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

Feb 15, 2018 11:04 AM Private Schools

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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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Amrita was one of only 350 NHM recipients nationally, and one of only eight National Honorable Mention recipients in the state of Alabama. more

Feb 15, 2018 9:56 AM Private Schools

The Altamont School is pleased to announce Christopher Durst, current upper school principal at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Atlanta, Georgia, as its new head of school. more

Nov 3, 2017 11:41 AM Private Schools

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Wesley Whetstone of Spain Park and Helen Tynes of The Altamont School were two of 90 rising high school students from across Alabama who attended the 2017 Alabama Governor’s School. more

Oct 27, 2017 2:58 PM Private Schools

Mountain Brook resident Isabel Coleman and Vestavia Hills resident Matthew Hamrick were announced recently as Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:05 AM Private Schools

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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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Together with the Highlands School's program Parent University, Dr. Lara Embry will be discussing the role of grit with parents. more

Jan 6, 2017 4:02 PM Private Schools

Highlands School

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Dr. Renee Peacock will be leading a lecture on effective methods of discipline and the roles of the parent and child relationship. more

Jan 6, 2017 4:00 PM Private Schools


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Geology and Italy — while a connection between these two topics of study might seem unlikely, teachers at Highlands School would disagree. more

Oct 28, 2016 4:09 PM Private Schools

Highlands School

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Through their program the Parent University, the Highlands School will be hosting a lecture featuring Dr. Andrea Hendricks to discuss how to help children use technology responsibly. more

Oct 5, 2016 11:03 AM Private Schools

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The Variables, a robotics team from the Altamont School, received the judge’s award during the FIRST Lego League World Competition in April. more

May 27, 2016 2:49 PM Private Schools

​Highlands School transformed its campus on March 10 as part of its second Country of Study Celebration more

Mar 21, 2016 10:46 PM Private Schools

Highlands School

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Highlands was ranked at No. 21 out of the “50 Best Private Elementary Schools” across the nation. more

Oct 28, 2015 2:49 PM Private Schools

Tristan Trechsel earned a perfect score on his first time to take the ACT, which was Oct. 25. more

Dec 9, 2014 11:10 AM Private Schools

Four students from Mountain Brook were recognized. more

Oct 30, 2013 3:10 PM Private Schools

Andrew Robertson competed in the United States Chess Federation Supernationals competition in Nashville in April. more

May 2, 2013 6:11 PM Private Schools

Highlands School had its annual school spelling bee for fifth through eighth grade on Thursday, Dec. 20. more

Jan 16, 2013 11:57 AM Private Schools

On Friday, Jan. 11, fourth through eighth graders at Highlands School competed in the annual Geography Bee. more

Jan 16, 2013 11:03 AM Private Schools

A Highlands school seventh grader will have her book review published in "Voices from the Middle". more

May 31, 2012 3:24 PM Private Schools