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Sydney Cromwell

The board also accepted several contracts for the upcoming school year. more

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Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School

More than 400 guests attended the 6th Annual Rey of Hope Gala, benefiting Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School, on April 26 at The Club. more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School

Students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School had S-T-R-E-A-M education for a day. more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic (OLS) School selected 31 students for the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School

Eighth-grader Abigail Pugh wins the running long jump for her grade level during the Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School’s grades 4-8 field day. more

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Homewood City Schools

Homewood Middle School sixth graders in Darby Baird’s class were able to teach their families about the Holocaust and why it is important to learn about it using the traveling exhibit from the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center. more

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Homewood City Schools

Homewood High School teacher Megan Wadsworth has challenged teachers and students for the past eight years to participate in World Autism Month, held in April, by decorating puzzle pieces to promote autism awareness and encouraging students toward ac more

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Homewood Boys Track Team

Sydney Cromwell

The BOE also selected officers for the next year of meetings. more

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This May, 288 Homewood High School seniors received their diplomas and turned their tassels. more

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Brother-sister duo Alvin and Aiya Finch support one another on and off the field. more

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Photo credit Margaret Rodgers

Emma Rodgers exhibited Edgewood Elementary School Excellence recently as the first place winner in the third grade division of the Alabama Public Television Young Writers Contest. more

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The students personified important figures that made a difference during the civil rights movement. The event was the conclusion of a social studies project that educated the students about the importance of the movement. more

Private Schools

Jenny Phillips’ third grade class at Shades Cahaba Elementary School won first place in the Celebrate Science competition at McWane Science Center. more

Shades Cahaba

Safia Dahhan, a student at Shades Cahaba Elementary, won first place for grades 3-5 out of all the Jefferson County entries for a juried art show at Homewood Public Library. more

Shades Cahaba

The ranking earned HHS a silver medal in the report. more

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Sydney Cromwell

The fifth graders competed in several challenges as part of the CAP day, which honored teachers and students with cancer. more

Edgewood

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Throughout the school year, Homewood High School’s athletic department held five signing ceremonies, honoring 21 student-athletes who will continue their athletic pursuits in college. more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Steve Sills, a Homewood Middle School football and track and field coach, was recently named one of the winners of the Positive Coaching Alliance’s National Double-Goal Coach Award presented by TeamSnap for his positive impact on youth sports. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Laura Tate is finishing her third year as Edgewood Elementary School’s assistant principal with a special honor: being named the Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS). more

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Sydney Cromwell

Several students have recently earned academic and athletic awards. more

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June 2018