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Yearbook Orders for 2016-2017 School Year


Following registration the school will verify the information before student grades can be viewed by parents.

Boy Basketball 2017

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

School Mystery

School Mystery

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.

VPMS Student Parent Handbook 2016-2017.pdf

Vaca Pena News


The California Department of Education is celebrating Digital Citizenship Week January 23–27, 2017. Check out VUSD's webpages for parents and students:

Make a positive difference online this week!


Winter Formal Dance

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

School Events

Today: 1/18/17

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.