A Closer Look

Posting Date: June 09, 2014
Expires 8/08/14

VHEC Registration 2014-15

Mark your calendars for the following Registration Days!

Thursday, July 31 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 1 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

The online registration window will open on July 23. At that point, be sure to log on with your child’s Student ID Number (on report card) and complete all forms, print them out, and sign them. Bring these forms and fee payments with you at any point during Registration Days.

Payments – Registration payments may be paid online with a credit card again this year (a processing fee is applied). Be sure to print your receipt to bring with you. Check payments will still be accepted onsite.

If you are unable to attend, please send your forms/payments with a family member or friend. Very Important: Students are not allowed to Meet the Teacher unless registration forms are received on these dates. 

Late registration will be August 8 at 10:00 a.m. AFTER Meet the Teacher. On this date, parents that have not previously registered their student(s) will be directed to the lunchroom to complete registration. Please understand that we will not be able to register anyone before 10:00 a.m., as we will be extremely busy.

Want to volunteer to help during Registration Days?

Please visit signupgenius.com/go/10C094DA8A723A20- central or contact Beth Johnston (bjohnstons4@bellsouth.net). Shift times are: Thursday, July 31 – 7:15 to 9:45 a.m.,
9:45 a.m. to noon and noon to 2:00 p.m.; Friday, August 1 – 7:15 to 9:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. to noon.

Meet the Teacher (optional) ~ Friday, August 8, 2014

5th Grade 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. 4th Grade 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

If your child is not going to be attending VHEC next year, please notify the school office (205.402.5300). If you have any questions, please call the VHEC school office (205.402.5300). 

Posting Date: May 20, 2014
Expires 8/11/14

Attention Parents Of Rising 6th Graders

ALL RISING 6TH GRADERS (aged 11 or 12 years) are required to have a booster dose of the Tdap vaccine before entering 6th grade in the fall.  You will need to present a new Alabama Certificate of Immunization to Pizitz Middle School or Liberty Park Middle School before your student will be allowed to attend classes when school starts in August 2014.  See your healthcare provider today!

Those parents who wish to exempt their students from the immunization requirement must obtain an exemption from the Jefferson County Department of Health. A Certificate of Exemption must then be presented to the school in lieu of the Alabama Certificate of Immunization

Posting Date: July 24, 2014
Expires 8/18/14

"Help the Hills" scheduled for Aug. 18

Help the Hills: Parent Together, Parent Strong

Town Hall Meeting

August 18, 2014

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church

Tyson Hall



Leadership Vestavia Hills, the Vestavia Hills Board of Education and the City of Vestavia Hills are pleased to invite you to join us at a town hall meeting focused on the growing use of alcohol and drugs in our community.


This Town Hall Meeting will include a variety of speakers and a panel discussion addressing the increasing use of drugs and alcohol among young people in our community. Key speakers will include Dale Wisely, Ph.D., David Howard, and Rick Norris. Dale Wisely is a popular educator and speaker on parenting and drug and alcohol use in teens. David Howard is Director of Administrative Services at the Vestavia Hills Board of Education. Rick Norris is a Vestavia parent whose son, Tripp, was a Vestavia Hills High School graduate, a senior at Alabama and an aspiring and talented musician. Tripp died in 2011 as a result of a lethal mix of alcohol and street heroin.


Help the Hills was formed in an effort to foster open dialogue with parents, educators, and community leaders.  This gathering will be videotaped and used as a discussion guide at home meetings planned in the month of September.


Help the Hills is an extension of a Leadership Vestavia Hills project and is in partnership with the Vestavia Hills Board of Education and the City of Vestavia Hills.


Who should attend:

  • Parents                                                              
  • Educators
  • First Responders                                        
  • Community Leaders & Organizers
  • Faith Based Leaders                                                    
  • Concerned Citizens
  • Health Practitioners & Pharmacists


This event is open to the public. Seating is limited.

For additional information or to be added to email list, please contact:




Leadership Vestavia Hills Help the Hills Committee Members:

Tracy Davis, Member, Hand Arendall, LLC

Julie Moebes Ellis, Director of Business Development, Bridgeworth, LLC

Lt. Ryan Farrell, Public Information Officer, Vestavia Hills Fire Department
Shera Grant, Deputy Public Defender, Jefferson County Public Defender's Office
David Martin, President, NationView, LLC
Shanta Owens, District Judge, 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama
Dan Pahos, Owner, Home Instead Senior Care
Jennifer Philpot, Fund Development Specialist
Charlie Shah, General Counsel, Event Operations Group