Pizitz Weather Balloon

Sarah Finnegan

The students began their weather unit in classes about a month ago, and the release of the balloon was the culmination of those lessons. Read more


This academic year, students at Vestavia Hills Elementary East (VHEE) are getting a fresh look at science. Read more



Photo by Ali Renckens.

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. Read more


Siemens Competition

Erica Techo

The Vestavia Hills residents and students at The Altamont School were selected from 466 semifinalists and were in a pool of 97 regional finalists. Read more


Jennifer Brown

Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

Jennifer Brown, a Vestavia Hills High School science teacher, took part this summer in more than a dozen professional development opportunities from Montgomery to Washington, D.C. Read more



Photo courtesy of Alabama State Department of Education.

Vestavia Hills High School science teacher Marla Hines was recently chosen by the White House as a 2015 recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Read more


As a reward for finishing a chemistry unit, students in LPMS teacher Nathan Baker’s science classes worked together to bake a variety of dishes. Read more

LP Middle

Fifth-graders at Vestavia Hills Elementary Central are studying biomes. Read more


0714 Theo Roth

Photo courtesy of Robin Lorenz.

VHHS alum Theo Roth reflects on his path to medical research. Read more


LPMS teachers present at science conference

Photo courtesy of Linda Rummell.

Several Vestavia Hills City School science teachers presented at the 2014 Science Works Conference at the McWane Science Center. Read more

LP Middle

In April, 18 Liberty Park Middle School students attended UAB’s fourth annual Girls in Science and Engineering Day. Read more

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