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The bell has rung, signaling the start of another new school year at Brookwood Forest Elementary. But the school year is not the only thing new at BWF — Ashley Crossno joins the Ranger family as the new assistant principal. Read more

Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Jessica Thuston.

Fifteen new teachers, administrators and staff joined the Crestline Elementary faculty this fall. Read more

Crestline Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Carla Ward.

During the summer, Mountain Brook Elementary welcomed new teachers to MBE with a week-long orientation. The new teacher orientation is designed as an immersive introduction into what it means to work within the Mountain Brook School district. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary

On Aug. 7, Mountain Brook Elementary welcomed all new first through sixth grade students with a Newcomers Party. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary

Pippa Roy, an eighth-grader at Mountain Brook Junior High School, won the G14s Alabama State Closed tennis tournament in Montgomery. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of the office of U.S. Rep. Martha Roby.

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) on Aug. 2 congratulated Mountain Brook native Hayden Sledge for completing an internship this summer in her Washington, D.C., office. Read more

People

The Friedman Family Jewish Food and Culture Fest will take place on Sunday, Sept. 8. The event is free and open to the public. Read more

People

Walton Redden, a member of Troop 28 at Independent Presbyterian Church, earned the rank of Eagle Scout from the Vulcan District Eagle Board on Dec. 13, 2018, and was honored at a Board of Review on March 3, 2019. Read more

People

During the 2019-20 school year, Mountain Brook Elementary’s special education department will launch a pioneering new pilot project: an immersive classroom. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary

Mountain Brook Elementary’s 2019-20 PTO board was recently installed and is looking forward to supporting MBE in its 90th year. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary

Students from several area high schools were selected to participate in the Alabama Governor’s School this summer. Read more

Schools

William “Billy” Crawford Krauss achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in February and was honored on May 26 at a Court of Honor ceremony at St. Peter’s Anglican Church. Read more

People

The Magic City Theatre On Ice skating team defended their 2018 National title in the open division and won silver in the intermediate division during the National Theatre on Ice Competition at the end of June. Read more

People

Despite their busy summer training schedule, rising seniors on the Mountain Brook cross-country team found time to share their passion for running with children in the community. Read more

Schools

Eagle Scout is the highest achievement in the Boy Scouts and is only attained after the Scout develops and performs a service project for the benefit of his community. Read more

People

On a hot and sunny day in May, Mountain Brook Elementary held Field Day, an annual competition to celebrate the end of school. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Eldon Rushing of Birmingham announce the engagement of their daughter, Draper Lynne Rushing, to Brandon Christopher Suttles, son of Ms. Stacey Tillman Suttles of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Mr. Kelvin Lawayne Suttles of Birmingham. Read more

Celebrations

Katelyn McInerney, a graduate of Mountain Brook High School, has been recognized as one of the country’s most outstanding high school leaders by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and has been awarded a $20,000 college scholarship. Read more

Schools

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Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama.

The United Community Center, a United Way of Central Alabama partner agency, now has a new backyard featuring fresh landscaping, a pavilion and seating for seniors and children to enjoy. Read more

People

William Irons presented the annual Col. George V. Irons Distance Trophy to two Mountain Brook High School track athletes in May at the Country Club of Birmingham. Read more

People

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