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Hoover marching band 9-15-15

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The students were chosen out of a nationwide pool to be part of the 185-member marching band and 40-member color guard and dance troupe, which will perform in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:11 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy Hoover chamber 11-16-17

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But Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is more interested to see students compete with students nationally and internationally. more

Nov 16, 2017 4:23 PM Schools

Vicki Holden 17-18 Employee of Year

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Holden oversees the 22 other nurses spread out among Hoover's 16 schools and was recognized for her extreme competence, care and compassion. more

Nov 16, 2017 3:05 PM Schools

Hoover High Marching Band 2017

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The 34,000-square-foot facility will include a central band room large enough to seat 600 people. Hoover's current marching band has 352 students in it, including auxiliary groups. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:02 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover legislative education forum 11-7-17

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Four state legislators representing parts of Hoover answered questions at a public forum sponsored by the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:11 PM Schools 2 Comments

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Kendrick has worked for the Burr & Forman law firm for 17 years and lived in Hoover 16 years. more

Nov 6, 2017 7:54 PM Schools 1 Comments

The forum is scheduled for Tuesday night at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more

Nov 6, 2017 7:03 PM Schools

The National Science Foundation (NSF) administers the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. more

Nov 3, 2017 7:17 PM High Schools

The students, led by teacher Janet Ort, are doing all this as part of a Lexus Eco Challenge, but also as part of getting Hoover appointed as a National Wildlife-designated school. more

Nov 3, 2017 5:02 PM High Schools

R.F. Bumpus Middle School recently hosted retired NASA employee Frank Williams on Oct. 16. more

Nov 3, 2017 4:55 PM Middle Schools

At a recent performance of the “Lion King” by Simmons Middle’s Troupe in a Trunk, the Hoover Arts Alliance presented to drama teacher Delle Kincaid and Principal Brian Cain a $1,000 grant to support and continue this well-received program. more

Nov 3, 2017 4:52 PM Middle Schools

Three different groups from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law National Mock Trial Team participated in competitions Oct. 21-22, including some local students. more

Nov 3, 2017 4:45 PM Schools

Hoover school board applicants Oct 2017

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The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

Nov 1, 2017 8:15 PM Schools

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As an illusionist, Kevin Spencer can make many things disappear. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:18 PM Schools

Hoover school board 8-15-17

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Board member Jill Ganus resigned after accepting an appointment to a Jefferson County District Court judgeship. more

Oct 24, 2017 5:21 PM Schools

Hoover City Schools educator Nancy McGowan has been named a National Geographic Certified Educator, one of only seven in Alabama. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:36 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Hoover Board of Education Building

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy had a conflict with a superintendents' fall conference. more

Oct 10, 2017 1:34 PM Schools

Annie Jr. characters

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Performances are scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7. more

Oct 4, 2017 10:36 AM Middle Schools 1 Comments

Riverchase Middle School summer 2017-3

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Some parents said they don't want to see current career academies moved from Hoover and Spain Park high schools to a proposed career tech center in Riverchase. more

Oct 3, 2017 10:33 PM Schools 1 Comments

Riverchase Middle School July 2017

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Hoover school officials on Tuesday night unveiled a preliminary proposal and gathered community input in regard to the future use of Riverchase Middle School during a meeting at Hoover High School. more

Sep 27, 2017 3:49 AM Schools 7 Comments