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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

Dec 12, 2017 9:34 PM Schools 7 Comments

Hoover High Marching Band 2017

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The 34,000-square-foot facility will include a central band room large enough to seat 600 people. Hoover's current marching band has 352 students in it, including auxiliary groups. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:02 PM Schools 1 Comments

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Kendrick has worked for the Burr & Forman law firm for 17 years and lived in Hoover 16 years. more

Nov 6, 2017 7:54 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover Council Education Committee 11-2-17

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Eleven people applied for the vacancy. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:06 PM News

Hoover school board applicants Oct 2017

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The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

Nov 1, 2017 8:15 PM Schools

Hoover school board 8-15-17

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Board member Jill Ganus resigned after accepting an appointment to a Jefferson County District Court judgeship. more

Oct 24, 2017 5:21 PM Schools

Hoover Board of Education Building

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy had a conflict with a superintendents' fall conference. more

Oct 10, 2017 1:34 PM Schools

Artists on the Bluff 2016-1

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The Artists on the Bluff group will, however, have to pay utility costs from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 and make sure the building meets approval of the city fire marshal. more

Sep 25, 2017 9:09 PM Schools

Hoover school board 9-12-17

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The school board plans to spend $177.5 million in fiscal 2018, which starts Oct. 1, and take in $180.9 million in revenues, resulting in a $3.4 million positive balance. more

Sep 12, 2017 8:16 PM Schools

Tina Hancock 8-29-17

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. more

Aug 29, 2017 11:06 PM Schools

Hoover school board 8-15-17

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A second public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11. more

Aug 28, 2017 8:51 PM Schools

Riverchase Middle School July 2017

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Once the Pelham City Council de-annexes the property, the two parties will be able to close the $4.25 million land purchase. more

Aug 3, 2017 4:44 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover school board 7-11-17

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Hoover is offering $4.25 million for the 41-acre campus. more

Jul 11, 2017 10:19 PM Schools 7 Comments

Stephen Presley: School board was ‘incredible learning experience.’ more

Jun 26, 2017 5:52 PM Schools 2 Comments

Hoover High access roads property

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The Hoover school board this morning agreed to give the city of Hoover 3.3 acres so the city can build an access road and parking lot related to the new sports park being built at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. more

May 30, 2017 10:13 AM Schools

Hoover school bd work session 5-26-17

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"We know that can't happen," Mayor Frank Brocato told the school board. "We all know there's a need for more schools in our city. ... We're going to work hand in hand with each of you to reach that goal." more

May 26, 2017 11:29 AM News

Hoover High access roads

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The city of Hoover is asking the school board to donate about six acres of land near Trace Crossings Elementary School and Hoover High School in conjunction with the city's plans to build two new access roads to Hoover High School. more

May 25, 2017 4:55 PM Schools

Spain Park track April 2017

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Track boosters say the track programs deserve a higher-quality surface, so they'll explore fundraising possibilities. more

Apr 25, 2017 10:49 AM Schools 3 Comments

Hoover track April 2017

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The school board agreed to spend at least $2.74 million to replace the football turf and tracks at Hoover and Spain Park high schools but left the door open to possibly upgrade to higher-quality tracks after track and field supporters objected. more

Apr 21, 2017 6:23 PM Schools 1 Comments

Amy Tosney

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Tosney is a former teacher and has nine years experience as vice president and office manager for Magic City Door. more

Apr 3, 2017 8:33 PM Schools

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