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In its inaugural year, Vestavia Hills High School’s RISE has been named by Varsity Brands as a Top 10 finalist in the category of Most Spirited Community Service Project in the nation. Read more



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Chris Pennington was named the new principal at Pizitz Middle School at the meeting. Read more



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With four years of teaching experience at Vestavia Hills Elementary — Liberty Park under her belt, Jaclyn Hudson is preparing to step into a new role this month on the Vestavia Hills Board of Education. Read more


On April 3, Karen “Heidi” Fishman was invited to speak to the students of Louis Pizitz Middle School. Read more


Students at Vestavia Hills East became unofficial rocket scientists during their annual Schoolwide Enrichment Festival recently. Read more



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Freeman, the current assistant principal, replaces Ty Arendall, who will move to Vestavia Hills Elementary Dolly Ridge in the fall. Read more



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To celebrate May as Mental Health Awareness Month, Vestavia Hills students are sharing their interpretation of mental health through an inaugural community art event: Kalopsi(ART). Read more



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In December 2018, the U.S. surgeon general declared teen vaping to be a “national epidemic, and Vestavia Hills City Schools are unfortunately not immune to the problem, city and school leaders said. Read more



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Each spring, about 500 Vestavia Hills High School seniors make a decision about their life after graduation, choosing whether to pursue higher education or enter the workforce or military. Read more


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Vestavia Hills City Schools is being recognized for excellence in music education again this year. Read more


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Award-winning children’s book author Carmen Agra Deedy visited Vestavia Hills Elementary West on Feb. 21, charming students and teachers alike with her storytelling. Read more



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Addressing student needs in Vestavia Hills City Schools has always been the number one priority, Aimee Rainey, director of student services, said. Read more

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Four team captains on the Vestavia Hills High School football team were honored on March 21, as each celebrated their commitment to play college football. Read more

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VHHS principal ‘injects a little humor’ with bow tie flair. Read more



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Before entering the Academy of Craft Training, Vestavia Hills High School junior Aristotle Tsantes planned, like many of his peers, to go to college and eventually find a major. Read more


The Pizitz Robotics team had competed at the VEX Robotics state championship in Auburn on March 2, where they also competed against the Beauregard Robotics Team the same day. Read more



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Congratulations to the Vestavia Hills High School students who competed in the Alabama History Bee and Bowl on March 9 at Spain Park High School. Read more


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Two teams of Vestavia Hills sixth-graders competed in the ARPA State Tournament in Trussville March 9-10, each team earning the state championship. Read more


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The Vestavia Hills High School Rebelette competitive dance team has a tradition of excellence that goes back decades. Read more


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The first annual Concert for a Cure will be held in the Vestavia Hills High School auditorium on March 9. Read more


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