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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

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When John Montgomery came to Hoover High School more than seven years ago as an assistant principal, he thought he might stay a few years and move somewhere else. Read more

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Montgomery, who has been an assistant under Hulin for 7 1/2 years, will take over when Hulin retires at the end of December. Read more

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Fifteen high school marching bands are expected to participate in Hoover High School’s 2018 Invitational Marching Festival on Oct. 20 at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Read more

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The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Read more

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Maredia and Lother started the CleanHoover Initiative in December to clean up some of the city’s parks and talk with businesses about reducing their environmental impact. Read 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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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

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

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SPHS 2018 graduation

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Family and friends filled the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University to watch about 400 Spain Park seniors complete their high school careers. Read more

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2017 Hoover High School graduate and four-year track athlete Will Clark is making a name in collegiate athletics. Read more

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Bluff Park Masonic Lodge #856 in Hoover is pleased to announce it will award its first scholarship to Carl Brownbridge. Read more

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Hoover High School junior Jordyn Johnson has been selected as a finalist for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship, funded by the U.S. Department of State. Read more

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Hoover High ranked 26th among public high schools in the state. Read more

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Madison Todd, a senior at Spain Park High School, has accepted a spot in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy’s competitive Early Entry program. Read more

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The Hoover City Council is again looking for people who want to serve on the school board. Read more

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Several Hoover middle school students auditioned for and were selected to sing at the American Choral Directors Association's Southern Division Conference in Louisville, Kentucky in February as part of the Middle School Men's Honor Choir. Read more

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