Vestavia City Schools

Gresham Elementary

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The meetings presented three options for how to modify the schools to best accommodate growing enrollment. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:21 PM Schools

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As a way to connect the local school systems with the broader education of Alabama, Mountain Brook City Schools and Vestavia City Schools are again working together to host a legislative forum on Nov. 16. more

Oct 23, 2017 2:56 PM Schools


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Consultants to present council with different options. more

Aug 18, 2017 10:38 AM Schools 3 Comments


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Superintendent retiring to return to teaching. more

Aug 18, 2017 9:15 AM Schools


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In fall of 2019, the district plans to move into the former Berry campus, pull the ninth-graders out of the high school and move Central elementary students to the Pizitz campus. more

Jul 25, 2017 10:11 AM Schools


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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

School tax

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Due to ongoing icy conditions, schools will start two and a half hours late. more

Jan 8, 2017 7:55 PM Schools

Context is key. That is what Vestavia Hills City Schools Superintendent Sheila Phillips got out of a series of meetings with parents over the past couple of months with regard to middle schools, student experiences and the word “alignment.” more

Oct 31, 2016 5:00 PM Schools 1 Comments

Read about the upcoming PTO presidents across Vestavia City Schools. more

Jul 28, 2016 1:49 PM Schools


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Verbs are taking a central role in science class; textbooks are being thrown out, and teachers aren’t “teaching” as much as they are “facilitating” student learning. more

Jul 28, 2016 1:42 PM Schools


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Vestavia students will once again have the opportunity to learn a different sort of social studies this year. more

Jul 28, 2016 12:13 PM People

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The visit coincided with Fabulous Faculty Fridays, a monthly chance for teachers to visit other classrooms and learn from their fellow educators. more

Apr 15, 2016 1:20 PM VHHS

Vestavia Hills' extended day program will close early due to the threat of severe weather. more

Feb 2, 2016 1:14 PM Schools

VHCS Foundation

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Tuohy will be the keynote speaker at this year’s PNC luncheon event, which will be held Oct. 8 at the Vestavia Country Club. more

Sep 22, 2015 2:12 PM Schools

Pitch in for Education

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Vestavia City Schools were well-represented in the 2015 Niche rankings for the top schools in Alabama. more

Nov 19, 2014 10:11 AM Schools

Vestavia City School students share what they are thankful for this season. more

Oct 29, 2014 12:21 PM People

Whit McGhee

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The communications specialist for Vestavia City Schools answers our questions. more

Sep 23, 2014 1:33 PM People

View a photo slideshow of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge held at VHHS. more

Sep 2, 2014 10:29 AM Schools

David Howard

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Drug addiction could happen right in your own home. That was the message of the first “Help the Hills” town hall meeting, hosted by Leadership Vestavia Hills on Monday, Aug. 18. more

Aug 19, 2014 4:27 PM News 2 Comments

Starting this fall, parents can pay $40 a year for the program, and with signed permission of the student and the parents, students are guaranteed two random drug tests per year. more

May 27, 2014 11:46 AM News

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