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Hoover school bus 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

Deer Valley and Bluff Park elementary schools are expected to be about 99 percent full in August, and Hoover High, Berry Middle and Riverchase Elementary are expected to be above "functional capacity," school officials say. more

May 23, 2017 9:49 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

If Spain Park High School football coach Shawn Raney had a daughter, he knows the type guy he would want her to bring home once she got ready to date. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:16 PM Hoover Schools

Spain Park track April 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

Track boosters say the track programs deserve a higher-quality surface, so they'll explore fundraising possibilities. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:54 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The event at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium included a casual barbecue dinner, music, a silent auction and even a little dancing. more

Apr 22, 2017 12:16 AM Hoover Schools

Hoover track April 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board agreed to spend at least $2.74 million to replace the football turf and tracks at Hoover and Spain Park high schools but left the door open to possibly upgrade to higher-quality tracks after track and field supporters objected. more

Apr 21, 2017 6:29 PM Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

During the presentation, two parents shared the story of how their daughter died in a drunk driving accident and encouraged students to have a safe prom. more

Apr 19, 2017 1:58 AM Hoover Schools

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she plans to ask a federal judge to implement the rezoning for 2018-19 instead to give families, employees and the community plenty of time to prepare. more

Apr 10, 2017 8:54 PM Hoover Schools

Lee Ogle Tosney

Photos courtesy of the applicants

The three applicants are a 25-year-old college student, a retired middle school science teacher and the vice president and office manager for an overhead door company who formerly taught school. more

Mar 19, 2017 8:26 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Murphy now has a contract good through June 30, 2020. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:51 PM Hoover Schools

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is hopeful the school district and other parties in the case will have a joint filing to the court this week. more

Mar 14, 2017 3:23 PM Hoover Schools

That leaves three applicants left for the Hoover City Council to consider. more

Mar 13, 2017 11:40 AM Hoover Schools

The applicants include a college instructor, clothing store employee, retired teacher and vice president/office manager for an overhead door company. more

Mar 10, 2017 6:04 PM Hoover Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

"Each of you has a story, and I challenge you to tell it." more

Mar 3, 2017 10:45 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover Elementary Music Festival 2017

Artwork created by Trace Crossings Elementary art teacher Adriana Northcutt and Trace Crossings first-graders

Each of the city's elementary and intermediate schools is sending a group of children to Hoover High School to either sing, play instruments or dance. more

Feb 28, 2017 5:33 PM Hoover 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

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

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 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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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

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