Bumpus Middle School

Bumpus Simmons Softball

Submitted photo

Four girls from the Hoover High feeder schools made the All-Metro softball team. more

Jun 8, 2016 8:07 PM Sports

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

The 2016 Bumpus Middle School Lady Bucs softball team participated in its first tournament at Thompson Middle School on Feb. 19-20. more

Apr 29, 2016 4:13 PM Middle Schools

Chiaramonte and Ritchey

Photos courtesy of Alabama Department of Education

The winner is to be announced May 11 in Montgomery. more

Apr 28, 2016 11:51 AM Schools 1 Comments

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

Gwin, Bumpus and Spain Park educators are nominated for the JSU Hall of Fame. more

Jan 26, 2016 3:52 PM Schools

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

Jan 26, 2016 3:47 PM Schools

Tommy Bice Hoover visit 1-21-16 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The visits to three schools were part of an Innovation Celebration tour where state officials find new ideas that are working and share them with the rest of the state. more

Jan 21, 2016 12:00 AM Schools

Traci Ingleright Marva Raby Todd Parker

Photos courtesy of Hoover City Schools

School systems throughout the state are encouraged to nominate teachers from the elementary, middle and high school levels. more

Dec 27, 2015 3:25 PM Schools 1 Comments

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

Daniel Morales

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Middle school boys don’t usually decide to grow their hair out to donate for cancer victims’ wigs. Daniel Morales knows this, but he decided to do it anyway. more

Nov 25, 2015 3:04 PM People


Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston.

R.F. Bumpus Middle School Principal Tamala Maddox has been named president of the Alabama Association of Middle School Principals, an affiliate organization of the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS). more

Aug 3, 2015 4:23 PM News

The faculty and staff of Bumpus Middle School collected clothing, as well as classic picture books for Sav-A-Life’s Stork’s Nest, a pregnancy resource center. more

Jan 20, 2015 7:04 PM Middle Schools

The R. F. Bumpus Middle School boys and girls track team, coached by Chad James, recently won the 2014 Outdoor Metro Championships. more

Jun 26, 2014 9:29 PM Sports

0614 Sal Rodas show choir

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston.

Longtime R.F. Bumpus Middle School educator and show choir director Sal Rodas had quite a surprise at his end-of-the year spring show. more

Jun 26, 2014 9:25 PM Middle Schools

Bumpus Youth Leadership 2014

Photo courtesy of Stan Doran.

Several R. F. Bumpus Middle School students were recently nominated by their science teacher, Stan Doran, for the National Youth Leadership Forum. more

Feb 25, 2014 5:26 PM Middle Schools

With a 2013-2014 fundraising goal of $11,000, R.F. Bumpus Middle School’s Parent Teacher Organization is putting a lot of work into this year’s sole school-wide fundraising event. more

Oct 29, 2013 7:42 PM News

Christopher Paul Curtis, award-winning author of several books for children and teens, will visit Bumpus Middle School on Oct. 8. more

Oct 7, 2013 10:04 PM Schools

Derrick Murphy knows students need affirmation to go the right direction in life, and so he mentors eighth grade boys in leadership skills though the Alpha program at Bumpus Middle School. more

Jun 27, 2013 7:51 PM People 2 Comments

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