With support from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the Halifax County Public Health System will expand a program aimed at decreasing obesity by encouraging physical activity and healthy eating within the county’s three school districts.
Goodwill Community Foundation donated $22,372 to Halifax County Schools to purchase and house commercial washers and dryers at all 10 schools in the district.
Halifax County Schools students will attend school on the following dates to make up for days missed due to last week's inclement weather:
Throughout the fall, students in the Halifax County School System have been offered locally grown collard greens on the lunch line.
A supplemental tax for Halifax County Schools passed this evening, according to unofficial returns.
Pack the Bus, an initiative by Halifax County Schools, delivered more than $10,000 worth of clothing and supplies to Edgecombe County Schools, one of the areas hit hard by Hurricane Matthew.
There is fresh blood pumping in the Halifax County School system.
Halifax County Schools has been granted AdvancED School System Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission.
The Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference is one of the groups leading a push for a supplemental school tax which its administration believes will provide equitable funding for the Halifax County School system.
Supporters of a supplemental school tax for the Halifax County School system say those leading an effort to fight the measure, which will be on the November 8 ballot, have misrepresented how much would be requested should the referendum pass.