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Hoover High access roads

Map courtesy of Signature Homes

The city of Hoover is asking the school board to donate about six acres of land near Trace Crossings Elementary School and Hoover High School in conjunction with the city's plans to build two new access roads to Hoover High School. more

May 25, 2017 4:55 PM Schools

Hoover Graduation 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Class of 2017 received more than $37 million in scholarship offers and accepted $15.7 million of those scholarships, school officials said. more

May 24, 2017 11:14 PM High Schools 2 Comments

Spain Park Graduation 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Spain Park High School senior class was offered $16.9 million in scholarships and accepted $8.7 million of those scholarships. more

May 23, 2017 9:08 PM Schools

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Photos courtesy of Jennifer Gregory, Hoover Service Club.

The Hoover Service Club in May handed out $30,000 worth of scholarships to 14 students from Hoover and Spain Park high schools. more

May 23, 2017 8:03 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Gretchen B. Photography.

Meleah Montgomery, a senior at Hoover High School, has been honored as a Teen Spotlight in Potential magazine for excelling in her leadership and community service; she is featured alongside her mother, Adrienne Berry. more

May 23, 2017 5:34 PM High Schools

Madison Luther, a Hoover native and 2013 Spain Park High School graduate, was recently named Outstanding Student of the Year by Sigma Gamma Tau, the national aerospace engineering honor society. more

May 23, 2017 5:27 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Mike McKenzie.

In April, Alabama Public Television announced Amanda Walker from Bluff Park Elementary School as one of 52 educators from across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program. more

May 23, 2017 5:24 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo courtesy of Michelle Berg.

Synergy, Simmons Middle School’s award-winning show choir, was recognized at a recent Hoover City School Board meeting because of their outstanding performance record this school year. more

May 23, 2017 5:20 PM Middle Schools

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Berry Middle School honored several of its talented artists and writers April 19 as the results of state and schoolwide competitions were announced. more

May 23, 2017 5:17 PM Middle Schools

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Photo courtesy of Michelle Berg.

The Simmons Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently inducted 106 students. more

May 23, 2017 5:15 PM Middle Schools

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Hayley Barber, crowned Miss Alabama 2016, visited Trace Crossings Elementary recently to meet and read to students. more

May 23, 2017 5:13 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Hoover school bus 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

Deer Valley and Bluff Park elementary schools are expected to be about 99 percent full in August, and three other schools are expected to be above "functional capacity," school officials say. more

May 23, 2017 1:53 PM Schools 3 Comments

Amy Gregory

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Gregory has been assistant principal at Gwin Elementary School for five years. more

May 23, 2017 11:59 AM Schools

Hoover 2017 chamber scholarships

Photo by Jon Anderson

Four students plan to use the money to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Montevallo and Troy University. more

May 18, 2017 6:48 PM Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

McEwan also is the alternate overall Alabama Teacher of the Year, coming in second to Chasity Collier of Dawes Intermediate School in Mobile County. more

May 10, 2017 10:28 PM Schools

Nia Mya Reese's book, "How To Deal With and Care For Your Annoying Little Brother," continues to resonate with people and draw attention. more

May 9, 2017 10:02 AM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Paul McEwan

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

The winner will be named May 10 at a ceremony in Montgomery. more

May 1, 2017 4:22 PM Schools

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Courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Bumpus student Anna Claypoole and Spain Park student Rachael Stewart both had pieces that were part of the school district’s original 15 works of art that traveled to the capital to compete at the state level for the Superintendent’s Art Competition. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:11 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Brock’s Gap Intermediate School and Planet Fundraiser have partnered to create an easy way for families and supporters to give back to the school. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:07 PM Schools

Spain Park High School fine arts and theater teacher Eric St. John is one of eight teachers from Alabama selected to receive a grant of about $5,000 through Fund for Teachers. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:05 PM High Schools