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Celebrating the 1st Annual Homewood Grown Event

The Foundation celebrated its 20-year anniversary with a successful outdoor event on Thursday, April 3rd. Thanks to the support of our corporate sponsors, parents, alumni and teachers, the event captured the essence of what it truly means to be "Homewood Grown".

RIse and Run Summer Camp

The 2nd annual "Rise and Run" Summer Camp was hosted last week for rising  7th graders at Homewood Middle School

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Planting the Seeds for Success

The Homewood City Schools Foundation mission is to raise funds to enhance the educational experience for all Homewood City School students. Student by student, classroom by classroom, school by school, we are making a difference in our community and our world. Won’t you support us? Join our online community now.

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On the Blogs

July 24, 2014 issue

July 24, 2014 issue

The “Seed to Plate” grant is the cover story in the most recent Over the Mountain Journal publication.

CLICK  Seed to Plate article to read the complete story.

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HHS Writing Center Training grant in progress this week

Michele Cooley

Michele Cooley

The HHS Writing Center Training Grant  was in progress this week. The teachers were planning faculty and tutor training for the center as well as creating a writing center handbook. The HHS Writing Center will be open this fall.

Jana Watts, Amy Marchino, Melissa Dameron Vines

Jana Watts, Amy Marchino, Melissa Dameron Vines

“HHS Writing Center Training”

Melissa Dameron-Vines, Karli Morris, Jana Watts, Michele Cooley, Linda Delahay

The HHS English Department is developing a cross-curricular Writing Center that will help all students at HHS focus on and improve their writing. This grant will provide professional development time for the instructors this summer to plan and organize the Center and create materials for students. The center will be staffed by teachers and student tutors.

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Spanish Class Curriculum grant

Claudia Sale-Casalino and  Janira Santiago

Claudia Sale-Casalino and Janira Santiago

“Look who we found at Homewood High School working on their Spanish Curriculum HCSF grant?”

Claudia Sale-Casalino and Janira Santiago

(not pictured is Julian Kersh but he is busy working on it as well)

Details on this grant: “Spanish Class Curriculum” Claudia Sale-Casalino (HMS), Janira Santiago & Julian Kersh (HHS) This collaborative project between the middle school and the high school will focus on refining the Spanish curriculum so that students will be prepared for high school language. This grant will provide time for teachers to collaborate on a curriculum that will increase middle school students’ understanding of the Spanish culture and language and ensure they are prepared for the rigor of higher-level Spanish courses in high school and beyond.

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