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Photo courtesy of Amber Brittain of MortgageBanc

Abigail Brock, a second grade teacher from Forest Oaks Elementary, was honored Monday, May 7. more

Chelsea Schools

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Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The award is given annually for teachers who go beyond the call of duty to serve students. more


Paul McEwan

Photo by Jon Anderson

The pool will be narrowed to four finalists soon, and a winner is expected to be announced on May 10. more


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Erica Techo

The Shelby County Commission recognized Thompson High School engineering teacher Brian Copes and approved an ADECA grant application for the county coroner. more



Photos courtesy of the Russell family.

Maggie Russell’s memorial ceremony was standing room only. more


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Courtesy of Jennifer Northrup

For Jennifer Northrup, the best awards are smiles, bright eyes and the excited babble of high-pitched voices. more

Oak Mountain Schools


Photos by Erica Techo.

The Chelsea High School cafeteria was filled with teachers, staff members, PTO volunteers and a few students after an early release on May 26. more

Chelsea Schools

A new survey lists Hoover City Schools as the No. 2 Alabama public school system for teachers to work at, just below Homewood City Schools. The survey was completed by, a research website that aims to help consumers make informed decisions more


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