Vestavia Hills Elementary 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


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


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


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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