Vestavia Hills Elementary Central

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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


Vestavia Hills Elementary — Central fifth grade teacher Bindi Visram was surprised in her classroom in May by WZZK radio personality Mark A.D. Read more



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Staff, students and families are looking to end the year on high note before the elementary school closes in May. Read more


All year, Vestavia Hills Elementary Central, better known as "Central," is celebrating a theme of "Celebrate Central.” Read more



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Heather Hurt, a fifth-grade teacher, was named a Milken Educator on Wednesday in a surprise announcement. Read more



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Vestavia Hills elementary schools swept the University of Alabama’s robotics competition on April 7, taking home first through fourth prize. Read more



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Frank Stitt, James Beard recognized restaurant chef and entrepreneur, visited VHEC. Read more


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Girl Scout Troop 463 and other troops led clean-up on Boulder Canyon trail Feb. 3 Read more



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Next month, around the time students and teachers are taking off for spring break, David and Keri Howard will be celebrating their 18th wedding anniversary. Read more


Cece Ferguson, a fourth grader at Vestavia Hills Elementary Central, competed in the International Cinderella Scholarship Pageant in Dallas, Texas this past July. Read more


The Student Advisory Committee from Vestavia Hills Elementary Central initiated a fundraiser recently partnering with elementary schools in Vestavia Hills to raise money for pediatric cancer. Read more


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Vestavia Hills Elementary Central is hosting its second year of all-out fundraising this week. Read more


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Cc Earley-Smithson, a fifth-grader at Vestavia Hills Elementary Central, attended space camp this summer at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. Read more

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Across Vestavia schools, students will be able to study the atmosphere, virtually travel the world, work with robots and more, thanks to 15 grants awarded by the Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation, totaling nearly $59,000. Read more



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Sewer work on Willoughby Road that will leave the street closed for around two weeks. Read more



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In January, Vestavia students will be learning about heart health and raising funds for the American Heart Association. Read more


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The board heard updates to the multiple construction projects ongoing in the district. Read more

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This year, Vestavia Hills Elementary Central is holding Central Games, a fundraising campaign with an Olympic theme, Sept. 26-30. Kids will ask friends and family for donations while engaging in physical activities and challenges. Read more


Alexis Fizer, is a rising fifth-grader at Vestavia Hills Elementary School Central. Read more


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Two teams from Vestavia Hills Elementary West and one team from Vestavia Hills Elementary Central will be participating. Read more


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