Mountain Brook Elementary School


Photo courtesy of Kate Mather.

At the beginning of October, Mountain Brook Elementary held the first Lancer Hour of the year on the topic of digital citizenship. more

Jan 19, 2018 1:18 PM Mountain Brook Elementary


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Mountain Brook Elementary was recently named a Common Sense School by Common Sense Education. more

Jan 19, 2018 1:16 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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As in previous years, the fifth grade class of Mountain Brook Elementary presented its annual Veteran’s Day program in early November to friends, family, and honored Veterans. more

Dec 13, 2017 9:50 AM Mountain Brook Elementary

In May, the PTO leadership of Mountain Brook Elementary met for a brunch at the home of Bragan Petrey. more

Aug 8, 2017 2:54 PM Mountain Brook Elementary 1 Comments


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On a scale of one to five, Mountain Brook Elementary School music specialist Shari Dorsett gave MBE a “5++” during her exit interview. more

Apr 26, 2017 2:10 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Several Mountain Brook schools shared their annual Writers’ Festival on Feb. 28 through March 2, sponsored by the PTO. more

Apr 26, 2017 2:04 PM Schools


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Adults and kids of all ages soaked up the beautiful weather, bid at the silent auction and enjoyed carnival activities. more

Nov 22, 2016 3:16 PM Mountain Brook Elementary


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Mountain Brook Elementary is proud to announce the publishing of its new school newspaper, The Parchment. more

Nov 22, 2016 3:10 PM Mountain Brook Elementary 1 Comments

With the holiday season upon us, Village Living recently took the opportunity to ask elementary students to share one of their favorite Christmas memories or traditions. more

Nov 22, 2016 1:33 PM Schools


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Mountain Brook Elementary held its ninth annual Boosterthon Fundraiser on September 14, with students running in the first ever Lancer Glow Run inside the gymnasium. more

Oct 28, 2016 3:59 PM Mountain Brook Elementary 1 Comments


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On September 1, MBE held a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Dr. Barlow, Principal McCombs, Vice Principal Aaron and plenty of excited MBE students and staff. more

Oct 28, 2016 3:57 PM Mountain Brook Elementary


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Under the new leadership team of Principal McCombs and Vice Principal Aaron, MBE welcomes the following staff members. more

Sep 27, 2016 1:07 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

Belinda Treadwell

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The school’s hallways echoed with chants of “Treadwell!” and “We love you!” as students paraded alongside their beloved principal. Handmade signs and posters ripped through the air in a MBE tradition usually reserved for graduating sixth graders. more

Jun 23, 2016 4:12 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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At precisely 2 p.m., students, teachers, administrators and parents lined the school’s halls for a surprise “Lancer Walk” held in honor of their retiring principal. more

May 25, 2016 4:30 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Three local girls joined a talented cast of Young Actors at Birmingham Children's Theatre this past weekend with its rendition of Dear Edwina, Jr. more

May 2, 2016 5:37 PM People


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Here are highlights of the 2015-2016 school year successes in the MakerSpace. more

Apr 29, 2016 3:41 PM Mountain Brook Elementary


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Sandy Ritchey, a reading coach at Mountain Brook Elementary, recently learned she had been named among the "Sweet 16" finalists for the 2016-17 Alabama Teacher of the Year award. more

Apr 29, 2016 3:14 PM Schools

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McCombs is currently the assistant principal at the school and has served in that position since 2012. more

Apr 13, 2016 3:47 PM Mountain Brook Elementary


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​Fifth-grade teacher Bill Andrews hosted the annual National Geographic Geography Bee at Mountain Brook Elementary. more

Mar 25, 2016 9:57 AM Mountain Brook Elementary


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​Fourth-graders at Mountain Brook Elementary School had the recent privilege of organizing a coat drive for their friends at Hayes K-8 School in Woodlawn. more

Mar 25, 2016 9:50 AM Mountain Brook Elementary

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