at 8:30 and the 5K will begin at 9:00. Payment for the run/walk will be taken the day of the race. If you have any questions, contact  Please click here to register for the event.

A group will join together on April 18th to not only support our Blue Comet Softball Team, but to support and remember our dear friend, Kim Bosiger. All proceeds from TEAM KIM t-shirts will go to the Kim Bosiger Scholarship Fund. There is a $15.00 minimum donation for TEAM KIM t-shirts.   Click here to join TEAM KIM and purchase a t-shirt to support Kim Bosiger's Scholarship Fund.  Let's show our love and support!  Please Call Gabby Bridgers 572-7001 or Rhonda Reaves 222-9315 if you have any questions about TEAM KIM.


News Through The Year

SBES First Graders Are All Hands with Hot Dots
Thanks to a generous grant from Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation, first graders at South Boston Elementary are reinforcing language arts and math skills using Hot Dots.  Pictured are students practicing math skills and getting immed .. Read More


SBES Receives RIF Donation
South Boston Elementary celebrated READ ACROSS AMERICA and Dr. Seuss' birthday on Monday, March 2, 2015.  Under the watchful eye of the Cat in the Hat, each student was able to select a new book to keep, thanks to the generosity of Dollar General and .. Read More


SBES Students Explore Owl Pellets
Thanks to the support of the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation, students in 3rd grade at South Boston Elementary had the opportunity to dissect owl pellets in order to further their knowledge of the food chain.  Students were activel .. Read More


SBES Celebrates 100th Day
On January 28th, all kindergarten students at South Boston Elementary School participated in a variety of activities based around the number 100 to celebrate the 100th day of school.  Students gathered in the pod to count to 100 by ones, fives, and t .. Read More


Freezin' for a Reason!
South Boston Elementary is proud to have a group of 4 students, 2 staff, and family members going to the 2015 Polar Plunge.  On Saturday, February 7, this group will race into the surf at Virginia Beach to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia an .. Read More


Hot Off the Press!
Meet the authors and illustrators of MATH IS EVERYWHERE AT SOUTH BOSTON ELEMENTARY.  Students in Mrs. Slagle's and Mrs. Ambrose's third grade math classes published a book!  Students interviewed teachers and office staff to gather .. Read More


Jamestown Outreach Program at SBES
Thanks to a mini-grant from the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc., South Boston Elementary School fourth grade students were able to enjoy Jamestown.  Colonial life was brought right into the classroom by the Jamestown Outreach .. Read More


SBES 4th Graders Visit Red Hill
Fourth grade students at South Boston Elementary School recently went on a field trip to Red Hill, the Patrick Henry National Memorial.  Students participated in hands-on experiences including weaving cloth, spinning wool, making pottery, working wit .. Read More


SBES Kindergarten Students Learn Fire Safety
Kindergarten students from South Boston Elementary School had a visit from the SBFD during Fire Safety and Prevention Week.  Students learned how to call 911 and what to do in case of a fire at home or school.  They all practiced learning and re .. Read More


SBES Receives Donation from Express Check Advance
South Boston Elementary School appreciates the support given to our students by Express Check Advance.  The local business donated school supplies for students in need.  They also donated gift bags and bottled water for all students on field day .. Read More