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Berry High School

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The 38.5-acre campus on Columbiana Road is no longer Buccaneer or Jaguar territory; it's now in Rebel hands. more

Oct 5, 2016 5:22 PM Schools

Berry High School campus

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Additional meetings will be held Wednesday and Thursday to take the next steps in annexation. more

Sep 27, 2016 3:30 PM Schools

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The Vestavia Hills Board of Education is paying $11 million for the 38.5-acre campus off Columbiana Road but is not certain exactly what type of school facility will be located there yet. more

Aug 17, 2016 6:54 PM Schools 1 Comments

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Ever since Hoover school officials announced they were considering selling the former Berry High School campus to Vestavia Hills, some Berry alumni and former teachers have worried about what would happen to the giant mural. more

May 31, 2016 5:55 PM People

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The Hoover school board has voted to sell the 38.5-acre campus to the Vestavia Hills Board of Education for $11 million but needs the property de-annexed from Hoover and annexed into Vestavia Hills first. more

May 15, 2016 9:29 PM News

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The Hoover school board’s decision to sell the former Berry High School campus to Vestavia Hills was met with disdain in some circles and applause in others. more

Apr 29, 2016 2:59 PM Schools

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The price tag for the campus is $11 million. more

Apr 18, 2016 11:32 PM Schools 1 Comments

Old Berry High School Nov 2015

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The Vestavia HIlls Board of Education has offered $11 million for the property off Columbiana Road. more

Apr 18, 2016 2:48 AM Schools

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The city of Vestavia Hill's $2 million contribution is being combined with $9 million from the Vestavia Hills Board of Education for a total offer of $11 million to Hoover City Schools. more

Mar 21, 2016 9:36 PM Schools

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The Vestavia Hills City Council has scheduled a meeting for Monday to consider chipping in $2 million toward that purchase price. more

Mar 18, 2016 5:09 PM Schools

Old Berry High School Nov 2015

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Also, U.S. Steel has made an offer to sell Hoover City Schools 136 acres along Interstate 459 now zoned for apartments. more

Mar 15, 2016 1:35 AM Schools 1 Comments

Berry High throwback uniforms

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The players definitely took notice of the length of the shorts. more

Dec 7, 2015 11:22 AM Sports

Berry High School

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A timeline outlined in the offer already has expired, and school officials no longer seem interested in selling the buildings, Councilman Gene Smith said. more

Nov 2, 2015 9:59 PM News 2 Comments

Berry High School

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Hoover might partner with nearby school districts to provide a joint alternative school program, career tech academies or a fine arts center, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

Sep 29, 2015 6:28 PM Schools 2 Comments

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The U.S. Department of Justice has questions about the Hoover Board of Education’s plans to sell the old Berry High School to the City of Hoover, a development delaying closing of the proposed $9 million sale approved by the city council in April. more

Jul 1, 2015 9:37 PM News

The city of Hoover has agreed to buy the old Berry High School property, and the mayor said he is exploring plans to convert it into a proposed athletic complex. more

Apr 27, 2015 7:45 PM News

Berry High School

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The Hoover City Council, during its April 20 meeting, approved a plan by Mayor Gary Ivey to buy the old Berry High School property on Columbiana Road. The mayor said he is exploring plans to convert it into a proposed athletic complex. more

Apr 21, 2015 12:31 AM News 2 Comments

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