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Hoover school rezoning map April 2018

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The rezoning plan approved by a federal judge in December also is expected to move an estimated 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones. more

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Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. more

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Kathy Murphy 12-14-17

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Board members Earl Cooper and Craig Kelley said the school district can't afford to lose Murphy and needs her for the long term. more

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Amy Mudano Nov 2017

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Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. more

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Hoover City Schools flag

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A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

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The applicants include a UAB administrator, a pharmacist, a UAB epidemiologist, a college admissions consultant, a retired college professor and a property management professional. more

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Hoover school bd interviews Nov 2017

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The council is looking for someone to replace Earl Cooper, who has served on the school board for two five-year terms. more

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The Hoover City Council is again looking for people who want to serve on the school board. more

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Paradigm show choir 2-9-18

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Former board member Stephen Presley told the Hoover school board Tuesday night that it's past time Hoover has a sufficient place for students to perform. more

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Hoover school board 2-2-18

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The driver, Mark Pierce, had been employed with Hoover City Schools since September. more

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Hoover High School

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The superintendent would not specify the personnel matter to be discussed Thursday, but she did say she was ready to move forward with a recommendation to the board concerning the racial slur. more

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Anabelle Kunz Riverchase snow day 12-8-17

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However, the two instructional days lost Jan. 16-17 due to icy roads likely won't have to be made up, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

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National Weather Service 1-15-18 2-17pm

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Forecasters say the greatest threat is a hard refreezing of melted snow on roads, reminiscent of the "Snowmageddon" winter storm of January 2014. more

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Hoover Board of Education 12-19-17

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The school board agreed to pay $97,000 plus legal fees to former Trace Crossings Elementary School Principal Robin Litaker. more

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Hoover City Schools flag

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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

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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

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

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Hoover Council Education Committee 11-2-17

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Eleven people applied for the vacancy. more

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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

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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

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