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

  • 08/09/2018 - 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
    Christie FinleyInterim Superintendent

    The Huntsville City Board of Education met in the boardroom on the above date at 5:30 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 Interim Superintendent, Ms. Christie Finley; 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. Sophia DeLonge and Jorja Thompson from Challenger Elementary School led the Pledge of Allegiance. 

    There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

    • MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION
    • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
    • WORK SESSION
      • BIDS:
        • NEW BID #18-063 - CNP Ice Cream
        • Bid #18-064 - Striping and Sealing of Parking Lots - Renewal of Bid #17-081
        • Bid #18-065 - HVAC Filter Maintenance - Renewal of Bid #16-074
      • Instructional and Attendance Update
      • School Liaison Presentation
      • Professional Development, National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) and Mentoring Program Update
      • Consent Order Progress Report
      • Financial Update May and June 2018
      • Audit Report
    • SPECIAL SESSION
      • Human Resources Report

        The Interim Superintendent recommended approval of the Human Resources Report.

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

        The Interim Superintendent recommended approval of the Professional Services Report.

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

        MOTION MADE BY MS. PAM HILL:

        I would like to make a motion that the board extend the application period for the Superintendent Search to Friday, August 24, 2018 and advertise the opening nationally. The motion was seconded by Ms. Watkins. 

        VOTE: Ms. Hill and Ms. Watkins - yes. Mr. McGinnis, Ms. Wilder and Ms. Ferrell voted no. The motion failed by a 3-2 vote.

        There was a discussion to determine the next steps in the process.

        Ms. Hill moved that the Board not hold interviews and name Christie Finley as Superintendent. The motion was seconded by Mr. McGinnis.

        VOTE: Ms. Ferrell, Ms. Watkins, Ms. Wilder and Mr. McGinnis voted yes, Ms. Hill voted no. The motion passed by a 4-1 vote.

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