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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


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. Read more


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

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Chiaramonte and Ritchey

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


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