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8th Grade Project Inspire Field Trip


7th Grade Field Trip to Suisun Marsh

Please help support the VP Singers in their desire to represent our school and community at the annual regional adjudication/competition this coming Spring by ordering a $15, free shipping, VP Singers t-shirt!


The design is pretty sweet, check it out by clicking below (or copying and pasting it in your browser).  PLEASE share on social media!

Parent Student Handbook

Here is a link to the New Vaca Peña Middle School Parent Student Handbook. This book is filled with resources to help you navigate your way through middle school.

Student Planner - Updated Jan 2017.pdf


Vaca Peña Dress Code

The Student “Dress Code” is designed to encourage students to dress for the purpose of learning. Clothing should be neat, clean, free from tatters and tears, and fit properly, while following the ...more

Earn your CLAWS!


Compassion Support, help or comfort others in need

Leadership:    Thoughtful consideration of people, places and property

Adaptability:   Perseverance, grit, and the will to succeed in and out of the


Wisdom:         Personal accountability in behavior, words and intentions

Safety:            Freedom to enjoy physical and emotional health



►Each month we will have a drawing for your golden claws tickets. The next drawings will be September 29th, October 27th and November 30th. 

Vaca Pena Students Who Earned Their Claws for November!

  • Tyler Blackstone
  • Kennedy Mitchell
  • Gwen Bongon
  • Sophie Colm
  • Marissa Zambrano
  • Amari Cox
  • Avery Beal


What teachers said about these students:



"positive role-model"








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 Join us in the library every WEDNESDAY after school from 1:40-2:35p.  We would love to work with you to improve your understanding of Math concepts. You can complete homework, study for quizzes and tests, or practice math topics.

We are here to help!!


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Todos los miércoles, al terminar la escuela, de 1:40 – 2:35 p.m.  Queremos trabajar contigo y ayudarte a entender conceptos matemáticos.  Podrás terminar tarea, estudiar para un examen, o practicar conceptos que aún no dominas.

¡Estamos para ayudarte!

Winter Sports

Try-outs for Basketball and Wrestling will begin on November 6th.  In order to participate athletes must have a grade point average of 2.0 or better for the first quarter of this school year, which will end Friday, 10/13.  If they have not already done so, athletes must also have completed on-line registration at and have had a sports physical. Instructions for completing and the form to give to the doctor, if they still need to get a physical, are available in the front office. If you have any questions please see Dr. Beltramo in room 2. There will also be an informational meeting immediately after school in the gym on Friday, 10/13.

Click on the sports page link at the top to see the winter sports calendar. 

Our Mission

The Mission of Vaca Peña Middle School, a collaborative community where everyone is valued, is to prepare and inspire all students to be active learners and productive citizens through a challenging, comprehensive curriculum that integrates social and character development in a safe, respectful and healthy environment. 



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The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) is the largest statewide survey of resiliency, protective factors, and risk behaviors in the nation. Students in grades 5, 7, 9 and 11 will be participating in the California Healthy Kids Survey between November 27 - December 21, 2017.  Parent information and consent forms will be sent home in November.  Click here for more information.


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Super Saturday

Super Saturdays are Back!!!

Enrichment Courses, Field Trips, & More...

Mark your calendars.

Super Saturday Dates
September 16, 2017
October 21, 2017
November 4, 2017
December 9, 2017
January 27, 2018
February TBA
March 10, 2018
April 14, 2018
May 19, 2018