Haleyville City Schools

Rumors untrue

HALEYVILLE - The Alabamian has determined that rumors about the drug fentanyl having caused a poisoning at Haleyville City Schools are false, having checked with Police Chief Rodney Lewis.

Lewis explained that the police department responded to a 13-year-old experiencing a drug overdose, but the incident did not involve fentanyl, nor did the incident occur on a school campus or at any school-related activity or function.

Haleyville City Schools superintendent contract renewed


Haleyville School Board President Chad Tidwell cast the only no vote toward renewing HCS Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland’s contract for the next three years.
HALEYVILLE - The contract renewal for Haleyville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland has been approved on a 4-1 vote by the board of education, four months before the board was required to notify the superintendent of the renewal.

Haleyville City Schools raises the bar for new school year


At the Friday, Aug. 5, Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce meeting, a motivational talk was given to provide a big boost for the start of the new year for Haleyville City Schools. From left, Chamber President Mike Evans; HHS Football Coach and Athletic Director Bo Culver, Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland and State Representative Tracy Estes.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville City Schools is greeting a new school year starting today, Wednesday, Aug. 10, with a renewed sense of enthusiasm by raising the bar even higher.

Haleyville Schools Child Nutrition Program, open to all children, starts July 5

HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville City Schools Child Nutrition Program is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge, starting Tuesday, July 5. With the exception of the first day, the program will be available Monday - Thursday until July 21. Meals will be provided at Haleyville High School Cafeteria, 2001 20th Street, Haleyville. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and lunch from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on July 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20 and 21.

Haleyville City Schools Art Expo Nov. 2


From left, Haleyville High School Art Teacher Claire Frazier, artist and student Ping Church and Candy Garner, STEAM coordinator for Haleyville City Schools, show some of the art drawn by Church, who has submitted multiple works for the art expo.
HALEYVILLE - The third art expo, raising funds for the STEAM initiative at Haleyville City Schools, is back after a year’s hiatus due to Covid, rebounding in a big way.

Haleyville City Schools partners with local grocers to shore up food supply amid nationwide shortages


Emma Anne Hallman, director of the child nutrition program at Haleyville City Schools, shows the three rented coolers that are being used to store perishable items for each school on campus.
HALEYVILLE - Educators are fearing that food shortages at school cafeterias, caused by a lack of workers in distribution warehouses and truck drivers transporting goods, may only be the beginning, with the worst yet to come.

Military voting begins for Nov. 9, special election


Winston County Probate Judge Sheila Moore holds up a sample ballot for the Nov. 9, election.
WINSTON COUNTY - The process of absentee voting for military personnel started today in preparation for the Nov. 9, special election, which will ask voters to decide whether to renew five mills of property tax benefiting both Winston County and Haleyville City school systems.

Special election November 9

WINSTON COUNTY - A resolution passed by the Winston County Commission Monday morning, Aug. 9, means renewing five mills of property tax benefiting both Haleyville City and Winston County schools will now go before county voters to decide in a special election Tuesday, Nov. 9.