Halifax County School District Names New Superintendent for the 2016-2017 School Year!

Welcome Dr. Eric L. Cunningham!!!!!
Dr. Eric L. Cunningham Signs Contract

Dr Cunningham & T Battle

Dr. Eric L. Cunningham

New Super







Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!!!!
May 2- 6, 2016
Hard working Teachers 2016
Tell A Teacher "Thank You"!

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”.



Happy Administrative Assistant's Day
We appreciate & celebrate you today!!
HCS Administrative Assistants
HCS Administrative Assistant's Day
This team is Awesome!!!!!  Thanks so much for all that you do!!!



Dr Frederick's Retirement Celebration



NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey 

Congratulations
Halifax County School District
100% Complete!!!


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Halifax County Schools is recommended for 


District-Wide AdvancED (SACS) Accreditation!!! 



Congratulations Northwest Halifax & Southeast Halifax

Graduating Class of 2015!!!
(click on the above link for slideshow)


Central Office

Halifax County School District BOE Goals

HCS Board Goals

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.


Recent News

NC State University 
announces
 Summer Engineering Camps 2016
Rising 3-12 Graders
for additional information click the link below


http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/theengineeringplace/summerprograms/

Halifax County Schools 

"Excellence in Education" 
Education Foundation Grant Winners
2015-2016

Excellence in Education Grant Winners 2015-2016

Teacher/Teacher Assistant School Grant Title
Pamela Hale Dawson @ SNP  Science in the Classroom
Stephanie B. Williams Pittman  Strengthening Our Cores:  All Muscles in Motion
Christal Pittard Everetts  Fun, Fast and Fabulous
Monica Brown Hollister  Meeting Common Core with Informational Text
Anita Hewlin Hollister  Rocking Out with Numbers
Angela Horton Hollister  Tick Tock, It's Time to use the Blocks!
Jacqueline Ruffin-Pittman Northwest  Ready for Test Day!
Melessa Garvey Hollister  Spot Light on Literacy
Jennifer Taylor Dawson @ SNP  The Leader in Me
Claytea Richardson Hollister  Empowering Reading through Vocabulary
Kitty Bryant Hollister  Working on Vocabulary
Carolyn Williams (TA) Hollister  Writing For Success
Christine Bunn Hollister  Bring Math Concepts to Life
 Valetia Beckford Hollister  Leap into Literacy
Lisa Whitley Dawson @ SNP  You Go Girl Club

Halifax County Schools Improvement Plan for Low Performing District & Schools 2015-2016

Halifax County Schools District Strategic Plan 2015-2018 (Draft)


The Low Performing District Plan gives public stakeholders an opportunity to provide input on the strategies used by our district to support teaching and learning.  The plan supports a cross-sectional approach to provide all schools with the necessary supports to reach grade level proficiency while also exceeding growth expectations.  
For more information, please contact Mrs. Tyrana Battle, Ed. S., Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for Halifax County Schools at (252) 583-5111.  Specific feedback regarding this plan should be sent to the following e-mail address:  battlet@halifax.k12.nc.us.

 Note:  To access these plans please click on the title links above 


CALLING ALL SENIORS....SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!!!!

The Center for Scholarship Administration has a list of scholarship opportunities!  Please check out the website for additional information at https://www.scholarshipprograms.org/

 
The State Employees' Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Program 2016

"People Helping People"
Deadline for returning the scholarship Recipient Information is May 6, 2016.
For additional information click here.

2016 Dr. Willie J. Gilchrist Scholarship
Deadline for submitting the application is May 16, 2016.
For additional information click here.


Classroom Teacher Positions Available

at SIG Schools:

Dawson Elementary School
Inborden Elementary School
Wm R Davie Middle School

$2,500.00 SIG Signing Bonus

For additional information contact
Mrs. Tyrana Battle, Assistant Superintendent 
battlet@halifax.k12.nc.us or 252. 583.5111 x 230


CALLING ALL HALIFAX COUNTY SCHOOL GRADUATES!

WE WANT TO KNOW WHERE YOU ARE...
Please complete a short survey at
http://goo.gl/forms/WF5XCZx5ZM
If you have any questions you can email us at
hcsgraduates@halifax.k12.nc.us


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 2015-2016 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, 2016For more information, call Mrs. Tyrana B. Battle at (252)-583-5111 or email her at battlet@halifax.k12.nc.us.

 

SSS

Jason Chen~Student of the Year 2014-2015Michele English~Employee of the Year 2014-2015Tonya Hedgepeth~Teacher of the Year 2014-2015Jacqueline Williams~2015 Principal of the YearRosalinda Pacheco~Student Of the Month~February 2016Bernadine Pittman~Employee Of the Month~February 2016

Jason Chen~Student of the Year 2014-2015

Michele English~Employee of the Year 2014-2015

Tonya Hedgepeth~Teacher of the Year 2015-2016

Jacqueline Williams~2015 Principal of the Year

Rosalinda Pacheco~Student Of the Month~February 2016

Bernadine Pittman~Employee Of the Month~February 2016