Vestavia City Schools


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Longtime teacher Karen Wood has become an invaluable Vestavia Hills East Elementary volunteer just months after her retirement. more


Vestavia Hills Elementary West

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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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Lexi Coon.

The event serves as a major fundraiser for all schools in Vestavia Hills. more


Gresham Elementary

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The meetings presented three options for how to modify the schools to best accommodate growing enrollment. more


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Photo by Emily Featherston.

As a way to connect the local school systems with the broader education of Alabama, Mountain Brook City Schools and Vestavia City Schools are again working together to host a legislative forum on Nov. 16. more



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Consultants to present council with different options. more

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Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

Superintendent retiring to return to teaching. more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

In fall of 2019, the district plans to move into the former Berry campus, pull the ninth-graders out of the high school and move Central elementary students to the Pizitz campus. more



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


School tax

Photo credit: Abhi Sharma.

Due to ongoing icy conditions, schools will start two and a half hours late. more


Context is key. That is what Vestavia Hills City Schools Superintendent Sheila Phillips got out of a series of meetings with parents over the past couple of months with regard to middle schools, student experiences and the word “alignment.” more

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Read about the upcoming PTO presidents across Vestavia City Schools. more



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Verbs are taking a central role in science class; textbooks are being thrown out, and teachers aren’t “teaching” as much as they are “facilitating” student learning. more



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Vestavia students will once again have the opportunity to learn a different sort of social studies this year. more


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Sydney Cromwell

The visit coincided with Fabulous Faculty Fridays, a monthly chance for teachers to visit other classrooms and learn from their fellow educators. more


Vestavia Hills' extended day program will close early due to the threat of severe weather. more


VHCS Foundation

Photo courtesy of Ashley Thompson.

Tuohy will be the keynote speaker at this year’s PNC luncheon event, which will be held Oct. 8 at the Vestavia Country Club. more


Pitch in for Education

Photo courtesy of Ashley Thompson.

Vestavia City Schools were well-represented in the 2015 Niche rankings for the top schools in Alabama. more


Vestavia City School students share what they are thankful for this season. more


Whit McGhee

Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

The communications specialist for Vestavia City Schools answers our questions. more


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