Hoover City Schools

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The National Weather Service is predicting up to 5 inches of snow in some parts of Jefferson and Shelby counties. more

Dec 8, 2017 8:04 AM Weather

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Snow accumulation of less than half an inch in grassy and elevated areas is forecast in central Alabama. more

Dec 7, 2017 5:32 PM Weather

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Computer science teacher Vinny Chiaramonte was one of 45 recipients of the 2017-18 Milken Educator Award nationally and the only one from Alabama. more

Nov 28, 2017 8:30 PM Schools 1 Comments

Kathy Murphy Hoover chamber 11-16-17

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But Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is more interested to see students compete with students nationally and internationally. more

Nov 16, 2017 4:23 PM Schools

Vicki Holden 17-18 Employee of Year

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Holden oversees the 22 other nurses spread out among Hoover's 16 schools and was recognized for her extreme competence, care and compassion. more

Nov 16, 2017 3:05 PM Schools

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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As an illusionist, Kevin Spencer can make many things disappear. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:18 PM Schools


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Nonprofit Hoover Helps sees tremendous growth in 3rd year of raising funds. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:17 PM People

Hoover City Schools educator Nancy McGowan has been named a National Geographic Certified Educator, one of only seven in Alabama. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:36 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Riverchase Middle School summer 2017-3

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Some parents said they don't want to see current career academies moved from Hoover and Spain Park high schools to a proposed career tech center in Riverchase. more

Oct 3, 2017 10:33 PM Schools 1 Comments

Riverchase Middle School July 2017

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Hoover school officials on Tuesday night unveiled a preliminary proposal and gathered community input in regard to the future use of Riverchase Middle School during a meeting at Hoover High School. more

Sep 27, 2017 3:49 AM Schools 7 Comments

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Melisa Guthrie was shocked to receive a cancer diagnosis in fall 2016. That October, it was discovered through routine testing that she had stage three colon cancer. more

Sep 26, 2017 5:06 PM High Schools


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To celebrate National School Lunch Week, officials from the city of Hoover will be serving lunch in Hoover’s elementary, intermediate and middle school cafeterias. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:49 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

Artists on Bluff and Riverchase Middle

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School officials must decide how long they will give Artists on the Bluff to move out of the former Bluff Park Elementary and decide how best to use the Riverchase Middle School being acquired from Pelham. more

Sep 24, 2017 8:00 PM Schools 1 Comments

Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

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The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

Sep 20, 2017 7:20 PM News 1 Comments

Artists on the Bluff 2016-2

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Neither the Hoover school board nor the Hoover City Council seems willing to invest the $1 million to $4 million to bring the nearly 100-year-old building up to code. more

Sep 18, 2017 10:09 PM News 21 Comments

Parents, students and school system employees have three choices from which to choose for each year. more

Sep 14, 2017 2:40 PM Schools 1 Comments

Artists on the Bluff 2016-1

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Costs of needed building repairs have complicated negotiations. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM News 1 Comments

Hoover school board Aug 2017

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The school board's second 2018 budget hearing and regular September school board meeting both were rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma. more

Sep 11, 2017 4:44 PM Schools

Maddox will serve as president elect for a one-year term, then she will become the CLAS president for the 2018-2019 year. more

Jul 20, 2017 6:46 PM People


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Hayley Barber, crowned Miss Alabama 2016, visited Trace Crossings Elementary recently to meet and read to students. more

May 23, 2017 5:13 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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