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Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she 'desperately' wants to get students back in school five days a week but must thoroughly consider health implications. Read more

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While elementary students in Hoover City Schools will return to school four days per week starting Sept. 21, middle and high school students will remain on a staggered schedule, going two days per week, for the time being. Read more

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Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she really wants to allow students back in school five days a week, but worsening COVID-19 data concerns her. Read more

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Hoover City Schools Chief Financial Officer Michele McCay shared details about reduced expenses in 2020 due to COVID-19 and information about the proposed 2021 budget. Read more

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The proposed 2021 budget for Hoover City Schools includes $18.3 million in capital projects, including completion of a classroom addition at Berry Middle School. Read more

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The staggered schedule for in-person instruction will end Sept. 21, but families that chose virtual instruction still will continue with that option. Read more

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Several hundred volunteers showed up at 16 Hoover public schools Saturday to help clean up the campuses prior to the Aug. 20 return of students. Read more

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For the first four weeks of school, students will come either Monday and Thursday or Tuesday and Friday, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. Read more

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Volunteers are asked to come to Hoover's public schools to help with projects such as as pressure washing, weeding, spreading pine straw, painting, bush and tree trimming, and small repairs. Read more

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The initiative was created to spotlight K-12 teachers in the area for the work they are doing to improve students’ lives. Read more

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School will start Aug. 20 instead of Aug. 6, and all students must wear masks on buses. Masks also required in school for grades 3-12; encouraged for pre-K to second grade. Read more

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At least 20% of parents responding to a Hoover City Schools survey said they would prefer complete virtual school for the 2020-21 school year. Read more

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All students and guests were required to wear masks, but Hoover officials were determined to give Spain Park's seniors their graduation experience. Read more

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Some people say it's irresponsible given the continued COVID-19 outbreak, but others say the Class of 2020 deserves an in-person ceremony. Read more

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The ceremonies will be at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, and each graduate will get four tickets for guests. Read more

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Beginning with the 2020-21 school year, elementary school principals will have the option to send students who demonstrate extreme non-compliance with school rules and the code of conduct to a new Early Learning Center. Read more

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The Hoover school district already had received 99.7% of its expected local tax revenues for fiscal 2020 by the end of February. Read more

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

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

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

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