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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

Feb 1, 2018 7:28 PM Hoover Schools

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

Jan 23, 2018 1:01 PM Hoover Schools

Greystone YMCA Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Jan 23, 2018 10:04 AM Hoover Schools 1 Comments

National Weather Service 1-15-18 2-17pm

Image courtesy of National Weather Service

After-school and evening activities related to schools also are canceled Tuesday. more

Jan 15, 2018 4:27 PM Weather

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

Dec 12, 2017 9:58 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Kendrick has worked for the Burr & Forman law firm for 17 years and lived in Hoover 16 years. more

Nov 7, 2017 2:08 AM People/Places

Hoover school board applicants Oct 2017

Photos courtesy of the applicants

The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

Nov 1, 2017 10:06 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Board member Jill Ganus resigned after accepting an appointment to a Jefferson County District Court judgeship. more

Oct 24, 2017 10:59 PM News

Jill Ganus

Photo courtesy of Jill Ganus

Ganus is resigning her seat on the Hoover school board as she takes the new post in the Bessemer Division of Jefferson County. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:38 PM People/Places

Superintendent Kathy Murphy had a conflict with a superintendents' fall conference. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:05 PM Hoover Schools

Artists on Bluff and Riverchase Middle 2

Photos by Jon Anderson

School officials must decide how long they will give Artists on the Bluff to move out of the former Bluff Park Elementary and decide how best to use the Riverchase Middle School being acquired from Pelham. more

Sep 24, 2017 8:12 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

Hoover school board Aug 2017.jpg

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board's second 2018 budget hearing and regular September school board meeting both were rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:53 PM Schools

Tina Hancock 8-29-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Aug 28, 2017 9:20 PM Hoover Schools

Riverchase Middle School July 2017.jpg

Photo by Jon Anderson

Once the Pelham City Council de-annexes the property, the two parties will be able to close the $4.25 million land purchase. more

Aug 3, 2017 9:55 PM Schools

Hoover school board 7-11-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Jul 11, 2017 11:37 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school bd work session 5-26-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

"We know that can't happen," Mayor Frank Brocato told the school board. "We all know there's a need for more schools in our city. ... We're going to work hand in hand with each of you to reach that goal." more

May 26, 2017 4:40 PM News

Spain Park track April 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover track April 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

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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