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Vestavia Hills Elementary West

The newly implemented program consists of students in 3rd grade at VHEW. They will serve as leaders and role models for all students, serve as host for visitors and help new students who transition there. more

Nov 3, 2017 10:56 AM West

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Photos by Patty Green

From the moment they enter the school, visitors to Vestavia Hills Elementary West see the phrase that guides students’ behavior: a display explaining “The West Way.” more

Sep 12, 2017 3:31 PM West

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Emily Featherston

The students donated to the American Red Cross, which is aiding in relief efforts in Texas. more

Sep 8, 2017 6:33 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

Under the direction of West’s music teacher, Trudye Confessore, students sang songs about ladybugs, inchworms, chicks, ducks and even snakes and frogs. more

May 22, 2017 2:21 PM West

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Across Vestavia schools, students will be able to study the atmosphere, virtually travel the world, work with robots and more, thanks to 15 grants awarded by the Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation, totaling nearly $59,000. more

Apr 26, 2017 9:50 AM Schools

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Photo by Shelley Stevens, courtesy of Alice Elmore.

Second-graders at Vestavia Hills Elementary West celebrated immigration from the countries of their ancestors with a musical performance entitled America: Songs of Freedom. more

Jan 27, 2017 2:46 PM West

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

Holiday songs about snow may be favorites, but third-graders at Vestavia Hills Elementary West recently entertained family, friends and fellow students with a Christmas program about all the warm places that don’t have snow for the season. more

Jan 27, 2017 2:44 PM West

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Emily Featherston

The board heard updates to the multiple construction projects ongoing in the district. more

Nov 18, 2016 12:56 PM Schools 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

On Friday, Sept. 9, students at Vestavia Hills Elementary West celebrated Patriot Day during their P.E. classes with patriotic-themed activities and music. more

Oct 27, 2016 2:00 PM West

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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

Vestavia Hills Elementary West (VHEW) joined the ranks of the top schools in the U.S. on Sept. 28, as it was named a National Blue Ribbon School. more

Oct 27, 2016 1:57 PM West

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

From the moment they enter the school, visitors to Vestavia Hills Elementary West see the phrase that guides students’ behavior: a display explaining “The West Way.” more

Sep 28, 2016 3:22 PM West

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools

VHEW is one of five schools in the state and 329 in the nation to receive this honor in 2016. more

Sep 28, 2016 12:26 PM West

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

On May 20, the school held its annual May Day Play Day, which featured a rainy day filled with games such as tug of war, limbo and obstacle courses. more

Sep 6, 2016 2:01 PM West

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

During the first week of May, kindergarteners at Vestavia Hills Elementary West performed for their families and friends as each class shared its own musical entitled, “A Day at the Farm.” more

Sep 6, 2016 1:59 PM West

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Photo courtesy of Shelley Stevens.

First-graders at Vestavia Hills Elementary West shared music on the move with family, friends and fellow students in March. more

May 26, 2016 1:13 PM West

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Photo courtesy of Wynne Speir/ Girls on the Run Birmingham

Two teams from Vestavia Hills Elementary West and one team from Vestavia Hills Elementary Central will be participating. more

May 3, 2016 4:05 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

Vestavia Hills Elementary West’s PTO showed their appreciation for teachers during the week of Feb. 29. more

Apr 29, 2016 2:30 PM West

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Courtesy photo.

Second graders at Vestavia Hills Elementary West celebrated their ancestry, recognized veterans and honored the American flag during a November musical performance. more

Apr 29, 2016 2:25 PM West

Atinuke, a native of Nigeria, shared her colorful books and stories with students and teachers during her visit. more

Mar 23, 2016 5:28 PM West

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