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School system sees top administrators retiring, transitioning to new roles. Read more

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Dale Wisely, director of student services, and Betsy Bell, principal of Cherokee Bend Elementary, will both be retiring this summer. MBHS principal Amanda Hood will be taking over as director of student services. Read more

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The proposed policy updates pertain to policies regarding early graduation, retirement and corporal punishment. Read more

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By Keith McCoy

The event is scheduled for March 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. Read more

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Wisely said about 150 people were present for the annual All in Mountain Brook conference. Read more

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Dale Wisely, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and is Director of Student Services at Mountain Brook Schools. He is a longtime member of the Board of Directors of the Crisis Center. Read more

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Courtesy of the National Weather Service.

The closures came hours after Gov. Robert Bentley declared a state of emergency for Alabama, as many of the storms are tracking to cover a majority of the state. Read more

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Dale Wisely ADHD series

Ron Burkett

Part two of the series will be this Thursday, with the final part on Jan. 26. Read more

Schools

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Schools take a proactive approach regarding students and social media. Read more

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The event, co-sponsored by ALL IN MOUNTAIN BROOK and Mountain Brook Schools will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Read more

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Dr. Dale Wisely, Director of Student Services at Mountain Brook Schools, continues his series for parents, sponsored by All In Mountain Brook with a two part program on parenting teenagers. Read more

People

My daughter, who is 13, gets very hostile when I deny her something she wants. It used to be material things, but now it tends to be social events. Read more

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How can I encourage a sense of remorsefulness in my own children? Read more

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When our children take big developmental steps, we parents are torn between holding them back versus letting them go. Holding them back may keep them safer, but it prevents them from developing the independent skills they need to thrive. Read more

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I am thinking about getting my child’s IQ tested. What should I consider in deciding whether to pursue this? Read more

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In my experience, it is very common for young people with ADHD to have social problems, and this is supported by research. Unfortunately, the best data we have suggests only a minority of ADHD children are consistently socially successful. Read more

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I would like to send my 10-year-old daughter to sleep-away summer camp for a two- or three-week session. But, she is very reluctant to go. Should I force the issue? Read more

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My sixth grader is nagging me to buy her an iPhone. This seems ridiculous to me, but she insists that “everybody” else in her grade has a cell phone. What’s your opinion about this? Read more

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