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Lee Ogle and Tosney 2

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The applicants gave their views on everything from a third high school to rezoning and dealing with criticism. more

Mar 28, 2017 4:51 PM Schools

Lee Ogle Tosney

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The three applicants are a 25-year-old college student, a retired middle school science teacher and the vice president and office manager for an overhead door company who formerly taught school. more

Mar 19, 2017 8:05 PM Schools

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Murphy now has a contract good through June 30, 2020. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:10 PM Schools

That leaves three applicants left for the Hoover City Council to consider. more

Mar 13, 2017 11:08 AM Schools

Kathy Murphy 2-13-17

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Board President Stephen Presley has recommended her contract be extended through June 2020. more

Feb 13, 2017 8:32 PM Schools

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Applications will be due by March 10. more

Feb 2, 2017 9:01 PM Schools

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The school board is expected to vote on the 2017-18 school calendar. more

Jan 7, 2017 9:00 PM Schools

Kent Haines, an eighth-grade math teacher at Simmons Middle School, was recently recognized at a Hoover school board meeting for being one of 11 teachers nationwide to be named a Heinemann Fellow. more

Oct 27, 2016 3:59 PM Middle Schools

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Students at two Hoover elementary schools have new principals waiting to greet them when they come back from summer break on Aug. 11. more

Jul 27, 2016 8:55 PM Schools

Hoover Board of Education Building

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Both meetings still will be held at the Farr Administration Building. more

Jul 12, 2016 10:01 AM Schools

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Katherine Polcari

A recap of the June 13 Hoover Board of Education meeting more

Jun 14, 2016 6:54 PM Schools

Tina Hancock 5-17-16

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Tina Hancock has been the Jackson County Board of Education's chief school finance officer for five years. more

May 17, 2016 6:53 PM Schools

Hoover Board of Education Building

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The primary items on the agenda are the potential appointment of a chief school finance officer and other personnel actions. Job cuts are expected due to budget constraints. more

May 17, 2016 10:26 AM Schools

Tina Hancock interview 5-9-16

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The Hoover school board interviewed a third candidate for the role of chief school financial officer but refrained from making a selection during its meeting on Monday, May 9. more

May 9, 2016 10:33 PM Schools

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The meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. Monday. more

May 9, 2016 12:26 AM Schools

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The Hoover school board’s decision to sell the former Berry High School campus to Vestavia Hills was met with disdain in some circles and applause in others. more

Apr 29, 2016 2:59 PM Schools

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The price tag for the campus is $11 million. more

Apr 18, 2016 11:32 PM Schools 1 Comments

Bamman will replace Derrick Murphy, whose five-year term expires at the end of May. more

Apr 18, 2016 9:52 PM News 2 Comments

Old Berry High School Nov 2015

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The Vestavia HIlls Board of Education has offered $11 million for the property off Columbiana Road. more

Apr 18, 2016 2:48 AM Schools

HV school bd 2016 candidates

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School board candidates also revealed other challenges they see facing the system. more

Apr 10, 2016 7:00 PM Schools

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