Crestline Elementary



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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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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


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 Greer Black.

Each year, Crestline Elementary selects a group of students to serve as the school’s student council. more

Jan 19, 2018 1:13 PM Crestline Elementary


Photo by Lexi Coon.

On Feb. 13, AIMB will host its second annual All in Parenting: Elementary Edition at Crestline Elementary School. more

Jan 19, 2018 12:59 PM Crestline Elementary 1 Comments

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Photo by Laurie King.

A growing trend in educational settings is the concept of student-led parent-teacher conferences. Like many schools across the country, Crestline Elementary held parent conference days following the first nine weeks of school. more

Dec 13, 2017 10:27 AM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Lindsay Cutshall.

Crestline fourth graders participated in a multi-faceted walking field trip. Before embarking on the field trip, the students brainstormed and discussed all of the ways that the fire and police departments help the Mountain Brook community. more

Dec 13, 2017 10:00 AM Crestline Elementary

Crestline Elementary recently hosted more than 100 members of its PTO Grand Circle for a fall luncheon. more

Dec 13, 2017 9:52 AM Crestline Elementary

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Photo by Luanne Wall.

Teachers are always looking for ways to help their students become lifelong learners. Physical education teachers are no different. more

Dec 13, 2017 9:47 AM Crestline Elementary


Photo courtesy of Caroline Springfield.

This was an introductory unit on the engineering design process. more

Nov 16, 2017 11:25 AM Crestline Elementary

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Photo by Taylor Brown, courtesy of Caroline Springfield.

When school began Aug. 15, Crestline Elementary School welcomed 26 new children, representing 20 families, across all grade levels. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:53 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Caroline Springfield.

The first day of school is exciting and terrifying all in the same breath. Despite being the largest elementary school in the district, Crestline Elementary is truly a neighborhood school. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:51 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Laurie King.

On Monday Aug. 21, students at Crestline Elementary, not unlike most school children across the southeast, viewed the solar eclipse. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:47 AM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Caroline Springfield.

Under the guidance of Crestline’s PAGE teacher, Ms. Phillips, sixth grade students Frederic Smith, John Killebrew Roberts and Kenneth Robinson created a short film for their Filmaking Elective. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:42 AM Crestline Elementary

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Photos courtesy of Josh Watkins.

While technology is changing, teaching does too. But not just teaching styles — the content changes as well. So to keep students up to speed, teachers are working to educate students on how to effectively and safely use the internet. more

Sep 12, 2017 6:07 PM Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Caroline Springfield.

The school year may have ended on May 23, however teaching never stops.  Throughout the summer, the doors of Crestline Elementary were opened for learning. more

Aug 8, 2017 3:01 PM Crestline Elementary

As July comes to a close and August begins children, parents and teachers all begin anticipating the beginning of a new school year. more

Aug 8, 2017 2:59 PM Crestline Elementary


Photo courtesy of Caroline Springfield.

For more than a decade, music teachers Laura Butler and Janet Nelson have been coaching their sixth-grade students to create a student performance of a well-known musical. more

Jul 26, 2017 9:10 AM Crestline Elementary