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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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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

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Jennifer Phillips' third grade class at Shades Cahaba Elementary participated in the McWane Celebrate Science Competition again this year. Read more

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Black History Month

Sydney Cromwell

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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Photo courtesy of Shades Cahaba Elementary School.

The festival will be have food, games, different inflatables, prize drawings and even a silent auction. Read more

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Russell the Service Dog

Courtesy of Homewood City Schools

The dog will serve the entire facility and visit classrooms. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

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

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Sydney Cromwell

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

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

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

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Winter Festival

Photo courtesy of Shades Cahaba Elementary School.

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

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Hoover Sun

Frank Couch

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

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Homewood Star