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7 th and 8 th Grade Orientation. Vista Charter Middle School. Welcome to Vista Charter Middle School. VISTA STUDENTS HAVE POWER IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THEIR IDENTITIES. THEY CREATE THE VISION OF WHO THEY ARE, THE PATH THEY CHOOSE IN LIFE, AND THE REASON WHY.

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7 th and 8 th grade orientation
7th and 8thGrade Orientation

Vista Charter Middle School


Welcome to vista charter middle school
Welcome to Vista Charter Middle School

VISTA STUDENTS HAVE POWER

IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THEIR IDENTITIES.

THEY CREATE THE

VISION OF WHO THEY ARE,

THE PATH

THEY CHOOSE IN LIFE,

AND THE REASON WHY.

THEY ARE CRITICAL CONSTRUCTORS OF KNOWLEDGE IN AN EVER

CHANGING AND INTERCONNECTED SOCIETY.

THEIR LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT IS CONSTRUCTED AND FOSTERED

IN AN ENVIRONMENT THAT FOCUSES UPON INDIVIDUAL STRENGTHS,

NEEDS AND DESIRES THROUGH A DIFFERENTIATED APPROACH.


Vista charter middle school
Vista Charter Middle School…

  • Opened its doors in 2010

  • Received its WASC accreditation in 2013

  • Is a small learning community focused on providing the best education for all of our students.


Student responsibilities
Student Responsibilities

  • Be on time 

  • Do his/her homework everyday

  • Ask for help when they don’t understand

  • Read for at least 30-60 minutes every night

  • Committing to a bully-free school

  • Respect adults, peers and school property (Chrome book)


Parents we ask you to
Parents, we ask you to…

  • Be involved in our school

    • Parents are asked to volunteer 20 hours per year

  • Ensure your child is in school on time everyday

  • Ensure your child is wearing the proper uniform

    • Students must wear Vista Sweaters ONLY

    • Students must tuck-in their polo shirts

  • Support by asking your child what they learned in school

  • Check your child’s planner and check their homework

    • Students must read for at least 30-60 minutes every night


School responsibilities
School Responsibilities

  • Provide a safe learning environment

  • Monitor students’ progress in their Personal Learning Plans

  • Course assessments

    • School assessments are every 3 weeks

    • Quarterly assessments are every 9 weeks

  • Provide parents access to staff through email, phone calls, personal conferences, etc.

  • Providing volunteer opportunities for parents

  • Offering students access to technology

  • Prepare our students for high school, college and beyond!


We need your help
WE NEED YOUR HELP…

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New state assessments
New State Assessments

  • Pencil and scantron

  • Computer based assessments

  • Where are we heading?

    • 21st Century Learning

      • Critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativity and innovation.





Common core alignment
Common Core alignment

  • Teachers have been working hard to ensure that our teaching is aligned to the new Common Core Sate Standards (CCSS)

  • All Course at a Glance (list of things that are being taught throughout the year) will be shared with parents and students

  • Our assessments will be CCSS aligned


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Vista Charter Middle School

Received a doublegrant

  • Before school tutoring

  • After school tutoring

  • After school clubs

    • Sports

    • Robotics

    • Chess

    • Computers

    • Music

      Parent

    • Parent Center

YPI


Questions tour
Questions / Tour


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