Vestavia Hills City Schools

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Vestavia Hills City Schools will start the 2019-20 school year with an additional director of curriculum and instruction. Read more



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


Ashley Corona

Neal Embry

As the school year came to a close in May, so did the careers of several longtime Vestavia Hills educators, including an assistant principal and leaders in their academic field. Read more


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


Moving schools

Karim Shamsi-Basha

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


The Golden Rule to “treat others the way that you want to be treated” is a familiar motto every year for students at Vestavia Hills Elementary East. Read more



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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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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Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights held its Taste of the Heights fundraiser on Tuesday, April 16. 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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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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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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The Vestavia Hills High School show choir finished its competitive season on top, earning first place at every competition in which it competed. Read more


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For those looking for volunteer opportunities this spring, Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church is once again hosting a “Rise Against Hunger” event, which helps send hundreds of thousands of meals to impoverished countries. Read more

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A winter storm warning has been issued for Jefferson County from midnight to noon Jan. 29. Read more



Neal Embry

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



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Kindergarten registration for Vestavia Hills City Schools will open Feb. 4, allowing parents to register new students for the 2019-20 school year. Read more


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The annual fundraiser includes live music and auctions. Read more


All eight of the districts' schools also earned an "A." Read more



Neal Embry

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


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