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Dr. Kathy Murphy

Hoover School Board

Roy L. Williams

Hoover City Schools has decided not to become a charter school authorizer, Superintendent Dr. Kathy Murphy said. Under the charter school legislation signed into law, state school systems had the option to become "authorizers" of charter schools more

Aug 31, 2015 9:43 PM News

A new survey by Niche.com, a website that does research designed to help Americans make informed decisions, ranks Homewood City Schools No. 1, Hoover as second best public school system in Alabama for teachers to work at. more

Aug 26, 2015 1:50 PM News

Hoover Board of Education Building

Photo by Jessa Pease.

​The Hoover City Board of Education will hold its first public hearing on the 2015-2016 Budget on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room of the Farr Administration Building, 2810 Metropolitan Way. more

Aug 24, 2015 8:22 PM Schools

Hoover School Board

Roy L. Williams

After a discussion on the pros and cons of becoming an authorizer for charter schools in the city, the Hoover Board of Education during a Tuesday, Aug. 18 meeting voted to table a decision until Superintendent Kathy Murphy gets more information more

Aug 19, 2015 3:36 AM Schools

First Day Superintendent.jpg

Roy Williams

New Hoover City Schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy visited several city schools to greet principals, teachers, students and parents as the district kicked off the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, Aug. 13. more

Aug 13, 2015 9:51 PM Schools

Hoover City Schools Institute

Roy L. Williams

In a motivational speech, new Hoover City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kathy Murphy addressed 1,000 employees gathered at Hunter Street Baptist Church today, Monday, Aug. 10 for Hoover City Schools Institute. more

Aug 10, 2015 6:37 PM Schools

Hoover School Board

Roy L. Williams

The Hoover Board of Education, in a unanimous 5-0 vote during its Monday, August 3 board meeting, rescinded an April 2014 proposal that would have charged students a fee for riding buses to and from schools. more

Aug 4, 2015 2:56 AM Schools

bus service

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

During tonight's meeting, the Hoover Board of Education is expected to approve a recommendation from Superintendent Kathy Murphy to rescind a proposal that would have charged students a fee for riding school buses. more

Aug 3, 2015 7:34 PM News

Board of Education

Erica Techo

The Hoover City Board of Education discussed the matter of superintendent evaluations at Monday’s meeting. more

Jul 14, 2015 1:42 AM Schools

Monday, June 15 was the first meeting under new Hoover Board of Education President Derrick Murphy, appointed by his peers in May, new superintendent Dr. Kathy Murphy, who started on June 1, and new school board member Jill Ganus Veitch. more

Jun 16, 2015 2:53 AM News 1 Comments

Dr. Kathy Murphy

Roy L. Williams

New Hoover City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kathy L. Murphy held her first day on the job Monday, June 1. more

Jun 1, 2015 10:21 PM News

The Hoover Board of Education, during a board meeting held Monday, May 11, approved a contract with new superintendent Dr. Kathy Murphy. The three-year contract at an annual salary of $195,000 begins June 8 and expires June 30, 2018 unless extended. more

May 12, 2015 1:52 AM News

Dr. Kathy L. Murphy

Photo by Roy Williams

Dr. Kathy Murphy, the new head of Hoover City Schools, says she expects to start as superintendent on June 1. She is coming to Hoover from Monroe County, Alabama public schools. more

May 3, 2015 4:04 PM News

Dr. Kathy L. Murphy

Photo by Roy Williams

The Hoover Board of Education appointed Dr. Kathy Murphy as the new superintendent of Hoover City Schools in a 5-0 unanimous vote tonight, April 30. more

May 1, 2015 1:33 AM News

Dr. Kathy L. Murphy

Photo by Roy Williams

The Hoover Board of Education interviewed Dr. Kathy Murphy, the fourth and final candidate for superintendent of Hoover City Schools, Monday, April 27. The board expects to tap its new leader by late May with a projected start date of July 1. more

Apr 28, 2015 1:22 AM News

The Hoover Board of Education will interview the fourth and final candidate for Hoover City Schools Superintendent, Dr. Kathy Murphy, superintendent of Monroe County (Ala.) schools, at 5:30 p.m. today, April 27, at the board of education building more

Apr 27, 2015 9:37 PM News

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