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Photo courtesy of Mac Logue

The Homewood High School boys varsity soccer team defeated Hoover High School (ranked #1 in 7A) to win the Metro Tournament. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Creative Montessori School

On March 9, Creative Montessori School hosted its annual spring fundraiser, Battle of the Brains: Trivia Night & Silent Auction. Read more

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Students will still use cafeteria seating but will be served food from temporary serving lines. Read more

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Abby Becker

Photo from Hall-Kent Elementary School website

Abby Becker, an English language learner teacher at Hall-Kent Elementary, is the Elementary Teacher of the Year for District 4 of the state school board. Read more

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The grants totaled above $50,000. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School

The first-grade classes at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School (OLS) recently enjoyed a fun, educational week Dr. Seuss style! Read more

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The seventh-grade students at Creative Montessori School recently designed and built a Little Free Library for display in front of the school. Read more

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The series of construction projects underway across the Homewood City Schools system will wrap up in February 2020, and the project managers are anticipating the budget will exceed the funding provided by the city. Read more

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The program is a response to increased pedestrian safety concerns at the school and Patriot Park. Read more

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Photo by Emily Beaumont, courtesy of Homewood City Schools

The HHS Show Choirs wrapped up their season with outstanding performances. Read more

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Fifth-grader Violetta Rohr recently won the Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School spelling bee for the second year in a row. This year’s second runner up was Belle Buckner. Read more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School (OLS) recently celebrated Catholic Schools Week, with the theme entitled “Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” Read more

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School

The Golden Warriors Talent Show recently showcased the talents of many students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School (OLS). Read more

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Homewood City Schools announced in February that Lea Cockerham has been hired as a new assistant principal at Homewood Middle School. Read more

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Homewood Community Art Gallery

Courtesy of Diane Litsey, Homewood Arts Council

On display throughout March, the showing is a celebration of the Homewood City Schools 2019 Youth Art Month and will feature works from elementary, middle and high school students, said Diane Litsey, Homewood Arts Council chairman. Read more

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Solar Energy

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Bates said his research shows Homewood High School and Middle School use about 13,300 megawatt hours of electricity each year, costing the school system about $1.5 million in bills. Read more

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Black History Month

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From Martin Luther King Jr. to astronaut Mae Jemison, Lauren researches noteworthy historical figures for Black History Month and brings costumes and information to share with her school. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

In 2018 and continuing into 2019, four pilot school districts, including Homewood City Schools, launched a new kind of prevention and support initiative to aid students dealing with mental health issues. Read more

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Edgewood Elementary School fourth grader Maggie Hanson recently won the school-wide National Geographic Geography Bee, and Ava Chiesa was named runner-up. Read more

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Submitted by Homewood City Schools.

Edgewood Elementary School held a clothing drive in January to help other children in the area. Read more

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