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Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

Photo courtesy of Grady Thornton

The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

Sep 20, 2017 8:48 PM Hoover Schools

Parents, students and school system employees have three choices from which to choose for each year. more

Sep 14, 2017 9:31 PM Hoover Schools

School employees should report to work at their normal time, however. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:29 PM Hoover Schools

Tina Hancock 8-29-17

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. more

Aug 29, 2017 1:47 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school board 8-15-17

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A second public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:20 PM Hoover Schools

YMCA after-school academy

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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

Dad Brigade 2017-3

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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

Hoover school board 7-11-17

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

Jul 11, 2017 11:37 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school bus 2016

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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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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

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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

Denim & Dining 2017-37

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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

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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

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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

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

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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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