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Spaulding donates bushhog to schools

South Boston News
SPAULDING EQUIPMENT DONATES MACHINERY TO EDUCATION FOUNDATION — Audrey Davidson, HCPSEF executive director; Lonnie Moore, Spaulding Equipment Company; Trina Vaughan, HCHS Pre-veterinarian instructor; Melanie Stanley, HCPS director of academies; Frank Lee, HCPSEF board of directors and Logan Young, HCPSEF president are shown accepting the gift.
Spaulding Equipment Company has presented the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation with a Massey-Ferguson tractor and a six-foot bushhog to be used by students at the Career & Technical Academy for Renewable Resources and Agricultural Sciences.

Chicken pox outbreak at CSES monitored

Health officials are monitoring an outbreak of chicken pox at Cluster Springs Elementary School, according to Dr. Charles Devine, director of the Halifax County Department of Health. Since Sept. 1, eight cases of the disease have been confirmed among students and adults who attend or work at the school.

Bonuses on the way for Halifax County school employees

Halifax County school employees will have to wait a little longer for federally-funded bonuses after the School Board on Monday night delayed final action on Superintendent of Schools Paul Stapleton’s recommendation to spend the $1.57 million stimulus money, recently awarded to Halifax County, to boost compensation of school employees.

Trustees reject VASS efficiency study

Halifax County School Board chool trustees on Monday night defeated a motion made by ED5 trustee Roger Long to negotiate a contract with members of VASS (Virginia Association of School Superintendents) to carry out a school review or efficiency study for the local school system. Long’s motion failed on a 5-3 vote.

Halifax County School Board delays vote on teacher bonuses

The Halifax County School Board on Monday night accepted Superintendent of Schools Paul Stapleton's recommendation to spend the $1.61 million stimulus money (recently awarded to Halifax County) on bonuses for school employees.

Bonuses sought for Halifax County school staff

Halifax County school employees may be in line for pay bonuses very soon under a recommendation that Superintendent of Schools Paul Stapleton will make to School Board members tonight. The School Board is slated to hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the Mary Bethune Complex second floor room.

Sinai receives $600,000 grant for after school/summer programs

South Boston News
Sinai Elementary School Principal Mike Wilborne, surrounded by teachers and School Superintendent Paul Stapleton and Elementary Supervisor Linda Owen, stood on his head after announcing that the school received a three-year grant in the amount of $600,000 to fund after-school summer school and special programs. (SOMcL photo)
Sinai Elementary School Principal Mike Wilborne was so excited about his big news on Thursday that he literally stood on his head.

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