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Superintendent Kathy Murphy encouraged faculty to build on the vision of those who started the system. more

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Ron Dodson Aug 2017

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Dodson will become director of the Riverchase Career Connection Center on Oct. 1. more

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The Hoover school rezoning effort that began four years ago with former Superintendent Andy Craig is taking effect with the first day of school on Aug. 8. more

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Melissa Hadder

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Hadder has been an assistant principal at Spain Park High School. more

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Feltham has spent more than 35 years in education and has been with the Hoover school district since it started in 1988. more

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Sarah Finnegan

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she hopes to have a replacement picked and in place by July 1. 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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The NSTA gives out a number of educator awards, and among the award nominees this year was South Shades Crest Elementary teacher Meghan Denson. more

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Greystone Elementary's Carol McLaughlin was in the top four finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year, and Berry Middle's Lincoln Clark was in the top 16. more

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Spain Park High School

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Hoover High ranked 26th among public high schools in the state. 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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Carol McLaughlin 12-14-17 (4)

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McLaughlin teaches second grade at Greystone Elementary School. 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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A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

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Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

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A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. more

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Jason Gaston Charles Hickman

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Speakers will be one of Hoover's first school board members and the current public relations coordinator. more

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NWS forecast 3-19-18 1-53am

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The National Weather Service says there is an enhanced risk of strong tornadoes, hail the size of tennis balls and winds up to 70 mph between 2 p.m. and midnight. more

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Lexi Coon.

Superintendents, including Hoover's Kathy Murphy, and the Jefferson County and Shelby County sheriff's office met on March 12 to discuss school safety with local representatives. more

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Lexi Coon.

The next meeting will be held at Hoover High School on March 8 at 6 p.m. more

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Denim & Dining 2017-27

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Guests are asked to dress in blue jeans for a night that will include barbecue, sides, desserts, a wide selection of craft beer and wine, music and a silent auction. more

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

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

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Hoover August 2018