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Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

Seniors are done with classes and considered to be graduated, but all other students to receive online instruction, take-home packets. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Ingrid Schnader.

The plastic straw ban was organized by five fourth-grade students at the school after their teacher, Rebecca Smith, asked them to think about ways they could make a difference. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Uswatte, principal at Rocky Ridge for five years, found out she won the award in a surprise ceremony at her school. Read more

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The National Geographic Society named Cooper Stein, a fifth-grader at Mt Laurel Elementary, as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2020 National Geographic GeoBee State Competition. Read more

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Through interactive exhibits designed for kindergarten through fifth grade, the students learned about health and safety, and also how to make positive health choices both now and in the future. Read more

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Schools will remain closed until at least Monday, April 6. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

McCrite was chosen from among 389 seniors at Spain Park, and Roe was selected from among about 1,880 employees in Hoover City Schools. Read more

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Alabama School of Fine Arts 12th-grader and Chelsea resident Samuel Borkent was selected by the U.S. Department of Education as a U.S. Presidential Scholar candidate. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Cade Kuykendall and Zoe LaBreche.

Two Chelsea High School students are participating in a seven-week awareness and fundraising campaign for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Alabama/Gulf Coast Chapter. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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Photos by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Spread throughout nine breakout rooms, featured subjects included social studies, science, math, English/language arts along with college/ career transitions, student leadership, social and emotional learning, career tech and STEAM. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Oak Mountain Media.

Much of the credit for the return can be attributed to Oak Mountain High School senior Ryan Hall, who serves as the executive producer for Oak Mountain Media. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of John Milton.

The run has grown each year, and last year, $45,000 was raised for cancer research. All of the profits are donated to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover school officials said decisions about school calendars should be made at the local level. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Brooke Dunham.

As a Bicentennial School of Excellence, Chelsea Park was chosen to unveil one of the 20 monuments installed in the new Bicentennial Park outside of the Capitol building. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Spain Park High School the theater department has two big shows planned for the spring semester. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Rebecca Besch from Berry Middle School is the 2019-20 Secondary Teacher of the Year for Hoover City Schools. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

There is now one pre-K classroom at five schools, and officials are seeking grants to add six more pre-K classrooms, including at two new schools. Read more

Hoover Schools

A pilot mentoring program already is operating in four Hoover schools and is set to be expanded to other schools. Read more

Hoover Schools

Most of the items at Jennaration Boutique are $50 or less, and they’re known for their personal service. You can shop at the store, online or through the app and join the Jennaration Boutique VIP page on Facebook. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner.

After hearing from guest speaker Billy Ivey, the founder of Napkinisms, students at Mt Laurel Elementary each wrote a Napkinism note to be sent to patients at Children’s Hospital of Alabama. Read more

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