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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

In late October, the Vestavia Hills Board of Education recognized the district’s Teachers of the Year and named both an elementary and secondary teacher of the year, honoring one teacher at each of the city’s eight schools. Read more


In August, the Alabama Music Educators Association named Bell the 2020 Lacey Powell Outstanding Music Educator. Read more


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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Vestavia Hills City Schools Director of Public Relations Whit McGhee said he’s heard the first day of school is like “Christmas morning” for teachers and school leaders who work tirelessly over the summer to get to day one. Read more


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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools

Vestavia Hills Elementary East music teacher Deanna Bell is one of two quarterfinalists for the 2019 Music Educator Award, which is presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum. Read more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Mary Williams has taught in Sunday school rooms, the basement of the Civic Center and in school buildings both new and old. But she has always taught in Vestavia Hills. Read more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

As the school year came to a close, Vestavia Hills City Schools faculty and administrators celebrated several members who are retiring. Read more



Photo courtesy of Mary Beth Kaiser.

Mother-daughter duo Mary Beth, Sarah Kaiser both teaching math at VHHS. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

Vestavia Hills High School German teacher Laura Buder was recently selected for a national teaching award from the German Embassy in Washington. Read more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Kimberly Matchen is one of the faces that students at Vestavia Hills Elementary Central see in the front office every day. When they head to Pizitz Middle for sixth grade, those students get to meet another member of the Matchen family in their gym. Read more


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