Superintendent Kathy Murphy had a conflict with a superintendents' fall conference. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:05 PM Hoover Schools

The night aimed to honor Chelsea resident Kristi Ingram, who is also the mother of one of the CHMS cheerleaders. more

Oct 6, 2017 1:58 AM Chelsea Schools 1 Comments

Annie Jr. characters

Photo courtesy of Dianne Rowe

Performances are scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7. more

Oct 4, 2017 11:38 AM Hoover Schools

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Some parents said they don't want to see current career academies moved from Hoover and Spain Park high schools to a proposed career tech center in Riverchase. more

Oct 3, 2017 10:57 PM Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

The Renaissance Faire is Mt Laurel Elementary's largest annual fundraiser. more

Oct 1, 2017 10:17 PM Chelsea Schools

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Superintendent Randy Fuller joined district leaders and board members on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the annual Celebrating Excellence meeting to highlight the latest accomplishments from the 2016-17 Strategic Plan. more

Sep 28, 2017 4:58 PM Schools

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To celebrate the release of his first album “TRUTH,” 17-year-old Oak Mountain senior Eric Latham, stage name “ErBeeko,” hosted a release party at Hoover’s Veterans Park on Aug. 18, where he performed the album live. more

Sep 27, 2017 4:44 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Erica Techo

See You At The Pole is a global event where students are encouraged to gather for worship and prayer before school. more

Sep 27, 2017 3:38 PM Chelsea Schools

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A group of Oak Mountain High School seniors wrote the song "One Voice," to give a message of hope to their school and community. more

Sep 26, 2017 9:39 PM Oak Mountain Schools


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The Oak Mountain Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization is hosting its 2017 Fall Fun Fest event Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $13 for pre-paid wristbands and $15 at the door. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:12 PM Oak Mountain Schools


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The $2,500 was the largest of five grants given by the company, which also gave $500 grants to four other schools across the nation. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:05 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Artists on Bluff and Riverchase Middle 2

Photos by Jon Anderson

School officials must decide how long they will give Artists on the Bluff to move out of the former Bluff Park Elementary and decide how best to use the Riverchase Middle School being acquired from Pelham. more

Sep 24, 2017 8:12 PM Hoover Schools

Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

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The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

Sep 20, 2017 8:48 PM Hoover Schools

Parents, students and school system employees have three choices from which to choose for each year. more

Sep 14, 2017 9:31 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board's second 2018 budget hearing and regular September school board meeting both were rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:53 PM Schools

School employees should report to work at their normal time, however. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:29 PM Hoover Schools


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Richard Stamper teaching 9/11 to Spain Park students too young to remember. more

Aug 29, 2017 5:16 PM Schools


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SECA receives community support, positive reactions in 1st year of involvement. more

Aug 29, 2017 5:14 PM Schools

Tina Hancock 8-29-17

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. more

Aug 29, 2017 1:47 PM Hoover Schools

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A second public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:20 PM Hoover Schools

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