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Photo courtesy of Michele Wilensky/Hilltop Montessori.

Arnav Kumar, a second-grade student, won the entire bee. more

Jan 22, 2018 7:03 PM Private Schools

Briarwood VS Wenonah Football 2017

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The Briarwood Christian School Marching Band performed throughout their regular season in halftime performances and from the stands. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:07 PM Private Schools

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Photo by Nik Layman, Courtesy of Hilltop Montessori.

Jack Granger held an entertaining live auction, and the school hosted a silent auction with student artwork and crafts as the primary theme. more

Nov 7, 2017 8:40 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Forest Oaks Elementary School PTO.

Forest Oaks Elementary School’s PTO held its second annual Coin Drive Fundraiser from Aug. 28 to Sept. 1. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:22 PM Private Schools

John Carroll Catholic High School Senior Nathan Ruppert of Shelby County was selected to attend the prestigious 2017 Alabama Governor's School (AGS) at Samford University this summer. more

Aug 8, 2017 6:44 PM Private Schools


Photos courtesy of Hilltop Montessori School.

The new addition to Hilltop Montessori School is almost complete and ready to welcome students in the fall. more

Jul 27, 2017 7:14 PM Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Avery Rhodes.

Student winners from the Hilltop Montessori School Science Fair were chosen to represent their school at the UAB-CORD Central Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair on March 4 at the UAB Recreation Center. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:54 PM Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Michele Wilensky.

The countries that the students chose to honor this year include: Thailand, Russia, India, Brazil, Uganda, China, Venezuela, France and the United Kingdom. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:19 PM Private Schools 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Dale Carrell.

The school added a prep room, safety cabinets for chemicals, five sinks with water and gas lines and extra storage, which helps facilitate labs for a variety of classes. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:13 PM Private Schools


Photos courtesy of Michele Wilensky

Hilltop Montessori School hosted its annual science fair Friday, Dec. 9. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:17 PM Private Schools

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Photo by Erica Techo

A class of Westminster School at Oak Mountain seniors constructed a Christmas tree for their school by utilizing concepts from physics and trigonometry. more

Dec 7, 2016 10:41 PM Private Schools

Briarwood Homecoming 2016

Todd Lester

Briarwood Christian School hosted it 2016 Homecoming with a series of exciting events for its seniors as well as its younger students. more

Oct 12, 2016 9:22 PM Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Michele Wilensky.

Hilltop Montessori School celebrated its 20th birthday on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the school with a cake celebration and special decorations in the morning carpool line to greet the students. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:15 PM Private Schools

St. Francis Music Academy (SFMA) invites the public to their Open House on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Episcopal Church of St. Francis of Assisi, 3545 Cahaba Valley Road. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:13 PM Private Schools

Beginning in 2014, Briarwood Christian School set off to provide upgrades and additions to its south campus. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:05 PM Private Schools

Goddard School Earth Week 1

Photo courtesy of The Goddard School

The children planted gardens, learned about insects, played recycling games and more. more

Apr 26, 2016 4:31 PM Private Schools

Anna Nash

Photo courtesy of Anna Nash.

A Briarwood grad’s unusual career path led her to her calling. more

Dec 21, 2015 4:58 PM Private Schools


Photo by Frank Couch.

Hilltop Montessori held a ground breaking ceremony for its new addition on Sept. 18. The expansion is set to open in August 2016. more

Sep 18, 2015 8:46 PM Private Schools

Stonecreek Montessori Academy seventh grade student, Hannah Bray, has earned a National Gold Medal in the Scholastic Art and Writing Contest. more

Mar 27, 2015 2:19 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Ream Shoreibah.

Stonecreek Montessori Academy’s middle and high school robotics team, the Robostangs, steered their robot to a victory at the FIRST Technology Challenge, North Alabama Qualifier held in Huntsville on January 24. more

Mar 27, 2015 2:15 PM Private Schools

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