Six Jefferson County college students, including two from Homewood, got a little tuition relief for the 2019-20 school year through a $1,000 scholarship awarded by the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program. Read more


Mary Scott Pearson

Courtesy of Mary Scott Pearson

Pearson has been an active board member for the foundation. Read more


CollegeCounts, Alabama’s 529 college savings program, recently announced the winners of its SmartArt Contest. Read more



Sydney Cromwell

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

Shades Cahaba

Homewood Grown Table 2014

Photo by Scott Butler.

The annual event supports the Homewood City Schools Foundation and recognizes the grant winners they select from each school. Read more


The Pride Survey is a national study showing students' use of and attitude toward tobacco, alcohol and other substances. Read more


Abbie Freeman

Courtesy of Abbie Freeman

Abbie Freeman has been Hall-Kent's principal for the past three years. Read more


Samford University

Sydney Cromwell

At community meetings on Feb. 23 and 24 at Samford, the firms presented an initial set of findings. There will be more public meetings in the future. Read more


First graders at Edgewood Elementary School have been exploring balance and motion through the use of their AMSTI learning kit. Read more


Every sixth-grade science student at Homewood Middle School participated in a demonstration of the rock cycle recently. Read more


Andrew Droste

Photo by Ron Burkett.

Homewood Middle School student Andrew Droste works around challenges from neurological disorder. His family plans to participate in the NF walk on Sunday, Oct. 18. Read more


Kindergarten students are learning about their colors, and the rest of Edgewood Elementary School is helping out. Read more


Edgewood Elementary School fourth-graders are learning about themselves through Lego self-portraits. Read more


Tucker Wilson completed the college entrance exam for the first time in April along with the rest of his junior class at HHS. Read more


Hall-Kent Elementary School kindergarten students spent their first day of school searching for the Gingerbread Man. Read more


Homewood City Schools

Photo by Keith McCoy.

In the past, the Homewood City Schools Foundation has been able to put its fundraising money toward iPads and teacher enrichment. But now the nonprofit pays for basic technology, according to Superintendent Bill Cleveland. Read more


Students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School found math and science fun at the fifth annual Math and Science Enrichment Day celebration. Read more

Private Schools

AT&T Aspire's Contribution to ¡HICA!

Photo courtesy of ¡HICA!.

¡HICA!’s Engaging in Education Project has received a $15,000 donation from AT&T Aspire. The program educates immigrant youth and their families on how to successfully prepare for and receive a college education. Read more


Fourteen seventh-grade students from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School have qualified for the prestigious Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP). Read more

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield recently visited Homewood Middle School to present the school with a check for $9,500. Read more


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