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Photo courtesy of Julie Beckwith, Altamont School.

As part of his Eagle Scout project, Altamont School senior Shawn Goyal created 175 water filtration units that were assembled in Alabama and shipped to people in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Haiti and Venezuela. Read more


Troop 86 Green is the first Birmingham-area girls troop since Boy Scouts of America, now Scouts BSA, opened up its program to female Scouts. Read more


The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year was presented to Amrita Lakhanpal, a senior at The Altamont School. The scholarship was presented at the Altamont School by Linda McClellan and Sue Comeaux. Read more


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Submitted by Julie Beckwith

Amrita Lakhanpal, a senior at The Altamont School, was selected as a 2019 National Honorable Mention (NHM) recipient of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing. Read more

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Sameer Sultan and Ahad Bashir, 11th-grade students at The Altamont School, earned a 36 on the ACT, the highest possible composite score. Read more

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This summer Shawn Goyal, a junior at The Altamont School, summited Mt. Kilimanjaro (19,341 feet), the fourth highest point in the world. Read more


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



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

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

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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. Read more

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

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On Nov. 12, The Altamont School hosted its 7th Annual Lily’s Soccer-Golf Tournament. Read more


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. Read 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. Read more

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Sarah Whiteside, Head of The Altamont School, is the winner of the 2017 Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) Distinguished Service Award. Read more

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Recent signings, increased participation reveal community’s embrace of a non-traditional sport. Read more

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Submitted by Julie Beckwith, Altamont School.

Rising Altamont seniors and Mountain Brook residents David Zell and Isabel Coleman were the top placing Public Forum team from the state of Alabama at the National Speech and Debate Tournament, held June 18-23. Read more



Photos by Lexi Coon.

Graduating class reflects on high school experience. Read more


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