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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


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


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


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


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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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Board members reviewed a list of renovation plans for the city's schools and recognized members of the Youth Legislature program and the men's basketball team. more

Mar 13, 2017 5:34 PM Schools

Mountian Brook Places

Staff photo.

Superintendent Dicky Barlow encouraged all Mountain Brook voters to go out on March 7 and vote in favor of renewing the existing county and district-wide taxes, which in total brings in about $18.5 million to Mountain Brook schools. more

Feb 28, 2017 10:50 AM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

The fifth-grade clasess at BWF celebrated what they learned about the 13 Colonies and Colonial life during the first BWF Colonial Day. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:45 PM Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Brookwood Forest held its annual holiday program under the direction of Debbie Rakes on Thursday, December 15, 2016. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:43 PM Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Chris Woodry won the BWF school competition of the National Geographic Bee on January 10 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:40 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

This year Brookwood Forest Elementary School started a math club for fifth- and sixth-grade students. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:37 PM Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

The FOAC (Fair Oaks Adventure Curriculum) program at Cherokee Bend Elementary strives to reach students with three principles: I will be safe; I will do my best; and I will value myself and others. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:35 PM Cherokee Bend

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