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

SUN SH Playground.jpg

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

Brock's Gap Girls on the Run Team 1

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


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

Planet Project

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

bluff park fall fun

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


Photo by Steve Irvine.

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

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


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

0714 Brocks Gap Grant

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

Trace Crossings Elementary teacher Minnette R. Wiggins has been named one of the Final Four finalists for Alabama’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. more

Apr 21, 2015 1:14 AM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

International Day

Photo courtesy of Michelle Berg.

Gwin Elementary School in Hoover recently held its 10th annual International Day celebration. This all-day event was sponsored by the school’s English as a Second Language (ESL) department. more

Mar 24, 2015 4:37 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Gwin Elementary fourth graders recently visited the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville as part of the school’s science unit on space. more

Jan 20, 2015 6:56 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Gwin Elementary School recently announced their Student Council members for the 2014-2015 school year. more

Jan 20, 2015 6:45 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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