Episodes

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The 2019 Year In Review

If you have been a listener to the podcast then you know this is the 100th Anniversary of Shades...

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All About The Shades Cahaba Owl

The Shades Cahaba Owl has had a very interesting life. It first appeared when Shades Cahaba High School was...

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Sheryl Summe – Author of “Homewood: A Life of a City”

When I decided to start an oral history of Shades Cahaba I knew it would be difficult. Luckily I...

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A Thanksgiving story with Principal Sue Grogan

I spoke with former Shades Cahaba Principal Sue Grogan in episode 5 of the podcast. She shared with me...

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Honoring our Veterans at Shades Cahaba and beyond

When Shades Cahaba High School was built, honoring veterans was a high priority. Shades Cahaba was dedicated on Labor...

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Herman Maxwell – Integrating Shades Cahaba in the 1960s

Herman Maxwell has a special place in the history of Shades Cahaba. He was one of the first children...

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Lunchroom Ladies Special Edition

Today’s edition of the podcast is dedicated to the school lunchroom and to everyone who has worked there. I...

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Laura Estes – Kindergarten Teacher

Today’s episode features former Shades Cahaba teacher Laure Estes. She started her career as a first-grade teacher but quickly...

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