Deer Valley Elementary School

The library at Deer Valley Elementary School is working with bDot Architecture and Signature Homes to create new forest-themed decorations. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:41 PM People

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


Photos courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Deer Valley educator, Hoover and Spain Park students named 2017 Finley Award winners. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:58 PM Schools

Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. more

Jan 30, 2017 8:01 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Sydney Cromwell

The presidential inauguration is Friday, Jan. 20. more

Jan 18, 2017 10:15 PM People


Sydney Cromwell

Nia Mya’s illustrated book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother,” was published in December. But it started as a writing assignment in first-grade teacher Beth Hankins’ class last year. more

Jan 13, 2017 10:11 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools 10 Comments

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

Apr 29, 2016 4:12 PM Schools

Planet Project

Photo courtesy of Christina Collier.

Third graders collected recycled materials which they then turned into life-sized sea turtles. more

Dec 28, 2015 5:33 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Hoover school rezoning meeting 10-19-15

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Parents at Deer Valley Elementary share concerns about the quality of education offered at Trace Crossings Elementary, though some were hesitant to mention the school by name. more

Oct 19, 2015 10:51 PM Schools 3 Comments

Deer Valley Grant Presentation

Erica Techo

The school received a $10,000 grant from BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama, which will go toward improvements in facilities and equipment. more

Aug 27, 2015 8:25 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

​For more than 10 years, a group of men calling themselves Deer Valley Dads have been a regular staple around Deer Valley Elementary School. more

Aug 3, 2015 4:06 PM People

Ross Bridge Parkway traffic lights

Roy L. Williams

City workers are installing a traffic light on Ross Bridge Parkway directly in front of Deer Valley Elementary. Nearly two miles away, a road crew is putting up a new traffic light at the intersection of Ross Bridge Parkway and Shannon-Oxmoor Road. more

Jul 8, 2015 9:22 PM News

Deer Valley had five teams compete in the Lego Robotics competition at Greystone in February. One of the teams took home third place. more

Apr 23, 2015 5:11 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

In February, Deer Valley Elementary School music teachers Betty Wilson and Melanie Harris prepared a jazz musical with the fourth-grade explorers called We Haz Jazz. more

Apr 23, 2015 5:01 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

The Student Council of Deer Valley Elementary School presented the “Think Pink” fashion show benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation in November. more

Dec 19, 2014 5:55 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Julie Allen, of Lake Cyrus, drafted a proposal that would would transform Trace Crossings Elementary into a K-1 academy and better balance Deer Valley, South Shades Crest and Trace Crossings elementary schools. more

Oct 3, 2014 9:51 PM News

Hoover Board of Education Building

Photo by Jessa Pease.

A new proposal for rezoning in Hoover City Schools was posted on the Hoover City Schools website today. This new draft proposal has narrowed the amount of areas to be rezoned. more

Sep 8, 2014 6:22 PM

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

Parents raise concerns with possible rezoning

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Parents spoke out against rezoning in areas such as Bluff Park at the Hoover Board of Education meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Andy Craig addressed the concerns of residents, but no proposals have been announced publicly. more

Aug 5, 2014 3:17 AM News 2 Comments

On Thursday, May 29 a round table discussion was held at Deer Valley Elementary School. more

May 29, 2014 8:49 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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