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Homewood High School Walkout

Courtesy of Karen Johns

According to Homewood City Schools, more than 1,100 students participated in the walkout today. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

There is now one SRO at each school, and a second officer added at the middle and high schools. more

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This e-school day will make up for the Dec. 8 snow day, when the governor did not declare a state of emergency. more

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Sydney Cromwell

The plans for additions at all five Homewood schools were presented to the public in October. more

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Courtesy of Homewood City Schools

See the list of projects, budget and timeline for accommodating Homewood City Schools' expected growth over the next 10 years. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Parents began asking Greg Smith about adding seventh and eighth grade classes to Creative Montessori School as soon as he became executive director three years ago. Now, the plans are being laid to make that happen. more

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Hurricane Irma

Courtesy of NWS

Tropical Storm Irma had weakened significantly on Monday, but there were still risks of power outages and other downed limbs from the remnants of the storm. more

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The school system will be monitoring the weather on Tuesday as well. more

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Courtesy of Cooperative Strategies

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

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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

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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

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The survey will precede multiple community input meetings. more

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Sydney Cromwell

The public forums will be held at all three elementary schools. more

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BOE interviews project managers

Sydney Cromwell

The board will meet Monday at 8 a.m. and intend to make a decision from among the three firms. more

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Committee of the Whole

Sydney Cromwell

The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 10, preceding the council meeting where a vote will be held. more

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City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The committee of the whole meeting will be April 3 at 5 p.m., and is open to the public. more

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Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood City Schools Foundation awards grants to educators twice a year. more

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Homewood Grown Table 2014

Photo by Scott Butler.

The annual event supports the Homewood City Schools Foundation and recognizes the grant winners they select from each school. more

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Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The interviews will be held March 2 and are open to the public. more

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Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The project manager would help the city determine how to allocate its $110 million bond for schools, parks, public safety and potentially sidewalk projects. more

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Hall Kent Elementary teacher Becky Salls receives a grant from the Homewood City Schools Foundation on March 19, 2018. The grant will provide resources to teach students in grades three through five the basics of unplugged coding activities.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Hall Kent Elementary teacher Becky Salls receives a grant from the Homewood City Schools Foundation on March 19, 2018. The grant will provide resources to teach students in grades three through five the basics of unplugged coding activities.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Middle School teacher Lisa Gaines receives a grant from the Homewood City Schools Foundation on March 19, 2018. The grant provide Swivl cameras for each of the five Homewood schools to allow teachers to easily record their interactions throughout the classroom which can then be sent out for analysis. The grant will also assist teachers pursing National Board certification by providing access to a database of exemplary lessons to facilitate professional learning.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Hall Kent Elementary teacher Faith Whitlock receives a grant from the Homewood City Schools Foundation on March 19, 2018. The grant, written in conjunction with the other second grade teachers, will provide a professional learning day for second grade teachers to map out math instruction for the year.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Hall Kent Elementary teacher Brooklyn McManus receives a grant from the Homewood City Schools Foundation on March 19, 2018. The grant, which will find the art programs in all of the Homewood elementary schools, will provide materials for the creation of specialty art kits for activities such as styro printing, monoprinting, screenprinting, drawing, weaving and clay. The grant will also provide a subscription to Art Ed PRO, a database of professional development videos and tutorials aimed at art teachers.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Hall Kent Elementary teacher Faith Whitlock receives a grant from the Homewood City Schools Foundation on March 19, 2018. The grant, written in conjunction with the other second grade teachers, will provide a professional learning day for second grade teachers to map out math instruction for the year.

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June 2018