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Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The rezoning plan approved by a federal judge in December also is expected to move an estimated 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones. more

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SPHS 2018 graduation

Sarah Finnegan

Family and friends filled the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University to watch about 400 Spain Park seniors complete their high school careers. more

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The club today also honored two students from each Hoover middle school for outstanding academic performance and citizenship. more

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Greystone Elementary's Carol McLaughlin was in the top four finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year, and Berry Middle's Lincoln Clark was in the top 16. more

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Board members Earl Cooper and Craig Kelley said the school district can't afford to lose Murphy and needs her for the long term. more

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Carol McLaughlin 12-14-17 (4)

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McLaughlin teaches second grade at Greystone Elementary School. more

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Amy Mudano Nov 2017

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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June 2018