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Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. more

Jan 30, 2017 8:01 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Sydney Cromwell

Nia Mya’s illustrated book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother,” was published in December. But it started as a writing assignment in first-grade teacher Beth Hankins’ class last year. more

Jan 13, 2017 10:11 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools 9 Comments

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

There’s a story behind each face that walks through the halls of Greystone Elementary. By the end of the school year, art teacher Blue Horn hopes to know all of them. more

Nov 29, 2016 4:31 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo courtesy of Sarah Simmons.

Gwin Elementary School held their fifth annual Eagle Scream Fun Run on Sept. 29, 2016. more

Oct 27, 2016 4:05 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

In some ways, it’s like any other garden. Strawberries redden in the sun; kale opens its papery leaves; butterflies flit from one brightly colored flower to another. more

Aug 31, 2016 4:12 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston.

Rocky Ridge Elementary School’s playground just got a little cooler thanks to a community service grant. more

Jun 24, 2016 4:31 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo courtesy of Girls on the Run Birmingham

The event is set for May 7 in downtown Birmingham. more

Apr 27, 2016 9:27 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo courtesy of Damian Veazey.

Members of Bluff Park Elementary’s second-grade class recently visited the Lakeshore Foundation to the attend U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Training Camp. more

Mar 24, 2016 3:50 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo courtesy of Christina Collier.

Third graders collected recycled materials which they then turned into life-sized sea turtles. more

Dec 28, 2015 5:33 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo courtesy of Amanda Briscoe.

Bluff Park Elementary held its annual Outdoor Social on Oct. 8. Students were able to participate in crafts, games, food and several interactive educational exhibits. more

Nov 25, 2015 3:11 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo by Steve Irvine.

Teachers’ efforts allow multi-handicap students to make their mark. more

Oct 27, 2015 3:03 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Greystone Elementary adds ‘exergaming’ health program. more

Oct 27, 2015 3:00 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Greystone Fitness

Sydney Cromwell

In a demonstration on Sept. 25, Greystone debuted its “exergaming” physical education program, which uses a Nintendo Wii and a dance video game to help students stay active. more

Sep 25, 2015 9:16 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools 2 Comments

Deer Valley Grant Presentation

Erica Techo

The school received a $10,000 grant from BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama, which will go toward improvements in facilities and equipment. more

Aug 27, 2015 8:25 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo courtesy of Bridgette Rayfield.

On Friday, Aug. 28, Riverchase Elementary School is hosting a ribbon cutting to show off changes to its garden. more

Aug 27, 2015 4:32 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Deer Valley had five teams compete in the Lego Robotics competition at Greystone in February. One of the teams took home third place. more

Apr 23, 2015 5:11 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Rep. David Faulkner visited with fourth-grade Bluff Park Elementary students at the State House during their visit to Montgomery. more

Apr 23, 2015 5:08 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

In February, Deer Valley Elementary School music teachers Betty Wilson and Melanie Harris prepared a jazz musical with the fourth-grade explorers called We Haz Jazz. more

Apr 23, 2015 5:01 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Gwin Elementary fifth graders recently travelled to Montgomery. more

Apr 23, 2015 5:01 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Shades Mountain Elementary recently received a $1,000 community service grant for its sports field and nature trail project. more

Apr 23, 2015 5:00 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools