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News Through The Year

Teach Like A Pirate
On Friday, February 10th, faculty members at South Boston Elementary learned how to Teach Like A Pirate as they continually strive to  increase student engagement, boost creativity, as well as transform as educators.  "Like pirating, teac .. [Read More]

 

Dental Awareness at SBES
Kindergarten students at South Boston Elementary had a special visitor to teach them about good dental hygiene and keeping a healthy smile.  Dentist Bridget Brown spoke to students about brushing their teeth twice a day for two minutes, flossing, and .. [Read More]

 

SBES Students Dissect 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 Students Design Playgrounds
Mrs. Jones' second grade class at South Boston Elementary read the story Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble in which a principal sold all of his ties to pay for a new school playground.  Students were instructed to design their own playground with .. [Read More]

 

Ready for a "Beary" Cold Swim!
South Boston Elementary is proud to have a group of 2 staff members, 1 student, and some family members going to the 2017 Special Olympics Virginia Polar Plunge.  On Saturday, February 4, this group will race into the surf at Virginia Beach to raise .. [Read More]

 

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]