Courtesy of Amy Ager.

A Garden Club of America Flower Show, City Color, will be presented by The Little Garden Club and the Red Mountain Garden Club at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens May 1-2. more


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Photo courtesy of Caroline Springfield.

Crestline second- and third-graders were recently invited to join a robotics club. more

Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

The sixth-grade math team from Brookwood Forest Elementary spent its recent long week working on challenging math problems. more

Brookwood Forest


Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

The Cherokee Bend JUNA (Junior United Nations Assembly) team crushed the competition Chief-style at this year’s assembly. more

Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Dylan Bor won the Brookwood Forest school competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 24, under the direction of sixth-grade teacher Jessica Meriwether. more

Brookwood Forest

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Submitted by Kate Mather.

At the beginning of April, MBE hosted Lancers on the Lawn, a picnic for families of MBE students and staff. more

Mountain Brook Elementary

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Submitted by Kate Mather.

Electives have been a powerful addition to the MBE sixth-grade curriculum this year. more

Mountain Brook Elementary

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Submitted by Laura Comer.

Brian Floca, Marc Tyler Nobleman, Gin Phillips and Michelle Hazelwood Hyde visited and spoke to children at Cherokee Bend Elementary in March as part of PTO sponsored Writer’s Festival. more

Cherokee Bend


Submitted by Kathleen Woodry.

Brookwood Forest Elementary held its annual BWF’s Got Talent show on Friday, April 13. more

Brookwood Forest

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Troop 320 at Mountain Brook Presbyterian Church held a Court of Honor Ceremony on March 4 for their newest Eagle Scout, William Gerry Krueger Jr., who earned the rank of Eagle Scout from the Vulcan District Eagle Board on Dec. 14, 2017. more

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Each year, the Rotary Club of Shades Valley gives an appreciation award to teachers of schools represented in its service area. more


An Eagle Court of Honor ceremony was held on Sunday, Jan. 28, to recognize Grant Blackwell, Brendan Brogan, Ford Clegg and Max Gault from Canterbury United Methodist’s Troop 63. more


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Photo submitted by Tommy Tynes.

Jordan Marie Tynes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.Thomas Hubbard Tynes of Mountain Brook, was presented in the Royal Court of the Krewe of the Phantom Host in its annual Mardi Gras Ball in Montgomery. more


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Submitted by Jill McGee

Mountain Brook High School’s yearbook, the “Olympian,” has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2018 Jostens “Look Book,” celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage. more


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Photo courtesy of The Highlands School.

Members of the Highlands School community gathered Feb. 24 on the Highlands campus for the annual Highlands Helps Day. more

Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Laurie King.

After becoming their classrooms’ spelling bee champion, these students began preparing for this event. more

Crestline Elementary


Photo courtesy of Kate Mather.

Mountain Brook Elementary held its annual Geography Bee at the end of January, with fourth- through sixth-graders participating. more

Mountain Brook Elementary


Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Student Resource Officer Richard Knecht took time to visit the Brookwood Forest art room with Ashley Scott’s second grade class. The task was to create a clay bowl. more

Brookwood Forest


Photo courtesy of Suzan Doidge.

The 2018 Mountain Brook Restaurant Trail Challenge started Jan. 1 and lasts through Dec. 1. more


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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

Crestline Elementary

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