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2018 Birmingham Parent Private School Directory

Published: 10/31/18
BIRMINGHAM AREA PRIVATE SCHOOLS Advent Episcopal School 2019 6th Ave. N. Birmingham, AL  35203 205-252-2535 sfawal@adventepiscopalschool.org www.adventepiscopalschool.org Advent Episcopal School, located in downtown Birmingham, offers a highly accelerated curriculum for bright students in grades 4K-8. Before-school and after-school care is available. The Altamont School 4801 Altamont Rd. S. Birmingham, AL  [Read More]
 

How to Celebrate Veterans Day In and Around Birmingham

Published: 10/31/18
By: Lori Chandler Pruitt
Birmingham is the home of America’s first Veterans Day parade, and the tradition is still going strong. Veterans Day is held to honor all military veterans, both living and deceased, and their families. National Veterans Day Birmingham established the nation’s first Veterans Day parade in the city in 1947. Raymond [Read More]
 

Locating the Right Child Care for Your Family

Published: 10/31/18
By: Childcare Resources
Finding the right child care option for your family can take time, so start early! A good way to begin is to contact Childcare Resources by calling 205-945-0018, x317, or go online to www.ccr-bhm.org for a FREE customized listing of child care options. To make an informed choice, visit child care programs and [Read More]
 

Sean of the South – Young Minds

Published: 10/31/18
By: Sean Dietrich
The sun rose over the Alabama highway, and it was pure majesty. The sound of birds was music. I was on my way to speak to a book club. I don’t usually speak to book clubs, namely because I’m no good at it. I’ve found that avid readers are smarter [Read More]
 

Parenting People – Operation School Bell

Published: 10/31/18
By: Lori Chandler Pruitt
Volunteers with the Operation School Bell program of the Assistance League of Birmingham love to see the faces of children with an armful of brand-new school clothes. Before then, they had little or no hope of getting them. “When kids feel good about what they’re wearing, they will be more [Read More]
 

Education: A Choice Decision

Published: 10/31/18
By: Denise Yearian
There are a host of reasons why parents send their children to private schools. For some, it is a smaller teacher-student ratio and more individualized attention. For others, it is the religious grounding their children receive. For still others, it is to better address their student’s needs and cater to [Read More]
 

When Your Child is Adopting a Child

Published: 10/31/18
By: Stephanie Rodda
Adoption can be a beautiful way to build a family. When a child is adopted, he doesn’t only gain parents, he may possibly gain grandparents. Grandparents aren’t a part of the decision to adopt, but they can be an instrumental part of the process of bonding and belonging to a [Read More]
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