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Thirty-three fourth and fifth grade students from Trace Crossings Elementary School traveled to Montgomery on Feb. 7 to sing as a part of Alabama's bicentennial celebration. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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 High Paradigm Show Choir Jan 2019

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Students from Hoover's five middle and high schools are scheduled to perform at Spain Park High School. Read more

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The National Weather Service is predicting 2 to 3 inches of snow in central Alabama between midnight and noon Tuesday. Read more

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Neighborhood Bridges is a technology-based system to connect local donors with families in need of clothes, food or household goods. Read more

People

Berry Middle School addition proposal

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The 18-classroom addition still requires approval from the Hoover school board. Read more

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Hoover school officials are seeking to raise the city's property taxes by 2.4 mills to benefit the school system. Read more

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The award is given each year to one Hoover City Schools employee and one senior at each of the two public high schools in Hoover. Read more

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The year 2019 could include several big capital projects for Hoover City Schools. Read more

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Darroch serves as the technology coach for Bluff Park, Deer Valley and Greystone elementary schools. Read more

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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. Read more

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Jason Gaston 11-13-18

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

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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

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Here is the list of leaders expected at various schools. 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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The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Read more

High Schools

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

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

People

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

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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    Karen Darroch, a technology coach for Hoover City Schools, at right, reacts to being informed that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. At left is Stacey Stocks, the principal at Greystone Elementary School, one of three schools where Darroch works.

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    Hoover school officials pose for a photo with technology coach Karen Darroch, second from left, after informing Darroch that she has been chosen as the school district's 2018-19 Elementary Teachr of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Others in the photo, from left, are Greystone Elementary Principal Stacey Stocks, Superintendent Kathy Murphy, Greystone Assistant Principal Sherita Williams and Autumm Jeter, director of curriculum and instruction.

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    Hoover school officials pose for a photo with technology coach Karen Darroch, third from left on front row, after informing Darroch that she has been chosen as the school district's 2018-19 Elementary Teachr of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    Karen Darroch, a technology coach for Hoover City Schools, reacts to being informed that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year as she works with first-graders at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    Hoover school officials surprise technology coach Karen Darroch with the news that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    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.

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