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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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Photo by Jacob Cole

The Homewood City Schools Board of Education met Nov. 19. Read more

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Homewood Board of Education

Photo by Jacob Cole

The Homewood school board met Oct. 15. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Scott Butler via Daley King.

It's time for Homewood City Schools to host their annual fall festivals — popular fundraisers that support beneficial programs and events for local schools. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Shades Cahaba Elementary.

The first students walked through the doors at Shades Cahaba school Sept. 19, 1920. Though the building has had some additions and renovations since then, it looked much the same when it welcomed its 100th class of students this August. Read more

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Photos by Alyx Chandler.

Treeline Expeditions, created seven years ago by Bill and Suzanne Andrews, is an eco-tour guide service that encourages locals to get outside and explore through after-school activities and other outdoor and backpacking trips. Read more

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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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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Homewood City Schools announced Patrick Chappell as director of instruction and Catherine Finkley as Edgewood Elementary School’s assistant principal in May. Read more

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The City Council will interview the candidates on Wednesday, May 15. Read more

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Homewood City Schools announced new administrators in April: Matt Kiser as alternative school supervisor and Cristy York as director of student services. Read more

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Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

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

The grants totaled above $50,000. 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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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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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

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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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    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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