Kathy Murphy

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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

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

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

Teddi Butcher

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

Jan 25, 2018 9:28 AM Schools 3 Comments

Hoover High School

Photo by Jon Anderson

The superintendent would not specify the personnel matter to be discussed Thursday, but she did say she was ready to move forward with a recommendation to the board concerning the racial slur. more

Jan 24, 2018 9:02 PM Schools

Meanwhile, the teacher who used the slur in her classroom Friday remains on paid administrative leave. more

Jan 23, 2018 4:35 PM Schools 9 Comments

Greystone YMCA Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

School officials say the YMCA offers a superior program, but it also may cost more. more

Jan 23, 2018 12:00 AM Schools

Hoover Board of Education 12-19-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board agreed to pay $97,000 plus legal fees to former Trace Crossings Elementary School Principal Robin Litaker. more

Dec 19, 2017 6:10 PM Schools

Hoover City Schools flag

Photo by Jon Anderson

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 7 Comments

Kathy Murphy Hoover chamber 11-16-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Photo courtesy of Grady Thornton.

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Erica Techo

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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 12-14-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board also approved a new schedule for salary supplements for athletic and academic coaches, sponsors of fine arts groups and employees leading special academic programs. more

Mar 13, 2017 7:45 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy 2-13-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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