After much research, Annie R. Mitchell continues to move forward in 21st Century learning, now in the area of homework. All homework for the year will be focused on Literacy. The expectation from all staff is that your child will read each night. Kindergartners will have a book bag to read aloud to you. Read more...
The Common Core Standards: (Click to watch 3minute video) are aligned with college and work expectations. are clear, understandable, and consistent. include rigorous content and application of knowledge through high-order skills. build upon strengths and lessons of current state standards. are informed by top-performing countries, so all students are prepared to succeed in our global economy and society. are evidence-based. Mission Statement The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy. —Common Core State Standards Initiative
Visalia Unified School District's After-hours Academic Assistance (AAA) provides after-hours academic support, through a virtual platform, for all VUSD students grades K-12 at no charge, four evenings a week. The hours are 5:30 - 9:30pm, depending on the grade level.
Every 10 years, a new U.S. Census is conducted, and the population counts are then used for redistricting. Trustee areas must be relatively equal in total population using the new Census counts. After new Census data are released, all jurisdictions must evaluate whether their current trustee areas (boundaries based on the last Census) have equal populations using the new counts. If not, trustee area boundaries need to be adjusted to re-balance trustee area populations.
The Board of Trustees of the Visalia Unified School District recently took action to open an application window for any individuals interested in filling the current board member vacancy for Trustee Area 4. The Board also established a meeting date to interview applicants for the Board seat and make the provisional appointment.
Mountain View's VISTA Dual Immersion program will help students learn academic content while acquiring a second language. Because of the teaching strategies that will be utilized, students will learn the concepts and skills needed at each grade level while developing the ability to read, write, speak, and listen in the target language. Students that participate in VISTA will become biliterate in both English and Spanish at the end of 6th grade.
Do you live in Visalia and have a child who is turning 4 years old on or before December 1, 2021? If so, you can begin enrolling your child for the 2021-2022 school year. Click on the headline for more information, including locations and enrollment requirements.
Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) offers a powerful means to explore and express our emotions, build relationships, and support each other – children and adults alike – during this challenging time. Visit the VUSD Social Emotional Wellness Resources During COVID19 website to find resources and tools to help support the social emotional wellness of students, parents, and educators.