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Schoolwide Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from CHS will have:

  • Functional Math skills
  • Reading, writing and communication skills
  • Socialization skills that include the development of empathy, respect and positive conflict resolution
  • 21st century skills such as technology skills, basic financial skills, job skills and work ethic/goal setting practices

Our Mission

We, the staff, students and families of Country High School, are committed to graduating students with the skills necessary to thrive and be productive members of society. By providing a relevant, real world education with high expectations, students will become critical thinkers, effective communicators and positive problem solvers.

News

9/17/18

The Vacaville Unified School District Board of Trustees will consider a resolution declaring the intent to transition from an at-large election system to a by-trustee area election system for the members of the governing board. The public meeting will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the Educational Services Center located at 401 Nut Tree Road in Vacaville.

 

Currently, the seven members of the VUSD Board of Trustees are elected under an “at-large” election system, in which all voters residing within school district boundaries vote for each member. In August 2018, the District received a demand letter from the law firm Shenkman & Hughes, demanding that the District change its method of election to a by-district (or by-trustee) system in compliance with the California Voting Rights Act (Elec. Code, § 14025, et seq.) (“CVRA”) or risk being sued by the firm. This is the same law firm that challenged the City of Vacaville’s election system, which led the City Council to vote unanimously to move away from at-large elections.

 

Under the CVRA, at-large elections are impermissible if they result in racially polarized voting or cause disenfranchisement of voters from a protected class. The only election system that provides VUSD complete protection from a CVRA claim is a “by-trustee area” election system. A by-trustee election system would require that voting districts be established within the Vacaville Unified School District boundaries. Each trustee must then reside within the designated voting district boundary, and trustees would then be elected only by the voters from the voting district in which the trustee resides. 

 

When a public agency receives this type of demand letter, the agency is given 45 days to demonstrate its intent to transition to by-trustee area elections.  If the VUSD does not adopt a resolution signaling its intent to transition from at-large to by-trustee area board elections within this 45 day “safe harbor window,” the law firm, or any other plaintiff, may file a lawsuit against the District under the CVRA. 

 

Superintendent Jane Shamieh commented, “Valid and reasonable points can be made on both sides of the discussion for at-large versus by-trustee area elections systems. However, a CVRA claim is very difficult to defend against and can result in extensive legal expenses. We do all that we can to preserve funds so that they can be used for students.  These are some of the reasons that the Board will be considering adopting the resolution of intention to change election systems.” 

 

The Vacaville Unified board will hear from the public and consider whether or not to adopt a resolution declaring the intent to transition from at-large to by-trustee area Board elections on September 20th. The public is invited to attend and make public comment during the meeting. Residents can also provide comments to PIO@VacavilleUSD.org.

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7/25/18

online portal for reduced lunch
To apply online for free or reduced meals for the 2018-2019 school year, please click here.  Paper applications are also available at the Educational Services Center, located at 401 Nut Tree Road. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the Student Nutrition Department at 707.453.6157. 

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Notes

8/14/18

If you are under the age of 18 in the State of California and you are wanting to obtain a job, you are required to apply for a work permit at the beginning of each school year. 

 

All work permits are set to expire on August 23, 2018.  If your child is working they will need to apply for a new Work Permit. 

 

Applications can be picked up in the front office, the library or online at:https://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/we/documents/formb1-1.doc

 

The California Department of Education and the State of California work together to ensure that all students are on a path to graduate.  Students who are not performing well academically or missing classes frequently will be denied a work permit or will have their work permit revoked.

 

In the Vacaville Unified School District you must have higher than a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) and less than 2 truancy letters.  Any school administrator has the right to revoke a Work Permit at any time.

 

If your child’s GPA is:

2.0 or higher: You will be granted a Work Permit in accordance to State and Federal law.

1.50-1.99: You will NOT be granted a work permit. You may appeal this rejection to an administrator at your school site.

1.49 or below: You will NOT be granted a work permit.  You can re-apply once your quarter grades have gone up.

 

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8/14/18

All parents are encouraged to register for online parent portal. Click on the link for more information. 

http://vusd-ca.schoolloop.com/parentportalinfo

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