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Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The award is given annually for teachers who go beyond the call of duty to serve students. more

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Hoover school bus 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

Deer Valley and Bluff Park elementary schools are expected to be about 99 percent full in August, and three other schools are expected to be above "functional capacity," school officials say. more

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In some ways, it’s like any other garden. Strawberries redden in the sun; kale opens its papery leaves; butterflies flit from one brightly colored flower to another. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Hoover Mother's Day collage

Photos by Jon Anderson

'If I have a secret, I can talk to her about it.' more

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Brock's Gap Girls on the Run Team 1

Photo courtesy of Girls on the Run Birmingham

The event is set for May 7 in downtown Birmingham. more

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Erica Techo

Four students in the Riverchase Elementary School Life Labs workshop collected stuffed animals and books to donate to the YWCA. more

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ERICA TECHO

The fifth and final preliminary meeting to discuss rezoning for Hoover City Schools was held on Thursday, Nov. 5. more

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Riverchase Elementary celebrates garden growth

Ron Burkett

Riverchase Elementary School hosted a ribbon cutting celebrating the changes in the garden including an arbor, umbrella stands and pavers for a walkway. more

Schools

Heather Skaggs

Photo courtesy of Heather Skaggs.

Bluff Park author Heather Skaggs has begun collecting materials for a new book focused on the Riverchase community of Hoover. It will be her third book about the Hoover area. more

People

0714 Brocks Gap Grant

Photo courtesy of Bridgette Rayfield.

On Friday, Aug. 28, Riverchase Elementary School is hosting a ribbon cutting to show off changes to its garden. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Hoover City Dad Brigade

Ron Burkett

Early Saturday morning, nearly 400 men gathered at the Riverchase Home Depot for the first Hoover City Dad Brigade event. They worked until 1 p.m. on projects to improve every Hoover elementary school before students return to the classroom. more

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Photo by Jessa Pease.

Fifth-grade students at Riverchase Elementary School met with working professionals at the school's Career Day Jan. 29. more

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Hundreds of parents and students converged on the campus of Trace Crossings and Riverchase Elementary Schools in August for Meet the Teacher Day. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Hoover Board of Education Building

Photo by Jessa Pease.

A new proposal for rezoning in Hoover City Schools was posted on the Hoover City Schools website today. This new draft proposal has narrowed the amount of areas to be rezoned. more

Hoover's elementary school zones by color

Courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

In response to the multiple meetings with parents and residents, Hoover City Schools released a breakdown of a proposed realignment plan for the 2015-2016. more

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Parents raise concerns with possible rezoning

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Parents spoke out against rezoning in areas such as Bluff Park at the Hoover Board of Education meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Andy Craig addressed the concerns of residents, but no proposals have been announced publicly. more

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Riverchase Elementary participates in Kids Mercedes Marathon

Photo courtesy of Phillip and Kelly Miles.

Riverchase Elementary School students completed their first year at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Kids Mercedes Marathon on in February more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Girl Scout Troop 372 Bronze Award

Photo courtesy of Robyn Tucker.

Several Girl Scout Troop 372 members recently earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award for their flag ceremony and etiquette project. more

People

Riverchase Elementary held its annual Fine Arts night in May. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Riverchase Elementary first, third and fifth graders recently engaged with scientists from UAB’s Department of Physiology and Biophysics for PhUN Week. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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