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In the 2018-2019 school year, 16 Alabama schools raised $56,862 for wishes in Alabama. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Photo courtesy of Shehzan Maredia

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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“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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Photo courtesy of Dustin Helmer, SPHS Theatre Director

Spain Park High School’s S’Park Theatre will put on its spring production this month. Read more

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Photo by Jasmyne Ray.

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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Photo by Todd Lester

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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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

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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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. 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

Sarah Finnegan

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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