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Great recommendation for internet filtering software and control over devices for kids

Good information for parents of tweens and teens:   Several of you have asked for recommendations for internet filtering software for your home and devices. An alumni parent recommended “Circle by Disney” as a good choice that is easy to use but effective. It’s never too early or late to start building good online habits: The $99 program will allow you to set time limits for devices, monitor content and…

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It’s a Fine Arts Celebration All Week Long!

  We look forward to seeing everyone at the fine arts performances this week and don’t forget to stop by and see the art projects. This year, we are not selling the student’s art projects but are reminding everyone about contributing to the 2016 Annual Giving Campaign instead.  

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Alumni Spotlight-Meet Maddie!

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT! MEET MADDIE! •University of Alabama sophomore – class of 2018 •Major: Biology •Minor: the Computer-Based Honors Program 2 semesters of computer programing (Fortran, C++, MySQL) 4 semesters of research alongside a professor of HER CHOICE •Member of Honors College   •4.0 GPA •Council of Presidents’ Freshman Academic Achievement Award  •2 times President’s List, 1 time Dean’s List   •Research: August 2015 – present: Cardiovascular Drift and Maximal Oxygen…

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Alumni Spotlight-Meet David

  David Finestein was selected as one of this year’s Young Heroes by Alabama Public Television. He was selected from a group of Alabama students in grades 9-12 who have excelled in academics, given of themselves through public service, overcome adversity, or inspired others through their deeds and strength of character. He was awarded a $3000 scholarship, a notebook computer and other prizes. Congratulations, David! Here is his bio: David…

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Alumni Spotlight-Meet Hunter!

Alumni Spotlight-Meet Hunter Hunter is a junior at The Altamont School, a member of the National Junior Honor society, varsity golf team, Altamont ambassadors, The C. Kyser Miree Ethical Leadership Center, and an Intel Science and Engineering Fair regional and state winner. He has won 3  National Spanish exam awards and received  3 Silver Key awards for the  Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. He also works under the Director of…

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