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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

Dec 12, 2017 9:34 PM Schools 6 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

Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy is scheduled to give the annual State of the Schools address at the Nov. 16 Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:40 PM Businesses

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

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

Hoover Institute 2017-1

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The school district's 1,750 employees gathered at Hunter Street Baptist Church for a back-to-school rally. more

Aug 4, 2017 4:05 PM Schools 1 Comments

Capers on Park Avenue

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Officials with Hoover City Schools, which owns the former Bluff Park School building, say rumors they are shutting the facility down are false. more

May 26, 2017 3:45 PM News 14 Comments

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

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Murphy now has a contract good through June 30, 2020. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:10 PM Schools

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is hopeful the school district and other parties in the case will have a joint filing to the court this week. more

Mar 14, 2017 2:13 PM Schools 3 Comments

Kathy Murphy 2-13-17

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Board President Stephen Presley has recommended her contract be extended through June 2020. more

Feb 13, 2017 8:32 PM Schools

Supt Advisory Council Travis Bryant 12-13-16

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Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy's Advisory Council shared its recommendations Tuesday night after six months of study. more

Dec 13, 2016 9:56 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 11-14-16

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Subcommittees have been meeting for months to do strategic planning. more

Dec 11, 2016 12:30 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 11-17-16

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Murphy said she is pleased with academic and financial progress, but challenges and goals for improvement still are ahead. more

Nov 17, 2016 4:57 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

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Murphy is scheduled to discuss the state of the school system and identify the 2016-17 Hoover City Schools Employee of the Year. more

Nov 10, 2016 5:20 PM Schools

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Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. more

Oct 3, 2016 12:30 PM , People

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 school finance talk 8-8-16

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If Hoover wants to maintain low class sizes and electives and higher paid employees, new or increased revenue streams must be found, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said in a finance report Monday night. more

Aug 9, 2016 12:14 AM Schools 3 Comments

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy gave a back-to-school address to the school district's nearly 1,800 employees this morning at Hunter Street Baptist Church. more

Aug 8, 2016 3:10 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 8-4-16

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Tonight's talk is expected to focus more on federal and state funding for Hoover City Schools. more

Aug 8, 2016 1:17 AM Schools

Supt advisory council 6-28-16 (3)

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More than 300 people signed up, and about 130 showed up for the first meeting. more

Jun 28, 2016 9:29 PM Schools

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