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Nationally, 355 schools from 23 states made the list put out by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Read more

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Discovery United Methodist Church is planning to celebrate “man’s best friend” at its third annual Dog Days at Discovery on Saturday, Oct. 12. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church parking lot. Read more



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The Hoover City Schools Foundation this year is giving out a record $64,000 in grants, thanks to successful fundraising initiatives, Executive Director Janet Turner said. Read more


Here are the presidents of the parent organizations at each Hoover school and what they said about their goals for the 2019-20 school year. Read more



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The city of Hoover is planning to install a new traffic signal on Stadium Trace Parkway at Flemming Parkway, but it may take eight to nine months to get it in place, a city official said. Read more

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Bumpus Middle School student Broc Metcalf won the Area Metro Championship for wrestling on Feb. 2. Read more


Hoover High Paradigm Show Choir Jan 2019

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Students from Hoover's five middle and high schools are scheduled to perform at Spain Park High School. Read more



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Burke, 52, is in her eighth year as an assistant principal at Bumpus and 31st year in education. Read more

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The Bumpus Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team won the Metro Tournament title recently, finishing the season with a 10-1 record. Read more


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The club today also honored two students from each Hoover middle school for outstanding academic performance and citizenship. Read more

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Vinny Chiaramonte spring 2016

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He gets an all-expenses-paid trip to an innovation summit and education technology conference in Chicago in June. Read more


Hoover Arts Alliance recently presented R.F. Bumpus Middle School's Theatre Department with a $500 grant. Read more

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“I’m very optimistic about our future,” Mayor Frank Brocato said. Read more


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Computer science teacher Vinny Chiaramonte was one of 45 recipients of the 2017-18 Milken Educator Award nationally and the only one from Alabama. Read more

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The program, organized by the Hoover City Schools Foundation, will be at Bumpus Middle School. Read more


R.F. Bumpus Middle School recently hosted retired NASA employee Frank Williams on Oct. 16. Read more

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The Bumpus Middle School volleyball team won the Metro South championship during this past school year. Read more

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Metro-South Golf

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The Metro-South girls golf tournament was held April 25 at Highland Park Golf Course. Read more


Hoover JSU nominees 2016-17

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They will be considered among teachers from school districts across the state. Read more


Bumpus Simmons Softball

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Four girls from the Hoover High feeder schools made the All-Metro softball team. Read more


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