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Would you like to join our mailing list?

If you are not already attending VMMS and would like to be informed of our tours and events, please click here to provide your contact information. We will be happy to add you to our interested families mailing list.

Vista Magnet PTA

Thank you, parents who have volunteered to join next year's PTA Board! We are still recruiting for several positions (see the link below).  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.  


Click here for list of PTA Board Members.


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.


New data coming soon...

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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IB News

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

School e-Flyers on Peachjar - stay informed!

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@vistamagnet Twitter Feed

Student Spaceflights Updates: Launch Date: July 16, 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 July 16, 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.


Summer Office Hours

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The school office will reopen August 1st, 2016.



Online Pre-Registration Begins July 11th

You will be able to access the link to Parent Portal from our website ONLY if you have an existing account. If you do not have an account you can create one using the attached information. If you have any further questions please visit the office on August 1st for assistance.



August 1st: 9am-1pm



All students must pre-register in Parent Portal before attending on campus registration


August 2- 6th Grade (orientation)

August 3- 7th/8th Grade

August 4- Make up


Please Print and Bring the Following Forms Filled Out, Signed and Dated:

  • Student Emergency Card
  • Proof of Residency (only if changing address)
  • Internet Release Form
  • Media Release Form


Please make sure all names on the emergency card (including parent names) match their government issued ID


All Students Will Have Their Picture Taken for ID Cards


All 7th grade students: Proof of TDap Booster must

be submitted in order to register students


OPTIONAL: PE Clothes, Spirit Wear and Yearbooks Will be Available for Purchase



Pre-Inscripción a partir del 11 de Julio


Podrán acezar el enlace en nuestro sitio web SOLAMENTE si tienen una cuenta del Portal de Padres. Si no tienen una cuenta pueden crear una usando el documento ajunto. Si tienen alguna pregunta la oficina estará disponible el 1 de agosto para ayudarles.



1 de agosto: 9am-1pm



Es necesario completar el proceso en el Portal de Padres antes de las inscripciones


2 de agosto- Grado 6 (orientación)

3 de agosto- Grado 7/8

4 de agosto- Todos Grados


Favor de Imprimir, Completar, Firmar y Traer los Formularios Siguientes:


  • Tarjeta de Emergencia
  • Comprobantes de Domicilio (solamente si se mudaron)
  • Formulario de Renuncio Internet
  • Formulario de Renuncio Mediática


Favor de asegurase que los nombres y apellidos en la tarjeta de emergencia (incluyendo nombres de padres) son iguales como aparecen en sus identificaciones expedidos por el gobierno


Estudiantes se tomarán una foto para su credencial de estudiante


Estudiantes del Séptimo Grado: Entregar el Comprobante de la Vacuna TDap es Necesario Para Inscripción


OPCIONAL: Uniforme de Educación Física, Ropa Escolar, y Anuarios estarán disponibles para su compra. 

Principal's Summer Challenge!

For decades, research has shown that if students do not read for fun during the summer months, they experience “the summer slide,” a decrease in their learning.


VMMS Vipers can avoid the summer slide by entering the Principal’s Summer Challenge!


Students, simply go to this link and take 5 minutes to tell Mrs. Green about what you are reading.  The more books you read, the more rewards you can earn (books should be at middle school reading level or higher...picture books don’t count!).


5 books

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!

10 books

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!

5 game room lunch passes! 5 front of the line lunch passes!

15 books

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!

10 game room passes; 10  front of the line lunch passes!

20 books

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!

10 game room passes; 10 front of the line lunch passes!

Pancake breakfast with the administration!

25 books or more

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10 front of the line lunch passes!

Celebration lunch with administration and librarian!



Check out these additional resources for summer fun:


Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Khan Academy Math


Innovative App Challenge

IB Video/Poster Competition

Vista Public Library Events



Vista Magnet Snakebytes Newsletter



All the latest news about VMMS can be located here.  Our weekly Snakebytes newsletter will resume publication on August 15, 2016.

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


We will continue to call families on our waiting list until October 1, 2016, as spaces become available.  Thank you for your patience.  Once students have been accepted, we must receive a Participation Agreement within 72 hours.  Click here for Participation Agreement. 

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:







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.


VMMS 2016-2017 Student Planner

Please click here for the 2016-2017 VMMS Student Planner.  Find info on all VMMS rules, regulations and expectations.

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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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.