Hoover Board of Education

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

Mar 18, 2018 8:29 PM Schools


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

Feb 20, 2018 8:41 PM High Schools


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Cross Creek Church congregation finds positives with move. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:49 PM People

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

Feb 13, 2018 10:02 PM Schools 5 Comments

Hoover school board 2-2-18

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

Feb 2, 2018 3:07 PM Schools

Hoover school bus driver Mark Pierce

Pierce photo courtesy of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office; bus photo by Jon Anderson

"Thank God no children were on the bus at the time of the crash," Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

Feb 1, 2018 6:23 PM Schools

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

Jan 24, 2018 9:02 PM Schools

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

Jan 23, 2018 11:45 AM Schools

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

Jan 15, 2018 4:07 PM News

The Hoover Board of Education approved calendars for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years that include a full week off for Thanksgiving and two weeks off for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. more

Dec 27, 2017 7:16 PM Schools

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

Dec 19, 2017 6:10 PM Schools

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

Dec 12, 2017 9:34 PM Schools 7 Comments


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The Hoover City Council on Nov. 6 appointed Kermit Kendrick, an attorney with the Burr & Forman law firm, to replace Jill Ganus on the Hoover Board of Education. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:15 PM News

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

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