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Lee Ogle Tosney

Photos courtesy of the applicants.

The three applicants are a 25-year-old college student, a retired middle school science teacher and the vice president and office manager for an overhead door company who formerly taught school. more

Mar 19, 2017 8:05 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Murphy now has a contract good through June 30, 2020. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:10 PM Schools

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is hopeful the school district and other parties in the case will have a joint filing to the court this week. more

Mar 14, 2017 2:13 PM Schools 3 Comments

That leaves three applicants left for the Hoover City Council to consider. more

Mar 13, 2017 11:08 AM Schools

The applicants include a college instructor, clothing store employee, retired teacher and vice president/office manager for an overhead door company. more

Mar 10, 2017 5:50 PM Schools

Dana Langford

Photo courtesy of Simmons Middle School

The award was given by the Alabama Science Teachers Association. more

Mar 9, 2017 3:03 PM Schools

Performances are Friday, March 10, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 11, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Spain Park High School theater. Admission is $5; children 5 and under are free. more

Mar 8, 2017 3:20 PM Middle Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

"Each of you has a story, and I challenge you to tell it." more

Mar 3, 2017 4:02 PM Schools

Hoover Elementary Music Festival 2017

Artwork created by Trace Crossings art teacher Adriana Northcutt and Trace Crossings first-graders.

Each of the city's elementary and intermediate schools is sending a group of children to Hoover High School to either sing, play instruments or dance. more

Feb 28, 2017 5:25 PM Schools

Amanda Sutter, a speech language pathologist at Simmons Middle School, was recently honored by the Finley Committee. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:39 PM Middle Schools

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Photo courtesy of Prince of Peace Catholic School.

Three local faith leaders ― Catholic, Jewish, and Muslim ― discussed their common heritage as children of Abraham at a recent public forum held at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Hoover. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:37 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Kevin Brooks.

The 36-member squad was one of eight teams to make the finals. Most of the teams that made the finals have had competition teams for 15 to 20 years, and several had won national championships in previous years. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:34 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Richard DeFilippo.

Cub Scouts and dads of Cub Pack 326 ― chartered with Prince of Peace  ― recently stepped back 70 years in time while spending a night aboard the USS Alabama. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:32 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Prince of Peace Catholic School.

The Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus sponsored a “Keep Christ in Christmas” poster contest at Prince of Peace Catholic School this past December. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:29 PM Private Schools

Simmons Middle School students

Photo courtesy of Michelle Berg.

The Simmons Middle School math team recently competed in the Alabama School of Fine Arts Math Tournament. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:25 PM Middle Schools

2017 Show Choir Showcase

Photo from Hoover City Schools.

The event features performances by the show choirs from all Hoover intermediate, middle and high schools. more

Feb 24, 2017 2:40 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 2-13-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Board President Stephen Presley has recommended her contract be extended through June 2020. more

Feb 13, 2017 8:32 PM Schools

Hoover school board 1-10-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Applications will be due by March 10. more

Feb 2, 2017 9:01 PM Schools

Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. more

Jan 30, 2017 8:01 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Will Pearson, co-founder of the magazine Mental Floss and former Simmons Middle School student, spoke to students at a recent all-school assembly. more

Jan 30, 2017 5:24 PM Middle Schools