Halifax County Schools mission is committed to providing appropriate educational programs that will allow all students to achieve at a high level of success. We hold the expectation that every student is a unique individual who can and will learn when provided with adequate time, effective teaching, and a positive learning environment.
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Halifax County Schools' District Newsletter

Board of Education Goals

Student Achievement
The Halifax County School District will drive accelerated achievement for all students to eliminate the achievement gap, with a focus on low performing schools, the well being of students, and professional development for teachers and other school personnel.

Fiscal Management
The Halifax County School District will ensure sound fiscal management through budgets and audits being in compliance with all governmental regulations and guidelines producing unqualified audits through internal audits; following a procedural manual for monthly, quarterly, and end of fiscal year audits.

Community Engagement
The Halifax County School District will use direct and indirect methods of communications to increase stakeholder awareness of factors that impact student achievement and ways to become involved in the educational process.

NEED TO KNOW

Halifax County Schools Seeks Input on Federal Funding

The Halifax County School District is in the process of preparing applications for federal funding in several areas of the school district programming.  Those areas include:  Title I Program Funds, School Improvement Funds, Title II Program Funds, Rural and Low Income Schools, Migrant Education Funds, Individuals with Disabilities Act, IDEA Part B, and federal funds for Career and Technical Education.  The applications describe how Halifax County proposes to use federal funds to impact student achievement for the 2013-2014 school year.  Interested stakeholders are invited to make comments and suggestions at the office of the Superintendent of Schools, 9525 Highway 301 South, Halifax, NC 27839.  For more information, call Mrs. Tyrana B. Battle at 252.583.5111 or email her at battlet@halifax.k12.nc.us.


The District is currently upgrading the homepage. If you have any suggestions to make it more user friendly and effective, please contact the Technology Department at (252) 583-5111

ATTENTION!!!!!


HCS SPECIAL OLYMPICS HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014 AND RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014 (RAIN DATE) DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER!!!!

PLEASE CONTACT DANIEL HARRIS @ 252.578.1348 WITH QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS!!!!


SEA SYSTEM SURVEYS STILL INCOMPLETE!

PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL TO ENSURE THAT ALL OF YOUR SEA SYSTEM SURVEYS ARE COMPLETE!  WE CURRENTLY HAVE PROGRESS REPORTS 1, 2, 3 & FINAL REPORTS STILL OPEN!  100% COMPLETION IS REQUIRED!

QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS:  PLEASE CONTACT MRS. M. TAYLOR-JONES, MRS. S. LOWE OR DR. ELEASE FREDERICK AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Halifax County Schools

Invitation to Bid Septic Tank Pumping Service

Halifax County Schools is inviting bids to provide septic tank pumping services for the 2014-2015 school year.  Please submit your bid in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Bid to provide septic tank pumping service”.

The bid must be received at the Halifax County Maintenance Department no later than 10 am on April 17, 2014.

For additional information please click on the link below

Septic Pumping Bid1.pdf

Halifax County Schools Child Nutrition Program
Currently accepting bids for Janitorial Cleaning Supplies, Chemicals and Dispensing Systems.  
Bids will be accepted until May 28, 2014 at 10:00am at which time they will be opened

Interested Vendors should contact:
Daniel Harris, Program Director
Halifax County Schools Child Nutrition Services
PO Box 468 Halifax, NC 27839
P
h: (252) 583-1309
e-mail: harrisd@halifax.k12.nc.us


Halifax County Schools would like to host your free summer feeding program. 
The purpose is to provide nutritious meals for children under the age of
18 to ensure they are receiving food when school is not in session. 
If you are interested in receiving free meals for your group or organization this summer please contact the Child Nutrition Program at (252) 583-1309 to complete an application. 


Halifax County School District

Announces

2014 Summer Camp Opportunities

North Carolina Wesleyan College partnering with North Carolina State University will be providing Engineering Camps to Elementary Students (rising 3rd, 4th & 5th graders); Middle School Students (rising 6th, 7th & 8th graders); and High School Students (rising 9th & 10th graders).  These camps will be held at the Gateway Technology Center on the campus of NC Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount NC.  The application can be found online at the following web address ( http://www.gatewaytechnologycenter.org/Default.htm ). 

All information must be completed and returned to NC Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount NC,
 no later than 5:00 pm on May 2, 2014.


Halifax County Schools' AIG Events 2014

District Spelling Bee
~April 1, 2014 @ William R Davie @ 5:30 pm
Elementary Battle of the Books~April 17, 2014 @ NC Agricultural Cooperative Extension Building/Halifax @ 8:30 am
Middle School Battle of the Books~April 30, 2014 @ Halifax County Public Library @ 8:30 am

For Additional Information Please Contact Mrs. Gloria Harris:  harrisg@da.halifax.k12.nc.us


March 2014 District Student of the Month
Mar’Quavious Hewlin
Pittman Elementary School

The Halifax County Board of Education recognized, Mar'Quavious Hewlin, a fifth-grader at Pittman Elementary School, at its April 8th meeting as the district's Student of the Month for March 2014. For more information, please click below:
SOM Mar14.doc
March 2014 District Employee of the Month
Will Price
Southeast Halifax High School Custodian
Mr. Will Price, the custodian at Southeast Halifax High School, was honored at the Board of Education's April 8 meeting for being the district's Employee of the Month for March 2014.
For more information, please click below:

EOM Mar14.doc
Halifax County Schools
2014 Teacher of the Year
Miriam Lecitona
Davie Middle School
Miriam Lecitona, a sixth-grade math teacher at William R. Davie Middle School, has been named Halifax County Schools’ 2014 Teacher of the Year.
Read more...


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Send an email to
homebase@halifax.k12.nc.us. 


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Important Resources

Title I/District Parental Involvement Policies 

NCSBA Policy Services
Policy Code:  1320/3560  Title I Parent Involvement 
Policy Code:  1310/4002  Parental Involvement



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