Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

As federal guidelines on school lunches loosen, Erin Chelewski raises the bar. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:23 AM Schools


Courtesy of Cooperative Strategies

These results are based on Cooperative Strategies' analysis of Homewood student population, neighborhoods and birth trends. more

Aug 10, 2017 9:28 PM Schools

Homewood schools started the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 9, and The Homewood Star asked the community to send in their back-to-school pictures. Enjoy browsing through shots of students starting another school year in Homewood! more

Aug 10, 2017 4:12 PM Schools

She was among 89 rising seniors, from 24 counties and 56 high schools in Alabama, who were individually chosen for the two-week honors program. more

Aug 8, 2017 2:06 PM Private Schools

Want to get involved at your child’s school this year? These women are the ones to know. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:07 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of John Carroll Catholic High School.

A formal Thespian induction ceremony was held by John Carroll Catholic High School in May to honor new inductees and other deserving drama students into the International Thespian Society Troupe 5069. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:57 AM Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School.

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School (OLS) recently announced its 2017 National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) inductees. This year 36 students were honored and joined the 20 members who were inducted last year. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:55 AM Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Megan Cole.

Grants allow 4 Homewood educators to share international studies with students. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:52 AM Schools

Those looking to have tax-free back-to-school shopping will have to hit the shops a little earlier this year. more

Jul 20, 2017 5:13 PM Schools

Mary Scott Pearson

Courtesy of Mary Scott Pearson

Pearson has been an active board member for the foundation. more

Jul 13, 2017 3:36 PM Schools

Edgewood Elementary School has begun a new project that is available for all students, their very own Little Free Library. more

Jul 12, 2017 3:16 PM Edgewood


Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School.

What does patriotism and writing have in common? According to the students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School, it is a special event called Ultimate Author Day. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:49 PM Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Creative Montessori School.

Students at Creative Montessori School held an Arbor Day celebration April 28. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:45 PM Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School.

Internationally known award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author Raymond Arroyo visited the students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School to talk about his children’s book series, “Will Wilder.” more

Jun 22, 2017 3:44 PM Private Schools


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Both Justin Russell and Erin Stephenson said they decided to apply for the Homewood Board of Education to follow the examples of their mothers, who had both also served in their own board positions. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:32 PM Schools


Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School.

During their final month of school at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School, several fourth-grade students created an original invention and displayed them at their own Invention Convention. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:27 PM Private Schools

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Retiring teachers reflect on their years in the classroom. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:25 PM Schools

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Sydney Cromwell

A final public meeting to discuss the survey results will be held on June 27 at 6 p.m. at Shades Cahaba Elementary. more

Jun 15, 2017 8:59 PM Schools

The survey will precede multiple community input meetings. more

Jun 1, 2017 4:50 PM Schools

Homewood Graduation 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Homewood High School celebrated its Class of 2017 graduates at the Samford University Wright Center on May 22, 2017. more

May 23, 2017 4:01 PM HHS 1 Comments