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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. more


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


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

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

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


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

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


Hoover JSU nominees 2016-17

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


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


Flippo Ritchey Chiaramonte

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Two were alternate elementary and secondary state Teachers of the Year, and a third was among the "Sweet 16" finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year. more


The 2016 Bumpus Middle School Lady Bucs softball team participated in its first tournament at Thompson Middle School on Feb. 19-20. more

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Chiaramonte and Ritchey

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The winner is to be announced May 11 in Montgomery. more

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AL Teacher of Yr 16-17 Sweet 16

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The field soon will be narrowed down to four teachers, and the winner is scheduled to be chosen in May. more


Gwin, Bumpus and Spain Park educators are nominated for the JSU Hall of Fame. more


Vinny Chiaramonte and Kathryne Flippo are Teachers of the Year. more


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The visits to three schools were part of an Innovation Celebration tour where state officials find new ideas that are working and share them with the rest of the state. more


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