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Photo by Loren Hopkins.

Another year is just around the corner for Hoover City Schools and with it comes new faces, both among students and teachers, and even some new teaching positions for students, parents and teachers to get acquainted with. more

Aug 22, 2017 8:00 PM Schools

Here are the presidents of the parent organizations at each Hoover school and what they said about their goals for the 2017-18 school year. more

Aug 22, 2017 7:55 PM Schools

YMCA after-school academy

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Hoover's current after-school program serves about 1,000 students in the elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School. more

Aug 15, 2017 9:14 PM Schools

Hoover Sun asked the community to send in their back-to-school pictures. Enjoy browsing through shots of students starting another school year in Hoover! more

Aug 10, 2017 6:22 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Kristin Bundren.

Kathryn King of Spain Park High School was named the Shelby County Distinguished Young Woman for the Class of 2018 on Saturday, July 15. more

Aug 8, 2017 6:41 PM High Schools

Hoover Institute 2017-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school district's 1,750 employees gathered at Hunter Street Baptist Church for a back-to-school rally. more

Aug 4, 2017 4:05 PM Schools 1 Comments

Riverchase Middle School July 2017

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Once the Pelham City Council de-annexes the property, the two parties will be able to close the $4.25 million land purchase. more

Aug 3, 2017 4:44 PM Schools 1 Comments

Dad Brigade 2017-3

Photo by Jon Anderson

This year's back-to-school cleanup effort was expanded to include Hoover's two high schools, meaning volunteers were sprucing up all 16 campuses that are part of Hoover City Schools. more

Jul 29, 2017 8:26 AM Schools 1 Comments


Photo by Jon Anderson.

Hoover school officials say they expect to start the 2017-18 school year with almost 80 fewer students than they had last year, but growth is expected over the course of the school year. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:30 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Michelle Berg.

Simmons Middle School implemented the Learning Earnings Program (LE), a school-wide positive behavior incentive program, beginning in November 2016. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:28 PM Private Schools

Prince of Peace Catholic School’s House of St. Paul service group recently purchased over $1,000 worth of books for St. Barnabas Catholic School in Birmingham, with funds the service group raised throughout the school year. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:25 PM Private Schools

The summer heat might still be going strong but within just a few weeks, schools will be starting back up again and welcoming students into new classrooms with open arms. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:18 PM Schools


Photo courtesy of PJ Walker.

Going on school field trips can be expensive and time-consuming, but a teacher at Bluff Park Elementary School plans to take advantage of a Google program that allows children to take virtual field trips around the world while sitting in the class. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:09 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Green Valley Elementary gains new leaders. more

Jul 26, 2017 5:38 PM Schools

The forum, held June 5-8 at Troy University, is an annual event designed to assist students with disabilities in developing leadership skills and the use of resources that can assist them with future challenges. more

Jul 20, 2017 7:09 PM High Schools

Due to the success of Simmons Middle School’s main fundraiser, called the BUC$ Bounty Hunt, the PTO was able to more than double the classroom grants given to teachers. more

Jul 20, 2017 6:56 PM Middle Schools


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A discussion has been planned for HCA faculty and parents to discuss the process of moving back in to Shades Mountain Community Church for the 2017-2018 school year. more

Jul 14, 2017 8:55 PM Private Schools

Hoover school board 7-11-17

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Hoover is offering $4.25 million for the 41-acre campus. more

Jul 11, 2017 10:19 PM Schools 7 Comments

Prince of Peace Catholic Church is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Doss as parish operations manager, effective May 22. more

Jun 26, 2017 7:31 PM Private Schools

Kennedy Thomas of Hoover was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. more

Jun 26, 2017 7:29 PM Schools 1 Comments

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