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VHHS students Caroline Bass (left), Claire Kankirawatana (middle) and Kaitlyn Young (right) were selected to attend the 76th session of Alabama Girls State.

One student will go on to represent Alabama in Washington D.C. more


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Meg Rudolph, Vestavia Hills City Schools.

A Vestavia Hills High School choral group will perform at a national music conference next year. more


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Emily Phillips, VHCSF president 2018-2019

As we end one school year and prepare to begin another, the Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation is once again proud to have helped our award-winning schools in achieving the excellence that we are all accustomed to, and very lucky to have. more


Deanna Bell

Courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools

Vestavia Hills Elementary East music teacher Deanna Bell is one of two quarterfinalists for the 2019 Music Educator Award, which is presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum. more


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Susan Bruno Photography

Two cheer squads from Pizitz Middle School traveled to the University of Alabama’s Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility for the UCA Cheerleading Camp, held May 29-June 1. more



Betty Bridges

Vestavia Hills resident Ivy Machua has been a piano student of Betty Bridges for seven years and participates in the Betty’s Young Musicians Junior Music Club. more


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Symphony Volunteer Council

Alex and Sally Hood opened their home to the Symphony Volunteer Council (SVC) this summer for installation and introduction of the 2018-2019 board. more


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Alfa Foundation

The tuition bill for six Jefferson County college students will be a little lower in August thanks to scholarships awarded through the Alfa Foundation. more


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Vestavia Girl Scouts.

The Girl Scouts of Vestavia Hills Service Unit 262 held their annual Court of Awards Ceremony on May 6 at St. Mark United Methodist Church. more


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Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School

More than 400 guests attended the 6th Annual Rey of Hope Gala, benefiting Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School, on April 26 at The Club. more


The P.E.O. Sisterhood recently named its Star Scholarship winner: Kennedy Carlisle of John Carroll High School. more


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The site will allow residents to enter their home address to view school zones in the proposed rezoning options. more



Photo courtesy of Primrose Liberty Park.

Students, families and staff from Primrose School at Liberty Park demonstrated their commitment to giving back by raising $2,285 for local and national charities through a Spring Fling event April 20. more

Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Faith Lenhardt.

Vestavia Hills High School has a chapter of The National Honor Society for Dance Arts, where students are required to earn 30 points within the dance department to be inducted. more


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Photo courtesy of CIEE.

CBYX is a bilateral exchange program co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and German Bundestag (Parliament). more



Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

This year, to celebrate Career Day at Vestavia Hills Elementary East, the school counselors, Kelsey Brown and Keisha Crane, planned a fun event called “Careers on Wheels” to get students thinking about careers in a whole new way. more



Photo courtesy of Glenwood, Inc.

On May 7, more than 100 golfers teed up for the 26th annual Ireland Legacy Golf Tournament to support Glenwood. more


Tour an open house in Vestavia this weekend. more


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Kristin Nemeth

We hope everyone had a great Mother's Day! Pictured on some of the wonderful mothers of Birmingham. more


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Submitted by the Women’s Committee of 100.

At its annual awards luncheon, the Women’s Committee of 100 recognized four local women for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the community. more


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June 2018