Cherokee Bend



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Winners in each category include creative writing, instrumental/voice performance, photography, video and visual arts. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:20 PM Cherokee Bend

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The FOAC (Fair Oaks Adventure Curriculum) program at Cherokee Bend Elementary strives to reach students with three principles: I will be safe; I will do my best; and I will value myself and others. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:35 PM Cherokee Bend

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Lauren Lunceford, second-grade teacher at Cherokee Bend Elementary School, was recently awarded the honor of Cherokee Bend’s 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:02 PM Cherokee Bend


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On Dec. 7, 2016, sixth-grader Moira Dowling won the spelling bee at Cherokee Bend Elementary by correctly spelling the word “economist.” more

Jan 25, 2017 1:53 PM Cherokee Bend


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November’s canned food drive for the Community Food Bank of Alabama brought in over 821 pounds of canned food items for the Food Bank to utilize for approximately 680 meals, which could feed a family of four, three meals a day for almost two months. more

Dec 28, 2016 4:33 PM Cherokee Bend


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Cherokee Bend Elementary School families and friends celebrated at the 2016 Harvest Party on Oct. 16 with an evening filled with carnival fun and gorgeous fall weather. more

Nov 22, 2016 2:59 PM Cherokee Bend


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In a recent fundraising effort, approximately 90 percent of Cherokee Bend Elementary School students joined in to sell Charleston gift wrap to parents, families and friends, with a total of 3,807 items sold online. more

Nov 22, 2016 2:53 PM Cherokee Bend


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Teachers at Cherokee Bend Elementary worked over the summer to create a MakerSpace room at the school. A MakerSpace is simply a place for students to explore, discover new ideas and create. more

Sep 27, 2016 12:58 PM Cherokee Bend


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Cherokee Bend School's planning is in full swing for its Community Awareness Committee’s goal of nine months of giving. more

Aug 30, 2016 5:17 PM Cherokee Bend

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Cherokee Bend Elementary hosted several authors during the annual Mountain Brook Writers’ Festival in February. more

May 27, 2016 3:07 PM Cherokee Bend

The fourth grade at Cherokee Bend Elementary spent April 5 in Montgomery visiting several historical landmarks and state government buildings. more

May 27, 2016 3:04 PM Cherokee Bend


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Sixth-graders at Cherokee Bend participated in Canterbury UMC’s sixth annual Stop Hunger Now by working shifts packing meals of rice, beans, dehydrated vegetables and vitamin packs for children desperate for nourishment in Haiti. more

Apr 29, 2016 4:04 PM Cherokee Bend


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Cherokee Bend Elementary School had the privilege of hosting the Sozo Children’s Choir from Uganda on Feb. 16. more

Mar 25, 2016 9:59 AM Cherokee Bend


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​Students at Cherokee Bend enjoyed an informative visit from Dr. Stephanie Steinmetz during Dental Health Month in February. more

Mar 25, 2016 9:56 AM Cherokee Bend

The Winter Race Dinner & Auction was Cherokee Bend School’s biggest fundraiser of the year. more

Mar 25, 2016 9:26 AM Cherokee Bend


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In mid-December, the sixth-graders at Cherokee Bend spent several mornings volunteering at the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. more

Feb 23, 2016 4:12 PM Cherokee Bend


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​Cherokee Bend students participated in the Junior United Nations Assembly (JUNA) of Alabama, a student-run model United Nations Assembly for Alabama students in grades six through eight. more

Feb 23, 2016 3:19 PM Cherokee Bend

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Cherokee Bend’s annual Holiday Program took place Dec. 15. more

Jan 25, 2016 4:14 PM Cherokee Bend

The auditorium at Cherokee Bend School was a sea of red, white, and blue for the annual fourth-grade Veterans Day program. more

Jan 6, 2016 2:23 PM Cherokee Bend

Art teacher Carol Francis and PTO President Amy Littleton coordinated Cherokee Bend’s first Art Night Out on Dec. 9. more

Jan 6, 2016 2:22 PM Cherokee Bend