Haleyville

Haleyville City Schools pushes start date back to Aug. 12

Submitted by Shelly Hess on Wed, 07/15/2020 - 13:46
Breaking News Alert

HALEYVILLE - In an announcement Wednesday afternoon, July 15, Haleyville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland said that the first day of class for students has been pushed back from Thursday, Aug. 6, to Wednesday, Aug. 12.

The following is the statement Sutherland placed on the school system's Facebook page:

Special education records to be destroyed

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville City Schools will be destroying special education records for students that have been exited from  the system for at least five years.
Anyone wishing to claim these files must do so by calling Susan Riggs at 205-486-9231, extension 5,  between the hours of 7 am and 5 pm, Monday - Thursday. 
The tentative date of destruction is set for August 31, 2020.

 

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