Vestavia Hills High School

Vestavia Hills Cross-Country

Photo courtesy of Lori Strand

Vestavia Hills High School junior Ethan Strand will run at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championship National Finals on Dec. 14 in San Diego. Read more


Vestavia Hills Football

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After a three-year absence from the playoffs, Vestavia Hills returned to playoff football after battling through Class 7A, Region 3. Read more


As we prepare for the remainder of the holiday season, I ask that you keep others who are less fortunate in mind. Read more

Mayor's Minute

Vestavia Hills State Cross Country

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Vestavia Hills High School cross-country runners Ethan Strand and Crawford West prevailed at the Class 7A state meet. Read more



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For the past 11 years, the Minority Achievement Council at Vestavia Hills High School has helped minority students learn leadership skills while giving back to their school and community. Read more



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An integral part of Vestavia Hills City Schools is the relationship between parents and teachers, helped along by each school’s Parent Teacher Organization. Here are the leaders for each school’s PTO for the 2019-20 school year. Read more


From winning a national championship as a member of the Auburn football team in 2010 to starring in movies like “Woodlawn” and going on international tour with the cast of “Spamalot,” Blake Burgess has been busy since graduating from Vestavia Hills. Read more

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Spain Park vs. Vestavia Hills Volleyball

Photos by Kyle Parmley.

An initial glance at the Vestavia Hills High School volleyball team won’t typically strike fear into the heart of the opponent across the net. And that’s fine with head coach Mandy Burgess, who enters the fourth season as head coach. Read more


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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


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The Vestavia Hills High School math team placed fourth at the 49th annual Mu Alpha Theta National Convention, held in July. Read more


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The prestigious PEO STAR Scholarship was recently presented to Collins McMurray, a senior at Vestavia Hills High School. Read more


John David Smelser took the saying “hit the ground running” to a different level. Read more



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There are times when Ethan Strand gets to the final lap of a race and feels completely zapped of energy. Read more



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If someone had a conversation with Beau Reed a few years ago and asked about his future plans, his answer would have resembled nothing close to what has come to fruition. Read more



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Aspiring high jumpers at Vestavia Hills High School are held to a lofty standard. Read more


Leo Harlan has a formula for success. Read more


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The Vestavia Hills High School Rebelette competitive dance team has a tradition of excellence that goes back decades. Read more


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Seven Vestavia Hills High School students qualified to represent our local Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) chapter in various medical competitions at the Alabama HOSA State Leadership Conference held Feb. 21-22 in Montgomery. Read more


Vestavia Hills Girls Soccer

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The Vestavia Hills High School girls and boys varsity soccer teams begin their 2019 seasons this week. Read more


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A Vestavia Hills High School choral group will perform at a major national music conference in March. Read more


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