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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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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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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. Read more

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McLaughlin teaches second grade at Greystone Elementary School. Read more

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A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. Read more

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During the fundraisers, community members were able to test drive cars. With each test drive, $10 was donated to the school. Read more

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More than 500 students from Hoover's 10 elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School shared their talents through songs, instruments and dance. Read more

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In the 2016-17 school year, there will be fundraisers, parent-teacher events and celebrations to keep in mind. Read more

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Melody Greene, Carol Barber and Kathy Wheaton together have more than 120 years in education. Read more

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The award is given annually to a teacher who excels in science, technology, engineering and math instruction. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Leta Hoit.

Every Thursday after school, the sounds of Beyonce’s “Move Your Body” — a song written for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! program — can be heard from Greystone Elementary School’s gym. Read more

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Marilyn Left

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Colleagues say Left was an innovative and caring leader who dedicated 35 years of her life to education. Read more

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Greystone Fitness

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In a demonstration on Sept. 25, Greystone debuted its “exergaming” physical education program, which uses a Nintendo Wii and a dance video game to help students stay active. Read more

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The proposed  realignment for Greystone Elementary.

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To accommodate the continual growth within the city of Hoover, the Board of Education has released a breakdown of a proposed realignment plan for the 2015-2016 school year. Greystone Elementary only stands to gain from the proposed changes. Read more

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Greystone Elementary School was recognized in September for transforming its campus into a healthy environment for development. Read more

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Two Hoover students, including Greystone Elementary's Nick Dunlap, recently placed near top of the national rankings in the 2013 NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick Competition. Read more

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Cole Richardson, a second grader at Greystone Elementary, was one of two grand-prize winners in the Scholastic Pete the Cat: Draw My Shoes national contest. Read more

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Fourth graders at Greystone Elementary School wore orange on Oct. 10 to show support for Unite Against Bullying on Unity Day. Read more

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A new aquatic studies center featuring a fish pond was completed in May as a new addition to the Greystone Outdoor Classroom natural habitat area. The habitat area is part of the Greystone Elementary Outdoor Classroom. Read more

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    Hoover school officials pose for a photo with technology coach Karen Darroch, third from left on front row, after informing Darroch that she has been chosen as the school district's 2018-19 Elementary Teachr of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    Karen Darroch, a technology coach for Hoover City Schools, reacts to being informed that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year as she works with first-graders at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    Karen Darroch, a technology coach for Hoover City Schools, at right, reacts to being informed that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. At left is Stacey Stocks, the principal at Greystone Elementary School, one of three schools where Darroch works.

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    Hoover school officials surprise technology coach Karen Darroch with the news that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    Hoover school officials pose for a photo with technology coach Karen Darroch, second from left, after informing Darroch that she has been chosen as the school district's 2018-19 Elementary Teachr of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Others in the photo, from left, are Greystone Elementary Principal Stacey Stocks, Superintendent Kathy Murphy, Greystone Assistant Principal Sherita Williams and Autumm Jeter, director of curriculum and instruction.

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    Students from Greystone Elementary School perform "Tap, Tap, Tap" at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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