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News Through The Year

SBES First Graders Study Insects
First graders at South Boston Elementary received a mini grant from the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation to purchase ladybug, butterfly, and praying mantis kits.  The students observed these insects as they went through the growth c .. [Read More]

 

Spotlight on Patrick Henry
South Boston Elementary fourth grade students enjoyed learning about Patrick Henry this year thanks to a teacher mini grant from the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation. The "Spotlight on Patrick Henry, Voice of the American Revolution" gra .. [Read More]

 

Fourth Grade Experiences Life at Jamestown
South Boston Elementary fourth grade students enjoyed learning about Jamestown in Virginia Studies classes.  A teacher mini grant from the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation "Life at Jamestown- A Jamestown Outreach Program", brought a .. [Read More]

 

SBES Rekenreks Mini-grant
First grade students in Ms. Hollis's class at South Boston Elementary are shown working with Rekenreks, which were purchased with a mini-grant from the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.  Rekenreks help allow a visual representation .. [Read More]

 

SBES Attends Prizery Play
Kindergarten students from South Boston Elementary School went to see The Prizery's production of Honk,Jr! on March 21st and 22nd.  The students were able to attend the performance after receiving a mini-grant from the Halifax County Education Founda .. [Read More]

 

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]