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Huntsville City Schools launching Huntsville Virtual Academy

Academy will be fully online learning experience for district students

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville City Schools announced the launch of Huntsville Virtual Academy beginning in August.

The academy is a fully online learning experience for students in grades K-12.

Learning will occur remotely off campus with HCS providing academic support. Students will be able to access learning materials anywhere at any time in the online environment. The program will offer each student a personalized pace and schedule. While students must have internet access to attend Huntsville Virtual Academy, HCS will provide devices for students.  

The district says that Huntsville Virtual Academy is available to all students who are zoned for HCS. Families must enroll their student in HCS and complete the Huntsville Virtual Academy enrollment process for their student to attend the virtual school.

Students will follow online course syllabi. They may participate in athletics (subject to guidelines from the Alabama High School Athletics Association) and extracurricular activities at their zoned school. Students who graduate from Huntsville Virtual Academy will receive a HCS diploma and be invited to participate in graduation ceremonies with their zoned school. Huntsville Virtual Academy students will be eligible for honors designations at graduations.

Families who are new to the district may begin the enrollment process by visiting huntsvillecityschools.org. Families already enrolled in HCS may complete the registration process for Huntsville Virtual Academy on the district website.

Registration will be open Friday, June 5, 2020 through Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Learn more about Huntsville Virtual Academy by visiting huntsvillecityschools.org/hva.

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