YMCA after-school academy

Photo courtesy of YMCA

Hoover's current after-school program serves about 1,000 students in the elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School. more

Aug 15, 2017 9:36 PM Hoover Schools

John Carroll Catholic High School Senior Nathan Ruppert of Shelby County was selected to attend the prestigious 2017 Alabama Governor's School (AGS) at Samford University this summer. more

Aug 8, 2017 6:44 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Kristin Bundren.

Kathryn King of Spain Park High School was named the Shelby County Distinguished Young Woman for the Class of 2018 on Saturday, July 15. more

Aug 8, 2017 6:38 PM Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Once the Pelham City Council de-annexes the property, the two parties will be able to close the $4.25 million land purchase. more

Aug 3, 2017 9:55 PM Schools

Dad Brigade 2017-3

Photo by Jon Anderson

This year's back-to-school cleanup effort was expanded to include Hoover's two high schools, meaning volunteers were sprucing up all 16 campuses that are part of Hoover City Schools. more

Jul 29, 2017 8:55 AM Hoover Schools


Photo by Erica Techo.

A group of rising sixth graders took a week out of their summer to participate in Camp Journey, a new summer camp that teaches students about law enforcement. more

Jul 27, 2017 7:17 PM Schools


Photos courtesy of Hilltop Montessori School.

The new addition to Hilltop Montessori School is almost complete and ready to welcome students in the fall. more

Jul 27, 2017 7:14 PM Private Schools

In the 2017-18 school year, there will be fundraisers, parent-teacher events and celebrations to keep in mind. more

Jul 27, 2017 7:07 PM Schools

The superintendents addressed questions on topics ranging from teaching students soft skills and career readiness skills to partnering with local businesses to general updates on their respective school systems. more

Jul 26, 2017 11:02 PM Schools

Hoover school board 7-11-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover is offering $4.25 million for the 41-acre campus. more

Jul 11, 2017 11:37 PM Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

Phoebe Robinson, regent of the David Lindsay Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, spoke during the public comment portion of the July 10 Shelby County Commission meeting. more

Jul 10, 2017 5:06 PM Schools

​Parents, teachers and staff joined together at Oak Mountain Elementary School to make 5,000 meals May 20 as part of the Boosterthon National Giveback Day. More than 160,000 meals were made across the country in 22 cities for families in need. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:12 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Erica Techo

Rising sixth graders attended the week-long camp at Oak Mountain Intermediate School. more

Jun 23, 2017 6:18 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Oak Mountain Graduation 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Oak Mountain High School graduated its senior class on May 25, 2017 at Bartow Arena. more

May 26, 2017 3:35 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Chelsea Graduation 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Chelsea High School celebrated its Class of 2017 with a ceremony on May 24, 2017 at Samford University's Pete Hanna Center. more

May 25, 2017 2:42 AM Chelsea Schools

Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at institutions of higher learning. more

May 24, 2017 5:52 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner/Shelby County Schools.

Robotic teams from both Oak Mountain Intermediate School and Oak Mountain Middle School can both claim the title of “World Champion” after winning awards in two major categories at the 2017 VEX IQ Worlds Robotics Competition. more

May 24, 2017 5:48 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Warner, Cindy

May 1 was National College Decision Day, and one Oak Mountain High School senior had several to choose from — including seven Ivy League institutions. more

May 24, 2017 5:44 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Each year, high-achieving seventh-grade students who qualify participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) Seventh Grade Talent Search. more

May 24, 2017 5:42 PM Schools


Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

The award, sponsored by the Alabama State Department of Education, honors Chiquita Marbury’s invaluable years of service as a technology innovator in Alabama by recognizing educators who are exemplary models of technology teachers and leaders. more

May 24, 2017 5:40 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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