All Schools Transitioning to Remote

All Huntsville City Schools will transition to remote learning beginning Monday, Jan. 24 through Friday, Jan. 28. Students will return to campus on Monday, Jan. 31. HCS is joining school systems across North Alabama in transitioning to remote learning due to the impacts of COVID-19 and staffing availability. This decision helps ensure instruction can continue safely and effectively.  Click the More Information button below for additional details and instructions.

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Michael Vanderploeg

This will be my first year at Grissom High School. I will be teaching U.S. History 11 and Advanced Placement U.S. History. Additionally, I will be a part of the football coaching staff. In my free time, I enjoy playing tennis and traveling with my wife, Nora.
Education: 
B.S. - University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
Graduate Education Certification - Indiana University
Certifications: 
Class B, Secondary Social Studies (6-12)
Phone: 
256-428-8000
Grade: 
11
Department: 
Social Studies
Experience: 
St. Charles Middle School - Bloomington, Indiana (4 years)
Elk Mound High School - Elk Mound, Wisconsin (1 year)
Lawrence County High School - Moulton, Alabama (5 years)

Email:
michael.vanderploeg@hsv-k12.org