Department of Learning Supports

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The Department of Learning Supports covers secondary programs in Grades 6-8, 7-8, and 9-12 schools.

The mission of The Department of Learning Supports is to ensure all secondary students receive a rigorous, appropriate, and challenging course of instruction. Our focus is to facilitate the classroom in providing great instruction, for every student, in every class, every day. Our expectation is that all students will graduate from Huntsville City Schools will prepared for college and/or the workforce.

Learning Supports Goals:
  • Support the implementation of the district's secondary programs and curriculum
  • Provide support to administrators, teachers, and other staff in developing and following recognized best practices.
  • Identify and provide opportunities for staff professional development
  • Monitor the implementation of the district's secondary programs through various accountability measures
Important Documents:

Dr. Clarence Sutton
Deputy Superintendent of Learning Supports
Office: 256-428-6970
Location: HCS Annex

Summer Learning Academy
Middle Grades Summer Learning Academy

We would like to announce this year’s HCS Middle Grades Summer Learning Academy.  Invitation letters to attend the Summer Learning Academy will be sent home to parents/guardians from their student’s home school. The Summer Learning Academy is a free four-week middle grades summer program that focuses on reading, English, mathematics, science, and social studies. Classes will be in session, Monday through Thursday from 8:00am – 12:30 pm starting June 6 through June 30, 2022, at various middle schools. The goal is that students who enroll in this summer program will maintain or improve their academic skills in the core academic areas. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  Bus transportation will be provided; however, parents/guardians may transport their student.

HCS Middle Grades

Learning Academy Sites

Students enrolled at the following schools will attend The Learning Academy Site

AAA Middle School

AAA Middle School (Grades 6-8)

ASFL Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Williams Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Morris Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Chapman Middle School

Chapman Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Hampton Cove Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Huntsville Jr. High School (Grades 7 & 8)

McNair Jr. High School

McNair Jr. High School (Grades 7 & 8)

Morris Middle School

Morris Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Whitesburg Middle School

Whitesburg Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Challenger Middle School (Grades 6-8)

 

Summer Learning Academy: 6th Grade at K-6 Schools

Learning Academy Sites

Students enrolled at the following schools will attend The Learning Academy Site

Lakewood Elementary School 

Highlands Elementary School (Current 6th Graders)

Dawson Elementary School (Current 6th Graders)

Sonnie Hereford Elementary School (Current 6th Graders)

Whitesburg Middle School

Jones Valley Elementary School (Current 6th Graders)

Monte Sano Elementary School (Current 6th Graders)

Blossomwood Elementary School (Current 6th Graders)

Sonnie Hereford Elementary School

Sonnie Hereford Elementary School (Current 6th Graders)

Registration:

An invitation letter will also be sent home from the schools inviting students to attend the Summer Learning Academy to work on grade level standards. Please contact your student's school for registration procedures.

If you have any questions, please contact Antoinette Parker at Antoinette.Parker@hsv-k12.org

High School Summer Learning Academy

We would like to invite students to participate in this year’s HCS High School Summer Learning Academy.  The Summer Learning Academy is a free four-week high school summer program that focuses on ACT (English, reading, writing, mathematics, and science) and enrichment activities. The goal is for SLA students to maintain or improve their academic skills in the core academic areas. Students who are currently in grades 9-11 and whose parents/guardians live in the Huntsville City Schools attendance area are eligible to attend this summer program. HCS is proud to offer six summer learning sites for high school students. Classes will be in session Monday through Thursday from 8:00am – 12:30 pm starting June 6 through June 30, 2022, at various high schools. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

HCS High School Learning Academy Sites

  • Columbia High School
  • Grissom High School
  • Huntsville High School
  • Jemison High School
  • Lee High School
  • New Century High School

Registration:

Registration for the program is May 9, 2022-May 27, 2022.  Please complete the registration/consent and attendance commitment form.  Additional information will be provided by June 2, 2022.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Mark VanHooser at mark.vanhooser@hsv-k12.org or 256-813-9906.

AP Summer Boot Camp
AP Summer Boot Camp

The AP Summer Boot Camp is a FREE learning experience from Mon. 07/12 – Fri. 07/16 that will prepare students for success in advanced courses. Students will learn organization, note-taking, and other content area skills in preparation for their AP course. Students will attend the camp daily during the morning session (8:30am – 11:30am) or afternoon session (12:30pm – 3:30pm). Both virtual and in-person camp options are available.

HCS AP Boot Camp Student Registration

Contact Tyra.Pickens@hsv-k12.org for questions related to the AP Summer Boot Camp.

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