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Go Big Red!!

Tours of Vista High are Back for Spring 2015!

If you are interested in taking a tour of our school and seeing what life would be like as a Panther, please sign up for a scheduled visit of our campus.  Come see all of our wonderful programs and classes that we offer at VHS.  

Tours take place on Mondays at either 9 am or 1:30 pm.  

Please click one of the links below to sign up for tour dates and times.  

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If you have more questions, please do not hesitate to contact Assistant Principal, Mrs. Norton for more information here.  

Current School Flyers available on:

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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


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VHS Prom

Tickets go on sale beginning April 6th!

For more info click on the following link:


Posted by: Luis Landaverde
Published: 4/4/15

First School in SD county to get students airborne!!

"VHS new Aviation Honors Ground School program, offered through the A.F. JROTC, is the first of its kind in San Diego County preparing students for private pilot’s license."

Click on the following link to read more-

Sky's the limit for VHS A.F JROTC

Posted by: Luis Landaverde
Published: 4/4/15

VHS teacher named California State Prostart Teacher of the year!

Congratulations to our very own Chef Plunkett, who was named California State Prostart Teacher of the year!!

Posted by: Luis Landaverde
Published: 4/4/15

VHS Culinary Students on TV!!

Chef Plunkett and students cooking amazing food, and demonstrating panther talent on morning TV! 

click on the following link to watch- 

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Posted by: Luis Landaverde
Published: 4/4/15

Panthers Rock California State International Thespian Society Festival

Congratulations to Ms. Swensen and her panthers who "brought the house down" at the California State International Thespian Society Festival!!!

Congrats to the following panthers-

Brandon Garces and Tim Griffith who won 1st place in the state for duet acting!

Brandon Garces also won 2nd place in solo musical theater!

Austin Kelley and Joel Arnold won 4th place in duet musical theater!

Posted by: Luis Landaverde
Published: 4/4/15

VHS Vision

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.


VHS Mission

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.

Exemplary Character

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.

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