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Cherokee Bend Elementary School

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Submitted by Liz Estess

Heather Brown, a second grade teacher at Cherokee Bend, has been working hard to provide creative learning opportunities to her students. more

Cherokee Bend

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

After saying tough goodbyes to two well-known and well-loved principals this past school year, Mountain Brook Schools announced the new principals of both Cherokee Bend Elementary and Mountain Brook High School. more

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Both Sandy Ritchey and Philip Holley served as assistant principals at Cherokee Bend and Mountain Brook High School, respectively. more

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Submitted by Christina Smith.

CBS's annual fundraiser, Benefit for the Bend, was held on April 14 at Cahaba Brewery, raising funds for Cherokee Bend Elementary special project and initiatives. more

Cherokee Bend

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Dale Wisely, director of student services, and Betsy Bell, principal of Cherokee Bend Elementary, will both be retiring this summer. MBHS principal Amanda Hood will be taking over as director of student services. more

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Submitted by Laura Comer.

Brian Floca, Marc Tyler Nobleman, Gin Phillips and Michelle Hazelwood Hyde visited and spoke to children at Cherokee Bend Elementary in March as part of PTO sponsored Writer’s Festival. more

Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Kim Hutchens.

Cherokee Bend enrichment students participated in the E³ Program (Engage Elementary Engineers) at the University of Montevallo on Dec. 12. more

Cherokee Bend

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KATHERINE POLCARI

Physical education is often associated with timed runs, calisthenics drills and uncomfortable uniforms. more

Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

Cherokee Bend Elementary School students were excited to collect needed items for our Florida neighbors affected by Hurricane Irma. more

Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

Cherokee Bend Elementary School iLab students led a session at the Mountain Brook Learning Conference on June 5. more

Cherokee Bend

One of the silent auction items from this year’s Benefit for the Bend was a FOAC (Fair Oaks Adventure Curriculum) afternoon led by 20-year FOAC veteran Rick Hedrick. more

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Courtesy of Dale Wisely.

Members of the class of 2017 visited Brookwood Forest Elementary, Cherokee Bend Elementary, Crestline Elementary and Mountain Brook Elementary. more

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Photo courtesy of Laura Comer.

The Writer’s Festival is a yearly event sponsored by Cherokee Bend Elementary, Mountain Brook Elementary and the Brookwood Forest PTO. more

Cherokee Bend

Authors and illustrators from around the country come to the schools to speak to students and sign books. more

Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

Kindergarten through third-grade teachers from Cherokee Bend Elementary and Mountain Brook Elementary came together for a three-day workshop at the Mountain Brook Board of Education building. more

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

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

Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

The students will participate in the Alabama National Geographic Bee state competition on March 31. more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Council members later approved the expansion of the school zone while agreeing to perform administrative action regarding the addition of a crossing guard. more

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

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

Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

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

Cherokee Bend

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