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Alabama Outdoors “Party on the Porch” to benefit the Foundation

September 1, 2015

Join us this Friday, Sept. 4 at Alabama Outdoors in Homewood for their “Party on the Porch.” This family-friendly event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will feature music, a food truck, local beer, and more. Guests can pay an optional $10 for a refillable cup of beer. Proceeds benefit the Homewood City Schools […]

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Shopping on Amazon Smile can benefit the Foundation

August 3, 2015

Shopping for back to school supplies, make sure to check out AmazonSmile.Why? Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Homewood City Schools Foundation Inc whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Amazon Smile link

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Foundation grant – HMS “6th grade Math Team Camp”

July 31, 2015

The Foundation grant “6th grade Math Team Camp” just wrapped up a four-day camp for rising HMS 6th graders who are interested in math. The camp introduced higher-level math concepts that are essential for math team success. On the last day of camp, students participated in a math team-style competition to help prepare for the […]

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HMS grant – “Jumpstart Summer Camp”

July 24, 2015

For the third year, Homewood Middle School offered the Jumpstart Summer Camp for rising 6th and 7th graders who need extra help in math and, new this year, language arts. Andrea Wade and Sally Bryan led the camp each day this week – helping students with math concepts and literary terms, preparing them for the […]

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Foundation grant “Hall-Kent Reading Rocks” summer recap

July 22, 2015

This summer, Hall-Kent Elementary created an exciting new summer reading program to keep students reading over the summer.”Hall-Kent Reading Rocks” offered struggling readers the chance to come to the school library 6 times during the summer to check out books. The students kept a journal about what they read and shared those journals during their library […]

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Homewood High School recognized by the US News & World Report

July 17, 2015

Homewood High School was recognized for being one of the nation’s best high schools by the US News & World Report. Homewood High School recognized on al.com for US News & World Report ranking

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“Bringing HMS Science into the Next Generation” grant participants

July 13, 2015

Last week, four Homewood Middle School teachers spent the week learning advanced training  in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education. This grant provided by the Foundation will help equip our teachers with the best tools and techniques to inspire and engage students in math and science instruction. We are grateful to have such committed teachers who are […]

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New Projectors for Homewood City Schools – funded by Foundation

July 7, 2015

Thanks to the Homewood community and corporate sponsors, the Foundation recently provided 36 projectors as part of a plan to update equipment in schools throughout our system. This technology upgrade  will provide teachers with the latest equipment to help make instruction more efficient  and effective. Each year, the school system works to replace 20% of its […]

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June 22, 2015

Congratulations to the upcoming Homewood Middle School 6th graders for completing last week’s “Prepping Patriots” program. The HCSF grant provided students a chance to be exposed to the middle school    and learn about changing classes and other responsibilities associated with the new school. The students listed their goals for their first year on paper […]

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HHS AP Summer workout session grant held today

June 18, 2015

Future Homewood High School Advanced Placement students went through a pre-season summer session today to learn the skills needed to be successful in their AP and regular classes. Thank you to the following HHS administrators and teachers for leading this Homwood City Schools Foundation grant: Latta Johnston, Mindy McBride, Christie Morman, Michele Cooley, Nivada Spurlock, […]

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