The students' fall production runs Friday through Sunday at Hoover High School
The Hoover High Drama Club is hard at work this week getting ready for its production of "It's A Wonderful Life." The group will debut the play at 7 p.m. Friday, with more performances at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Pre-sale tickets are $5, and tickets sold at the door are $8. Ticket order forms can be found on the Hoover High website.
The physics teacher, drama club adviser and all-around animated guy stopped by his alma mater to teach a class Tuesday. He was one of a handful of people to participate in Walsh University's "Professor for a Day" program this week.
Darrell Woods never got to be the forest ranger he saw himself becoming upon college graduation. But that's OK. The Hoover High physics teacher said he's still "in the wild." "In stead of being out in the wild, this is my wild," he told a classroom of students inside Walsh University's Hannon Child Development Center Tuesday. He joined Professor Benny Griffiths' adolescent to young adult education class that day to share his expertise on teaching as part of Walsh's "Professor for a Day" program. Having dreamed of being a forest ranger, Woods said he couldn't quite accept the fact the lack of government jobs would keep him from doing what he loved. What he didn't realize at that time while he was in school was that he also loved educating…