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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Education is a constantly evolving field, and Mountain Brook City Schools are working to make sure classrooms are evolving as well. Read more

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Mountain Brook City Schools

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On April 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., approximately 75 booths of students from all grades will be in Crestline to share with community members what they have been learning in school. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Mountain Brook officials gathered Jan. 9 at Cherokee Bend Elementary for the monthly Board of Education meeting. In addition to recognitions and standard business, the board discussed three policy updates that affect well-being of Spartan students. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

Crestline’s fourth-graders are discovering science in a whole new way with the adoption of new science curriculum, STEMscopes, and the school’s new STEAM Lab this year. Read more

Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Katie Morrow.

Mountain Brook Elementary is proud to announce the publishing of its new school newspaper, The Parchment. Read more

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Fifth-grade students at Brookwood Forest Elementary made their annual trek to Camp McDowell during the week of Oct. 24 for a four-day trip. Read more

Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

State Rep. David Faulkner, R-Mountain Brook, recently visited Crestline Elementary School to bring a donation and speak to the PTO Board. Read more

Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Brookwood Forest Elementary held its annual Ranger Run on Friday, Sept. 30. Read more

Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Hayley Young.

Adam Johnson, a Mountain Brook Junior High math teacher, was recently named as one of the Top 100 Flipped Learning Global Initiative Educators and one of 50 Worldwide Flipped Global Ambassadors. Read more

MBJH

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

Cherokee Bend Elementary School families and friends celebrated at the 2016 Harvest Party on Oct. 16 with an evening filled with carnival fun and gorgeous fall weather. Read more

Cherokee Bend

Pamela Pugh, a ninth-grade English teacher at Mountain Brook Junior High, wanted to help her students strengthen their ability to use the spoken word and become more engaged in the learning process. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

In a recent fundraising effort, approximately 90 percent of Cherokee Bend Elementary School students joined in to sell Charleston gift wrap to parents, families and friends, with a total of 3,807 items sold online. Read more

Cherokee Bend

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Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

Crestline Elementary third-grade teacher Tara Davis recently conducted a Mystery Skype activity with her class. Read more

Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

Like every other aspect of Brookwood Forest Elementary, PTO funding should always reflect BWF’s beliefs of student engagement, relationships and teachers as learners. Read more

Schools

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

This semester, every student will receive nine weeks of counseling from Ms. Ashley Eldridge and nine weeks of Genius Hour from Ms. Katy Caughran in the counseling time slot. Read more

Brookwood Forest

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Courtesy of Trish Hand.

Students dressed up as centenarians for the occasion. Read more

Schools

Geometry students at Mountain Brook Junior High are applying their knowledge of special quadrilaterals by creatively incorporating the various properties into children’s books, short stories, comic strips and mysteries. Read more

MBJH

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Education doesn’t have to happen while sitting at a desk. For Tom Lewis, he sees learning happen every time a child picks up a lacrosse stick. Read more

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Erica Techo

The rally was organized by Hoover Board of Education President Derrick Murphy as a way to kick off discussion about education funding and to oppose efforts in the state legislature to move $80 million from the Education Trust Fund. Read more

Schools

As in years past, Cherokee Bend Elementary offered mini-courses to their graduating sixth graders during the last few weeks of school. Read more

Cherokee Bend

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