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COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Flyers from nonprofit groups that provide services, programs, and activities which benefit VUSD students and parents are posted on the Community Bulletin Board.  You can view a list of posted flyers by clicking the Bulletin Board List attachment below.  You can also view each individual flyer on the following link: http://www.vacavilleusd.org/community.

Posted by: Donna Suchoski
Published: 7/29/14

Provisional Appointment to the Vacaville Unified School District Board of Education

The Vacaville Unified School District Board of Education invites members of the community to apply to fill a vacancy on the Governing Board. Application packets are available on the District’s website at www.vacavilleusd.org or in the Superintendent’s office at the Educational Services Center, 401 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville, 95687 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, beginning July 28, 2014. Candidates who applied for Trustee Larry Mazzuca’s vacancy in August of 2013 may use their previous application on file in the Superintendent’s Office or may complete a new application; former applicants who choose to use their prior application must contact the Superintendent’s office at (707) 453-6101 and state their intent to do so. Completed applications must be received by the Superintendent’s office by 5:00 PM on Friday, August 8, 2014. Late applications will not be accepted.
 
Any registered voter within the Vacaville Unified School District’s boundaries is eligible to be a member of the Board of Education except any employee of the Vacaville Unified School District. To confirm whether you reside within the district’s boundaries, please see the “School Boundary Locator” on the district’s website or call the Superintendent’s office at (707) 453-6101.

Posted by: Jim Wasielewski
Published: 7/28/14

District's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) approved

At the June 26, 2014 Governing Board meeting the school board unanimously approved the Local Control and Accountability Plan.  A copy of the plan is attached below.

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Posted by: Ken Johnson
Published: 6/27/14

Summer Meal Program

Please click on the links below to learn more about the Summer Meal Program in the city location near you.

Posted by: Dawn Marsh
Published: 5/27/14

LCAP Survey Results

Below, please find the links to the LCAP Survey Results along with the LCAP Community Online Feedback from the district.

Posted by: Dawn Marsh
Published: 4/28/14

CALIFORNIA HEALTY KIDS SURVEY

As required by the California Department of Education, the Vacaville Unified School District will be conducting the California Healthy Kids Survey with all students in 7th, 9th and 11th grade.  The survey will also be conducted with all students attending Buckingham Charter and Country High School.  The survey will take place between March 24th and April 4th.  This survey asks students about alcohol, tobacco and other drug issues, as well as questions about school safety the learning environment.  Participation in voluntary and completely anonymous.  Please encourage your students to participate, as every student’s input is valuable.  The surveys can be viewed at the links listed below:

Posted by: Dawn Marsh
Published: 2/25/14

Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Registration for 2014-15

Registration for transitional kindergarten (TK) and regular kindergarten will begin on Monday, March 3.   Please check your residence attendance boundary by clicking on the link on this page, “School Boundary Locator.”  That is the school where you will register your child for school for 2014-15.

Transitional kindergarten is for students who will be 5 between September 2, 2014 and December 2, 2014.  Regular kindergarten is for those students who will be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2014.

Please bring the following documents with you:  1) birth certificate; 2) immunization record; 3) proof of a physical exam after your child was 4 years, 3 months old or written proof of an appointment for an exam; 4) proof of residence address, e.g., PG&E bill or cable bill; 5) proof of a dental exam done within the year prior to registration.  Proof of a dental exam must be supplied to the school by May 31, 2015.  To expedite registration, please go to the VUSD web page at http://www.vacavilleusd.org/.  Click on “Enrollment Forms” under “Quick Links.”  Complete the enrollment form and bring it with you.

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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were adopted by the State Board of Education at the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year. Vacaville Unified is working to transition to these newly adopted standards, with full implementation expected by 2015. Our CCSS page has resources for parents, introductions and background information on this important change in education. 

ESC Summer Hours

Through Aug. 1, 2014, the Educational Services Center will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Fridays. 

District Events

Today: 7/31/14

Our Mission

The Mission of the Vacaville Unified School District is to graduate all students with academic excellence, commitment to community and confidence to achieve their fullest potential through a rigorous standards-based education program and a collaborative partnership of families, community and staff.

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Every Minute Matters
A campaign to boost student attendance

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VUSD is partnering with the Solano County Office of Education to address chronic student absenteeism. The Every Minute Matters campaign seeks to educate families about the critical role they play in getting children to school on time every day. Better attendance in early grades leads to better reading performance, which leads to a higher likelihood to graduate from high school. 
See the Every Minute Matters Toolkit, and read the letter from Jay Speck, Solano County Superintendent of Schools.