Bluff Park Elementary School

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

May 12, 2016 2:15 AM Schools

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

Apr 29, 2016 4:12 PM Schools


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

Apr 29, 2016 3:50 PM Schools

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

Apr 6, 2016 6:02 PM Schools


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

Mar 24, 2016 3:50 PM 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

Feb 19, 2016 5:45 AM Schools 4 Comments

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

Jan 26, 2016 3:47 PM Schools

Kathryne Flippo Vinny Chiaramonte

Photos courtesy of Hoover City Schools

One teaches kindergarten, the other computer science more

Dec 18, 2015 4:57 PM Schools

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

Nov 25, 2015 3:11 PM 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

Jun 16, 2015 3:27 AM News

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

Apr 23, 2015 5:08 PM 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

Apr 22, 2015 10:28 PM News

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

Mar 20, 2015 6:24 PM News

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

Dec 19, 2014 5:52 PM 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

Aug 13, 2014 2:11 PM News

Superintendent Andy Craig addresses rezoning in Bluff Park

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Craig said he hopes to bring a draft proposal before the board for feedback by the September meeting. more

Aug 7, 2014 3:25 PM News

Bluff Park Elementary School has been named an “EcoSchool” and received the coveted “Green Flag” in conjunction with the Alabama Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation. more

Jun 26, 2014 9:24 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

0614 Bike to School Day

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Bluff Park Elementary School recently held a bicycle parade in partnership with Children’s of Alabama, Safe Kids Alabama and Safe Routes to School Central Alabama as part of National Bike to School Day. more

Jun 26, 2014 9:24 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Third grade students from Bluff Park Elementary visited Vulcan Materials recently in conjunction with their earth science studies. more

Jun 27, 2013 7:08 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Students, staff, family and friends of Bluff Park Elementary School came out in April to clean up the Outdoor Garden and get ready for spring. more

Jun 27, 2013 7:07 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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