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.


News Through The Year

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


SBES Says Goodbye to Four Terrific Ladies
South Boston Elementary School said goodbye to four terrific ladies at a Luncheon on Friday, May 31, 2014.  The ladies who are retiring are taking with them a wealth of knowledge:  Ramona Elliott, Mattie Thrower, Teresa Noss and Nina Price (not .. Read More


SBES -- 4th Grade -- Perfect Attendance Recognized for the 2013-2014 School Year
South Boston Elementary School would like to recognize the following 4th grade students who managed to have Perfect Attendance all year long.  The following students were awarded certificates during a recent Awards program at SBES: &nb .. Read More


SBES -- 4th Grade -- As and Bs on Report Cards for the 2013-2014 School Year
South Boston Elementary School would like to recognize the following 4th grade students who worked extremely hard to earn As and Bs on their report cards all year long.  The following students earned certificates during a recent Awards prog .. Read More