Address: 1011 Sydnor Jennings Road, Nathalie, VA 24577
Phone: (434) 349-1013
Fax: (434) 349-1076

Current Announcements

Orientation Session for New Elementary Gifted Program Students

The gifted staff invites parents and students to attend an orientation session on Thursday, September 3, 2015.  The meeting will be held in the Halifax County High School Library at 5:30 p.m.  The purpose of the meeting is to familiarize parents and students with the gifted program, curriculum, and upcoming activities.

2015-2016 School Supplies

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Click here to view the 2015-2016 lists for school supplies. 


News Through The Year

Dan River Baptist Association Donates Books to Second Graders
The Dan River Baptist Association recently distributed hand made tote bags filled with seven books.  Every second grader at Clays Mill, Meadville, Scottsburg, Sinai, and Sydnor Jennings Elementary Schools received the donation. The Association a .. Read More


SJES Kindergarten Classes Receives Grant
The kindergarten students in Mrs. Cash's and Mrs. Laughorn's classes at Sydnor Jennings Elementary, enjoyed reading the Sight Word Readers that were purchased with a grant received from the Halifax County Public Education Foundation.  Students were a .. Read More


Game On! Playful Learning with Math Board Games @ SJES
Students had fun and were engaged in math as they played different math board games to practice problem solving and different math skills. Thanks is extended to the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation for the mini-grant that was used to pur .. Read More


Numeracy in a Bag at SJES
Students interacted with peers as they used math discourse and problem solving strategies to justify and debate their mathematical thinking while using Numeracy Centers in Bag Activities.  We would like to thank the Halifax County Public Schools Educ .. Read More


SJES 5th Graders Learn Archery During PE
Over the course of a three-week period, fifth grade students at SJES had the opportunity to participate in archery instruction under the guidance of PE teacher Phillip Saunders.  Students learned the proper stance of shooting, the 11 steps of shootin .. Read More


Literature and Legos With Little Learners
SJES students in PreK design vehicles after listening to the book Goodnight Goodnight, Construction Site during library class. Students had the opportunity to use their imagination and enjoyed creating their own construction site vehicle. Read More


SJES Students Get Into the Swing of Golf
4th and 5th grade students at SJES are staying active by learning the fundamentals of golf. Students have enjoyed fine tuning their golf club swing to see which suits them best. This golf experience has been a welcome change from traditional activities an .. Read More


North Halifax Fire Department Visit SJES Students
In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, firemen representing the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, made a visit to Sydnor Jennings Elementary School to discuss fire safety with students.  The firemen explained how the equipment on the fire tru .. Read More


SJES Gets Beautiful New Playground
SJES has been in need of a new playground for several years.  The determination and team work of a large group of people helped to make this dream become a reality.  We would like to thank our community, area churches and businesses, PTO, school .. Read More


Game On! Comet Cheerleaders Visit Sydnor Jennings
Halifax County High School Varsity and JV Cheerleaders visit students at Sydnor Jennings Elementary to kick off the SuccessMaker Program.  The Comet Cheerleaders performed stunts, cheered, and spoke to students regarding the importance of school and .. Read More