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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

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

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

Kathy Murphy 2-13-17

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

Melody Greene Paul McEwan

Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Dec 12, 2016 11:05 AM Hoover Schools

Lisa Yancey 11-17-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Nov 17, 2016 8:41 PM Hoover Schools

Kathy Murphy 11-17-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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