Homewood Middle School

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Photo courtesy of Stephen McGhee.

Registration for the 2020 Joy League Baseball season opened Saturday, Feb. 1, at Edgewood Elementary School. The final day of registration is Feb. 29. Read more


Eesha Banerjee has been selected as a National Merit semifinalist, which puts her up for countless awards and scholarship opportunities. She was also selected to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Read more

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Homewood Teacher of the Year

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Surprises have never been Josh Donaldson’s cup of tea. But Donaldson made an exception in early November when administrators unexpectedly walked into his classroom to tell him he was the school’s 2020-21 Teacher of the Year. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Eric Swope.

Sixty-six students came out for the cross-country team this fall, and the boys punctuated a strong season by winning their third consecutive Metro South championship. Read more


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Photos courtesy of Carlye Dudgeon.

On Oct. 11, Foundation Director Carlye Dudgeon and Homewood school board members visited all five of the city’s public schools to notify recipients of their selection. The foundation distributed around $76,000 in grants. Read more



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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


Want to get more involved in your child’s school, or simply know more about what’s going on? Your school’s PTO is where to go. Get to know this year’s PTO presidents and their plans for events, fundraising and more. Read more


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Photo by Erin Nelson.

For teachers, students and parents in Homewood, the clock is ticking down to the first day of school on Aug. 12. Read more


Homewood City Schools announced new administrative positions on May 1. Read more


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HMS teacher and coach Steve Sills talked about the Trendsetters club, which he started a few years back with the goal of developing students into becoming leaders, at the annual Excellence in Education luncheon. Read more


Homewood City Schools announced in February that Lea Cockerham has been hired as a new assistant principal at Homewood Middle School. Read more


Opening night is set for Thursday, Jan. 24 and the show runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through Feb. 9, and it may be extended. Read more


Homewood Middle School counselors Jimicka Alexander and AnnaGrace Baldwin recently qualified their counseling program for the Recognition of Accountability, Verification and Excellence (RAVE) Award. Read more


The 2018 cross-country season was one of many firsts for Homewood Middle School. Read more



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Homewood schools Assistant Superintendent Kevin Maddox said a number of the renovation and expansion projects at all five schools are set to be finished before the first day of school. Read more


As the school year kicks off, get to know the women who will be leading Homewood schools’ parent-teacher organizations for 2018-19. Read more


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Homewood City Schools

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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Four of Homewood's schools will receive exterior additions, while Shades Cahaba Elementary will have extensive interior work completed. Read more



Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Steve Sills, a Homewood Middle School football and track and field coach, was recently named one of the winners of the Positive Coaching Alliance’s National Double-Goal Coach Award presented by TeamSnap for his positive impact on youth sports. Read more


A former Homewood student visited Homewood Middle School and Homewood High School on Feb. 27-28 to offer a clinic and performance for band students. Read more


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