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Photo courtesy of Natalie Garcia.

Creative Montessori School students welcomed visitors to the school the morning of Sept. 13 for a Grandparents Breakfast. The school hosted more than 200 grandparents and special guests in observance of Grandparents Day. Read more

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Some very special guests visited the students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School for Gandpals Day on Oct. 3. Young and old celebrated Mass together followed by guided tours to the classrooms and a guest reception. Read more

Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Scott Butler via Daley King.

It's time for Homewood City Schools to host their annual fall festivals — popular fundraisers that support beneficial programs and events for local schools. Read more

Schools

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Photo courtesy of Shades Cahaba Elementary.

The first students walked through the doors at Shades Cahaba school Sept. 19, 1920. Though the building has had some additions and renovations since then, it looked much the same when it welcomed its 100th class of students this August. Read more

Shades Cahaba

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Photo courtesy of Merrick Wilson.

Homewood High School is pleased to announce the names of our 2019-2020 semifinalists: Catherine Grill, Graham Harrison,Cooper McRae and John Robert Wallace. Read more

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Holy Family Cristo Rey’s board acquired the former Center Street Middle School on June 11, 2019 from the Birmingham Board of Education. Renovations and upgrades were made over the summer in time for classes to begin on August 8. Read more

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Edgewood Elementary student Ashlyn Kay Moran was awarded the Shannon Burgess Civics award this summer by former State Rep. Paul DeMarco. Read more

Edgewood

Want to get more involved in your child’s school, or simply know more about what’s going on? Your school’s PTO is where to go. Get to know this year’s PTO presidents and their plans for events, fundraising and more. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Dance Foundation.

Over the summer, the Dance Foundation brought its Dancing with Words program to Hall-Kent Elementary’s RISE summer learning program for its second year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Alabama Governor’s School.

Students from several area high schools were selected to participate in Alabama Governor’s School this summer. Read more

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Twice a day during the school year, students at Homewood’s Creative Montessori School head over to their installed air monitor and take the air quality reading of the day. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Kirstie Ivey.

The 2019-20 Homewood High School Cheerleading Program recently attended the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Camp at the Beach Club in Gulf Shores. Read more

HHS

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School.

Eighth-graders Jack Burke, Anna Williams and Brooke Brown were named the recipients of the 2019 Outstanding Christian Service Award at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic (OLS) School. Read more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School students celebrated STREAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Religion, Mathematics) Day during the last week of school. Read more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School (OLS) students were recently honored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program at the University of Alabama as a part of an annual recognition ceremony for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT. Read more

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OLS students with their work at the annual art show.

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School students recently displayed their creativity during the school’s annual Art Show. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School.

Twenty Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic (OLS) School students were inducted into the prominent National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at the end of the school year. They joined 25 other eighth-graders who became members in 2018. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Their campaign brought a lot of attention to this project, and state Rep. David Faulkner came to meet with the class in May to discuss how he can help the students. Read more

Shades Cahaba

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Homewood City Schools announced Patrick Chappell as director of instruction and Catherine Finkley as Edgewood Elementary School’s assistant principal in May. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Near the end of the 2018-19 school year, Hall-Kent Elementary School fourth-graders focused on the impact the civil rights movement had on Alabama. Read more

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