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Important Message from Your PTA

Thank you, parents who have volunteered to join next year's PTA Board! We are still recruiting for the positions of President and Membership Chairperson. The PTA will pay for training and the Board will share the load and support you. Now is the time to share your talent! Please email VistaMagnetPTA@gmail.com so we can tell you more about the positions.


KVMMS - The Viper News Team




Click here for this week's news broadcast from KVMMS!

Achievement Data


Vista Magnet takes great pride in our academic achievement.  Please click on the links below to view the most recent reports about VMMS achievement data.


2014-2015 CAASPP Data: English; Math

2014-2015 Science CST (California State Testing)

Fall 2015 California Fitness Testing

VMMS Featured in Vista Press Article

Click here for an article about VMMS student winners in national Students Rebuild competition!

Student Enrichment Opportunities

Click here for information on enrichment opportunities for your students!


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California Gold Ribbon Schools Award

In May, VMMS was one of 193 middle schools in the state awarded with the California Gold Ribbon Award!  Click here to view State Superintendent Tom Torlakson's announcement.

IB News

The International Baccalaureate has opened a new web page, just for parents.  Click here for the latest IB news!


Families interested in sports should visit the Boys and Girls Club of Vista website for more information.  Click here for Boys and Girls Club and here for specific middle school information.


Si Ud tiene interes en deportes, por favor visite a Boys and Girls Club of Vista! Haga clic!  Info para middle school, especificamente, haga clic.

Free and Reduced Lunch at the WAVECREST Cafe!

Click here for information about Child Nutrition Services and watch the fabulous new video there!

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VMMS 2015-2016 Student Handbook

Please click here for the 2015-2016 VMMS Student Handbook.  Find info on all VMMS rules, regulations and expectations.

School e-Flyers on Peachjar - stay informed!

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@vistamagnet Twitter Feed

CBEE Honor Roll

Vista Magnet recently learned that the school has been awarded two prestigious honors from the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence; the STEM Honor Roll, which recognizes schools that are higher-achieving in math and science and serve student populations that are higher-poverty and the STAR Schools Award for high poverty, high performing, achievement gap closing schools.




Please click here for a letter of congratulation!

Click here for the CBEE Website and lists of Honor Roll schools.

Student Spaceflights Updates: Launch Date: June 24, 2016!

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Congratulations to Victoria Arseneault, Karsyn Lee and Lexie Kondo, whose science experiment, "Microgravity's Effect on Arbutus Unedo Seed Germination" and to Callie O'Connor and Daisy Sanchez whose art patches will also fly - on a SpaceX launch to the International Space Station on June 24, 2016!


Click here for a VUSD press release about the SSEP!

Click here for a San Diego Union Tribune article about VMMS and the SSEP!

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.

VMMS Yearbook

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Vipers!  VMMS Yearbook is still on sale!

New VUSD Link For Parents and Community

Please enjoy this new website page for Vista Unified:  Family and Community as Partners in Education.  Here you will find a wealth of information about support for our families!  Click here.


No School Monday, May 30 Due to Memorial Day.



Thank you to all our Viper staff, family members and friends who have served our nation in the armed forces.  We appreciate you!

8th Grade End-of-Year Activities

8th Grade students have many fun end-of-year activities starting this week. Please see the schedule below, and click on the attached Promotion documents for more info. 


VMMMS Promotion Fact Sheet.pdf




Wednesday 6/1: 8th grade Awards Breakfast, periods 1-2.


Thursday 6/2: IB World Games on the field, minimum day: dismissal at 12:05 pm, last day of school. 

VMMS Yearbook Still on Sale!

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Students Accepted for 2016-2017 School Year: Participation Agreements


Dear Families:  


We are now making our way through the waiting list for 2016-2017 for VMMS, so please continue to listen to your voicemail and check your emails. If a position becomes available for your child, we will call you immediately and you will have 3 working days (72 hours) to complete a Participation Agreement and submit it to our school office between 8 am and 4 pm, or digitally to christyvaldovinos@vistausd.org.  We will continue to call the names on our waiting list until October 1, 2016.


Participation Agreements are available in our school office, which closes at 4:00 pm, or you can download, print, sign, and turn in the document below:  


Participation Agreement (English)                     Acuerdo de Participacion (Espanol)


Applications for Waiting List for 2016-2017.


Applications for the waiting list for VMMS for 2016-2017 school year may still be submitted here: 


Vista Magnet Middle School 2016-2017 Application


Solicitud de ingreso  para la escuela Vista Magnet Middle School
para el año escolar 2016-2017

Digital Citizenship Lessons and Resources

Vista Magnet Middle School is supporting all students to learn and use positive Digital Citizenship habits. Our children are likely spending more time online now than at any time in the past, and it is our responsibility to help them navigate their digital lives safely and responsibly. Students will complete lessons in their science classes using Common Sense Media curriculum during the next few weeks, and families will have access to resources on our website and through Peachjar e-flyers. See flyers below: 


            Common Sense on Cyberbullying                 Intimidación por Internet (ciberbullying)

Protecting and Respecting Privacy in English        Conversaciones en Línea Seguras en Español

Connected Culture flyer in English               Cultura Conectada en Español

Digital Life flyer in English                     Vida Digital en Español

Vista Magnet Student and Staff Video 2016

Please enjoy a video created by students and staff promoting Vista Magnet for all incoming students in 2016.

Available in both English and Spanish below:







Vista Magnet Middle School Snakebytes Newsletter

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Snakebytes for Parents!

Read all about VMMS events here.





Support for your Student!

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Parents, if your student is struggling, we have a rich menu of support strategies:


  • Village meetings
  • Learning Labs before and after school.
  • Enrichment classes before and after school - check out counter in front office.
  • Student-led tutorials after school on Tuesdays (math) and Thursdays (English).
  • Principal's Weekly Progress Report and check in.

Please contact Mrs. Green if you are interested in any of these services: annegreen@vistausd.org.


Don't forget that consistent attendance is the best strategy for success for your child.  Click here to read more in English.  La asistencia consistente es muy importante para los estudiantes.  Haga clic para mas informacion.

Vista Magnet: Where Tradition and Innovation Walk Hand in Hand.

Pick up and Drop off

Parents - please respect our neighboring businesses at the Rio Vista Professional Building, La Paloma parking lot, Civic Center and Citrus Avenue locations.  We have had many complaints about parents dropping off and/or picking up students at these locations, causing dangerous conditions for our youngsters and congestion for local businesses.   Our safe,supervised drop off and pick up is at the Eucalyptus Avenue entrance to the school.  Thank you.


Padres - por favor respeten a nuestros negocios vecinos en el Rio Vista Professional Building , La Paloma estacionamiento, Centro Cívico y lugares Citrus Avenue . Hemos tenido muchas quejas acerca de los padres dejar y / o recoger a los estudiantes en estos lugares , causando condiciones peligrosas para nuestros jóvenes y la congestión para las empresas locales . Nuestro lugar seguro y supervisado para dejar y recoger es la entrada Eucalyptus Avenue.  Gracias.


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