Bluff Park Elementary School

Artists on the Bluff 2016-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Councilman Curt Posey said he hopes to have the arts board established by the end of the year. more

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1012 Artists on the Bluff Sign

Photo by Madoline Markham.

I sincerely pray you all will reconsider that the AOTB is a historical gem and deserves preservation, not destruction! more

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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

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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

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

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Flippo Ritchey Chiaramonte

Photos by Jon Anderson

Two were alternate elementary and secondary state Teachers of the Year, and a third was among the "Sweet 16" finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year. more


Shades Crest Baptist Church held its 16th annual High Country 5K race on April 9. more



Photo by Sarah Cook.

When Nancy Gray retired at 78, she decided to go back to school, but not to get a degree or diploma. more


AL Teacher of Yr 16-17 Sweet 16

Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston and Sandy Ritchey

The field soon will be narrowed down to four teachers, and the winner is scheduled to be chosen in May. more



Photo courtesy of Damian Veazey.

Members of Bluff Park Elementary’s second-grade class recently visited the Lakeshore Foundation to the attend U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Training Camp. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Erica Techo

Gwin, Green Valley and Bluff Park elementary parents and Simmons Middle School parents met with Superintendent Kathy Murphy to discuss Hoover rezoning. more

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Vinny Chiaramonte and Kathryne Flippo are Teachers of the Year. more


Kathryne Flippo Vinny Chiaramonte

Photos courtesy of Hoover City Schools

One teaches kindergarten, the other computer science more


bluff park fall fun

Photo courtesy of Amanda Briscoe.

Bluff Park Elementary held its annual Outdoor Social on Oct. 8. Students were able to participate in crafts, games, food and several interactive educational exhibits. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Terry Lamar, previously assistant principal of Berry Middle, is the new principal of Bluff Park Elementary. Larry Giangrosso, assistant principal the past three years at Spain Park High School, was promoted to be the new Spain Park High principal. more


Rep. David Faulkner visited with fourth-grade Bluff Park Elementary students at the State House during their visit to Montgomery. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Bluff Park Elementary School was among only four schools in Alabama named as a 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School on Wednesday, April 22. more


The Facebook group Bluff Park United is hosting a spring cleaning this afternoon from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bluff Park Elementary School, 569 Park Ave in Hoover. more


Paul DeMarco recently presented the Bluff Park Elementary PTO with a $1,000 donation, which will be used to build a shade structure on the playground. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Hoover's elementary school zones by color

Courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

In response to the multiple meetings with parents and residents, Hoover City Schools released a breakdown of a proposed realignment plan for the 2015-2016. more


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