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Photo courtesy of The Highlands School.

Members of the Highlands School community gathered Feb. 24 on the Highlands campus for the annual Highlands Helps Day. more

Mar 22, 2018 3:07 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Laurie King.

After becoming their classrooms’ spelling bee champion, these students began preparing for this event. more

Mar 22, 2018 3:03 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Kate Mather.

What do a local news anchor, a commercial pilot and a nationally renowned chef have in common? They’ve all been Career Spotlight speakers at Mountain Brook Elementary this year. more

Mar 22, 2018 2:57 PM Mountain Brook Elementary


Photo courtesy of Kate Mather.

Mountain Brook Elementary held its annual Geography Bee at the end of January, with fourth- through sixth-graders participating. more

Mar 22, 2018 2:53 PM Mountain Brook Elementary


Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Student Resource Officer Richard Knecht took time to visit the Brookwood Forest art room with Ashley Scott’s second grade class. The task was to create a clay bowl. more

Mar 22, 2018 2:51 PM Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Lauren Kiser.

In anticipation of a third grade field trip to the Southern Museum of Flight, Lauren Kiser took her Crestline math and science students to the Classroom of the Future at the Board of Education’s Chief Ranger Room. more

Mar 20, 2018 3:21 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Caroline Springfield.

In mid-March, the Student Council and PAGE program sponsored the 2018 Cougars Talent Show. more

Mar 20, 2018 3:16 PM Crestline Elementary

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By Keith McCoy

The event is scheduled for March 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. more

Mar 20, 2018 9:42 AM Schools

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Courtesy of the National Weather Service.

The school system canceled after school activities and Extended Day programs due to potential severe weather later in the day. more

Mar 19, 2018 9:58 AM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Stewart Sevier.

As the front office assistant, Ms. Sevier is the face of MBE, greeting most students and parents by name and making everyone feel welcome. more

Mar 16, 2018 12:28 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Kate Mather.

As part of the Level Up Village project, students in kindergarten and fifth grade are communicating with a partner international classroom. more

Mar 15, 2018 4:14 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Lexi Coon.

One month after the shooting in Parkland, Florida, MHBS students came together to host an assembly recognizing those who have been killed in recent school shootings and to inspire dialogue amongst students. more

Mar 14, 2018 2:49 PM MBHS

The week was filled with many educational opportunities. more

Mar 7, 2018 12:40 PM Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Amy Anderson.

Since fall, the Crestline robotics team has met twice per week with Crestline teacher Amy Anderson and Mountain Brook Junior High teacher James Salvant to create a robot using VEX IQ. more

Feb 26, 2018 12:43 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo Credit Lindsay Westlake.

As a reward for outstanding behavior and good character, Ms. Westlake’s first-grade class at Crestline Elementary received a boy guinea pig for Christmas. more

Feb 26, 2018 12:40 PM Crestline Elementary

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Courtesy of Liz Hixson.

Seventeen year-old MBHS student and Troop 28 boy scout Christian Huddle has provided literacy resources to empower second-grade students in Birmingham City Schools for years to come. more

Feb 26, 2018 11:19 AM MBHS


Photo courtesy of The Altamont School.

Mountain Brook resident, teammate see success on Altamont debate team. more

Feb 15, 2018 11:04 AM Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Jill McGee.

Mountain Brook High School is launching a new entrepreneurship program geared toward providing students with an authentic learning experience around entrepreneurship — everything from conceiving, developing and launching a startup business. more

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Photo courtesy of Knight Sauls.

The sixth grade band program at Crestline Elementary School serves as an introduction to band for children who are finishing their time in elementary school. more

Feb 15, 2018 10:22 AM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of the Altamont School.

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

Feb 15, 2018 10:19 AM Private Schools

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