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Photo courtesy of Heather Atkins.

The method uses an approach to music education that was developed by Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály and is used to train students in basic music skills and teach the reading and writing of music. Read more

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Later this month, Oak Mountain High School freshmen will get a perspective of what it’s like to live in the real world when the Shelby County Chamber brings its ShelbyOne initiative program “Keeping It Real” to their campus Oct. 24. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Cafe Three21.

On hot summer Saturdays, kids from Oak Mountain High School’s special education class can be found serving iced coffee, lemonade and sodas at Cafe Three21. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Two days after Oak Mountain Elementary kindergarten teacher Wanda Dye closed up her classroom for the summer, she got a call from the principal that there was a fire at the school and her room had received the most damage. Read more

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Students from Oak Mountain High School were among 20 state championship teams that competed May 10 in a test of essential money and personal finance life skills. Read more

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Students in Oak Mountain High School’s Business Leadership class have spent the year helping to mentor younger students at Oak Mountain Elementary School. Read more

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At practices for Oak Mountain High School’s new climbing club, it’s common for team members to fall while attempting a climb. But they dust themselves off and try it again. Read more

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Photo courtesy of John Milton

While the conference will only last one day, students will be able to continue learning and building leadership skills. Read more

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Mark and Merrilee Coby

Michael A. Coby, son of Mark and Merrilee Coby and a senior at Oak Mountain High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 on the June 2018 ACT exam. Read more

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Erica Techo

The senior walk is an annual tradition, where students travel the halls of their former elementary schools in their caps and gowns. Read more

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As the grand prize winner in Full Moon's teacher appreciation week, third grade teacher Janice Lacey received gift cards to Full Moon BBQ and a school supply store and an iPad. Read more

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Erica Techo

Hand in Paw therapy team Margie Little and Simon worked with Oak Mountain Elementary School for the last six years. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner.

Smith was one of six students from grades 8-12 across to be named a finalist in the competition. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Cade May.

Several Oak Mountain Middle School students had success this past December at the SMS Robotics Competition in Opelika. Read more

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Sarah Finnegan

The Oak Mountain High School "Spirit of Cahaba" Marching Band entertained thousands with their halftime performances and pep band music from the stands. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner.

Former Oak Mountain Middle School teacher Sheryl Jones will be returning to the school to serve as the new assistant principal. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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