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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

One of the silent auction items from this year’s Benefit for the Bend was a FOAC (Fair Oaks Adventure Curriculum) afternoon led by 20-year FOAC veteran Rick Hedrick. more

Jun 23, 2017 4:06 PM Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Brookwood Forest Elementary’s Ranger PTO recently held its end-of-the-year luncheon at the school. The Ranger PTO recognized outgoing President Tona Hitson. more

Jun 23, 2017 4:03 PM Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

Alabama Power’s Safe-T-Opolis is an interactive program to help students understand how to be safe around electricity.  The presentation comes after studying energy and electrical currents in science. more

Jun 23, 2017 4:01 PM Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

Character and citizenship are highly esteemed at Crestline School. Each year, two exemplary sixth graders are awarded for these qualities at the Sixth Grade Recognition Program. more

Jun 23, 2017 3:58 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

A longstanding tradition at Crestline is the Cougar Walk. On the last day of school, the sixth graders walk the halls one last time to say a final farewell to their teachers and school. more

Jun 23, 2017 3:56 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo by Erica Techo.

With school not too far way for both elementary and college-aged kids, the state of Alabama has decided to move its tax-free weekend to an earlier date: from 12:01 a.m. on July 21 to midnight on July 23. more

Jun 23, 2017 3:29 PM Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Liz Wood-Weas, president of the Alabama Speech and Debate Association and director of Speech and Debate at MBHS, said that while there are only 72 classrooms in the high school, there will be 97 rounds happening concurrently in different spaces. more

Jun 19, 2017 1:18 PM MBHS

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Lexi Coon

The Mountain Brook Board of Education met on the afternoon of June 12 to elect new board officers. more

Jun 12, 2017 4:56 PM Schools 1 Comments

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Courtesy of Dale Wisely.

Members of the class of 2017 visited Brookwood Forest Elementary, Cherokee Bend Elementary, Crestline Elementary and Mountain Brook Elementary. more

May 30, 2017 4:15 PM Schools

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Courtesy of N.E. Miles Jewish Day School

The students' prototype will be on display at the McWane Center, and the N.E. Miles Jewish Day School earned $1,500 in prize money. more

May 25, 2017 4:01 PM Schools 1 Comments

Months before the seventh-graders walk through the doors of the Mountain Brook Junior High on the first day of school, MBJH begins to prepare those students and parents for the transition from elementary school to junior high. more

May 23, 2017 11:04 AM MBJH

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Each year, BWF teachers such as Mrs. Eleanor Walker raise awareness during the week of Earth Day — which was April 22 — by reminding students and the community about ways they can conserve resources for our planet. more

May 23, 2017 11:03 AM Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Paige Slaughter.

Mountain Brook Elementary first-graders organized a service project to show appreciation for the Mountain Brook police and fire departments. more

May 23, 2017 11:01 AM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

Crestline fourth-grade students recently entertained and educated audiences about Alabama’s rich history. more

May 23, 2017 11:00 AM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Jill McGee.

Mountain Brook High School on May 3 was named a Jostens 2017 National Yearbook Program of Excellence. more

May 23, 2017 10:55 AM MBHS

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Photo courtesy of Laura Comer.

The Writer’s Festival is a yearly event sponsored by Cherokee Bend Elementary, Mountain Brook Elementary and the Brookwood Forest PTO. more

May 23, 2017 10:53 AM Cherokee Bend

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Congratulations to the MBHS class of 2017. more

May 22, 2017 9:25 PM Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Next year, the class of 2017 will represent MBHS in 61 colleges and 24 states. more

May 15, 2017 8:54 PM MBHS

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The board congratulated many students on their accomplishments as well as heard updates regarding the MBJH outdoor dining facility, the student survey and summer professional development opportunities. more

May 15, 2017 7:16 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of James Salvant

The World Championship Robotics Title was a first for the school system. more

May 15, 2017 3:40 PM MBJH

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