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Amy Mudano Nov 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. more

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Kathy Murphy 11-14-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Alabama Board of Education is working to narrow the list to three finalists who will be brought in for interviews. more

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Kathy Murphy 12-12-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Murphy is one of 41 applicants who are seeking to lead the Alabama Department of Education. Seven semifinalists are to be named Friday. more

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Hoover City Schools flag

Photo by Jon Anderson

A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

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Denim and Dining 2018-25

Photo by Jon Anderson

The event at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium raised money for the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

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Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photos by Jon Anderson

A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. more

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Photo by Erica Techo

In an ever-growing world, education is at the forefront of success. Students know this, which is why a majority of them attend college after graduating high school. But unfortunately, not everyone can afford to go to college. more

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Hoover school bd interviews Nov. 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

The council is looking for someone to replace Earl Cooper, who has served on the school board for two five-year terms. more

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Courtesy of Cars 4 Classrooms

During the fundraisers, community members were able to test drive cars. With each test drive, $10 was donated to the school. more

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Hoover elem music fest 2018-30

Jon Anderson

More than 500 students from Hoover's 10 elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School shared their talents through songs, instruments and dance. more

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Photo courtesy of Lisa Latham/Trace Crossings Elementary School

More than 500 students from Hoover's 10 elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School are scheduled to sing, play instruments and dance. more

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Photos by Jon Anderson

Parents are invited to meetings at Hoover and Spain Park high schools in early March. more

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Spain Park show choir Jan 2018

Photo courtesy of Jim Schaeffer

The event will include show choirs from each Hoover intermediate, middle and high school and performances from a cappella choirs and a barbershop quartet. more

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Hoover school bus driver DUI

Pierce photo courtesy of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office; bus photo by Jon Anderson

"Thank God no children were on the bus at the time of the crash," Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

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Greystone Cove snow 12-8-17

Photo courtesy of Nicole Stansell

However, the two instructional days lost Jan. 16-17 due to icy roads likely won't have to be made up, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

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Greystone YMCA Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

School officials say the YMCA offers a superior program, but it also may cost more. more

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Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photo by Jon Anderson

The winners were Carol McLaughlin, a second-grade teacher at Greystone and Lincoln Clark, a science teacher at Berry. more

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Hoover City Schools flag

Photo by Jon Anderson

It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

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Vicki Holden 17-18 Employee of Year

Photo by Jon Anderson

Holden oversees the 22 other nurses spread out among Hoover's 16 schools and was recognized for her extreme competence, care and compassion. more

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Hoover legislative education forum 11-7-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Four state legislators representing parts of Hoover answered questions at a public forum sponsored by the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

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