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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. more

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Melissa Hadder

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

News

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. 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. 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. 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. more

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Hoover City Schools flag

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

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The applicants include a UAB administrator, a pharmacist, a UAB epidemiologist, a college admissions consultant, a retired college professor and a property management professional. more

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Hoover school bd interviews Nov 2017

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The council is looking for someone to replace Earl Cooper, who has served on the school board for two five-year terms. more

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The Hoover City Council is again looking for people who want to serve on the school board. more

High Schools

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Cross Creek Church congregation finds positives with move. more

People

Paradigm show choir 2-9-18

Photo courtesy of Amy Tosney

Former board member Stephen Presley told the Hoover school board Tuesday night that it's past time Hoover has a sufficient place for students to perform. more

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Hoover school board 2-2-18

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The driver, Mark Pierce, had been employed with Hoover City Schools since September. more

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Hoover school bus driver Mark Pierce

Pierce photo courtesy of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office; bus photo by Jon Anderson

"Thank God no children were on the bus at the time of the crash," Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

Schools

  • 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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