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Briarwood Christian School

Sarah Finnegan

The text of HB 309 would allow the president or chief executive of each campus to employ police officers to “keep off intruders and prevent trespass upon, and damage to, the property of the school or academy.” Read more

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Alli Ayers was crowned as Miss Chelsea High School 2019 this past spring. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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Students are becoming too disconnected from instruction, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. Read more

Hoover Schools

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The meeting likely will be in early July, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. Read more

Hoover Schools

More than 775 people had taken the Hoover Sun and 280 Living poll as of 3:30 p.m. June 3. Read more

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Spain Park Mountain Bike Club team is made up of students in grades 6-12 from Berry Middle and Spain Park High School. Read more

Hoover Schools

Chelsea Park Elementary Gifted Resource Center (GRC) teacher Vickey Bailey went to her school mailbox April 8 and found a letter from the Alabama Department of Education. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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Twenty-three percent of the graduating class ended with a GPA of 4.0 or higher. Read more

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Chelsea Park Elementary hosted a Happy Birthday Alabama celebration in their garden which was constructed by their Bicentennial grant. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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School officials are proposing a change to the code of conduct that allows school discipline for racist and sexist conduct or language, whether it occurs on campus, at home or online. Read more

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However, a proposed change would allow school officials to administer discipline when racist, sexist or other disparaging off-campus remarks substantially impact the school environment. Read more

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A proposed change in the code of conduct would make it a class 3 (most serious) offense to engage in racist or sexist conduct or language, whether on or off campus. Read more

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Students from Oak Mountain High School were among 20 state championship teams that competed May 10 in a test of essential money and personal finance life skills. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

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The club also gave out 2019 academic and citizenship awards to six Hoover middle school students. Read more

Hoover Schools

LaJuana Hamer describes herself as a “chameleon.” Whatever the schools need from her on any given day, that’s what she’s going to do. Read more

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Students who ask questions in Ben Thompson’s classroom are likely to be told to figure it out, instead of being given an answer. Read more

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Elementary schools will hold kindergarten enrollment from 4 to 6 p.m. to help plan staffing for next year. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Michele McCay has been with the Hoover school system for 16 years, nearly six years as accounting director. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Council members said Kelley's experience is critical as the district faces issues related to funding and a federal court desegregation case. Read more

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Students in Oak Mountain High School’s Business Leadership class have spent the year helping to mentor younger students at Oak Mountain Elementary School. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

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