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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover City Schools Foundation this year is giving out a record $64,000 in grants, thanks to successful fundraising initiatives, Executive Director Janet Turner said. Read more

Schools

Here are the presidents of the parent organizations at each Hoover school and what they said about their goals for the 2019-20 school year. Read more

Schools

Dad Brigade 7-27-19 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The volunteers, mostly men and boys, helped spruce up school campuses prior to the return of students. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Rob Hainer/Bigstock

Families of 386 children were interested, but only 90 students could be accepted for five new pre-K classes. Read more

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Hoover City Schools

Rocky Ridge Elementary School physical education teacher Becky Peterson was recognized by the Alabama State Board of Education on May 10 for being named the ASAHPERD Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Read more

People

RockyRidge 2016 Spring Fling

Photo courtesy of Susanne Russell/Rocky Ridge Elementary School PTO

Both events will include multiple activities for kids, food vendors and silent auctions. Read more

Schools

Hoover JSU nominees 2016-17

Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

They will be considered among teachers from school districts across the state. Read more

Schools

Andrew Fambrough Lucas Dunigan

Photos by Sarah Finnegan

Two tenacious boys were chosen to light Hoover’s Christmas tree. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston.

Rocky Ridge Elementary School’s playground just got a little cooler thanks to a community service grant. Read 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.' Read more

People

Shades Crest Baptist Church held its 16th annual High Country 5K race on April 9. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Erica Techo.

School rezoning plan meets opposition as parents turn out in force to advocate keeping their neighborhoods intact. Read 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. Read more

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Photo by Steve Irvine.

Teachers’ efforts allow multi-handicap students to make their mark. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Feeding Hoover

Photo by Keith McCoy

Local organization addressing child hunger through community partnerships. Read more

News

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. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

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Ellen Anson uses assistive technology to help her students become more active participants in the school community, which includes creating virtual field trips and producing programs on mobile devices to teach a broad range of concepts. Read more

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Sonia Carrington

Rebecca Walden

The day-to-day interaction with students and faculty and staff — that’s what I will miss most of all. I have loved the fast pace of it all, the multi-tasking and the decision-making. How do you fill those voids in retirement? Read more

People

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Dad Brigade 7-27-19 (5)

    Rex Ricchetti, a bookkeeper at Rocky Ridge Elementary School, spreads pine straw at the school as part of the 2019 Hoover City Dad Brigade back-to-school cleanuup on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Dad Brigade 7-27-19 (1)

    Frank Latham pulls vines out of trees in the lower parking lot at Rocky Ridge Elementary School as part of the 2019 Hoover City Dad Brigade back-to-school cleanuup on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Dad Brigade 7-27-19 (2)

    John Tschudin repairs the irrigation system for the planters in the outdoor classroom at Rocky Ridge Elementary School as part of the 2019 Hoover City Dad Brigade back-to-school cleanuup on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Dad Brigade 7-27-19 (4)

    David Sexton, at left, and Eric Phillips clear a way for water to drain out of the lower parking lot at Rocky Ridge Elementary School as part of the 2019 Hoover City Dad Brigade back-to-school cleanuup on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

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    Students from Rocky Ridge Elementary School perform "It's the Hard Knock Life" from the "Annie" musical at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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    Jon Anderson

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    Students from Rocky Ridge Elementary School perform "It's the Hard Knock Life" from the "Annie" musical at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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