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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. more

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

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

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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. more

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

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

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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

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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

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SPHS 2018 graduation

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

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The club today also honored two students from each Hoover middle school for outstanding academic performance and citizenship. more

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Greystone Elementary's Carol McLaughlin was in the top four finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year, and Berry Middle's Lincoln Clark was in the top 16. more

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Board members Earl Cooper and Craig Kelley said the school district can't afford to lose Murphy and needs her for the long term. more

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McLaughlin teaches second grade at Greystone Elementary School. more

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Amy Mudano Nov 2017

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Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. more

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Kathy Murphy 11-14-16

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The Alabama Board of Education is working to narrow the list to three finalists who will be brought in for interviews. more

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Kathy Murphy 12-12-17

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Murphy is one of 41 applicants who are seeking to lead the Alabama Department of Education. Seven semifinalists are to be named Friday. more

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A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

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The event at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium raised money for the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

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