VISTA HIGH EARNS PRESTIGIOUS STATE HONOR!
CALIFORNIA GOLD RIBBON SCHOOL AWARD
Vista High has been designated as a Gold Ribbon School by the State of California for both a Model Program with our Integrated Math and an Exemplary Program for our Career Technical Education.
1:180 High Schools in State of California to receive Gold Ribbon Status
1:38 schools in the State of California to be given additional honor for an Exemplary Award
1:10 schools in the State of California to receive the additional honor for Exemplary CTE Program
1:22 schools in San Diego County to receive Gold Ribbon Status
The ONLY school in San Diego County to receive the additional honor of an Exemplary program.
Vista High School is granted IB Middle Years Candidacy Status
Vista High School is a candidate school* for the Middle Years Program.
This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share
a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international
education that Vista High School believes is important for our students.
To learn more about the middle years programme Click on this link:
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Vista Teen Outreach
Vista Teen Outreach is a non-profit organization run by community volunteers. They are providing food pantries at various schools throughout our district. Hungry students are allowed to receive a backpack of food free of charge throughout the school year. For more information about volunteer opportunities or donation needs, please visit their website at www.vistateenoutreach.org.
For onsite information, please contact David Hanlon via email or call 760-726-5611
STEM FEST 2015
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Adjusted Bell Schedule June 1, 2015 - Senior Finals Day
Please note that on Monday, June 1, 2015, we will have an adjusted bell schedule for Senior finals.
The bell schedule for Monday, June 1, 2015 is as follows.
Teacher Collaboration 7:30 - 8:30
Period 1 8:30 - 10:12
Period 3 10:25 - 12:07
Lunch 12:07 - 12:40
Period 6 12:48 - 2:30
Vista High School prides itself on being a safe and respectful learning environment in which collaboration and a strong connection between home, school, and community ensures the ownership of our educational experiences and successes. We promote, model and exemplify the Six Pillars of Character to positively affect our local community, nation and world. We continuously provide rigorous instruction and learning opportunities that motivates all stakeholders to engage in the most innovative, critical and creative thinking.
In order to fulfill our Vision, VHS is actively dedicated to:
· Implementing a rich standards based curriculum for all students
· Enhancing academic programs that challenge all students’ highest achievement
· Growing a strong character education program
· Promoting leadership opportunities across campus and the community
· Providing a canvas for self and group expression
· Connecting students through a variety of enrichment opportunities
· Increasing student learning and achievement through Professional Learning Communities
· Fostering partnerships with parents, the community, business and higher education
VHS Core Values
All Vista High School Stakeholders Believe in…
Pride in Unity
Establishing and maintaining a positive school-wide spirit where team work and collaboration perpetuates a safe and respectful community where everyone is connected.
Promoting the Six Pillars of Character where pursuing positive relationships are encouraged, recognized and celebrated.
Innovative, Critical & Creative Thinking
Establishing and providing rigorous instruction which impacts learning and motivation to maximize the success of all stakeholders.