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"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

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Deer Valley and Bluff Park elementary schools are expected to be about 99 percent full in August, and Hoover High, Berry Middle and Riverchase Elementary are expected to be above "functional capacity," school officials say. more

May 23, 2017 9:49 PM Hoover Schools

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Students want program for troubled kids fully restored. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:12 PM People/Places

Paul McEwan

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The pool will be narrowed to four finalists soon, and a winner is expected to be announced on May 10. more

Apr 12, 2017 3:30 PM Schools

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she plans to ask a federal judge to implement the rezoning for 2018-19 instead to give families, employees and the community plenty of time to prepare. more

Apr 10, 2017 8:54 PM Hoover Schools

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Due to the threat of severe weather, Shelby County Schools and Hoover City Schools will be closed on Wednesday, April 5. All after-school activities will also be canceled Wednesday. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:35 AM , 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

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

Voters in the Jefferson County portion of Hoover will be voting on three tax renewals that together bring in more than $22 million a year for Hoover City Schools, officials said. more

Mar 6, 2017 6:12 PM Schools

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"Each of you has a story, and I challenge you to tell it." more

Mar 3, 2017 10:45 PM Hoover Schools

2017 Show Choir Showcase

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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

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Board President Stephen Presley has recommended her contract be extended through June 2020. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:22 PM Hoover Schools

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Police said the 45-year-old Calera man used school system accounts to order more than $37,000 worth of copper pipe that was not used in school projects. more

Feb 2, 2017 3:25 PM News

Claire Moore

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Claire Moore is expected to announce a new curriculum tool for special education students. more

Jan 23, 2017 5:19 PM Hoover Schools

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Shelby County Schools will have a two-hour delayed opening on Monday, Jan. 9, and bus schedules will operate on a two-hour delay. Hoover City Schools will be closed for students. more

Jan 9, 2017 1:53 AM Schools

Hoover JSU nominees 2016-17

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They will be considered among teachers from school districts across the state. more

Dec 29, 2016 6:00 PM Hoover Schools

Melody Greene Paul McEwan

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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

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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

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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

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

Dec 12, 2016 11:05 AM Hoover Schools

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