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2017 Show Choir Showcase

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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

Kathy Murphy 2-13-17

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

Feb 13, 2017 11:22 PM Hoover Schools

Claire Moore

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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

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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

Melody Greene Paul McEwan

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Melody Greene teaches fourth grade at Greystone Elementary and Paul McEwan teaches science at Hoover High. more

Dec 15, 2016 8:00 PM Hoover Schools

Supt Advisory Council Travis Bryant 12-13-16

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Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy's Advisory Council shared its recommendations Tuesday night after six months of study. more

Dec 13, 2016 10:33 PM Hoover Schools

Thanksgiving turkey

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More than 77 percent of survey respondents chose a calendar option with a full week out of school for Thanksgiving. more

Dec 12, 2016 10:22 PM Hoover Schools

Kathy Murphy 11-14-16

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Subcommittees have been meeting for months to do strategic planning. more

Dec 12, 2016 11:05 AM Hoover Schools

Lisa Yancey 11-17-16

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Yancey is the officer manager for the student services department. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:41 PM Hoover Schools

Kathy Murphy 11-17-16

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Murphy said she is pleased with academic and financial progress, but challenges and goals for improvement still are ahead. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:32 PM Hoover Schools

stacks of cash

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The school board voted to pay off some debt issued in 2010, refinance what's left of a 2005 bond issue and shift $50 million into U.S. treasury bonds. more

Nov 15, 2016 2:09 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school bus

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Cuts in staffing, delayed capital expenditures and unexpected increases in property tax revenues helped erase the school system's projected $10.4 million deficit. more

Nov 15, 2016 2:05 PM Hoover Schools

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

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Murphy is scheduled to discuss the state of the school system and identify the 2016-17 Hoover City Schools Employee of the Year. more

Nov 10, 2016 5:46 PM Hoover Schools

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The breakfasts will be at Hoover's three middle schools. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:50 AM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:09 PM , Hoover Schools

Berry Middle School

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The event includes dinner by Full Moon BBQ and a book fair sponsored by Barnes and Noble Booksellerks, plus information for parents at the PTO meeting. more

Sep 26, 2016 5:55 PM Hoover Schools

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Sarah Finnegan

Spain Park hosted their homecoming the week of Sept. 12-17, 2016. more

Sep 19, 2016 10:01 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school board 9-12-16

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Board member Jill Ganus Veitch voted against the budget, saying she didn't support short notice of cuts in principals' discretionary spending. more

Sep 12, 2016 11:49 PM Hoover Schools

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