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Photo by Jon Anderson

Darroch serves as the technology coach for Bluff Park, Deer Valley and Greystone elementary schools. more

Hoover Schools

At practices for Oak Mountain High School’s new climbing club, it’s common for team members to fall while attempting a climb. But they dust themselves off and try it again. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The new Riverchase Career Connection Center will help fulfill that mission, Superintendent Kathy Murphy told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Jason Gaston has been the media and public relations coordinator for Hoover City Schools since September 2007. more

Hoover Schools

Chelsea Middle School teacher Charlsie Wigley recently received a $2,000 grant from Voya Financial as part of their Unsung Heroes program. more

Chelsea Schools

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Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools

Retiring Shelby County Schools Superintendent Randy Fuller was honored Nov. 1 for his 42 years in education, including 12 as Shelby County superintendent. more

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Photo by Jasmyne Ray

The new additions to the playground will be made possible through a $1,000 grant from Parents for Healthy Kids through their Action for Healthy Kids program, in addition to funding provided by ALDI grocery stores. more

Chelsea Schools

Mt Laurel Elementary will host its annual Turkey Trot fundraiser, a one-mile fun run and walk, on Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

In the 280 corridor, Chelsea Middle School and Chelsea Park Elementary were among the 200 Alabama Bicentennial Schools. more

Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

A school system committee has recommended raises for secretaries, registrars, bookkeepers, custodians, bus drivers, child nutrition workers and maintenance workers. more

Hoover Schools

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Submitted by Nina Marie Costa

On Sept. 27, Chrysler brand provided Greystone Elementary with a $3,000 check as a runner up recipient in a recent grand prize sweepstakes, Cars for Classrooms fundraiser, hosted by Chrysler brand. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

Stone Building was the lowest of three bidders for the project, which is slated for completion by the end of June 2019. more

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Submitted by Hoover City Schools

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The budget projects $13.3 million will be needed to convert the former Riverchase Middle School into a skilled trades center called the Riverchase Career Connection Center. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo courtesy of John Milton

While the conference will only last one day, students will be able to continue learning and building leadership skills. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Here’s a look at the projects that received regular grant money this year. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Seeking to accommodate rising enrollment, Chelsea High School will begin the new academic year with a new, two-story wing on the school’s northeast side. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Dodson helped with the acquisition of the building from Pelham City Schools and has been heavily involved in plans for renovation and the career programs that will be there. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

School officials are hiring extra bus drivers to help take care of an unexpected demand for bus service. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Superintendent Kathy Murphy encouraged faculty to build upon the vision of those who started the school system and keep fulfilling dreams. more

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