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Submitted by Liz Estess

The Cherokee Bend community gathered together for its quarterly general PTO meeting on Sept. 6. more

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In August, new educators welcomed Cherokee Bend students to a brand new school year. more

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Mr. Schu’s high energy and love of reading reinforced and inspired Cherokee Bend's faculty’s deep commitment to literacy. more

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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

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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

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

The Cherokee Bend JUNA (Junior United Nations Assembly) team crushed the competition Chief-style at this year’s assembly. 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

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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

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KATHERINE POLCARI

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

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

As part of the fundraising fun, top fundraising students were given the opportunity to “silly string” the coaches. more

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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

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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

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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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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

Alabama Power’s Safe-T-Opolis is an interactive program to help students understand how to be safe around electricity.  The presentation comes after studying energy and electrical currents in science. 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

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

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Benefit for the Bend, previously Cherokee Bend’s Winter Auction, was a huge success, raising more than $50,000 to benefit Cherokee Bend Elementary school initiatives and programs. 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

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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

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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

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