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The new Riverchase Career Connection Center will help fulfill that mission, Superintendent Kathy Murphy told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

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Jason Gaston 11-13-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Jason Gaston has been the media and public relations coordinator for Hoover City Schools since September 2007. more

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Submitted by Renee Stewart, Brock’s Gap Intermediate

Students at Brock's Gap Intermediate School participated in National Unity Day on Oct. 24. more

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Hoover City Schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy has been named District V Superintendent of the Year. more

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Here is the list of leaders expected at various schools. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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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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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Submitted by Hoover City Schools

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. more

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

New food vendor and creative menus help Hoover lunchrooms draw more customers. more

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This should be a record general fund budget for the city of Hoover, thanks to three tax increases approved by the City Council in July. more

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Here’s a look at the projects that received regular grant money this year. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Dodson has been named director of the new Riverchase Career Connection Center, which will help prepare students for skilled trades. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy encouraged faculty to build on the vision of those who started the system. more

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Ron Dodson Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Photos by Jon Anderson

The Hoover school rezoning effort that began four years ago with former Superintendent Andy Craig is taking effect with the first day of school on Aug. 8. 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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Feltham has spent more than 35 years in education and has been with the Hoover school district since it started in 1988. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Sarah Finnegan

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she hopes to have a replacement picked and in place by July 1. more

High Schools

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

Schools

The NSTA gives out a number of educator awards, and among the award nominees this year was South Shades Crest Elementary teacher Meghan Denson. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Maddox will serve as president elect for a one-year term, then she will become the CLAS president for the 2018-2019 year. more

People

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Hayley Barber, crowned Miss Alabama 2016, visited Trace Crossings Elementary recently to meet and read to students. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

  • Jason Gaston 11-15-18 (1)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Jason Gaston 11-15-18 (1)

    The Hoover school system named its media and public relations coordinator, Jason Gaston, second from left, as the 2018-19 Hoover City Schools Employee of the Year and recognized him at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Hoover Country Club in Hoover, Alabama on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Others shown with him here are chamber President Jerome Morgan Jr., at left, Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy and Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato.

  • Hoover school board 10-2-18 (1)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    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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