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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

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By the end of January, a turn lane into the new Pizitz Middle School — the former Berry High campus — is expected to be added on Columbiana Road, and the new softball field should be finished by mid-January. Read more

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The money from Sen. Waggoner's discretionary fund will be used to address bullying and students' mental health issues. Read more

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Work to prepare the old Berry High campus to be the new Pizitz Middle School continues. Read more

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The planned move of Pizitz Middle School to the old Berry High School campus is on schedule to happen this coming summer, with major work expected to be complete in early 2020, school officials said. Read more

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The policy, named after a 10-year-old Montgomery student who committed suicide, allows schools to investigate online bullying if its effects carry over to the school campus. Read more

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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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Neal Embry

This year's budget anticipates about $3 million more in revenues from last year. 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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The building of a new softball and baseball complex, as well as improvements to Columbiana Road, were approved at the July 2 meeting. Read more

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Neal Embry

Todd Freeman and VHCS CSFO Courtney Brown were called "rockstars" by Susan Salter from the Alabama Association of School Boards, which facilitated the review. 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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Neal Embry

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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Neal Embry

Two nominations announced by Kimberly Cook were rejected, with the council ultimately selecting Jaclyn Hudson to fill the seat of outgoing board member Jerry Dent. Read more

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The Vestavia Hills Board of Education approved a number of items at its March 18 meeting. Read more

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Neal Embry

The wet winter has kept construction crews from replacing the roof and finishing other projects at the old Berry High campus, Superintendent Todd Freeman said. Read more

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Neal Embry

The loan helps pay for continued construction costs across the school system. Read more

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Neal Embry

The board also approved several change orders related to ongoing construction. Read more

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The entire roof will be replaced for roughly $713,000. Read more

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The board heard the second presentation of the proposed budget. Read more

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    Aimee Rainey, the Vestavia Hills school system's assistant superintendent of teaching and learning, talks about what the district is doing to support students' social and emotional learning during a meeting of the Vestavia Hills Board of Education on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

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    A map showing the new zoning for VHCS, passed unanimously July 10 by the board of education.

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    Neal Embry

    Superintendent Todd Freeman, Board Member Steve Bendall, Board Member Jennifer Weaver and school attorney Patrick Boone look at a proposed parent volunteer form at the June 25 BOE meeting.

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    Neal Embry

    Vestavia Hills Board of Education members talk before the June 25 board meeting.

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