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Inabinet comes from Cherokee Bend Elementary in Mountain Brook, where she has served for the past two years as an assistant principal. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

The AEA believes any reopening plan has to not only ensure the health and safety of all students and educators, but also prioritize long-term strategies for student learning and educational equity. Read more

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Screenshot by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Mackey said schools will be opening in the fall, but online learning remains an option for those who choose it. Local boards of education will work under the recommendations of their superintendent. Read more

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When students return for the fall semester, whether or not Sinnott has the title of “Alabama Teacher of the Year” hanging in his classroom, he said he wants to be prepared to lead them in a world that has seen a lot of change in just a few months. Read more

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For the past two years, the show choir at Vestavia Hills High School has won its respective division in every competition in which it has competed. Read more

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Those retiring included Pizitz Middle School teacher Vicki Cato, Vestavia Hills High School teacher Melissa Caffey and Pat Boggs, a longtime assistant to the superintendent. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Alicia Hunsberger.

Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights was named a National School of Character, one of just 84 schools nationwide to receive the award, which recognizes schools that apply 11 principles of character and work hard to instill character in their stud Read more

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“We’ve got some of the best administrators and principals in the state,” Brown said. “If I can play a small role in helping give back... I’ll look back at this time as being really well spent.” Read more

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Photo courtesy of Deanna Newton.

The Tommy Ward Memorial scholarship fund was inspired by Tommy Ward, a Vestavia Hills High School coach who was killed in a tragic accident over 20 years ago. Read more

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Smith served VHCS from 1986 to 1997. Read more

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The following VHHS students have been named National Merit finalists. Read more

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The challenge started at the high school as the project of a group of teachers in a districtwide leadership consortium. The idea for teachers to form teams and collect points through doing exercises and working out together. Read more

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Baker replaces David Powell, who has been on the board for five years. Read more

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Layton Dudley

A traditional graduation event will be held May 19 at Thompson-Reynolds stadium, while students wishing to have individual graduations with their immediate families will have that option. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

The program celebrated many values that make up “The West Way,” a schoolwide effort emphasizing courtesy, respect, and responsibility. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Beginning with the 2020-21 school year, elementary school principals will have the option to send students who demonstrate extreme non-compliance with school rules and the code of conduct to a new Early Learning Center. Read more

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Freeman's contract will now run through June 2023. Read more

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The event will be rescheduled for a later date in the fall. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

The move from the current facility on Pizitz Drive is expected to begin May 26, said Patrick Martin, assistant superintendent of operations and services. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Pizitz Middle School will take up residence in its new home, the former Berry High School on Columbiana Road, this fall. The current campus will house ninth-grade students. Read more

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