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Photo courtesy of Lisa Latham

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

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Photo by Kamp Fender

Bluff Park Elementary’s bicentennial project included expanding the amount of books in its bilingual library, in addition to purchasing electronic translators to assist parents and students. Read more

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Submitted by Renee Stewart, Brock’s Gap Intermediate

Students at Brock's Gap Intermediate School participated in National Unity Day on Oct. 24. Read more

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Ami Weems

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Weems has been in education 17 years, all at Deer Valley Elementary. Read more

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Submitted by Hoover City Schools

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

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The NSTA gives out a number of educator awards, and among the award nominees this year was South Shades Crest Elementary teacher Meghan Denson. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) recently announced the winners of the 2018 NSTA Teacher Awards program, which honors K-12 teachers, principals, professors and other science education professionals for their outstanding work in scienc Read more

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Jon Anderson

More than 500 students from Hoover's 10 elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School shared their talents with voices, instruments and dance. Read more

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Second grade students at Deer Valley Elementary School recently participated in donating pajamas, blankets, toothbrushes, stuffed animals, coloring books, house slippers and other items for children staying at Jessie's Place. Read more

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Nia Mya Reese gained national attention with her first book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother.” Read more

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On Nov. 9, Brock's Gap Intermediate School held their annual Veterans Day ceremony. Read more

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Hoover City Schools educator Nancy McGowan has been named a National Geographic Certified Educator, one of only seven in Alabama. Read more

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Photo courtesy of PJ Walker.

Going on school field trips can be expensive and time-consuming, but a teacher at Bluff Park Elementary School plans to take advantage of a Google program that allows children to take virtual field trips around the world while sitting in the class. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Mike McKenzie.

In April, Alabama Public Television announced Amanda Walker from Bluff Park Elementary School as one of 52 educators from across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program. Read 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. Read more

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Nia Mya Reese's book, "How To Deal With and Care For Your Annoying Little Brother," continues to resonate with people and draw attention. Read more

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Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

Nia Mya’s illustrated book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother,” was published in December. But it started as a writing assignment in first-grade teacher Beth Hankins’ class last year. Read more

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