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Erica Techo

The primary election will take place June 5. more

Schools

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Photos by Erica Techo.

Educational resource returns for 2nd year for rising 6th-graders. more

Chelsea Schools

Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The rezoning plan approved by a federal judge in December also is expected to move an estimated 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones. more

Hoover Schools

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Sarah Finnegan

Family and friends filled the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University to watch about 400 Spain Park seniors complete their high school careers. more

Hoover Schools

Hoover chamber scholarships May 2018

Photo by Jon Anderson

The scholarship winners came from Briarwood Christian, Hoover, Oak Mountain and Spain Park high schools. more

Schools

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Erica Techo

The senior walk is an annual tradition, where students travel the halls of their former elementary schools in their caps and gowns. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Courtesy of KC Projects

As the grand prize winner in Full Moon's teacher appreciation week, third grade teacher Janice Lacey received gift cards to Full Moon BBQ and a school supply store and an iPad. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Amber Brittain of MortgageBanc

Abigail Brock, a second grade teacher from Forest Oaks Elementary, was honored Monday, May 7. more

Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The club today also honored two students from each Hoover middle school for outstanding academic performance and citizenship. more

Hoover Schools

Oak Mountain Graduation 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Oak Mountain, Spain Park and Chelsea High School were all included in this year's list of best Alabama high schools. more

Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Greystone Elementary's Carol McLaughlin was in the top four finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year, and Berry Middle's Lincoln Clark was in the top 16. more

Hoover Schools

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Staff photo

Board members Earl Cooper and Craig Kelley said the school district can't afford to lose Murphy and needs her for the long term. more

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Erica Techo

Chelsea High School's entrepreneurship classes presented product and business ideas in the style of the reality television show "Shark Tank." more

Chelsea Schools

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Photo courtesy of Marie Leech.

Our Lady of the Valley Catholic School hosted 12 area Catholic schools for the 33rd annual Diocesan Religion Scholars Bowl this March. more

Private Schools

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

In an effort to fight off the “summer slump,” libraries in Shelby County are working to create programming and events that encourage kids to read as much as they can in between school years. more

Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

McLaughlin teaches second grade at Greystone Elementary School. more

Hoover Schools

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Mackey photo is still shot from Alabama Department of Education video; Murphy photo by Jon Anderson

Mackey won over Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy and Jefferson County Superintendent Craig Pouncey. more

Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The four finalists are to be interviewed on Friday, April 20. more

Schools

June 2018