Cherokee Bend Elementary School

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Submitted by Liz Estess

We are happy to announce some exciting new changes coming to Cherokee Bend in fall of 2019. Read more

Cherokee Bend

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Submitted by Liz Estess

The 2019 PTO Elementary Expression’s Art Council contest was a huge success at Cherokee Bend Elementary. Read more

Cherokee Bend

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By Keith McCoy

The conferences will take place Feb. 12 and 26 at Cherokee Bend Elementary. Read more


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Submitted by Liz Estess

Cherokee Bend sixth-graders served at the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama on Dec. 18. Read more

Cherokee Bend

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Rendering courtesy of the city of Mountain Brook.

The school zone signs will also have flashing LEDs that are solar powered. Read more


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Photo submitted by Liz Estess

In honor of Veterans Day, Mrs. Humphries’ first grade students at Cherokee Bend Elementary created “fidget placemats” for veterans who are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Cherokee Bend

On Oct. 12, Cherokee Bend students participated in a global enrichment event called the Global Cardboard Challenge based on the Cane’s Arcade Youtube video. Read more

Cherokee Bend

The Cherokee Bend community gathered together to participate in the Red and Yellow Run on Sunday, Oct. 14. Read more

Cherokee Bend

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Submitted by Alison Nesmith.

Third grade math teacher at Crestline Elementary, Kelsey Long, planned a fun Surgery Day in her classroom. Read more

Crestline Elementary

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Submitted by Liz Estess

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

Cherokee Bend

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

Cherokee Bend

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

Cherokee Bend

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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. Read more

Cherokee Bend


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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. Read more


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

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

Cherokee Bend

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