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Bluff Park Elementary School received a $2,500 Cawaco Resource, Conservation and Development (RC&D) grant in September to implement 'Moving Towards Makerspaces.' more

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Hoover school board 9-11-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The budget projects $13.3 million will be needed to convert the former Riverchase Middle School into a skilled trades center called the Riverchase Career Connection Center. more

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Photo courtesy of Prince of Peace Catholic Parish

This annual fundraiser for the youth group received a record number of donations this year. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Here’s a look at the projects that received regular grant money this year. more

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Here are the presidents of the parent organizations at each Hoover school and what they said about their goals for the 2018-19 school year. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Dodson has been named director of the new Riverchase Career Connection Center, which will help prepare students for skilled trades. more

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Hoover school bus 2018

Photo by Jon Anderson

School officials are hiring extra bus drivers to help take care of an unexpected demand for bus service. more

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Hoover back to school 2018 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Superintendent Kathy Murphy encouraged faculty to build on the vision of those who started the system. more

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Ron Dodson Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

Dodson will become director of the Riverchase Career Connection Center on Oct. 1. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Shades Mountain Elementary School’s new principal, Melissa Hadder, spent most of her career working with high school students, but her new role is a return to where she began her education career. more

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Photos by Jon Anderson

The Hoover school rezoning effort that began four years ago with former Superintendent Andy Craig is taking effect with the first day of school on Aug. 8. more

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Melissa Hadder

Photo from Spain Park High School website

Hadder has been an assistant principal at Spain Park High School. more

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Only a few people have been asked to serve more than one five-year term on the Hoover school board, and Green Valley resident Earl Cooper is one of them. more

High Schools

Some principals come across as intimidating to students, maintaining their distance and casting threatening glares. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

For 20 years, Shades Mountain Elementary School has known only one principal, but Juli Feltham has finally reached the point where she’s ready to hand over the school keys to someone else. more

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Spain Park High School

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover school system is shutting down its information technology and education academies for high school students due to declining interest, school officials say. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Private school plants roots in Shades Mountain following failed move. more

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Feltham has spent more than 35 years in education and has been with the Hoover school district since it started in 1988. more

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Sarah Finnegan

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she hopes to have a replacement picked and in place by July 1. more

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Hoover Graduation 2018

Sarah Finnegan

The school sent 690 graduates into the world of college, work and military with more than $39 million in scholarship offers. more

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