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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

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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

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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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Hall-Kent Elementary plans outdoor classroom. Read more

Hall-Kent

The City Council will interview the candidates on Wednesday, May 15. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools

Hall-Kent second graders in Jerome Isley and Faith Whitlock’s classes spent the school year writing to Samford University students in Dr. Bluiett’s class. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools

Shades Cahaba English language learner teacher Alli Phelps took her students in grades 3-5 to the Assistance League to visit their yearlong new friends. Read more

Shades Cahaba

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School.

Historical civil rights figures were brought to life by the sixth-grade students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School in April. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School.

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School (OLS) celebrated Alabama’s Bicentennial with the school’s annual Ultimate Author Day (UAD) celebration on April 24. Read more

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Homewood City Schools announced new administrative positions on May 1 Read more

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