Current Announcements

Ahoy Matey! Bookaneer Book Fair: Where Books Are the Treasure!

Mark your calendars now, so you won't miss our Scholastic Book Fair.  The dates are September 23, 2016 through September 30, 2016.  The Book Fair will be open from 7:45 am until 5:00 pm each school day (not weekends).  The regular library schedule will be followed to give every student an equal opportunity to enjoy the Book Fair.  Parents are welcome to stop by between 7:45 and 9:00 in the mornings, and 2:40 and 5:00 in the afternoons to shop.  The Book Fair is also online, which will be open from September 23 through October 13, 2016.  Orders placed online will be shipped to the school and distributed to the students' classrooms.

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News Through The Year

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]


We're All A-Flutter In Kindergarten!
South Boston Elementary School Kindergarteners have been learning about the life cycle of many different things, one of them being a butterfly.  The students had the chance to experience in their classroom the changes a butterfly makes.  Startin .. [Read More]


SBES 4th Graders Research Virginia's Most Important People
The 4th grade students at South Boston Elementary School designed, researched, and identified Virginia's Most Important People.  The people are identified in the SOLs and curriculum guide.  The students worked in groups in each Virginia Studies .. [Read More]


SBES Special Olympics Bowlers
Several South Boston Elementary School students recently participated in the Special Olympics Bowling event at the World of Sports. Students are shown proudly wearing the award ribbons they received from their teachers. [Read More]


SBES Celebrated Read Across America
South Boston Elementary School celebrated Read Across America honoring the March 2nd birthday of Dr. Seuss with fun Seuss props and a final Reading is Fundamental (RIF) book selection.  Thank you Dollar General for funding RIF for our school and than .. [Read More]


Getting "SMART" in Kindergarten at SBES
Students in Mrs. Grant's kindergarten class at South Boston Elementary School have been getting "SMART" with their new SMARTBoard games that were purchased with money from the 2015-2016 Teachers Mini-Grant.  Students have been playing phonics games, .. [Read More]


Jamestown Outreach Foundation Comes to SBES
Fourth grade students at South Boston Elementary School enjoyed a classroom program from the Jamestown Outreach Foundation, "Life at Jamestown".  Students explored replicas of colonial clothing, tools, trade materials, and food. They discussed the im .. [Read More]