Monique Lin-Luse 3-14-19

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Attorneys for the school system, NAACP and Justice Department shared an action plan Thursday night to meet desegregation goals. Read more

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The meeting will be Thursday, March 14, at Trace Crossings Elementary School. Read more


Hoover High School

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Hoover High School will gain 80 to 85 more parking spaces. Read more


Hoover school board 6-5-18

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Applicants must be Hoover residents and be willing to serve five years. Read more


Spain Park High School

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The classroom discussions were prompted by a video of Hoover and Spain Park high school students making racist and anti-Semitic comments. Read more


Tina Hancock 3-4-19

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Hancock is leaving Hoover to become the chief finance officer for Huntsville City Schools. Read more


Riverchase Career Connection Center

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School officials say Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood failed to get Riverchase career center renovations started in a timely fashion. Read more

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Each year, a senior is selected from each of Hoover's two high schools, along with an employee of Hoover City Schools. Read more

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The Hoover school system’s Finley Award Committee recently recognized three teachers with its 2019 Teacher in the Trenches Award for going beyond the call of duty to serve students in the district and community. Read more


Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

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The school board chose not to borrow an additional $12 million for upcoming classroom additions and instead use money already in the bank. Read more


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Thirty-three fourth and fifth grade students from Trace Crossings Elementary School traveled to Montgomery on Feb. 7 to sing as a part of Alabama's bicentennial celebration. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Submitted by Prince of Peace Catholic School Girl Scouts

Four Prince of Peace Catholic School Girl Scouts completely renovated the toddler play area at the Ronald McDonald House. Read more

Private Schools

Hoover Board of Education Building

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The new debt would be combined with a much larger refinancing of debt. Read more


Hoover High Paradigm Show Choir Jan 2019

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Students from Hoover's five middle and high schools are scheduled to perform at Spain Park High School. Read more


Douglas Frederick, a Prince of Peace Catholic School eighth grade student, won the school’s annual National Geographic Bee. Read more

Private Schools


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Burke, 52, is in her eighth year as an assistant principal at Bumpus and 31st year in education. Read more

Middle Schools


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The Student Activism for Women club, founded in 2017 by a group of senior students, is striving to empower female students through community service and activism. Read more

High Schools

Berry Middle School addition proposal

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The 18-classroom addition still requires approval from the Hoover school board. Read more


The award is given each year to one Hoover City Schools employee and one senior at each of the two public high schools in Hoover. Read more


The 26-member First Edition jazz band performed with renowned trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and trumpeter Todd Stoll. Read more