Hoover Board of Education

Hoover High band room Oct 2016

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The capital plan also includes nearly $2.2 million for new tracks and artificial football turf at Hoover and Spain Park high schools, as well as $2.9 million for HVAC, roofing and painting projects. more

Oct 17, 2016 11:02 PM Schools

Berry High School

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The 38.5-acre campus on Columbiana Road is no longer Buccaneer or Jaguar territory; it's now in Rebel hands. more

Oct 5, 2016 5:22 PM Schools

Berry High School campus

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Additional meetings will be held Wednesday and Thursday to take the next steps in annexation. more

Sep 27, 2016 3:30 PM Schools

Hoover school board 9-12-16

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Board member Jill Ganus Veitch voted against the budget, saying she didn't support short notice of cuts in principals' discretionary spending. more

Sep 12, 2016 8:10 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover High Principal Don Hulin said in an email to faculty the proposed 2017 budget was "deeply troubling on many fronts." more

Sep 8, 2016 11:00 PM Schools 8 Comments

The school system's budget has been the topic of much discussion in recent years due to deficit spending and the status of city funding. more

Aug 30, 2016 4:40 PM Schools

Old Berry drone photo 1

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The Vestavia Hills Board of Education is paying $11 million for the 38.5-acre campus off Columbiana Road but is not certain exactly what type of school facility will be located there yet. more

Aug 17, 2016 6:54 PM Schools 1 Comments

Lori McCombs

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An online petition is calling for the teacher's dismissal, but school officials say two weeks without pay was appropriate. more

Aug 4, 2016 12:58 PM Schools 1 Comments

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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Erica Techo

The Hoover Board of Education approved principals for Trace Crossings and Greystone Elementary Schools at its July 7 meeting. more

Jul 8, 2016 12:21 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

Tera Simmons was chosen to replace Melody Greene. more

May 29, 2016 8:22 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 5-20-16

Still shot from video by Hoover City Schools

U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala has given preliminary approval to the rezoning plan but is withholding final approval pending more work by the school system, Justice Department and NAACP Legal Defense Fund. more

May 20, 2016 4:36 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 5-17-16

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School officials met with U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala in her chambers on Friday and came away from the meeting upbeat. more

May 17, 2016 8:41 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

Old Berry High School Nov 2015 (3)

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The Vestavia Hills school board’s purchase of the property was contingent on tonight’s vote because it could not legally operate a school outside of its city limits. more

May 17, 2016 1:56 AM News 1 Comments

Former Berry High campus aerial 1

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The Hoover school board has voted to sell the 38.5-acre campus to the Vestavia Hills Board of Education for $11 million but needs the property de-annexed from Hoover and annexed into Vestavia Hills first. more

May 15, 2016 9:29 PM News

Hoover school board 10-16-15

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

May 9, 2016 12:26 AM Schools

The judge said information provided to the court thus far has been confusing and not complete enough for her to adequately assess the impact of the rezoning plan on African-American students. more

May 5, 2016 5:06 PM Schools

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