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Halifax makes the grade half of the time with passing rates, but dropoffs outnumber gains
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Halifax County’s unemployment rate jumped from 8.3 percent in June to 8.8 percent in July. Over 900 people left the labor force, which numbered 15,974 in June, but fell to…
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A quick, athletic Jefferson Forest squad proved too potent offensively for the Halifax County High School varsity football squad Friday night, speeding past the Comets, 50-30, in South Boston.
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New assistant principals, teachers assigned
SoVaNow.com / June 27, 2013New principal and teacher assignments were announced by the Halifax County School Board following a closed session on Monday evening. The changes were approved on a 7-0 vote, with ED-6 trustee Fay Satterfield absent from the meeting.
Two assistant principals were named at Halifax County High School: Martha Chandler, at a salary of $59,005, and Dawn Miller, at a $48,006 salary. Halifax County Middle School will get two new assistant principals: Latonia Hutcheson, at a salary of $53,742, and Magie Wilkerson, $48,712.
Four teachers were appointed, each drawing a $36,976 annual salary. They are Devin Dillow, a teacher at Cluster Springs Elementary, and Katie Nelson, Melinda Hupp and Sarah Hughes, all teachers at South Boston Elementary.
Stephanie Watts, associate principal at Cluster Springs Elementary, received a salary approval of $57,439 and Joyce Hill was changed to a ten-month contract employee as Central Office switchboard operator.
Stephanie Scott was appointed an elementary instructional secretary at a $28,391 salary, while Sherry Tucker was named cafeteria manager at Meadville Elementary.
Three teachers were transferred: Erica Grubbs from South Boston Elementary to Sinai Elementary; Dearrion Snead from Halifax County High School to Halifax County Middle School and Elizabeth Fowlkes from Sinai Elementary to Meadville Elementary.
The board also accepted the resignation of Halifax County High School Virginia and U.S. history teacher, William Lucas, effective June 5, 2013.
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