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Photo courtesy of Eric St. John.

Two local high schools competed and placed in the 76th Walter Trumbauer Secondary Theatre Festival at UNA. It featured more than 100 schools across the state and more than 2,000 students competing in one-act plays. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:48 PM Chelsea Schools

2017 Show Choir Showcase

Photo from Hoover City Schools.

The event features performances by the show choirs from all Hoover intermediate, middle and high schools. more

Feb 24, 2017 2:49 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Board President Stephen Presley has recommended her contract be extended through June 2020. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:22 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo courtesy of the office of Gary Palmer.

The students come from 15 high schools, two military preparatory schools and one university, and they were recognized, along with their families, at a reception at Vestavia Hills City Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 17. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:30 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of the Junior League of Birmingham.

Scholarships will be announced at the Junior League of Birmingham’s Community Circle breakfast on March 22, 2017, and will be awarded to qualified women who demonstrate a true willingness to better themselves and their community. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:30 PM Schools

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Photos courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

Since she wasn’t always strong in math, Jackson said she believes it gives her an advantage as a teacher because she knows her students feel frustrated and defeated. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:26 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Michele Wilensky.

The countries that the students chose to honor this year include: Thailand, Russia, India, Brazil, Uganda, China, Venezuela, France and the United Kingdom. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:19 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Dale Carrell.

The school added a prep room, safety cabinets for chemicals, five sinks with water and gas lines and extra storage, which helps facilitate labs for a variety of classes. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:13 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Melissa Scott.

BEST is a competition where robots are designed to have the ability to carry out specific tasks. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:10 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Claire Moore

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

Claire Moore is expected to announce a new curriculum tool for special education students. more

Jan 23, 2017 5:19 PM Hoover Schools

Chelsea City Council

Erica Techo

The students of Out of the Blue, Chelsea High School’s show choir, are raising money for risers, classroom equipment, trips, uniforms/costumes and choir fees. more

Jan 19, 2017 11:34 PM Chelsea Schools

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Shelby County Schools

Shelby County Schools will have a two-hour delayed opening on Monday, Jan. 9, and bus schedules will operate on a two-hour delay. Hoover City Schools will be closed for students. more

Jan 9, 2017 1:53 AM Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board is expected to vote on the 2017-18 school calendar. more

Jan 8, 2017 8:00 AM Schools

Hoover JSU nominees 2016-17

Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

They will be considered among teachers from school districts across the state. more

Dec 29, 2016 6:00 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Erica Techo.

The program is called Everyday GREAT, which stands for grit, respect, empathy, adventure and teamwork. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:41 PM Schools

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

There’s a story behind each face that walks through the halls of Greystone Elementary. By the end of the school year, art teacher Blue Horn hopes to know all of them. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:35 PM Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

Robert Kirk, an environmental science teacher at Chelsea High School, has brought the concepts of popular escape rooms into his lesson plans. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:27 PM Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Sarah Cook.

For almost two years, Rebekah Austin, who teaches third grade at Oak Mountain Elementary School, has been using robots to teach students critical thinking skills. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:24 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Scottie Wilson.

This year’s theme was “Bet the Farm,” where students had to research hydroponics, the history of farming in America and build a robot to complete “farming” activities. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:22 PM Hoover Schools

The Shelby County Schools technology program recently got a $362,500 boost from the state legislature. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:18 PM Schools

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