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Photo courtesy of Amy Tosney

Former board member Stephen Presley told the Hoover school board Tuesday night that it's past time Hoover has a sufficient place for students to perform. more

Feb 14, 2018 4:23 AM Schools

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

Feb 8, 2018 6:57 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The driver, Mark Pierce, had been employed with Hoover City Schools since September. more

Feb 2, 2018 9:42 PM Schools

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

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Photo by Jon Anderson

No children were on the bus when the driver wrecked it just off Interstate 459, school system spokesman Jason Gaston said. more

Feb 1, 2018 1:22 AM News

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Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The award is given annually for teachers who go beyond the call of duty to serve students. more

Jan 31, 2018 10:54 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

Superintendent Kathy Murphy announced the one-year delay in her state-of-the-school-system address. more

Jan 29, 2018 5:40 PM Schools

2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The officials were at the 2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast, and the police and fire departments honored student contest winners. more

Jan 25, 2018 5:12 PM News

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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

After three closures due to winter weather, Shelby County Schools will be open on Friday, Jan. 19. more

Jan 18, 2018 9:28 PM Schools

Hard freeze warning 1-17-18 3-44am

Image courtesy of National Weather Service

Temperatures are expected to dip into the teens Wednesday night and stay below freezing Thursday morning. more

Jan 17, 2018 5:14 PM Schools

NWS winter advisory 1-16-17 6-14pm

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The National Weather Service warned that snow melting on roads and refreezing could create hazardous travel conditions Wednesday. more

Jan 16, 2018 8:00 PM Weather

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

Jan 15, 2018 4:27 PM Weather

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Some parents had begun to wonder if U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala was ever going to make a final decision regarding the rezoning plan presented to her by Hoover school officials in April 2016. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:45 PM Schools

Hoover City Schools Rezoning

Jon Anderson

A federal judge in Birmingham today approved a long-anticipated plan to redraw attendance zones for Hoover City Schools, to remedy what the judge has said were unfair zoning practices in the past and to help the school system deal with growth. more

Dec 15, 2017 1:32 AM Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Dec 14, 2017 10:33 PM Hoover Schools

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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

winter weather advisory 12-7-17 1:45pm

Image courtesy of National Weather Service

Snow accumulation of less than half an inch in grassy and elevated areas is forecast in central Alabama. more

Dec 7, 2017 5:40 PM Weather

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Photo by Jon Anderson

But Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is more interested to see students compete with students nationally and internationally. more

Nov 16, 2017 11:40 PM Schools

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