John Lowry

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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The lunchroom was filled with fun and laughter on the first day of school at Shades Cahaba Elementary as students were excited to be with their classmates and teachers again after the summer break. Read more

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SCES grant

Photo by Erica Techo.

The grant was presented to the school on Sept. 3. It is part of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama’s Be Healthy School grant program to address childhood obesity. Read more

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Homewood City Schools principals welcomed their students back to school in August for a challenging year of learning. Read more


In 2006, Shades Cahaba Elementary became the first school in the country to be named a National School of Character by the Character Education Partnership, and in 2012 it again received the honor. Many will tell you the reason is Sue Grogan. Read more

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