HCS Closing for Remainder of Day Due to Potential Cybersecurity Threat

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- (Nov. 30, 2020) -- Huntsville City Schools (HCS) is closing all schools and campuses for the remainder of the day due to a potential cybersecurity threat. HCS administrators are working with authorities to work to resolve the issue. 

Campuses will dismiss at the following times: 

  • 12:00PM: Elementary students (excluding AAA and ASFL) 
  • 12:30PM: Middle and Junior High students (including AAA and ASFL) 
  • 1:00PM: High school students 
  • 1:30PM: Staff members 

All after-school activities and athletics events will continue as planned. 

Students, families, and faculty and staff members should shutdown their district-issued devices and ensure the devices remain off until further notice. Additionally, stakeholders should avoid logging on any HCS platforms at both school and home. 

HCS will provide students with meals as they exit buildings. The district will provide stakeholders with additional updates.

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