Haleyville Board of Education

Increased need for special education services a concern as Haleyville BOE passes budget

HALEYVILLE - The high rate that students requiring specialized instruction is increasing at Haleyville City Schools does not equal the amount of funding required, as school officials have reached out for financial assistance from their state legislators on the matter.

Additional principal for Haleyville Elementary proposed

HCS Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland talks to the board in a work session about the proposal of hiring a new assistant principal at the elementary school, to work with current administrators. From left, board members Brian Vickery, Beth McAlpine, Donna Jones, Chad Tidwell, Boo Haughton and Chief School Financial Officer Candy Marbutt.
HALEYVILLE - As personnel adjustments are being made over the next month at Haleyville City Schools, the idea for an additional elementary assistant principal to work with the existing principals has been brought to the table for discussion.

Need for virtual school days debated by Haleyville School Board

Haleyville Board of Education member Beth McAlpine, seated third from left, noted that students are not benefitting from virtual days. She is shown seated among fellow board members at a recent meeting. From left, Boo Haughton, Kris Burleson, McAlpine, Donna Jones, Board President Chad Tidwell and Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland.
HALEYVILLE - Differing viewpoints were shared between a member of the Haleyville Board of Education and administrators at Haleyville City Schools, as to why virtual days are still needed and being included in the 2023-2024 school calendar.

Haughton, Vickery win Haleyville School Board election

HALEYVILLE - A familiar face and a newcomer will be joining the Haleyville Board of Education.

Christopher "Boo" Haughton was overwhelmingly elected to Place 2 on the Haleyville School Board, defeating Valeria Taylor.  Haughton has served on the school board in the past.

Brian "Thumper" Vickery has defeated incumbent Kris Burleson for Place 4 on the school board.  


Qualifying ends for Haleyville Board of Education election

HALEYVILLE - Qualifying ended Tuesday, May 24, at 5 p.m. for the three places on the Haleyville Board of Education that will be up for election July 12.

For Place 2, candidates who qualified are Boo Haughton and Valeria Taylor.  This seat has been open since Barry Burleson resigned last year.

For Place 4, incumbent Kris Burleson will face Brian Vickery.

For Place 5, incumbent Donna Jones is the only one who qualified.


Haleyville BOE seeks guidance on how to fill vacancy

The Haleyville Board of Education listens to advice from Mayor Ken Sunseri during a recent work session. Board members from left, Kris Burleson, Chad Tidwell, Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland, members Beth McAlpine, President Donna Jones and Chief School Financial Officer Candy Marbutt.
HALEYVILLE - Members of the Haleyville Board of Education had questions for Mayor Ken Sunseri, a special guest at their Nov. 8, work session, about the steps that should be followed to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Barry Burleson.