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District officials say they will seek more feedback about priorities with another survey, likely after Thanksgiving. Read more

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However, the budget includes $19 million in capital projects such as an 18-classroom expansion at Berry Middle School. Read more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy held off again on a recommendation for a policy against disruptive speech. Read more

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The proposal announced in May caused a lot of angst in the community, with people concerned about First Amendment rights. Read more

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More than 775 people had taken the Hoover Sun and 280 Living poll as of 3:30 p.m. June 3. Read more

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School officials are proposing a change to the code of conduct that allows school discipline for racist and sexist conduct or language, whether it occurs on campus, at home or online. Read more

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Kathy Murphy 5-9-19

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However, a proposed change would allow school officials to administer discipline when racist, sexist or other disparaging off-campus remarks substantially impact the school environment. Read more

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A proposed change in the code of conduct would make it a class 3 (most serious) offense to engage in racist or sexist conduct or language, whether on or off campus. Read more

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Council members said Kelley's experience is critical as the district faces issues related to funding and a federal court desegregation case. Read more

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Residents asked the school board not to let the city use the road around Hoover High as a new connector route from Trace Crossings to Alabama 150. Read more

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Hoover High School will gain 80 to 85 more parking spaces. Read more

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Applicants must be Hoover residents and be willing to serve five years. Read more

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School officials say Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood failed to get Riverchase career center renovations started in a timely fashion. Read more

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The school board chose not to borrow an additional $12 million for upcoming classroom additions and instead use money already in the bank. Read more

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The new debt would be combined with a much larger refinancing of debt. Read more

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Hoover school board 9-13-18

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The board also discussed classroom additions at two schools and approved a pay raise for classified employees. Read more

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Hoover school board 10-2-18 (1)

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A school system committee has recommended raises for secretaries, registrars, bookkeepers, custodians, bus drivers, child nutrition workers and maintenance workers. Read more

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Riverchase Career Center 12-19-17

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Stone Building was the lowest of three bidders for the project, which is slated for completion by the end of June 2019. Read more

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Hoover school board 9-11-18

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The budget projects $13.3 million will be needed to convert the former Riverchase Middle School into a skilled trades center called the Riverchase Career Connection Center. Read more

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Ron Dodson Aug 2017

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Dodson will become director of the Riverchase Career Connection Center on Oct. 1. Read more

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    Hoover school board members listen during a public hearing on the school district's proposed 2020 budget at the Farr Administration Building in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. From left are school board President Craig Kelley, Vice President Deanna Bamman and board member Amy Tosney.

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    Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy speaks during a public hearing for the district's proposed fiscal 2020 budget at the Farr Administration Building in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.

  • Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

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    Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

    Hoover school board members, from left, Craig Kelley, Deanna Bamman and Amy Tosney listen to a financial consultant talk about refinancing debt during a school board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.

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    Hoover school board 2-4-19 (2)

    Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy and school board President Craig Kelley listen to a financial consultant talk about refinancing debt during a school board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.

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    Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy talks to the Hoover school board about refinancing debt during a school board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.

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    Hoover school board 10-2-18 (1)

    School secretaries, bookkeepers, child nutrition workers and other classified employess in the Hoover public school system fill the boardroom at the Farr Administration Building in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, for a school board work session that included discussion about potential raises for classified employees.

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