VUSD GATE Program
Our program at Vacaville Unified School District is an exemplary model of differentiated instruction that is driven by the classroom teachers at our ten elementary schools. The students are placed in cluster groups and enriched with materials that may be accelerated or presented in greater depth and /or complexity. Our GATE Students are challenged at rate commensurate with their abilities that is determined by their classroom teacher daily.
GATE News and Announcements
Cooper's Comets walked away with the top honors in the 2012-13 District Novel Knowledge Championship held in early May at Vaca Pena Middle School. The contest pits students teams from each elementary school against each other to answer trivia questions from selected novels.
Second place finishers were Novelasauraptors from Orchard, with Justice from Browns Valley coming in third. The "Most Creatively Dressed" was awarded to The Cookie Monsters from Padan, with an Honorable Mention costume award for The Killer Catfish from Hemlock.
Posted by: Joanne Bucsko