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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.

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Call 911 or Attend 'GATE-ER?'

Please mark your calendar for the next Enrichment Event entitled,GATE-ER!' Join in the exploration of the world of Medical Sciences guided by the Medical Science II studenta, Ms. Shook  and staff at Vaca High.

The 'GATE-ER' will open at 9:00 AM on Saturday, 14 March and have saved dozens of students by its culmination at 1:00PM.

Remember to RSVP the GATE Office with Interest.

Posted by: Joanne Bucsko
Published: 2/11/15

Academic Talent Search

Thank you to the nearly 50 students that completed the Qualifying Exam for Summer Enrichment Courses at Sacramento State on 2/14/ 2015!

Additional information regarding registration and course choices will be mailed directly from Sac State in the next 3/4 weeks.

To learn more go to : http://www.csus.edu/coe/ats/

Posted by: Joanne Bucsko
Published: 12/17/14

Novel Knowledge Celebrates 10 years!

This year's 10 titles confirmed-- check out the NK Page for more...

Posted by: Joanne Bucsko
Published: 11/2/14

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JoAnne BucskoJBucsko@vacavilleusd.org
GATE Coordinator
(707) 453-6141

Key Dates 14/15

ATS Qualifying Exam: Sat. 14 February 2015 @ Vaca Pena Middle School at 9:00 AM

OTM Regionals at Natomas HIgh : Sat. 21 February beginning at 8:00AM

'GATE-ER' : Sat., 14 March @ Vaca High beginning at 9:00 AM

STATE OTM Championship: @ UC Riverside : Sat. 28 March