HCS Superintendent & BOE 2016-2017

Press Release

The “Pack the Bus” Drive for Edgecombe County Schools was a huge success!  Halifax Community donated over $10,000 worth of supplies and clothing to assist relief efforts for the Town of Princeville and Edgecombe County.  I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for your generous contribution. 

Way to go, Team Halifax!

Dr. Cunningham​

Message from Dr. Eric Cunningham, Superintendent of Halifax County Schools
I am pleased that Halifax County Schools is no longer considered a low performing district, and I would like to commend former superintendent, Dr. Elease Frederick, and her leadership team for moving the district forward.  At the same time, I recognize there is much work to do and continuous improvement is my focus.  I look forward to seeing the students of Halifax County Schools progress academically, and I embrace the work that it takes to continue our upward progression.

Halifax County Schools 2016-2017 Evaluation

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Back to School Rally
August 18, 2016
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Retiree Job Fair/SE Beautification Project
August 13, 2016
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HCS Board Retreat
August 3-4, 2016
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Halifax County Schools is recommended for 

District-Wide AdvancED (SACS) Accreditation!!! 


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National School Nutrition Employee Week - May 2-6, 2016

School Nutrition Employee Week is the perfect opportunity to recognize our hardworking professionals in school cafeterias across the County. The National School Nutrition Association has designated this week to remind everyone that school nutrition employees are superheroes that deserve recognition.

All week long, we will take this opportunity to thank the hardworking school nutrition professionals who work hard to make our kids, our schools and our community healthier.

It’s about more than making and serving meals-school nutrition is a balancing act; strict nutrition guidelines, challenging budgets, making meals our students love, and navigating student allergies-these are just a few of the daily considerations of our “average” school nutrition superhero!

Nutritious meals at school are an essential part of the school day; and the staff of the Halifax County Schools Nutrition Department is committed to providing healthful, nutritious meals to our children. The women and men who prepare and serve school meals help nurture our children through daily interaction and support, and help them to become successful students and healthy citizens- “you can’t teach a hungry child”.  

Mission Statement
Halifax County Schools is committed to providing appropriate educational programs that will allow all students to achieve at a high level of success. We hold 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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Seeking Input - Federal Programs

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 2016-2017 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 by June 30, 2017For more information, call Mrs. Tyrana B. Battle at (252)-583-5111 or email her at battlet@halifax.k12.nc.us.



Tonya Hedgepeth~Teacher of the Year 2014-2015Jacqueline Williams~2015 Principal of the Year

Tonya Hedgepeth~Teacher of the Year 2015-2016

Jacqueline Williams~2015 Principal of the Year