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Photo courtesy of Michael Allsbrook

To celebrate the release of his first album “TRUTH,” 17-year-old Oak Mountain senior Eric Latham, stage name “ErBeeko,” hosted a release party at Hoover’s Veterans Park on Aug. 18, where he performed the album live. more

Sep 27, 2017 4:44 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Screenshot from One Voice music video

A group of Oak Mountain High School seniors wrote the song "One Voice," to give a message of hope to their school and community. more

Sep 26, 2017 9:39 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Amy Bryan Baggett.

The Oak Mountain Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization is hosting its 2017 Fall Fun Fest event Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $13 for pre-paid wristbands and $15 at the door. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:12 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

The $2,500 was the largest of five grants given by the company, which also gave $500 grants to four other schools across the nation. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:05 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Robotics program growing ‘exponentially’ as students find stepping stone in STEM. more

Aug 23, 2017 2:36 PM Oak Mountain Schools

​Parents, teachers and staff joined together at Oak Mountain Elementary School to make 5,000 meals May 20 as part of the Boosterthon National Giveback Day. More than 160,000 meals were made across the country in 22 cities for families in need. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:12 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Erica Techo

Rising sixth graders attended the week-long camp at Oak Mountain Intermediate School. more

Jun 23, 2017 6:18 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Oak Mountain Graduation 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Oak Mountain High School graduated its senior class on May 25, 2017 at Bartow Arena. more

May 26, 2017 3:35 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at institutions of higher learning. more

May 24, 2017 5:52 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner/Shelby County Schools.

Robotic teams from both Oak Mountain Intermediate School and Oak Mountain Middle School can both claim the title of “World Champion” after winning awards in two major categories at the 2017 VEX IQ Worlds Robotics Competition. more

May 24, 2017 5:48 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Warner, Cindy

May 1 was National College Decision Day, and one Oak Mountain High School senior had several to choose from — including seven Ivy League institutions. more

May 24, 2017 5:44 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

The award, sponsored by the Alabama State Department of Education, honors Chiquita Marbury’s invaluable years of service as a technology innovator in Alabama by recognizing educators who are exemplary models of technology teachers and leaders. more

May 24, 2017 5:40 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo submitted by Kelly Jacobs.

When Henry Jacobs applied to be a Sports Illustrated Kids reporter in March, he did so for fun and to see if he would actually get chosen. more

May 24, 2017 5:37 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo by Erica Techo.

David Bobo has worked to give back to the Shelby County community through his positions in community organizations and on nonprofit boards throughout the county. Now, he is working to give back through the Shelby County Board of Education. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:19 PM Oak Mountain Schools

They were among eight nominees in the state, and both were nominated as outstanding math instructors. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:42 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Brian Klisavage and Jenni Brand.

The American entry in The Netherlands Lacrosse Cup ’17 earned silver medals in the tournament held Jan. 14-15 at Tilburg University, located in the Netherlands. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:41 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photos courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

Since she wasn’t always strong in math, Jackson said she believes it gives her an advantage as a teacher because she knows her students feel frustrated and defeated. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:26 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Melissa Scott.

BEST is a competition where robots are designed to have the ability to carry out specific tasks. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:10 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo by Sarah Cook.

For almost two years, Rebekah Austin, who teaches third grade at Oak Mountain Elementary School, has been using robots to teach students critical thinking skills. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:24 PM Oak Mountain Schools

OMMS Toys for Tots

Erica Techo

The students presented the toys to the U.S. Marine Corps during an assembly on Dec. 5. more

Dec 6, 2016 2:27 AM Oak Mountain Schools

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