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Riverchase Career Connection Center

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The 92,000-square-foot facility opens Aug. 8 with five academies covering health science, fire and emergency medical services, cyber innovation, skilled trades, and food and hospitality. Read more

Schools

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More than 150 students from Hoover, Spain Park and Homewood high schools have registered for the Culinary and Hospitality Academy in its first year, Chris Villa said. Read more

Schools

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More than 300 students from Hoover and Spain Park high schools are signed up for the Health Science Academy at the Riverchase Career Connection Center, which opens for the first time with the start of school on Aug. 8. Read more

Schools

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Landon Johnson was a senior in high school when he decided to become a firefighter. Read more

People/Places

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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

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

Hoover Schools

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The year 2019 could hold several big capital projects for Hoover City Schools. Read more

News

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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

Hoover Schools

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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

Hoover Schools

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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

Hoover Schools

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

Hoover Schools

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy announced the one-year delay in her state-of-the-school-system address. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. Read more

Hoover Schools

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    The city of Hoover, Alabama, donated this reserve fire engine for the Fire and Emergency Services Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center.

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    The city of Hoover, Alabama, donated two reserve fire engines for the Fire and Emergency Services Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center.

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and Councilman Casey Middlebrooks talk outside the fire engine bay that is part of the Fire and Emergency Services Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center on Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

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    The Hoover Fire Department donated this firefighting gear to the Fire and Emergency Services Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center.

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    The Hoover Fire Department donated these tanks to the Fire and Emergency Services Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center.

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    This is a training classroom that is part of the Fire and Emergency Services Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center.

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