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Jenny Phillips’ third grade class at Shades Cahaba Elementary School won first place in the Celebrate Science competition at McWane Science Center. more

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Safia Dahhan, a student at Shades Cahaba Elementary, won first place for grades 3-5 out of all the Jefferson County entries for a juried art show at Homewood Public Library. more

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Shades Cahaba Elementary School students in Sonja Truesdell’s third grade class recently raised $179.50 for NeverThirst. more

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Photo courtesy of John Lowry.

Shades Cahaba Elementary School will host its annual Winter Festival at the school Saturday, Feb. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. more

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Students wore “Fort’s Fighters” T-shirts of other pink pieces and held up signs with encouraging phrases such as “We love you Mrs. Fort,” “Keep fighting” or “Fight against cancer together.” more

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About 200 students participated in the expo to demonstrate experiments they had performed. more

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

The Homewood High School boys and girls cross-country teams entered the season with state championship aspirations. more

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At the end of the school year, interested girls were invited to donate their hair to Locks of Love or Pantene Beautiful Lengths to make wigs for people who have lost their hair due to illness. more

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To culminate their yearlong study of Alabama history, fourth-graders at Shades Cahaba visited Montgomery, the state’s capital. more

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Photo courtesy of Shades Cahaba Elementary.

By using toothpicks and glue, Shades Cahaba Elementary students were able to design bridges that were able to hold up to 20 pounds. more

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Third-graders at Shades Cahaba went to Ruffner Mountain on a field trip. more

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Courtesy of Merrick Wilson

The students wrote opinion pieces about their favorite things and shared them with members of the Homewood community. more

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Photo courtesy of Shades Cahaba Elementary School.

Shades Cahaba Elementary School will host their annual Winter Festival on Saturday, Feb. 20. more

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The 2016 Martin Luther King Day of Service at Shades Cahaba Elementary School in Homewood, Alabama more

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The selection committee will choose one national award winner at the spring ASCD conference in Atlanta. more

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Photo courtesy of Desiree Smith

This year, the students performed “A Party in a Pear Tree,” which revolved around the song “12 Days of Christmas.” more

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Courtesy of Desiree Smith

Several Shades Cahaba Elementary students volunteered to ring the bell with the Salvation Army this holiday season. more

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Fourth-graders Kimberly Briseno and Daniel Vines from Shades Cahaba Elementary School participated in the Special Olympics at Trussville High School. more

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Character Partners is a program at Shades Cahaba Elementary School where students in a higher grade level are paired with younger students. more

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Thomas Jackson "TJ" Rozzell, his brother Daniel Rozzell and their friend Hudson Burke passed time during their summer by building a solar oven. After entering the solar oven in a STEM content, the kids won an iPad. more

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