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The Mission of Eugene Padan Elementary School in partnership with families and the community is to prepare all students to make good choices, have a passion for lifelong learning, reach their full potential and contribute to the community in positive and meaningful ways.  Our mission is accomplished by providing a standards-based educational program within an atmosphere of mutual respect.

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There will be no school February 15th-19th. All VUSD Schools partake in the President's Break. 


Friday February 26th is a Minimum Day. 

Tuesday March 1st- Friday March 4th are Minimum Days for Parent Conferences. 

Grades 1-3 Released at 12:40

Grades 4-6 Released at 12:45

Kindergarten will follow normal schedule



Please join us for ELAC (English Language Advisory Council) Meeting on Wednesday February 24th at 8:45 in the Padan Multipurpose Room. 


Flyers from nonprofit groups that provide services, programs, and activities which benefit VUSD students and parents are posted on the Community Bulletin Board.  You can view a list of posted flyers by clicking the Bulletin Board List attachment below.  You can also view each individual flyer on the following link:


Our fundraiser for Heart Health started today. Students will work from now until February 24th to get your donations for the American Heart Association. We will be jumping rope on 2/24/16.  Please see attached documents for more information. 


Our deadline for Six Flags Read to Succeed is quickly approaching. When students read for 360 minutes or 6 hours and log in onto their sheet, they will earn a ticket for Six Flags this summer. If your child is not already participating, they can get a copy of the book log in the front office or you can click on one of the links below to print it out at home. All forms are due by 2/26/16. Thank you! 


The deadline for ordering Padan Elementary yearbooks at the super low cost of $10 is Tuesday March 1st. After that, the price will increase to $13. Please get your orders in soon. If you need an additional order envelope, there are some in the front office on the counter. Thank you! 


You will be able to register your TK student or Kindergarten student beginning on March 7th. You can either pick up a registration packet here in our Padan office or look for the link online to print up the packet from home and bring it to us filled in. 


Vacaville Unified School District Goes the Extra Mile to Congratulate Former Students Who Will Now Receive Diplomas

January 28, 2016, CBS 13 News


PIQE (Parent Institute for Quality Education)

The program is designed for Spanish speaking parents to attend a nine week course where parents learn more about our school and ways they can support their children at home.  The program also motivates and encourages parents to be active participants in their child’s education.  There are two sessions on each day. One is held from 9:00-10:30am and the other from 6:30-8:00pm. If you are interested in joining the PIQE group, please stop by the front office at Padan. 











2016-17 Kindergarten and TK Registration

Registration for transitional kindergarten (TK) and regular kindergarten will begin on Monday, March 7. View details and forms on the VUSD Enrollment Page.

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Today: 2/11/16

School Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Grades 1-3   8:30 a.m.- 2:35 p.m  (Wed. 8:30-1:15 p.m)
Grades 4-6   8:30 a.m.- 2:40 p.m  (Wed. 8:30-1:15 p.m)


AM Kindergarten 8:30 - 11:50 a.m.

Transitional Kindergarten

12:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.


For details see the 

Bell Schedule  page.

Please call the attendance office before 10 a.m. if your child is absent.
Telephone 453-6235 ext 100