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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 in the Index of Community Bulletin Board Items box below under Elementary Events, Secondary Events, and Parent/Community Resources.


The following days in November will be minimum days with release times of 12:40 and 12:45:

Friday, November 4

Thursday, November 10

Monday November 14-Friday November 18


Transitional Kindergarten will attend on a regular schedule EXCEPT:

Friday November 4 10:00-1:20 and Friday November 18 10:00-1:20


There is no school

Veteran's Day Friday, November 11

Thanksgiving Break November 21-25


Don't miss Saturday School November 19 8:00-12:15. Great way to have a super fun Saturday.


All VUSD sites practiced an earthquake drill today. What's your family emergency plan? Click image for 7 Steps to Earthquake Safety.



Entrance bracelets and food and tickets will be pre-sold starting Thursday, October 20 thru October 26 from 11:30-12:15 and 2:15-3:00 in front of the office. Each bracelet that is purchased in advance will receive one free soda/food ticket.


Don't miss Padan's Harvest Festival with games, face painting, cake walk and great food. Thursday, October 27 from 5:30-7:30. $5.00 per person for those that will participate in the games, children under 2 free. 


Every Thursday from now until Thursday November 17th, there will be t-shirt and hoodie sales outside of our Padan office (directly under the flag pole. T- shirts are $11 and hoodies are $20. Members of our Wonderful Padan Booster Club will be there to sell them. We look forward to seeing all of that Padan Panther pride on Fridays. 


Thank you! 


Our student council is very excited to be a part of our Red Ribbon campaign this year. Below are the fun dress up days we will have on campus. Start planning your spirit wear now!

Dress Up Days

Monday 10/24 Follow Your Dreams,Stay Off Drugs, Pajama Day

Tuesday 10/25 My Future is Bright-Neon and Sunglasses Day

Wednesday 10/26 Wild About Being Drug Free- Crazy Hair, Crazy Sock, Crazy Hat-Wacky Wednesday

Thursday 10/27 United We Stand Against Drugs-Wear red, white and blue

Friday 10/28 Team Up Against Drugs-Sports Jerseys


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Today: 10/26/16

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 AM

8:30-11:50 (M-F)


Transitional Kindergarten PM

12:00-3:20 (M, T, Th, F)

10:00-1:20 (Wednesday only) 


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