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VL COMM BRIEF Birmingham Zoo to donate $10,000 to aid in Australian bushfire crisis.jpg

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Birmingham Zoo has designated $10,000 to help save populations of wildlife impacted by the devastating Australian bushfires. Read more

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Members of Mountain Brook High School’s graduating class of 1970 are planning their 50th reunion April 17-18, 2020. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Amy Anderson.

The Crestline Elementary robotics program, led by teachers Amy Anderson and Scott McKerley, has had a busy and successful year preparing for the 2019-20 VEX IQ Robotics season. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Carla Ward.

Led by MBE music teacher Tyler Pilz, MBE’s 80 fifth-grade students caroled on foot around the Village. Read more

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The Redstone Club’s 112th annual Christmas Ball was held Dec. 21 at the Country Club of Birmingham. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Dee Moore.

The 77th annual Holiday Assembly was held Dec. 20 at the Country Club of Birmingham. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Heather Phillips.

Heather Phillips and Katie Meyerpeter, enrichment specialists at Crestline Elementary, are the proud recipients of two grants: The Gifted and Talented Program Grant and the Innovation Grant. Read more

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VL SH BRIEF Crestline sixth-graders advance to FIRST LEGO League state tournament .jpg

Photo courtesy of Heather Phillips.

Two groups of students from Crestline Elementary’s Enrichment Program competed in the regional tournament of FIRST LEGO League on Dec. 14 in Arab, Alabama. Read more

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Thomas Kevin Butrus earned the rank of Eagle from The Vulcan District Eagle Board on Oct. 10. Read more

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Parker Allen Jones is a member of Troop 320 at Mountain Brook Presbyterian Church. He earned the rank of Eagle from The Vulcan District Eagle Board on Oct. 10 and will be honored at an Eagle Court of Honor on Jan. 26, 2020. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Emily Smith.

A group of fifth grade girls from Brookwood Forest Elementary School have been playing soccer together since kindergarten.They entered nationals ranked second in the nation behind Oklahoma City. Read more

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A Court of Honor ceremony was held Nov. 3 by Troop 320 at Mountain Brook Presbyterian Church for two of its newest Eagle Scouts, Zac Hecker and Nathan Krueger. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lauren Wallace.

Second-graders at Brookwood Forest Elementary School took their mapping skills to the next level by designing a mini Mountain Brook. Read more

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At Mountain Brook Elementary, students are encouraged to “lead from the heart.” Nowhere is that exhibited more fully than in MBE’s partnership with Little Hands Serving Hearts. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Carla Ward.

Every year, fourth grade students across Alabama look forward to an in-depth study of Alabama history. For Mountain Brook Elementary students, that study was brought to life with a day-long trip to Montgomery on Nov. 14. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Mary T. Miller

The Tanner Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for those living with complex neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, ALS and Parkinson's Disease, is hosting a Christmas fundraiser. Read more

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VL COMM BRIEF Amason, Haver named Volunteers of the Year by Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.jpg

Photo courtesy of Jamie Haas.

The Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens presented Mountain Brook residents Virginia Amason and Leigh Haver with the Friends’ 2019 Volunteer of the Year award Wednesday, Nov. 13, in recognition of their leadership and service. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Carl Elliott.

Carl A. Elliott, IV and Rushton Worth Trammell from Boy Scout Troop 28 at Independent Presbyterian Church earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Aug. 8 and were honored at an Eagle Court of Honor on Nov. 17. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Louise Fall.

Jordan Tate Hall and Wesley Franklin Fall were married June 29 at Canterbury United Methodist Church. Read more

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When the weather called for a 100% chance of rain on the day of Boo Bash, Mountain Brook Elementary’s annual Halloween carnival, PTO members and parent organizers Caroline Henderson and Erica Neel had it under control. Read more

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