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PUBLIC NOTICE -English & Spanish -Williams Textbook Sufficiency Public Notice Sept 30, 2021

By   /  September 28, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

PUBLIC NOTICE – POSTED September 30, 2021 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT TOAPPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 22-04 DECLARING SUFFICIENT TEXTBOOKS ORINSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR EACH PUPIL.At the board meeting of October 14, 2021, the Board of Trustees will determine that thedistrict has sufficient textbooks or instructional materials for all students to use […]

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Vista Unified School District Community Updates

By   /  April 30, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – As we approach the end of the year, schools are beginning to plan events to celebrate the success of our students and graduates. Although these events will be on a much smaller scale than years past, schools are looking for safe ways to highlight students and their accomplishments. For all end of […]

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Vista Unified School District School Reopening

By   /  March 9, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA — The purpose of this webpage is to provide parents, students, and the community access to detailed information about the school reopening structure and procedures that we will be implementing starting on the first day of school.   Our charge as a district during this challenging time is to fulfill two obligations. Our first obligation […]

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“Resolution to Help Kids Thrive” -VCC & North Coastal Prevention Coalition

By   /  January 18, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Gives Parents Advice on Dealing with Adolescent Substance Abuse TR Robertson — A Thursday Zoom presentation sponsored by the North Coastal Prevention Coalition, the Vista Community Clinic and the Vista Unified School District featured a wealth of information to guide parents in preventing substance abuse in their children as well as helping give them advice […]

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Vista Unified School Reopening Plan

By   /  July 15, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

Community Update – I would like to officially welcome you to the 2020-21 school year. I hope that you are having a restful and safe summer break. Many teachers, staff, and parent representatives worked hard in June to finalize our community-wide efforts to gather feedback and ideas in order to design a clear, easy-to-understand, and […]

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6th Annual Early Childhood Education Fair – English & Spanish

By   /  March 9, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA– It’s time four our 6th Annual Early Childhood Education Fair! We hope you can join us! Time and again this has shown to be a beautiful community event, not only to promote early childhood education and services, but to generally share out any resources and for an opportunity to come together within our […]

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Facility Bond – Measure LL Overview & Video

By   /  January 21, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA — The voters of our community approved Measure LL in November 2018. This measure is intended to bring much needed relief to our aging school classrooms and facilities. For a little bit of history, the last school facilities bond approved by voters in Vista was almost 20 years ago – Measure O. This […]

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Early Childhood Education Fair

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Navigating  Toward Success an Early Childhood Education Fair will be held at the Linda Rhoades Community Center on Saturday, May 6th from 10 am to 1 pm.  Presentations on Health  and Food Tips For Home & Parenting Games & Play For Kids Meet Teachers and School Leaders Flouride Treatments & Sealants Availbable For Children Zumba […]

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Vista Unified’s Charlene Smith Wins Regional Honor

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Local  /  1 Comment

  Ray Huard…Charlene Smith never imagined herself becoming a school principal, but the former accountant’s assistant, who doesn’t like attention, was named elementary school principal of the year by a group of her fellow educators. “I feel good for my team, because I feel like they’re getting the recognition they deserve as well,” said Smith, […]

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Vista Community Comes Out to Count the Homeless

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – January 27, 2017… On Thursday, January 27th the community came out to support the Annual Point in Time Count, a national effort to count the homeless. Operation HOPE-Vista served as the Site Coordinator for all of Vista and San Marcos. Twenty-two teams came out at 3:30 in the morning on a Friday, […]

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Vista’s State of the City Looks Better than Ever

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson …On Monday, January 23rd, city leaders, businessmen and women, educators, visiting dignitaries, and interested citizens gathered at the Vista Civic Center to hear from Mayor Judy Ritter and other speakers concerning the annual State of the City, the State of the Vista Unified School District, the State of Businesses and other organizations in and […]

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Dream Big, Work Hard, Middle School Students Told At Career Fair

By   /  November 24, 2016  /  Local  /  4 Comments

Ray Huard …. Don’t take no for an answer and don’t let people say you can’t do anything. That was the advice that U. S. Air Force Reserve pilot Jengi Martinez gave students during a recent career fair at Madison Middle School in the Vista Unified School District. She was among dozens of professionals from a […]

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Vista Schools Included In National Vision Program

By   /  October 28, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Ray Huard …. Students at two Verizon Innovative Learning middle schools in the Vista Unified School District will receive free, comprehensive eye exams as part of a vision care clinic hosted by OneSight, a global nonprofit working to eradicate a vision care crisis. Prior to attending the vision care clinic selected students, at Rancho Minerva Middle […]

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Vista Hosts National Conference On Using The Internet In Schools

By   /  October 17, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Ray Huard ….Change comes so fast that teachers can no longer rely on printed textbooks to give their students relevant and up-to-date information, but finding alternatives is a daunting challenge. “We know that educators are already doing this, searching for resources,” said Kristina Peters, an open education fellow with the U.S. Department of Education Office […]

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Vista USD Named Golden Bell Award Winner for Personal Learning Challenge

By   /  October 13, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista Unified Recognized with Top Statewide Honor … Golden Bell Award Highlights Effectiveness of “Personal Learning Challenge”; District’s “Moonshot” Gaining Momentum Vista, CA |  2016 – The Vista Unified School District has been chosen as a recipient of the state’s leading educational honor, the Golden Bell Award. The Golden Bell Award, now in its 37th year, […]

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Vista Unified Celebrates It’s 100th Birthday With a Look a Year of Acomplishments

By   /  October 13, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Ray Huard …Vista Unified School District threw itself a birthday party bash recently, celebrating a year of achievement and starting a scholarship fund. “Really, it is a great time to be here,” Superintendent Devin Vodicka said at a fundraising dinner at Shadowridge Golf Course. An estimated $3,000 was raised as part of the celebration to […]

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Vista Unified School District Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

  Alison Sprague……… This year, the Vista Unified School District celebrates its 100th anniversary. In the late 1800s, three small schools were built in and around the city of Vista: The Buena Vista School in 1887, the Delpy School in 1894, and the Vista school in 1895. These three schools combined in 1916, establishing the Vista Union […]

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Students Tackle Real World Challenges With Service Learning

By   /  September 2, 2016  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Ray Huard… A group of fifth graders at Foothill-Oak Elementary school saw a homeless couple near their school on a rare rainy day. They talked about what it would be like to be stuck in the rain with no shelter, to be homeless. They wanted to do something about it. With a little guidance from teachers […]

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Exciting Year Forcast As Vista Unified Readies For 100TH Anniversary

By   /  August 29, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Ray Huard ….Look for this to be a stellar year for the Vista Unified School District as the district celebrates its 100th anniversary, Superintendent Devin Vodicka said as students headed back to classes.Speaking to more than 1,200 teachers, counselors and administrators who gathered at Mission Vista High School for a recent professional development day, Vodicka […]

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26th annual “Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers”

By   /  August 25, 2016  /  Local  /  No Comments

Now in it’s 26th year, the annual “Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers” program will recognize four teachers who teach and/or live in the Vista area as nominees for the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year honor. Out of 43 total nominees throughout the county, these were selected by their respective school districts, and five will be […]

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