Mount McKinney, named for the Mountain Brook family who provided a generous donation to Smile-A-Mile, is a prominent one-of-a-kind piece custom designed for Smile-A-Mile. more


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Submitted by Alison Nesmith

The party is designated for every new student that comes to Crestline entering first through sixth grade. more

Crestline Elementary

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Submitted by Kitty Rogers Brown

The 2018-19 school year will be the second consecutive year that one of MBE’s WIGs (“Wildly Important Goals”) through the Leader in Me program will include writing goals for students and teachers. more

Mountain Brook Elementary

With some guidance and a lot of brainstorming, Sessions decided on incorporating her love of dance into a day camp format. more

Crestline Elementary

The new sixth grade students at Crestline have geared up for a jam-packed school year. more

Crestline Elementary

Foundations Early Learning & Family Center was recently gifted $28,050 from the Cathedral Church of the Advent, located on 6th Avenue North downtown. more


Mason West Johnson earned the rank of Eagle Scout from the Vulcan District Eagle Board on June 14. more


Callie Chapman is the 8 year-old author of “Glitter the Unicorn,” “Glitter the Unicorn Goes to the Beach” and “Glitter the Unicorn Goes to the Moon.” more


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Submitted by Emily Bebenek

In December of 2016, the band was invited to Hawaii to be a part of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, comprised of a few select bands from across the nation and the world. more


A new school year brings the anticipation of new classes, seeing old friends, making new friends and seeing teachers. more

Brookwood Forest

Emmet O’Neal Library launched a new Satellite Summer Reading initiative this summer at Brookwood Forest, through which EOL sent librarians to Brookwood Forest Elementary. more

Brookwood Forest

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Submitted by Liz Estess

Heather Brown, a second grade teacher at Cherokee Bend, has been working hard to provide creative learning opportunities to her students. more

Cherokee Bend

We are so excited about our new teachers at Crestline Elementary! They have 83 years combined experience. more

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Submitted by Kitty Rogers Brown

This April, the fifth-graders from MBE returned to Camp Alpine for a week of outdoor education. more


Mountain Brook Elementary PTO recently installed its officers for the 2018-19 school year. more


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Submitted by Kitty Rogers Brown

Five MBE students participated in the District 4 Solo and Ensemble Festival in April at Homewood Middle School. more


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Submitted by the Women's Committee of 100

Now in its 54th year, the Women’s Committee of 100 for Birmingham is planning its 55th year of community service with new officers and eight new members. more


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Submitted by Julie Beckwith

Altamont’s team, which is coached by Lindsey Motlow, qualified for the NAC Final Four by capturing the New Orleans phase of the championship. more



Photo submitted by Julie Beckwith

Rising Altamont senior Sara Catherine Cook earned a 36 on the ACT, the highest possible composite score. more


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Photo submitted by Kendall Chew

On August 19, the BHEC will honor Rotenstreich at the eighth annual L’Chaim (“to life”) event at the Alys Stephens Center. more


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