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Hoover school board 9-11-18

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

Schools

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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

Hoover school bus 2018

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

Hoover back to school 2018 (1)

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

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Dodson will become director of the Riverchase Career Connection Center on Oct. 1. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Lewis Brooks’ priorities include collaboration with businesses, promoting technology and school safety. more

Schools

State of the Schools 2018

Sydney Cromwell

The panel was part of the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon. more

Schools

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Mark and Merrilee Coby

Michael A. Coby, son of Mark and Merrilee Coby and a senior at Oak Mountain High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 on the June 2018 ACT exam. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo by Erica Techo.

For the second year in a row, the back-to-school tax-free weekend will take place in July. more

Hoover Schools

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Only a few people have been asked to serve more than one five-year term on the Hoover school board, and Green Valley resident Earl Cooper is one of them. more

Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

The primary election will take place June 5. more

Schools

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Photos by Erica Techo.

Educational resource returns for 2nd year for rising 6th-graders. more

Chelsea Schools

Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The rezoning plan approved by a federal judge in December also is expected to move an estimated 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones. more

Hoover Schools

SPHS 2018 graduation

Sarah Finnegan

Family and friends filled the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University to watch about 400 Spain Park seniors complete their high school careers. more

Hoover Schools

Hoover chamber scholarships May 2018

Photo by Jon Anderson

The scholarship winners came from Briarwood Christian, Hoover, Oak Mountain and Spain Park high schools. more

Schools

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Erica Techo

The senior walk is an annual tradition, where students travel the halls of their former elementary schools in their caps and gowns. more

Oak Mountain Schools

280 Living September 2018