Hoover City Schools

Jason Gaston Charles Hickman

Jason Gaston photo courtesy of Hoover Historical Society; Charles Hickman photo by Jon Anderson

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

Mar 19, 2018 9:09 PM News 1 Comments

NWS forecast 3-19-18 1-53am

Image courtesy of National Weather Service

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

Mar 19, 2018 9:44 AM News

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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

Mar 13, 2018 4:11 PM News

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Lexi Coon.

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

Mar 7, 2018 5:02 AM Schools

Denim & Dining 2017-27

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Mar 1, 2018 9:00 AM Schools

Hoover High Spain Park HIgh

Photos by Jon Anderson

Parents are invited to meetings at Hoover and Spain Park high schools in early March. more

Feb 20, 2018 6:42 PM Schools 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Jennifer Gregory.

This March, Hoover residents will gather at Aldridge Gardens to celebrate Arbor Day. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:16 PM People

Paradigm show choir 2-9-18

Photo courtesy of Amy Tosney

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

Spain Park show choir Jan 2018

Photo courtesy of Jim Schaeffer

The event will include show choirs from each Hoover intermediate, middle and high school and performances from a cappella choirs and a barbershop quartet. more

Feb 8, 2018 5:37 PM Schools 2 Comments

Hoover school board 2-2-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Feb 2, 2018 3:07 PM Schools

Berry Middle School eighth-grader Joshua Jacob emerged as the 2018 Hoover City Schools Spelling Bee Champion following 42 rounds of competition. more

Feb 1, 2018 10:29 PM Middle 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 school bus

Photo by Jon Anderson

No children were on the bus when the driver wrecked it just off Interstate 459, school system spokesman Jason Gaston said. more

Jan 31, 2018 7:00 PM Schools

Deer Valley Elementary 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school is one of only two in Alabama to receive a 2018 State School of Character award. more

Jan 31, 2018 5:21 PM Schools

Gilchrist Bueche Gibson

Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The award is given annually for teachers who go beyond the call of duty to serve students. more

Jan 31, 2018 4:24 PM Schools

Riverchase Career Center 12-19-17

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

Superintendent Kathy Murphy announced the one-year delay in her state-of-the-school-system address. more

Jan 29, 2018 11:02 AM Schools 1 Comments

2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The officials were at the 2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast, and the police and fire departments honored student contest winners. more

Jan 25, 2018 4:09 PM News 1 Comments

Teddi Butcher

Photo from Hoover High School website

The Hoover school board accepted her resignation in a special meeting this morning. more

Jan 25, 2018 9:28 AM Schools 3 Comments


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Hoover schools launch anti-bullying initiative to coincide with Pink Shirt Day, Be Kind Week. more

Jan 23, 2018 8:42 PM Schools

Anabelle Kunz Riverchase snow day 12-8-17

Photo courtesy of Danielle Kunz

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

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


Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

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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