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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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Trace Crossings traffic 4-9-19

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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

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

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Hoover school board 6-5-18

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

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Riverchase Career Connection Center

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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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Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

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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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Hoover Board of Education Building

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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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Hoover school bus 2018

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School officials are hiring extra bus drivers to help take care of an unexpected demand for bus service. 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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Melissa Hadder

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Hadder has been an assistant principal at Spain Park High School. Read more

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Hoover school board 6-5-18

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

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Hoover school rezoning map April 2018

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The rezoning plan approved by a federal judge in December also is expected to move an estimated 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones. Read more

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Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. Read more

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Kathy Murphy 12-14-17

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Board members Earl Cooper and Craig Kelley said the school district can't afford to lose Murphy and needs her for the long term. Read more

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Amy Mudano Nov 2017

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Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. Read more

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A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. Read more

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  • Hoover school board 2-4-19 (2)

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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.

  • 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.

  • Hoover school board 2-4-19 (3)

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    Hoover school board 2-4-19 (3)

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

  • Hoover school board 10-2-18 (2)

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    Hoover school board 10-2-18 (2)

    Hoover school board Vice President Deanna Bamman, center, talks about how school system employees are a priority during a schoool board meeting at the Farr Administration Building in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Left of her is board President Craig Kelley and to the right is board member Amy Tosney.

  • Hoover school board 10-2-18 (1)

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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.

  • Hoover school board 10-2-18 (3)

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    Hoover school board 10-2-18 (3)

    Carol Steinert, a bookkeeper in the athletic office at Hoover High School, speaks to the Hoover Board of Education about raises for classified employees at the Farr Administration Building in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Behind her is a line of employees supporting her comments.

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