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Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

Photo courtesy of Grady Thornton

The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

Sep 20, 2017 8:48 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

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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

School employees should report to work at their normal time, however. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:29 PM Hoover Schools

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Map courtesy of the National Weather Service

Shelby County schools will also be closed on Tuesday, but Hoover City Schools have not announced if they will close on Tuesday. more

Sep 10, 2017 10:49 PM News

Tina Hancock 8-29-17

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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

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

Aug 28, 2017 9:20 PM Hoover Schools

YMCA after-school academy

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Hoover's current after-school program serves about 1,000 students in the elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School. more

Aug 15, 2017 9:36 PM Hoover Schools

Dad Brigade 2017-3

Photo by Jon Anderson

This year's back-to-school cleanup effort was expanded to include Hoover's two high schools, meaning volunteers were sprucing up all 16 campuses that are part of Hoover City Schools. more

Jul 29, 2017 8:55 AM Hoover Schools

The superintendents addressed questions on topics ranging from teaching students soft skills and career readiness skills to partnering with local businesses to general updates on their respective school systems. more

Jul 26, 2017 11:02 PM Schools

Hoover school bd work session 5-26-17

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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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Photo by Jon Anderson

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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Courtesy of NWS

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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Photos by Lexi Coon.

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

Mar 3, 2017 10:45 PM Hoover Schools

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