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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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The National Weather Service is predicting 2 to 3 inches of snow in central Alabama between midnight and noon Tuesday. 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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Hoover school officials are seeking to raise the city's property taxes by 2.4 mills to benefit the school system. 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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The year 2019 could hold several big capital projects for Hoover City Schools. 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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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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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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This budget should strengthen public safety and increase city employee salaries to once again make Hoover the "employer of choice," the mayor said. Read more

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This should be a record general fund budget for the city of Hoover, thanks to three tax increases approved by the City Council in July. 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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State of the Schools 2018

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The panel was part of the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon. Read more

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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 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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    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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    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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    The Hoover school system named its media and public relations coordinator, Jason Gaston, second from left, as the 2018-19 Hoover City Schools Employee of the Year and recognized him at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Hoover Country Club in Hoover, Alabama on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Others shown with him here are chamber President Jerome Morgan Jr., at left, Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy and Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato.

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