Hoover City Schools Rezoning

Jon Anderson

A federal judge in Birmingham today approved a long-anticipated plan to redraw attendance zones for Hoover City Schools, to remedy what the judge has said were unfair zoning practices in the past and to help the school system deal with growth. more

Dec 15, 2017 1:32 AM Schools

Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photo by Jon Anderson

The winners were Carol McLaughlin, a second-grade teacher at Greystone and Lincoln Clark, a science teacher at Berry. more

Dec 14, 2017 10:33 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover City Schools flag

Photo by Jon Anderson

It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

Dec 12, 2017 9:58 PM Hoover Schools


Courtesy of the National Weather Service

Shelby County Schools made the announcement around 7:20 a.m. Friday. more

Dec 8, 2017 1:45 PM Schools

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Erica Techo

This year's overall teachers of the year were Krysten Gunn from Calera Intermediate, SK Hutchings from Oak Mountain Middle and Michael Zauchin from Oak Mountain High School. more

Dec 5, 2017 7:02 PM Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

But Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is more interested to see students compete with students nationally and internationally. more

Nov 16, 2017 11:40 PM Schools

Vicki Holden 17-18 Employee of Year

Photo by Jon Anderson

Holden oversees the 22 other nurses spread out among Hoover's 16 schools and was recognized for her extreme competence, care and compassion. more

Nov 16, 2017 9:47 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover legislative education forum 11-7-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Four state legislators representing parts of Hoover answered questions at a public forum sponsored by the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:38 PM Hoover Schools

Briarwood VS Wenonah Football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Briarwood Christian School Marching Band performed throughout their regular season in halftime performances and from the stands. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:07 PM Private Schools

Oak Mountain VS Huffman Football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Oak Mountain High School "Spirit of Cahaba" Marching Band entertained thousands with their halftime performances and pep band music from the stands. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:07 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Chelsea VS Pelham football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Chelsea High School "Marching Hornet" Band performed for thousands of fans throughout their season. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:07 PM Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Nik Layman, Courtesy of Hilltop Montessori.

Jack Granger held an entertaining live auction, and the school hosted a silent auction with student artwork and crafts as the primary theme. more

Nov 7, 2017 8:40 PM Private Schools

Hoover vs. Spain Park Football

Barry Stephenson

Spain Park High School's Pride of the Park Marching Band hit the field and stands throughout the season to thousands entertain fans. more

Nov 6, 2017 9:17 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school board applicants Oct 2017

Photos courtesy of the applicants

The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

Nov 1, 2017 10:06 PM Hoover Schools

Mt Laurel students give tips for Thanksgiving feast. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:29 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Forest Oaks Elementary School PTO.

Forest Oaks Elementary School’s PTO held its second annual Coin Drive Fundraiser from Aug. 28 to Sept. 1. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:22 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner.

Former Oak Mountain Middle School teacher Sheryl Jones will be returning to the school to serve as the new assistant principal. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:20 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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

December 2017