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Neal Embry

The move, recommended by Skipper Consulting and Jefferson County, creates an additional 1,000 feet of roadway for carpool, moving traffic off of Columbiana Road. Read more

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If you walked into Janie Beale’s classroom at Pizitz Middle School, you may have thought you had walked into a zoo. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Kelly Sorrell has received a grant from the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center, which has allowed her to travel to Washington, D.C., in 2018 to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and to Columbia, New York, this past summer. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

State Representative David Wheeler recently awarded several grants of various amounts to three principals at Vestavia Hills High School, Pizitz Middle School and Vestavia Hills Elementary West. Read more

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The move was delayed in February after heavy rainfall delayed construction. Read more

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Neal Embry

The goals were created as part of the strategic planning session held by Vestavia Hills City Schools. Read more

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Abbie Freeman

Neal Embry

Along with the facility changes coming to Vestavia Hills City Schools this fall, there’ll be some new faces leading two schools. Read more

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Moving schools

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As part of the wide-sweeping changes coming to Vestavia Hills City Schools in the next two years, school staff worked alongside a professional moving company this summer to move teachers, classrooms and other equipment all over the district. Read more

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

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Photo by Layton Dudley.

Dr. Clayton Browne, who grew up in Homewood and now lives in Vestavia, opened the new office in fall 2018 after graduating from the UAB School of Dentistry, first in 2015 and later returning for a certificate in orthodontics. Read more

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Submitted by Alan Chander.

The Pizitz Middle School wrestling team won the Metro South championship on Feb. 2, edging out Thompson and Oak Mountain to pick up the team victory. Read more

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The Vestavia Heels is the school’s first fashion club, and Lang said it was immediately popular. Read more

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Despite the cold weather, families and friends went to Vestavia Hills City Hall to celebrate the annual tree lighting ceremony and watch a variety of community performances. Read more

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The reigning Miss Alabama Outstanding Team, Collins McMurray, visited a group of Pizitz Middle School students with an eye for fashion in October. Read more

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In April, Pizitz middle school student Sarvagna Velidandla won first place in the All-Girls Alabama State tournament, qualifying her for the national tournament. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

At the end of the school year, Pizitz Middle School celebrated raising $7,000 to drill a clean-water well in Africa. Read more

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Two cheer squads from Pizitz Middle School traveled to the University of Alabama’s Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility for the UCA Cheerleading Camp, held May 29-June 1. Read more

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Students, faculty enjoy reading outside of class with The Brown Bag Book Club. Read more

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

Pizitz Middle School’s Level I German students earned top honors at the 23rd annual University of Alabama German Day. Read more

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Emily Featherston

The students were judged on the nutritional quality as well as the taste of their dishes. Read more

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