2017-18 school calendar

Hoover school bus Dec 2016

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The grades are based on students’ achievement on test scores, learning gains made from year to year, graduation rates and individual goals that school systems set for themselves. more

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Thanksgiving turkey

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More than 77 percent of survey respondents chose a calendar option with a full week out of school for Thanksgiving. more


Hoover Board of Education Building

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The board is choosing between two calendar options. Option A would start school on Aug. 8, 2017, and include a full week out for Thanksgiving, while Option B would start school on Aug. 14, 2017, and have three weekdays out of school at Thanksgiving. more


Parents and faculty were asked to give feedback on two calendar options. more

School officials are asking parents to give feedback on two options for both years. more


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