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The 719 members of the graduating class are believed to be the largest high school graduating class in Alabama this year. Read more

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Spain Park 2019 graduation 1

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In all, 23% of the graduating class ended with a GPA of 4.0 or higher. Read more

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Steven Inman, Dalton Campbell and Derek Camp from Milo’s Tea attended South Shades Crest Elementary School in May to make a presentation as part of their science week. Read more

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Nateghi, who just completed her 10th grade year at Hoover High, is one of at least 125 students signed up for the Cyber Innovation Academy, which is scheduled to begin when school starts back Aug. 8. Read more

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School officials are proposing a change to the code of conduct that allows school discipline for racist and sexist conduct or language, whether it occurs on campus, at home or online. Read more

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Kathy Murphy 5-9-19

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However, a proposed change would allow school officials to administer discipline when racist, sexist or other disparaging off-campus remarks substantially impact the school environment. Read more

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A proposed change in the code of conduct would make it a class 3 (most serious) offense to engage in racist or sexist conduct or language, whether on or off campus. Read more

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This July, Prince of Peace Catholic School student Doug Frederick will study at Wake Forest University in North Carolina. Read more

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Hoover Service Club 2019 scholarships awards 1

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The club also gave out 2019 academic and citizenship awards to six Hoover middle school students. Read more

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Prince of Peace Catholic School’s fourth grade class held a successful one-day winter clothing drive in April for Ohio families in need. Read more

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The Hoover High School STEM Team was created last September and began preparing to compete in the International Science Olympiad and TEAMS (Test of Engineering Aptitude for Mathematics and Science) competitions. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Tiffany Lind, Hoover City Schools

The Cooperative Education Department held Hoover High School's spring job fair on April 23, specifically targeted for local businesses seeking out high schools students as employees. Read more

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Service is an integral part of the school and teachers and parents are always alert for hands-on opportunities to engage students in community ministry. Read more

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Fifty-two Prince of Peace Catholic School students won ribbons at the diocesan art show at John Paul II High School in Huntsville on April 6. Read more

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Michele McCay 4-24-19 (2)

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Michele McCay has been with the Hoover school system for 16 years, nearly six years as accounting director. Read more

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Elementary schools will hold kindergarten enrollment from 4 to 6 p.m. to help plan staffing for next year. Read more

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Anyone who has ever prepared food for children knows it’s not always easy to get them to clean their plates or finish a meal. Read more

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Hoover back to school 2018 (20)

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Council members said Kelley's experience is critical as the district faces issues related to funding and a federal court desegregation case. Read more

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Denim and Dining 2019 (1)

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The 2019 Denim & Dining fundraiser for the Hoover City Schools Foundation likely raised a record amount of money, organizers said. Read more

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“I’m just very excited to learn and be part of such an amazing group of humans that were selected,” Bradley said. Read more

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