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Photo courtesy of Mary Stephens Pugh.

The holiday spirit was spread throughout the streets of Homewood as Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School participated in the Homewood Christmas Parade. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Mary Stephens Pugh.

The students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School presented a Live Nativity and a Living Advent Wreath as part of a special holiday program. Read more

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Eesha Banerjee has been selected as a National Merit semifinalist, which puts her up for countless awards and scholarship opportunities. She was also selected to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Read more

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Homewood Teacher of the Year

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

Surprises have never been Josh Donaldson’s cup of tea. But Donaldson made an exception in early November when administrators unexpectedly walked into his classroom to tell him he was the school’s 2020-21 Teacher of the Year. Read more

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The training will take place in January. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Mary Stephens Pugh.

Two very special events took place simultaneously providing an opportunity for fathers to share an evening with their daughters, while mothers scored some fun times with their sons. Read more

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Photo by Jacob Cole

The Homewood City Schools Board of Education met Nov. 19. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Carlye Dudgeon.

On Oct. 11, Foundation Director Carlye Dudgeon and Homewood school board members visited all five of the city’s public schools to notify recipients of their selection. The foundation distributed around $76,000 in grants. Read more

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During halftime of the Homewood High School football game against Carver, the band found out it has been invited to march in the 2021 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. Read more

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Congratulations to Shades Cahaba Elementary School Principal John Lowry for being named Samford University’s 2019 Learning for Life honoree. Read more

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As part of the STEM curriculum, first-grade students learned how engineers use the design process to solve problems in their everyday lives. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Mary Stephens Pugh.

What do Pocahontas, Helen Keller, Abraham Lincoln and Mia Hamm have in common? They are only a few of our country’s historical figures represented in a special presentation by the third-grade students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School. Read more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School celebrated the month of October in a very special way. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

After more than two decades of inspiring and guiding excellence, Pence plans to retire after the 2019-20 academic year. Read more

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Homewood Board of Education

Photo by Jacob Cole

The Homewood school board met Oct. 15. Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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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