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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

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Hoover High access roads property

Map provided by Hoover City Schools.

The Hoover school board this morning agreed to give the city of Hoover 3.3 acres so the city can build an access road and parking lot related to the new sports park being built at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. more

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Hoover High access roads

Map courtesy of Signature Homes

The city of Hoover is asking the school board to donate about six acres of land near Trace Crossings Elementary School and Hoover High School in conjunction with the city's plans to build two new access roads to Hoover High School. more

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Hayley Barber, crowned Miss Alabama 2016, visited Trace Crossings Elementary recently to meet and read to students. more

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Hoover Metropolitan Complex Jan 2017

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

The new design proposals are linked to new access roads for Hoover High and Trace Crossings Elementary, new nearby residential development and donated park land, city officials say. more

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Students at two Hoover elementary schools have new principals waiting to greet them when they come back from summer break on Aug. 11. more

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Erica Techo

The Hoover Board of Education approved principals for Trace Crossings and Greystone Elementary Schools at its July 7 meeting. more

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Melody Greene, Carol Barber and Kathy Wheaton together have more than 120 years in education. more

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Brock's Gap Girls on the Run Team 1

Photo courtesy of Girls on the Run Birmingham

The event is set for May 7 in downtown Birmingham. more

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Tommy Bice Hoover visit 1-21-16 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The visits to three schools were part of an Innovation Celebration tour where state officials find new ideas that are working and share them with the rest of the state. more

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Baylor and Ruby

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

A puppy is to become a service dog for a child with autism. more

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Trace Crossings

Photo by Frank Couch.

Trace Crossings battles negative perceptions while faculty and parents think the school's quality is strong. more

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Hoover school rezoning meeting 10-19-15

Photo by Jon Anderson

Parents at Deer Valley Elementary share concerns about the quality of education offered at Trace Crossings Elementary, though some were hesitant to mention the school by name. more

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Trace Crossings EdCamp STEAM

Roy L. Williams

Trace Crossings Elementary School on Aug. 4 hosted Alabama’s first EdCamp STEAM, an all-day conference designed to help encourage students to embrace the arts when teaching traditional STEM classes (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). more

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Trace Crossings Elementary School

Jason Gaston

Young inventors from schools across Hoover and surrounding cities recently got a chance to use their creativity in a “RoboGarage Makers Camp” held June 1-3 at Trace Crossings Elementary School in Hoover. more

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Minnette Wiggins reception

Roy L. Williams

Trace Crossings held a reception yesterday, May 18, honoring its own Minnette Wiggins, Alabama Elementary Teacher of the Year. more

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Minnette Wiggins

Photo by Dan Starnes.

Minnette Wiggins, a teacher at Trace Crossings Elementary School, was named the 2015-16 Alabama Elementary Teacher of the Year at an awards ceremony in Montgomery Wednesday, May 13. more

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Trace Crossings Elementary teacher Minnette R. Wiggins has been named Alabama’s 2015-2016 Elementary Teacher of the Year. She was second among four finalists behind Alabama State Teacher of the Year Jennifer Brown of Vestavia Hills High School. more

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Julie Allen, of Lake Cyrus, drafted a proposal that would would transform Trace Crossings Elementary into a K-1 academy and better balance Deer Valley, South Shades Crest and Trace Crossings elementary schools. more

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Superintendent Andy Craig presented the new rezoning proposal to the Hoover City Schools Board of Education at the meeting Sept. 8. more

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  • Hoover elem music fest 2018-21

    Jon Anderson

    Hoover elem music fest 2018-21

    Children from Trace Crossings Elementary School perform "I Want My Breakfast" at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

  • Hoover elem music fest 2018-22

    Jon Anderson

    Hoover elem music fest 2018-22

    Students from Trace Crossings Elementary School perform "I Want My Breakfast" at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

  • Hoover elem music fest 2018-23

    Jon Anderson

    Hoover elem music fest 2018-23

    Students from Trace Crossings Elementary School perform "I Want My Breakfast" at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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