Eleven Schools Temporarily Transitioning to Remote Learning

Eleven Huntsville City Schools will temporarily transition to remote learning on Thursday, Jan. 20 and Friday, Jan. 21. Students will return to campus on Monday, Jan. 24.  The district’s Preventative Measures Team worked collaboratively with the school’s leadership team to assess several factors before making the decision to transition to remote learning, including the number of positive COVID-19 cases and/or staffing availability.  For additional details, including a complete list of the schools affected, click the More Information button below.

Board Agendas

  • 03/02/2017 - 5:30PM - Work Session
    Annie Merts Center
    200 White Street

    Attendees:

    Voting MembersPosition
    Elisa FerrellChair
    Walker McGinnisCo-Chair
    Beth WilderBoard Member
    Michelle WatkinsBoard Member
    Pam HillBoard Member
    OtherPosition
    B.T. DrakeSuperintendent

    The Huntsville City Board of Education met in the boardroom on the above date at 5:32 p.m.

    Members present were the President, Ms. Elisa Ferrell; Vice-President, Mr. Walker McGinnis; Ms. Beth Wilder; Ms. Michelle Watkins and Ms. Pam Hill. A quorum was present. Also present were the Superintendent, Mr. B.T. Drake; School Board Attorney, Mr. J.R. Brooks; members of the central office staff; and interested citizens.

    The meeting was called to order by the President and the Moment of Silent Reflection was led by the President. The bio for the Pledge was read by Ms. Wilder. Sannera Heard, a 5th grader at Lakewood Elementary School led the Pledge of Allegiance.

    The motion to approve the celebrations and resolutions was made by Ms. Wilder, seconded by Ms. Hill, approved.

    There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

     

    • MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION
    • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Sannera Heard - Lakewood Elementary School
    • CELEBRATIONS/RESOLUTIONS
    • WORK SESSION
      • AdvancED Accreditation Timeline
      • Superintendent Contract
    • ACTION ITEMS
      • Approval of the February 16 and February 21, 2017 Minutes
      • CONSENT AGENDA

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Consent Agenda consisting of:

        Gifts to Schools

        CONSTRUCTION ITEM:

        Change Order #8 to Bailey Harris Construction for Jemison/McNair Jr. High School project; a deduction in the amount of $364,144.12

        Vote Motioned By: Walker McGinnis
        Vote Seconded By: Beth Wilder
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Pam Hill: Yea
        • CONSTRUCTION ITEM:
          • Change Order #8 - Bailey Harris Construction - Jemison High/McNair Jr. High project; a deduction in the amount of $364,144.12
        • Gifts to Schools
    • NEW BUSINESS
      • Human Resources Report

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Human Resources Report.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Walker McGinnis
        Michelle Watkins: Nay
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Pam Hill: Nay
      • Professional Services Agreement

        The Superintendent recommended approval of the Professional Services Agreement Report.

        Vote Motioned By: Beth Wilder
        Vote Seconded By: Walker McGinnis
        Michelle Watkins: Nay
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Yea
        Walker McGinnis: Yea
        Pam Hill: Nay
      • Superintendent Contract - NO VOTE, TABLED FOR SPEC. CALLED MTG. 3/6/2017

        The Chair recommends approval of the Superintendent Contract with Dr. Matthew Akin. The motion was made by Ms. Ferrell, seconded by Mr. McGinnis. After the discussion Ms. Watkins made the motion to table the approval of the superintendent contract and have a special called meeting at a later date. The motion was seconded by Ms. Hill. Ms. Watkins, Ms. Wilder and Ms. Hill voted yes, Mr. McGinnis and Ms. Ferrell voted no, the motion passed.

         

        Vote Motioned By: Michelle Watkins
        Vote Seconded By: Pam Hill
        Michelle Watkins: Yea
        Beth Wilder: Yea
        Elisa Ferrell: Nay
        Walker McGinnis: Nay
        Pam Hill: Yea
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