Haleyville City Schools

School nurses to serve as 9-1-1 Festival/Alumni Parade grand marshals


Haleyville City Schools Nurses, from l-r: Jamie Tucker, Cindy Defoor and Paige Hooker, will serve as the grand marshals for this year’s 9-1-1 Festival/Alumni Parade. (Courtesy photo)
HALEYVILLE - Those on the front lines at Haleyville City Schools--who are being hailed among the many heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic--will be featured as grand marshals of this year’s 9-1-1 Festival/Haleyville High School Alumni parade on Saturday, June 5.

Haleyville City Schools returning to 5-day week for students April 5

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville City Schools has announced that beginning the week of April 5, students will be in class five days a week, eliminating the virtual day of learning on Wednesdays each week.

Best practices in social distancing, hand washing and sanitation of buildings on campus will continue, according to school officials.

The Alabamian will have much more on this decision in the March 24, edition of the paper, as well as updates here on our website.

Projects lined up for HCS


The visitor’s side concession stand and restrooms at Haleyville High School’s football stadium may soon be replaced with a larger multi-purpose building. This is one of several capital improvement projects being discussed for the school system.
HALEYVILLE - Although Haleyville City Schools has several building projects in the works and also has decisions pending regarding hires, officials assure that projects are being done one-at-a time and decisions are being made regarding the financial best interest of the system as a whole.

HALEYVILLE City Schools continue virtual on Friday; sub-regional basketball games moved to Friday night

Due to  road conditions resulting from snow and ice this week, all Haleyville City Schools will  continue to be virtual on Friday, Feb 19, according to Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland.  Governor Kay Ivey  has declared a State of Emergency, so school systems are allowed to take virtual days during inclement weather. The high school varsity boys sub-regional basketball game has been moved to Friday, 6 p.m. at home, with the varsity girls playing Friday night at Good Hope. “Please be careful on the ice. Student safety is our top priority,” Dr Sutherland said.

Concerns raised over school events


Haleyville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland responds to concerns raised regarding crowds at school-sponsored events..
HALEYVILLE - Safety concerns relating to crowds gathering at certain events sponsored by Haleyville City Schools have been brought into question, in sight of the ever-present COVID-19 pandemic that is resulting in deaths of community residents, and students and faculty members being quarantined.

Vaccinations now available for educators


HCS Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland receives her COVID-19 vaccination from a health official on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville.
HALEYVILLE - Just a few days after COVID-19 vaccinations became available to those ages 75 and older--along with previously first responders and medical officials--educators are now being administered the vaccine.

Haleyville City Schools students to be virtual Monday due to winter weather threat

HALEYVILLE - Due to the potential for winter weather early in the morning, HCS students will be virtual on Monday, January 11th, 2021, according to Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland.
If you do not have a device or internet capabilities, we will work with students this week on any missed assignments.

All employees will report at 10:00 am. We will assess roads prior to 10 and make changes as necessary. Once again, all HCS students will be virtual Monday and will not be on campus.
Student safety is our top priority.