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Courtesy of Laurie King.

The Jerome Lewis Legacy award will be given to a faculty member of Crestline Elementary who exemplifies Lewis' characteristics. more

Apr 25, 2017 3:40 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

This year's showcase had 75 booths with each grade from Mountain Brook Schools represented. more

Apr 24, 2017 7:04 PM Schools

Ryne Olson at MBES

Sydney Cromwell

Ryne Olson attended Mountain Brook Elementary from kindergarten to 3rd grade. more

Apr 14, 2017 11:50 AM Mountain Brook Elementary 2 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

Anderson was chosen as one of the top 16 finalists out of a pool of over 140 nominees. The Alabama Teacher of the Year will be announced at a ceremony on May 10. more

Apr 12, 2017 3:52 PM Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Revisions to the Strategic Plan include increasing student engagement, creating a comprehensive system throughout the district, developing a district-wide communication system and maintaining classrooms as safe spaces. more

Apr 10, 2017 7:24 PM Schools

Little Leader Day

Image courtesy of Mary Frances Bloodworth.

This year's event will be limited to 60 students, and the final day to register is April 14. more

Apr 3, 2017 4:01 PM Schools

Mountain Brook City Schools

Staff photo.

On April 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., approximately 75 booths of students from all grades will be in Crestline to share with community members what they have been learning in school. more

Mar 30, 2017 2:16 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

BWF had a record number of entries this year with 271 total entries. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:30 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Photo submitted by Oz Chavez.

The Mountain Brook youth wrestling team placed third overall at the Team USA Alabama State Championships on Feb. 3, a feat never achieved previously in Mountain Brook youth wrestling history. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:27 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

Elizabeth Lipp, 16, of Mountain Brook was named Alabama’s top youth volunteer in the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:22 PM Schools

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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

Mar 23, 2017 2:20 PM Cherokee Bend

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Photo by Allyson Martin.

This year, MBE received the acclaimed “Leader in Me” Lighthouse School status. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:17 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Monica Sargent.

This year’s Mountain Brook Junior High Art Forms allowed students the opportunity to show off their talents. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:12 PM MBJH

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Photo courtesy of Janey White.

During the course of the program, students work to reach and exceed the goal of 10 hours of reading. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:10 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Margaret Whiteside.

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, established in 1964 by executive order of the president, recognizes and honors some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:08 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

This initiative was spearheaded at Crestline by librarian Ruth Moore. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:02 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Liora Chessin.

These students are also in the top 1 percent of teams and have been invited to compete in the international finalist round and the perfect score round for their coding. more

Mar 23, 2017 1:52 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

This year, Crestline Elementary School had a team compete at the regional level of FIRST LEGO League (FLL). FLL is an international competition organized by Lego Education for elementary and middle school students. more

Mar 23, 2017 1:48 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

As student members of Leadership Mountain Brook, junior and senior Spartans spend a lot of time learning about how their city functions, but on Feb. 14, the class went to Montgomery for the first time to get a glimpse of their state’s inner workings. more

Mar 23, 2017 1:38 PM MBHS

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

The students will participate in the Alabama National Geographic Bee state competition on March 31. more

Mar 17, 2017 10:14 AM Schools

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