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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

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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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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

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

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Hoover High School biology teacher Paul McEwan is one of 16 finalists for the 2017-2018 Alabama Teacher of the Year, state Department of Education officials said. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:55 PM High Schools

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Teachers take education outdoors with new pollinator garden project. more

Apr 28, 2017 5:59 PM High 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 Donald Blair.

People who enjoy watching color guards and percussion groups perform will have that chance at Hoover High School on Feb. 4. more

Jan 30, 2017 5:19 PM High Schools

When John Phillips was a sophomore linebacker at Berry High School, he’d been without a father for about three years. more

Jan 27, 2017 10:08 PM High Schools 4 Comments

Hoover High Band Dec 2016

Photo courtesy of Hoover HIgh School Band Boosters.

Growth in the band program and budget cuts have made it difficult to purchase the more expensive instruments that most students' families can't afford, the band booster president said. more

Dec 29, 2016 9:50 AM High Schools

Hoover HIgh cheerleaders 2016 title game

Photo by Barry Stephenson

Vendors will sell art, jewelry, apparel, specialty foods and Hoover Bucs merchandise to help send the cheerleaders to their national competition in Orlando. more

Dec 5, 2016 12:10 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Angelo and Debbie Manna.

Jonathan Della Manna, a member of Troop 69 at Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. more

Nov 23, 2016 4:21 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Andrea Agsalud.

Cadet Jason Agsalud of Hoover has completed basic training at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. more

Nov 23, 2016 4:19 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Music for All.

Daniel Johnson, a junior at Hoover High School, was selected by Music for All to be a member of the Bands of America Honor Band in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade. more

Nov 23, 2016 4:12 PM High Schools 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Kellye Self.

For a small group of Hoover High students, their backpacks carry something extra besides textbooks and pencils: a pair of knitting needles. more

Nov 23, 2016 4:09 PM High Schools

Hoover High School Homecoming 2016

Sarah Finnegan

By the time the Friday afternoon pep rally came to a close, students' spirits were running high. more

Oct 12, 2016 9:46 PM High Schools

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Sarah Finnegan

Spain Park hosted their homecoming the week of Sept. 12-17, 2016. more

Sep 20, 2016 3:33 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Joel Sullivan.

Joel Sullivan, a student at Hoover High School, has been selected to participate in the 2016 Macy’s Great American Marching Band as one of the select number of students from Alabama. more

Aug 31, 2016 4:20 PM High Schools