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Join the Padan family in the Multi purpose room at 6:00, Friday May 18 for Moana. Admission is FREE, popcorn and water will be sold.


plant 1000 flowers representing kindness and respect
Vacaville Unified students and staff are focusing attention May 18-25th on making intentional efforts of kindness, respect and understanding both with those around us and online. We will be planting, drawing creating flowers to represent the actions we take to be a positive influence our community. 

Will C Wood students will be joined by Buckingham and Vaca High students in downtown Vacaville this Saturday, May 19th to share the symbols of kindness with community members.

Country High, Alamo, Sierra Vista K-8, Padan, Markham, Hemlock/ACE, Jepson, Ernest Kimme Charter, Cooper, Fairmont Charter, Browns Valley and Educational Services Center will also be hosting activities on campus next week to engage students in deliberate acts of positivity.

Join us this week! Plant your seeds of positivity with those around you and create a flower that represents it.


Come join Padan families for our end of the year family picnic Friday June 1st at 6:00. Food WILL NOT be provided for this event. Families are encouraged to bring your own food and beverages for your family. Games will be set up for family fun on the lower grade playground.


Buy one book, get one free. Visit the Padan end of the year bookfair and stock up on great reads for the summer.


May 21 Monday: Flexible Day- Wear exercise or gym clothes. Remember exercising, walking or jogging, or stretching reduces anxiety and depression.

May 22 Tuesday: Train your Brain-Wear what makes you feel best about yourself. Develop healthy habits, be proactive, get enough sleep, stay hydrated.

May 23 Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday-Dress up in a wacky outfit. Laughing with friends and family are good for you.

May 24 Thursday: Inside Out Day- Wear the colors of the feelings you experience most often Happy=Yellow; Excited=Neon; ;Strong = Black; Sad= Gray; Hopeful=White; Frustrated=Orange.

May 25 Friday: Positive Affirmation Friday-Wear neon green to support mental health awareness. 

Having a sense of belonging or a sense of connection is vital to your mental health.



Padan Panthers celebrate the promotion of our 6th grade class.


Date: June 6, 2018

Time: 3:30

Place: Will C Wood Gym


Join us as we send off our fantastic class of 2018.


Padan Boosters would like your support having the following events:


Snowcones and popcorn on Friday's after school
Family Movie Nights

End of the Year schoolwide picnic

Breakfast with a Buddy


Any other great ideas you would like to share!


However, we have a shortage of volunteers. Without volunteers these events will not be possible. We appreciate any help you can give us. As always, volunteers are welcome to bring children to these events and meetings.


If you can volunteer or would like more information please reach us on facebook@padanboostersclub or call 707-761-4528 or email:




Two Friday's a month we need parents to help with our PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Support)  cart. This allows students to "purchase" fun items during their lunch period with leadership slips. The cart is open from approximately 11-1. If you can help make this cart available by volunteering 2 hours on some Friday's please email Charles Skelton ( or Nichol Boman We need help Fridays: 

March 16th 

April 13th and 27th

May 11th and 25th.  


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Today: 5/25/18

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. (M-F)


PM Kindergarten 12:00-3:20 (M,T,TH,F)

10:00-1:20 (Wednesday Only)

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