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Coffee with the Principal
We hope you are able to join Mr.Barron for coffee with the Principal at 8:45 AM in the multi purpose room. Stop by and see what is happening at Padan this month. Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 11/28/14

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 at... Continue
Posted by: Donna Suchoski
Published: 11/24/14

School Wide Reading Goal
Mr. Barron has challenged the students of Padan to a school wide goal of reading 150,000,000 words. As of Nov 14th our students have read 28,343,465 words. Encourage your student to read and help Padan reach their goal this school y... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 11/18/14

Thanksgiving Break
School will be closed next week for Thanksgiving break, Nov 24 through Nov 28. We hope everyone has an enjoyable vacation. School will resume Monday, December 1st. Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 11/18/14

Leadership Information Night- December 9th
Save the Date: Tuesday Dec 9th will be a Padan Parent Leader In Me program information evening in the Multipurpose Room from 6-7 PM.

We will have a brief overview of what the 7 Habits are, share our vision of what we do at school with them, hav... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 11/18/14

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)
Transitional Kindergarten 12:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. (M-F)

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 156

Leader in Me

lim pic.jpg  Padan Elementary School in Vacaville is proud to complete the first year of a journey toward becoming a Stephen Covey Leader In Me Lighthouse School. As a Leader in Me School, students will discover and practice a set of leadership and life skills from Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Leader in Me Schools receive national recognition for its emphasis on developing leadership in young children. Incorporating Leader in Me practices within our school’s environment and curriculum will help our students become even more ready to succeed in the 21st Century, with critical skills and characteristics such as: trustworthiness, strong work ethic, motivation, problem-solving skills, goal setting, effective interpersonal skills, a sense of teamwork, academic achievement and valuing diversity in a global market. By developing the WHOLE-child; socially, emotionally, academically and ethically, we will foster a school climate that promotes greatness!  For more information please visit

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Today: 11/29/14

Our Mission

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.