Gwin Elementary

Nine-year-old Emma Voytanovsky, a fourth-grader at Gwin Elementary, was recently selected as the winner of the eighth Geoffrey Glaub Piano Scholarship, given by the Samford University Academy of the Arts. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:13 PM People

See You at the Pole Simmons 2016-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Students prayed for their schools, friends, families, communities and nation. more

Sep 28, 2016 12:20 PM Schools

Gwin and Simmons April 2015

Photos by Jon Anderson

Hoover police reported two men leaving a burglary in the Carisbrooke area on foot. more

Apr 15, 2016 7:16 PM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

School rezoning plan meets opposition as parents turn out in force to advocate keeping their neighborhoods intact. more

Feb 29, 2016 4:12 PM News

Hoover Rezoning - 4.jpg

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

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

Jan 26, 2016 3:52 PM 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

Gwin Elementary fifth graders recently travelled to Montgomery. more

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

International Day

Photo courtesy of Michelle Berg.

Gwin Elementary School in Hoover recently held its 10th annual International Day celebration. This all-day event was sponsored by the school’s English as a Second Language (ESL) department. more

Mar 24, 2015 4:37 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Gwin Elementary fourth graders recently visited the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville as part of the school’s science unit on space. more

Jan 20, 2015 6:56 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Gwin Elementary School recently announced their Student Council members for the 2014-2015 school year. more

Jan 20, 2015 6:45 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Patton Chapel Road Phase III

Map courtesy of City of Hoover / image by Jeff Thompson.

The Hoover Board of Education approved the rights of way and easements that are a part of Phase III of the Patton Chapel Road Project at its Monday night meeting. more

Nov 4, 2014 1:38 AM News

International Walk to School Day

Photo courtesy of Erica Farnham.

About 550 students from Gwin Elementary will be walking to school on Oct. 8 in celebration of the international event Walk to School Day. more

Sep 30, 2014 6:58 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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

Gwin Living Museum

Photos by Katie Turpen.

During the 2013-2014 school year, Gwin Elementary School students in Katie Collins’ first grade class and Jill Foshee’s third grade class teamed up to learn how to make a positive change in the world. more

May 27, 2014 4:53 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Gwin International Day 2014

Artwork courtesy of Tricia Robinson /

The event includes an all-day celebration of cultures from around the globe beginning with a flag parade. more

Jan 7, 2014 10:49 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Traci Knight Ingleright, an enrichment teacher at Gwin Elementary School, was recently awarded the Conservation Educator of the Year Award at the 2013 Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards banquet. more

Sep 24, 2013 8:36 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Gwin Elementary fourth grader Blake White won second place in the 2013 Alabama Wildlife Federation’s youth wildlife art contest. more

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

The Gwin Elementary Ambassadors raise money every year on Valentine’s Day with the Valentines Grams. more

May 28, 2013 11:24 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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