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Vestavia Hills Elementary West

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Submitted by Alice Elmore

Mr. Schu visited Vestavia West Aug. 28, and spent time with third-graders. more

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Photos by Geoff Green

Courtesy, respect and responsibility make up 'The West Way,' and every year, students learn about these good character traits during West Way Week. more

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Due to recent signups, the school went beyond the recommended student-to-teacher ratio, prompting the hire of more staff. more

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Neal Embry

New superintendent touts school achievement, community support during annual report. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

“A lot of things will have to happen in order to make this work,” Freeman said, “so we’ll spend a long time planning so that in the summer of 2019 we can begin to implement all of those moves.” more

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Third graders at Vestavia Hills Elementary West recently entertained family, friends and fellow students with “Wishes for the Season,” a Christmas program about all our holiday wishes, from hectic to happy. more

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Veterans in attendance were asked to stand and be recognized in appreciation of their service for our country. more

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Rylee Jimenez.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Vestavia Voice asked students from Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights and Vestavia Hills Elementary West to talk to us a little bit about love. more

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VHEW's Bids & Bites fundraiser will be held from 6-9 p.m. at the Hoover Country Club, 3140 Club Drive. more

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Photo by Patty Green.

Crowds of kids and parents rounded up their friends for “West’s County Fair” as Vestavia Hills Elementary West held its fall carnival on Oct. 19. more

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The newly implemented program consists of students in 3rd grade at VHEW. They will serve as leaders and role models for all students, serve as host for visitors and help new students who transition there. more

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Photos by Patty Green

From the moment they enter the school, visitors to Vestavia Hills Elementary West see the phrase that guides students’ behavior: a display explaining “The West Way.” more

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Emily Featherston

The students donated to the American Red Cross, which is aiding in relief efforts in Texas. more

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

Under the direction of West’s music teacher, Trudye Confessore, students sang songs about ladybugs, inchworms, chicks, ducks and even snakes and frogs. 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. more

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Photo by Shelley Stevens, courtesy of Alice Elmore.

Second-graders at Vestavia Hills Elementary West celebrated immigration from the countries of their ancestors with a musical performance entitled America: Songs of Freedom. more

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Photo courtesy of Alice Elmore.

Holiday songs about snow may be favorites, but third-graders at Vestavia Hills Elementary West recently entertained family, friends and fellow students with a Christmas program about all the warm places that don’t have snow for the season. more

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Emily Featherston

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

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On Friday, Sept. 9, students at Vestavia Hills Elementary West celebrated Patriot Day during their P.E. classes with patriotic-themed activities and music. more

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Vestavia Hills Elementary West (VHEW) joined the ranks of the top schools in the U.S. on Sept. 28, as it was named a National Blue Ribbon School. more

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Vestavia Voice September 2018