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Solar Energy

Sydney Cromwell

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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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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Courtesy of National Weather Service

After-school activities will also be closed. Read more

Weather

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools

Homewood Middle School eighth grader Nathan Jones won the district bee, which went on for 20 rounds total. Nathan’s winning word was ‘balaclavas.’ 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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Security camera

Sydney Cromwell

The new camera system will be installed in all the schools. Read more

Schools

Homewood Elections

Sydney Cromwell

Homewood voters supported the bill, but the rest of Jefferson County narrowly voted against it. Read more

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Board of Education

Sydney Cromwell

The vote will be held countywide Nov. 6. Read more

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Edgewood Elementary Playground

Sydney Cromwell

The playground is expected to open by the end of September. Read more

Edgewood

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Photo courtesy of Safe & Healthy Homewood Coalition.

Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s largest and oldest drug prevention campaign, reaching more than 80 million people each year throughout the U.S. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools

The goal of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation is to honor the nation’s scholastic champions and encourage the pursuit of academic excellence. Read more

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City Council Sept. 17, 2018 Committee Meetings

Sydney Cromwell

The tree ordinance will be sent to the Planning Commission for discussion, and the council will continue to talk with the BJCTA about changes to its routes and funding. Read more

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Safe & Healthy Homewood donation

Sydney Cromwell

The board also received a donation from State Rep. David Faulkner for the Safe & Healthy Homewood Coalition. Read more

Schools

Homewood High School traffic patterns

Courtesy of Homewood City Schools

As school starts back, know where to park this year for students and parents at Homewood High. Read more

HHS

Board of Education

Sydney Cromwell

The board also accepted several contracts for the upcoming school year. Read more

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Homewood Middle School sixth graders in Darby Baird’s class were able to teach their families about the Holocaust and why it is important to learn about it using the traveling exhibit from the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center. Read more

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Homewood High School teacher Megan Wadsworth has challenged teachers and students for the past eight years to participate in World Autism Month, held in April, by decorating puzzle pieces to promote autism awareness and encouraging students toward ac Read more

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Rendering courtesy of Hoar Program Management.

Classes are out and construction crews are in at Homewood’s schools this summer. Read more

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Photo credit Margaret Rodgers

Emma Rodgers exhibited Edgewood Elementary School Excellence recently as the first place winner in the third grade division of the Alabama Public Television Young Writers Contest. Read more

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Edgewood Elementary School has begun a new project that is available for all students, their very own Little Free Library. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Homewood Middle School teacher and coach Steve Sills was given the Crystal Apple Award for exceptional work in the classroom by 89.9 WAY FM Birmingham. Read more

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    Erica Techo

    Homewood High School teacher Kelly Reaves reacts after hearing she has been selected to receive a Teacher Impact Award from Homewood City Schools Foundation. Each year, the Foundation selects teachers to honor and recognize at the Homewood Grown event.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    The Homewood City Schools Foundation gave out grants today to various teachers across the many Homewood schools.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    The Homewood City Schools Foundation gave out grants today to various teachers across the many Homewood schools.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    The Homewood City Schools Foundation gave out grants today to various teachers across the many Homewood schools.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    The Homewood City Schools Foundation gave out grants today to various teachers across the many Homewood schools.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    The Homewood City Schools Foundation gave out grants today to various teachers across the many Homewood schools.

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