Gwin Elementary

Hoover school board 6-5-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board also approved a change in the district's drug testing policy for school system employees. Read more


Amy Gregory

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Gregory has been assistant principal at Gwin Elementary School for five years. Read more


RockyRidge 2016 Spring Fling

Photo courtesy of Susanne Russell/Rocky Ridge Elementary School PTO

Both events will include multiple activities for kids, food vendors and silent auctions. Read more



Photo courtesy of Sarah Simmons.

Gwin Elementary School held their fifth annual Eagle Scream Fun Run on Sept. 29, 2016. Read more

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Nine-year-old Emma Voytanovsky, a fourth-grader at Gwin Elementary, was recently selected as the winner of the eighth Geoffrey Glaub Piano Scholarship, given by the Samford University Academy of the Arts. Read more


See You at the Pole Simmons 2016-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Students prayed for their schools, friends, families, communities and nation. Read more


Gwin and Simmons April 2015

Photos by Jon Anderson

Hoover police reported two men leaving a burglary in the Carisbrooke area on foot. Read more



Photo by Erica Techo.

School rezoning plan meets opposition as parents turn out in force to advocate keeping their neighborhoods intact. Read more


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Erica Techo

Gwin, Green Valley and Bluff Park elementary parents and Simmons Middle School parents met with Superintendent Kathy Murphy to discuss Hoover rezoning. Read more

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


Traci Ingleright Marva Raby Todd Parker

Photos courtesy of Hoover City Schools

School systems throughout the state are encouraged to nominate teachers from the elementary, middle and high school levels. Read more

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Gwin Elementary fifth graders recently travelled to Montgomery. Read more

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International Day

Photo courtesy of Michelle Berg.

Gwin Elementary School in Hoover recently held its 10th annual International Day celebration. This all-day event was sponsored by the school’s English as a Second Language (ESL) department. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Gwin Elementary fourth graders recently visited the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville as part of the school’s science unit on space. Read more

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Gwin Elementary School recently announced their Student Council members for the 2014-2015 school year. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Patton Chapel Road Phase III

Map courtesy of City of Hoover / image by Jeff Thompson.

The Hoover Board of Education approved the rights of way and easements that are a part of Phase III of the Patton Chapel Road Project at its Monday night meeting. Read more


International Walk to School Day

Photo courtesy of Erica Farnham.

About 550 students from Gwin Elementary will be walking to school on Oct. 8 in celebration of the international event Walk to School Day. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Hoover Board of Education Building

Photo by Jessa Pease.

A new proposal for rezoning in Hoover City Schools was posted on the Hoover City Schools website today. This new draft proposal has narrowed the amount of areas to be rezoned. Read more

Hoover's elementary school zones by color

Courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

In response to the multiple meetings with parents and residents, Hoover City Schools released a breakdown of a proposed realignment plan for the 2015-2016. Read more


Gwin Living Museum

Photos by Katie Turpen.

During the 2013-2014 school year, Gwin Elementary School students in Katie Collins’ first grade class and Jill Foshee’s third grade class teamed up to learn how to make a positive change in the world. Read more

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