Photo by Erica Techo.

For the second year in a row, the back-to-school tax-free weekend will take place in July. more



Staff photo.

As summer is winding down, the Emmet O’Neal Library together with the Junior Women’s of Committee of 100 will be hosting a back-to-school feature night on the lawn on Aug. 18 with a showing of “The LEGO Batman Movie.” more



Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

The halls of BWF were filled with excitement of the new school year with students, parents and teachers on Monday, August 8. more

Brookwood Forest

It’s that time of year again, time to pull out the backpacks, get haircuts, set up alarm clocks, and make 20 trips to Target because school is about to start, and Mom is on a mission. more

Kari Kampakis

Excited for a new school year, local students share their thoughts on what makes school great. more


The first day of school. It’s a new year with new classes, new teachers and new friends. more


​Alabama’s annual Back-to-School tax-free weekend will take place from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 to midnight on Sunday Aug. 9. more


While still making summer memories in the heat of August, students are also turning their attention to the upcoming school year. more

Mountain Brook Elementary

Students and families of BWF came out on a Sunday in September to celebrate the new school year and have fun on the Brookwood Forest Elementary fields and playground. more

Brookwood Forest

Two great activities for the students and families of Brookwood Forest Elementary took place in August. more

Brookwood Forest

Three new teachers joined the Crestline Elementary staff this year. more

Crestline Elementary

A newcomer’s and kindergarten party was held at Brookwood Forest Elementary before the start of the school year. more

Brookwood Forest

Crestline Elementary welcomed 30 new students this August. more

Crestline Elementary

Village Living caught up with a few Mountain Brook Elementary students this summer and asked them the same three questions. more

Mountain Brook Elementary

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Photo by Martha Thompson.

As the calendar turns from July to August, if you are anywhere from 5 to 25, just the words “back to school” are enough to flip your stomach. more

, People

Alabama’s Back-to-School tax-free weekend will be held at retail stores throughout the state on Aug. 1-3. It will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 1 and end on Aug. 3 at midnight. more


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July 2018