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Boy Basketball 2017

The Boys Basketball Team takes 2nd place at  the Cougar Classic Basketball Tournament in Dixon.

School Mystery

School Mystery

AVID Is Coming to Vaca Pena! Check out the slideshow below to learn more about the AVID program!

News

2/17/17

We are still missing quite a few course request forms.  Please complete your blue course request form and return to counseling ASAP.  If you do not turn one in, then you will NOT get a choice of electives.  If you need another copy, look on the counseling page and you can download and print.

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2/15/17

Tell us what you think! Community input is an important part of quality education for all VUSD students. Your feedback through a brief parent survey is greatly appreciated.
LCAP Survey

http://www.vacavilleusd.org/lcap

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2/6/17

Vaca Pena is preparing for our state testing, California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP).  Please see the attached letters for more information.  

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Vaca Peña Dress Code

The Student “Dress Code” is designed to encourage students to dress for the purpose of learning. Clothing should be neat, clean, free from tatters and tears, and fit properly, while following the ...more

Parent Student Handbook

Here is a link to the New Vaca Peña Middle School Parent Student Handbook. This book is filled with resources to help you navigate your way through middle school.

Student Planner - Updated Jan 2017.pdf

 

Vaca Pena News

2/17/17

We are still missing quite a few course request forms.  Please complete your blue course request form and return to counseling ASAP.  If you do not turn one in, then you will NOT get a choice of electives.  If you need another copy, look on the counseling page and you can download and print.

more
2/15/17

Tell us what you think! Community input is an important part of quality education for all VUSD students. Your feedback through a brief parent survey is greatly appreciated.
LCAP Survey

http://www.vacavilleusd.org/lcap

more
2/6/17

Vaca Pena is preparing for our state testing, California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP).  Please see the attached letters for more information.  

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2/2/17

more enrollment info

Enrollment periods are open or coming soon for many VUSD schools or programs. Schools and programs enrolling in the winter do not have neighborhood boundaries and are open to all students. Do you know all of the educational opportunities available to your student? See more.
 

Enrollment for Buckingham Charter Magnet High School, Fairmont Charter Elementary, ACE Charter Elementary, Sierra Vista K-8, Ernest Kimme Charter Academy for Independent Learners.

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Winter Formal Dance

The Mannequin Challenge at the Winter Formal Dance, 12/9/16.

School Events

Today: 2/25/17

Our Mission

The Mission of Vaca Peña Middle School, a collaborative community where everyone is valued, is to prepare and inspire all students to be active learners and productive citizens through a challenging, comprehensive curriculum that integrates social and character development in a safe, respectful and healthy environment. 

 

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Super Saturday

'Super Saturday'  is an Academic Enrichment and Attendance Recovery Program that provides a vehicle for students to re-capture “lost learning” due to absences by participating in enrichment activities, tutorials, test prep sessions, sports clinics, and/or gain project assistance.

Listen to the School Bulletin for class offerings.

2016/17 Super Saturday Dates

October 22, 2016

December 10, 2016

January 28, 2017

February 18, 2017

March 11, 2017

April 8, 2017

May 20, 2017

 
If you have additional questions about the program please e-mail:
 
Dr. Dan Beltramo, Lead Super Saturday Teacher, danb@vacavilleusd.org

 

The Mannequin Challenge

 

Recently Dr. Beltramo's science classes took The Mannequin Challenge to demonstrate the importance of collaboration, focus on outcomes, and being on task. Only one student demonstrated inappropriate behavior, see if you can find him.