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Where do rocks come from and how do we use them? That’s a question second-grade students are exploring at The Highlands School, where Brasfield & Gorrie is constructing a new Student Life Center. more

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Submitted by Ashley Vann, Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School

On Sept. 8, the Holy Family Cristo Rey Advisory Council hosted the 2018 BBQ at the Brew, an amateur barbecue cook-off competition, at Cahaba Brewing Company. more

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Four students of The Altamont School were announced on Sept. 12 as semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. more

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Submitted by Janey Diuguid

Highlands School (Highlands) broke ground on the Student Life Center, the centerpiece of its planned campus transformation. more

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Renderings courtesy of the Highlands School.

In the years that the Highlands School has been teaching children, it has grown both in learning and in size. And now that the school has come this far, administrators are looking to what the future will hold. more

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Submitted by Julie Beckwith

On April 9, at an assembly held in the Cabaniss-Kaul Center for the Arts, Tonya Brown of the Prudential Corporation presented Altamont Junior Amrita Lakhanpal with a Prudential Spirit of Community Distinguished Finalist Award. 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

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Photo courtesy of The Altamont School.

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

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Photo courtesy of the Altamont School.

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

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Photo courtesy of Altamont School..

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

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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

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Photo courtesy of Dr. Carolyn Green Satterfield.

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

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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

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Photo courtesy of Liora Chessin.

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

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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

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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

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Photo courtesy of Highlands School.

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

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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

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Photo courtesy of Tye Warren.

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

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

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