0714 Omar Hamid soccer

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston.

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup raged on in Brazil this summer, a Spain Park High School senior watched with more amazement and perspective than most. At the age of 17, he has already travelled the world playing international soccer at various levels. more

Jul 28, 2014 9:08 PM

Hoover City Schools’ Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year have both been named among the “Sweet 16” Finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year. more

Apr 8, 2014 6:17 PM News

Will Freeman Heisman

Photo by Katie Turpen.

The 18-year-old swimming standout has a full academic and athletic scholarship to the University of Alabama. He’s received numerous academic and athletic accolades over the course of his high school career. more

Mar 3, 2014 9:44 PM Schools

HCS 2014 Finley Award winner Zelwak

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Zelwak was recently named Hoover City Schools 2014 Finley Award winner. The announcement came in a surprise ceremony that included his wife Anne, daughter Leighton, extended family, friends, colleagues and others. more

Mar 3, 2014 9:36 PM Schools

Hoover High Finley Award winner 2014 Chandler Fullman

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

“Superfan” is a moniker by which many at HHS know this senior student. He’s a self-proclaimed fan of anything and everything “BUCS.” more

Mar 3, 2014 9:28 PM Schools

Ocean Lab Day

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

It might be the dead of winter, but students at Hoover High School and South Shades Crest Elementary have come together for “Ocean Fun Day." more

Jan 31, 2014 5:13 AM Schools

Hoover City Schools named Ellen Anson the Elementary Teacher of the Year and Craig Thompson the Secondary Teacher of the Year. more

Jan 31, 2014 5:12 AM Schools

SPHS ACT 36 Taggart

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston.

Josh Taggart is the latest in a string of 36s across Hoover City Schools. more

Jan 22, 2014 12:54 AM High Schools

This annual, district-wide award recognizes an employee and two graduating seniors from Hoover City Schools who exemplify good character. more

Jan 14, 2014 3:07 PM Schools

Christopher Paul Curtis, award-winning author of several books for children and teens, will visit Bumpus Middle School on Oct. 8. more

Oct 7, 2013 10:04 PM Schools

1012 Hoover tech

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Select elementary and middle school students, as well as all Hoover and Spain Park high school seniors, received iPads to use this school year. more

Sep 24, 2012 4:49 PM Schools

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