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Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

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The school board chose not to borrow an additional $12 million for upcoming classroom additions and instead use money already in the bank. Read more

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The new debt would be combined with a much larger refinancing of debt. Read more

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Students from Hoover's five middle and high schools are scheduled to perform at Spain Park High School. Read more

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Berry Middle School addition proposal

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The 18-classroom addition still requires approval from the Hoover school board. Read more

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The award is given each year to one Hoover City Schools employee and one senior at each of the two public high schools in Hoover. Read more

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

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

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Jason Gaston 11-13-18

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

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

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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. Read more

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

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

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Hoover school board 9-11-18

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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Hoover school bus 2018

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

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Hoover back to school 2018 (1)

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

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

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

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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. Read more

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