Peer Helpers


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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Submitted by Homewood City Schools.

The Homewood High School Peer Helpers hosted the first Runway for Relay in March to raise money for Homewood’s Relay for Life. Read more


The Homewood High School Peer Helpers recently performed skits at other Homewood schools as part of Red Ribbon Week. Read more


These students act as ambassadors for the school and have a variety of responsibilities throughout the year, including helping to host special school events, in addition to assisting fellow students with reading, writing skills and math facts. Read more

Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Mary Pugh.

Nineteen eighth-grade students from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School have been chosen as the 2016-2017 school Peer Helpers. Read more

Private Schools

Red Ribbon Week

Photo courtesy of Carissa Anthony.

Red ribbons will be placed on lampposts throughout the Homewood during the week of Oct. 26. The Safe & Healthy Homewood Coalition and Homewood City Schools campaign seeks to spread awareness about the dangers of teen drug use. Read more


Thirteen eighth graders at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School have been selected as Peer Helpers for the 2014-2015 school year. Read more

Private Schools

Homewood Middle School Peer Helpers have begun a new year of doing just what their name says: helping their peers. The program provides them with the skills and resources necessary to encourage and help their fellow classmates. Read more


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