RSS

Hoover school board

Kathy Murphy 6-4-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover Schools

Hoover City Schools flag

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover Schools 1 Comments

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

Hoover Schools 3 Comments

Hoover back to school 2018 (20)

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Schools

Riverchase Career Connection Center

Image courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Most of the extra $3.1 million in expenditures is related to converting Riverchase Middle School into the Riverchase Career Connection Center. Read more

Hoover Schools

Hoover school board 6-5-18-1.jpg

Photo by Jon Anderson

Applicants must be Hoover residents and be willing to serve five years. Read more

Hoover Schools

Riverchase Career Connection Center

Image courtesy of Hoover City Schools

School officials say Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood failed to get Riverchase career center renovations started in a timely fashion. Read more

Hoover Schools

Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover Schools

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

Hoover Schools

Screen Shot 2018-11-13 at 9.50.22 PM.png

Photo by Jon Anderson

The board also discussed classroom additions at two schools and approved a pay raise for classified employees. Read more

News

Screen Shot 2018-10-02 at 9.24.02 PM.png

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover Schools

Riverchase Career Center 12-19-17.jpg

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

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

Hoover Schools

Hoover school board 9-11-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover Schools

Hoover school bus 2018

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover Schools

SH-Earl-Cooper2.jpg

Photos by Jon Anderson.

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

Hoover Schools

Hoover school board 6-5-18-1.jpg

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board also approved a change in the district's drug testing policy for school system employees. Read more

News

Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. Read more

Hoover Schools

Kathy Murphy 12-14-17 (2).png

Staff photo

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

Hoover Schools 1 Comments

Amy Mudano Nov 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

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. Read more

Hoover Schools

  • Hoover school board 2-4-19 (2)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Hoover school board 2-4-19 (2)

    Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy and school board President Craig Kelley listen to a financial consultant talk about refinancing debt during a school board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.

  • Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

    Hoover school board members, from left, Craig Kelley, Deanna Bamman and Amy Tosney listen to a financial consultant talk about refinancing debt during a school board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.

  • Hoover school board 2-4-19 (3)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Hoover school board 2-4-19 (3)

    Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy talks to the Hoover school board about refinancing debt during a school board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.

  • Hoover school board 10-2-18 (2)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Hoover school board 10-2-18 (2)

    Hoover school board Vice President Deanna Bamman, center, talks about how school system employees are a priority during a schoool board meeting at the Farr Administration Building in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Left of her is board President Craig Kelley and to the right is board member Amy Tosney.

  • Hoover school board 10-2-18 (1)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Hoover school board 10-2-18 (1)

    School secretaries, bookkeepers, child nutrition workers and other classified employess in the Hoover public school system fill the boardroom at the Farr Administration Building in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, for a school board work session that included discussion about potential raises for classified employees.

  • Hoover school board 10-2-18 (3)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Hoover school board 10-2-18 (3)

    Carol Steinert, a bookkeeper in the athletic office at Hoover High School, speaks to the Hoover Board of Education about raises for classified employees at the Farr Administration Building in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Behind her is a line of employees supporting her comments.

Subscribe to our daily newsletters

* indicates required
280 Living