Mountain Brook Junior High

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Photo by Erin Nelson.

Ainsley Eckhoff and Tripp Law are no ordinary Mountain Brook students. While having schoolwork and other things to worry about, these two students have taken on an even bigger responsibility by raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Read more



Photo courtesy of Janet Anderson.

Many teenagers take on summer jobs to earn a little spending money or save for a car. Hunter Anderson, on the other hand, went to work over the summer with another purchase in mind: a cow. Read more


Most recently, Pugh was named as one of the top 16 Alabama Teacher of the Year finalists by the Alabama State Department of Education, not long after she was named Mountain Brook’s Secondary Teacher of the Year. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Mountain Brook Schools

Dr. Abraham Schuster spoke to ninth grade Mountain Brook Junior High students on May 16 and 17  about his family’s life in Sarny, Ukraine, during the World Wars and their immigration to multiple countries, including the United States. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Adelaide Vandevelde

The Junior Spartan PTO Annual Spring Luncheon was held Wednesday, April 17. Read more


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Submitted by Casey Horn

The Mountain Brook Junior High Spartanettes dance team competed in the 2019 American All-Star dance competition on Jan. 12. Read more


This year, Tess Patton will be part of an RMTC extravaganza for the whole family, Holiday Spectacular 2018, running Nov. 30–Dec. 16 at the RMTC Cabaret Theatre. Read more


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Submitted by Dana Murdock

The MBJH band program also has a new beginning band director, Michelle Beck. Read more


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Submitted by Emily Bebenek

In December of 2016, the band was invited to Hawaii to be a part of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, comprised of a few select bands from across the nation and the world. Read more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

MBJH’s James Salvant earns international recognition for work in robotics programs. Read more


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Courtesy of Suzan Brandt.

In total, there will be 13 speakers at the event, 12 of whom are students. Writer Kari Kampakis will also be presenting. Read more



Lexi Coon.

Five writing students from MBJH, in addition to the Spartanettes and the Dorians, were recognized for their achievements at this month's Board of Education meeting. Read more


On Sunday, Dec. 10, the Girls and Boys Mountain Brook Junior High eighth grade basketball teams gathered to shop for the Sugar Plum Shoppe at Children’s Hospital of Alabama. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Jimmy McGowan.

Mountain Brook Junior High ninth-grader Caroline Parker won Best of 3-D/Craft in the State Visual Arts Achievement Program 2017 for her sculpture. Read more


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-Submitted by Monica Sargent

When Mountain Brook Junior High students were asked how their experience at MBJH could be improved, many students expressed a desire to have more outdoor space, especially during the lunch period. Read more


Months before the seventh-graders walk through the doors of the Mountain Brook Junior High on the first day of school, MBJH begins to prepare those students and parents for the transition from elementary school to junior high. Read more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The board congratulated many students on their accomplishments as well as heard updates regarding the MBJH outdoor dining facility, the student survey and summer professional development opportunities. Read more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

With the guidance of Magic Moments and the MBJH Magic Moments Club, Spartan students surprised 7 year-old Emily Chumley with a trip to Disney World. Read more



Photo courtesy of Monica Sargent.

This year’s Mountain Brook Junior High Art Forms allowed students the opportunity to show off their talents. Read more


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Courtesy of Monica Sargent

The winners were highlighted in the annual showcase on Jan. 27, where they performed for friends and family. Read more


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