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Skilled Trades Academy

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

After more than two years of planning and renovation work, the Hoover school system’s Riverchase Career Connection Center is now open and running. Read more

High Schools

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The 92,000-square-foot facility opens Aug. 8 with five academies covering health science, fire and emergency medical services, cyber innovation, skilled trades, and food and hospitality. Read more

Schools

It has been said that “August is like the Sunday of summer.” August brings the beginning of another school year, with hallways filled with laughter and classrooms filled with lots of learning. Read more

Mayor's Minute

Adil Saleh

Jon Anderson

The Hoover school system’s new Skilled Trades Academy at the Riverchase Career Connection Center is a step forward in helping meet demand for new construction industry workers. Read more

Schools

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    New tools lie on tables in the Skilled Trades Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center on the day the center was dedicated on Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Safety helmets and vests lie on tables in the Skilled Trades Academy at the dedication ceremony for the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center on Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    There are 20 welding booths in the welding lab for the Skilled Trades Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Brian Copes, the lead teacher for the Skilled Trades Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center (in yellow vest), cuts the ribbon for his academy at the dedication ceremony for the career center on Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

  • RC3 8-1-19

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    RC3 8-1-19

    Brian Copes, the lead teacher for the Skilled Trades Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center (in yellow vest), leads people on a tour at the dedication ceremony for the career center on Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

  • RC3 8-1-19

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    RC3 8-1-19

    Brian Copes, the lead teacher for the Skilled Trades Academy at the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center (in yellow vest), leads people on a tour at the dedication ceremony for the career center on Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

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