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Photo by Ingrid Schnader.

The plastic straw ban was organized by five fourth-grade students at the school after their teacher, Rebecca Smith, asked them to think about ways they could make a difference. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Uswatte, principal at Rocky Ridge for five years, found out she won the award in a surprise ceremony at her school. Read more

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Vestavia Hills High School

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

School leaders released a 20-minute video on Wednesday afternoon. Read more

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Superintendent Todd Freeman briefed the board on the plan moving forward. Read more

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Meals for Vestavia Hills Students

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

The group had raised $7,600 as of Wednesday to support local restaurants while providing lunches for children who need them. Read more

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Vestavia Hills Education Assessment

Photo by Erin Nelson.

Students in grades 2-8 will be tested on English language arts and math, while students in fourth, sixth and eighth grade will be tested on science. Read more

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In addition to the city of Vestavia Hills turning 70 years old this year, the city’s school system will celebrate its 50th birthday in August. Read more

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Vestavia Hills Special Education Classroom Tech

Photo by Erin Nelson.

Devices can now help nonverbal students express their needs, video technology allows students to create different projects, and dictation software now trains itself to understand students’ voices. Read more

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Submitted by Darin White.

The Vestavia Hills High School dance group won their first title in their 20-year history. Read more

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10 Vestavia Hills School students qualified to represent the local Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) chapter in various medical competitions at the Alabama HOSA State Leadership Conference on Feb. 20-21 in Montgomery. Read more

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Emily Featherston

Everyone is invited to become a permanent part of the new campus by donating for a commemorative brick. Read more

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The show will begin at 7:00 p.m. and feature local artist and American Idol finalist Walker Burroughs with special guest Emma Klein. Read more

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Liberty Park Middle School will host its first STEAM Family Festival on Saturday, March 7, from 10:00 a.m. to noon at LPMS. Read more

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Neal Embry Starnes Media

The board heard an update on the effort from Antonio Cooper, director of curriculum and instruction. Read more

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Photo Courtesy of Tait Stoddard.

Setting yet another record, the Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation awarded $142,170 in grants to Vestavia Hills schools this year. Read more

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Vestavia Hills High Theatre

Photo by Erin Nelson.

Annie Kane, Josh Norris and Kirk Kirkpatrick all took different routes to find their love of theater, but the three seniors all plan to pursue a theater career after starring in “Legally Blonde” at Vestavia Hills High School this spring. Read more

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Vestavia Hills Football

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Vote for Vestavia Hills High School until Feb. 25! Read more

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RISE Vestavia Hills

Photo by Erin Nelson.

The 4th annual RISE Princess and Superhero Meet & Greet will be held at Vestavia Hills High School Gymnasium on Feb. 22, 2020. Read more

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

The 10th annual Rebel Run will be held at Vestavia Hills High School on Saturday, March 14, 2020. The event will consist of a 5K color run followed by a 1-mile color Fun Run. Read more

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Southminster Day School fifth grader Sherilyn Kau has been named the Alabama state winner of the American History Essay Contest. Read more

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