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Would you like to join our mailing list or join us for a tour?

If you are not already attending VMMS and would like to be informed of our tours and events, please click here to provide your contact information. We will be happy to add you to our interested families mailing list.


Our fall tours will take please at these times.  All tours meet in the administration office.

  • Wednesday, October 5th: 2:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, November 2nd: 4:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, December 7th: 2:30 - 3:30 pm

We would also like to welcome any interested families to our October 12th Family Night.


Family Night 

Wednesday, October 12th

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Theme: College Readiness


VMMS Becomes a Year 2 Personalized Learning Challenge School

CBEE 2015

Vista Magnet PTA



Remember to join our PTA.  Click here to download a membership form!


Haga Clic aqui para membresia de PTA!

Your PTA membership is important...if you would like to be part of your VMMS PTA board...please emailVistaMagnetPTA@gmail.com so we can tell you more about the open positions.  (see the link below to view the open positions). 


Click here for list of PTA Board Members.



VMMS PTA is having our Show Your Spirit Fundraiser!

Order forms and payment can be mailed to the school or your student can drop them off at the front office.  Please turn in your order form and payment before September 10th.  Click here for the flyer.



School e-Flyers on Peachjar - stay informed!

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Achievement Data


Vista Magnet takes great pride in our academic achievement.  Please click on the links below to view the most recent reports about VMMS achievement data.


New data coming soon...

@vistamagnet Twitter Feed

KVMMS - The Viper News Team




Click here for this week's news broadcast from KVMMS!

VMMS Featured in Vista Press Article

Click here for an article about VMMS student winners in national Students Rebuild competition!

Student Enrichment Opportunities

Click here for information on enrichment opportunities for your students!


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IB News

The International Baccalaureate has opened a new web page, just for parents.  Click here for the latest IB news!

Student Spaceflights Updates: Launch Date: July 16, 2016!

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Congratulations to Victoria Arseneault, Karsyn Lee and Lexie Kondo, whose science experiment, "Microgravity's Effect on Arbutus Unedo Seed Germination" and to Callie O'Connor and Daisy Sanchez whose art patches will also fly - on a SpaceX launch to the International Space Station on July 16, 2016!


Click here for a VUSD press release about the SSEP!

Click here for a San Diego Union Tribune article about VMMS and the SSEP!

Vista Teen Outreach

Vista Teen Outreach is a non-profit organization run by community volunteers.  They are providing food pantries at various schools throughout our district.  Hungry students are allowed to receive a backpack of food free of charge throughout the school year.  For more information about volunteer opportunities or donation needs, please visit their website at www.vistateenoutreach.org.

VMMS Yearbook

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Vipers!  VMMS Yearbook is still on sale!

New VUSD Link For Parents and Community

Please enjoy this new website page for Vista Unified:  Family and Community as Partners in Education.  Here you will find a wealth of information about support for our families!  Click here.


Student Spaceflight Experiment Featured in the News

Vista Magnet's Student Spaceflight Experiment recently returned to Earth.

Read about the project in this VUSD press release, and enjoy the video below from 10 News on Thursday 9/14. Way to go Vipers!



Vista Magnet Snakebytes Newsletter/Noticias Snakebytes


All the latest news about VMMS can be located here. for the 9.26.16 edition,click here.


Cada dos semanas, aquí se encuentra información acerca de VMMS. 9.26.2016

Important Instructions for Pick up and Drop off

Parents - please respect our neighboring businesses at the Rio Vista Professional Building, La Paloma parking lot, Civic Center and Citrus Avenue locations.  We have had many complaints about parents dropping off and/or picking up students at these locations, causing dangerous conditions for our youngsters and congestion for local businesses.   Also, do not pick up or drop off students in the Staff parking lot at the corner of Vista Village and Civic Center. Our safe, supervised drop off and pick up is at the Eucalyptus Avenue entrance to the school.  Thank you. Full info on our Pick up/Drop off page. 


Padres - por favor respeten a nuestros negocios vecinos en el Rio Vista Professional Building , La Paloma estacionamiento, Centro Cívico y lugares Citrus Avenue . Hemos tenido muchas quejas acerca de los padres dejar y / o recoger a los estudiantes en estos lugares , causando condiciones peligrosas para nuestros jóvenes y la congestión para las empresas locales . Además, no recoger o dejar a los estudiantes en el estacionamiento de maestros en la esquina de Vista Village and Civic Center. Nuestro lugar seguro y supervisado para dejar y recoger es la entrada Eucalyptus Avenue.  Gracias.Toda la información aquí. 





Bell Schedule for 2016-2017/Horario para 2016-2017.


for Technology, Science & Math






   Period 1                8:30   –   9:13       

   Period 2                9:16   –   9:58

   Period 3              10:01   –  10:43

   Period 4              10:46   –  11:28      

   Lunch                 11:28    -  12:08

   Period 5              12:11  –   12:53

   Period 6              12:56  –   1:38

   Period 7                1:41  –   2:23

   Period 8                2:26  –   3:08


Late Start Monday


   Period 1                9:30   –   10:00        

   Period 2              10:03   –   10:33

   Period 3              10:36   –   11:06

   Period 4              11:09   –   11:39

   Lunch                  11:39   –   12:19

   ADVISORY         12:22   –   12:56

   Period 5               12:59  –     1:29

   Period 6                 1:32  –     2:02

   Period 7                 2:05  –     2:35

   Period 8                 2:38  --     3:08




Parent Conferences Minimum Days

November 8/10

March 14/16


   Period 1                 8:30   –    8:54

   Period 2                 8:57   –    9:20

   Period 3                 9:23   –    9:46   

   Period 4                 9:49   –   10:12

   Lunch                   10:12  –   10:52

   Period 5               10:55  –   11:18

   Period 6               11:21  –   11:44

   Period 7               11:47  –   12:10

   Period 8               12:13  –   12:36


Staff Development

Minimum Days

September 7

February 8

June 7 (last day)


   Period 1                  8:30   –   8:50  

   Period 2                  8:53   –   9:13

   Period 3                  9:16   –   9:36

   Period 4                  9:39   –   9:59

   Period 5                 10:02  –  10:22

   Period 6                 10:25  –  10:45

   Period 7                 10:48  –  11:08

   Period 8                 11:11  –  11:31

   Lunch                   11:31  –  11:40














 T/W/TH/FR               1 hour before




 M/T/W/TH                1 hour after




Principal's Summer Challenge!

For decades, research has shown that if students do not read for fun during the summer months, they experience “the summer slide,” a decrease in their learning.


VMMS Vipers can avoid the summer slide by entering the Principal’s Summer Challenge!


Students, simply go to this link and take 5 minutes to tell Mrs. Green about what you are reading.  The more books you read, the more rewards you can earn (books should be at middle school reading level or higher...picture books don’t count!).


5 books

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!

10 books

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!

5 game room lunch passes! 5 front of the line lunch passes!

15 books

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!

10 game room passes; 10  front of the line lunch passes!

20 books

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!

10 game room passes; 10 front of the line lunch passes!

Pancake breakfast with the administration!

25 books or more

Grab bag, reading certificate and  lanyard button!10 game room passes

10 front of the line lunch passes!

Celebration lunch with administration and librarian!



Check out these additional resources for summer fun:


Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Khan Academy Math


Innovative App Challenge

IB Video/Poster Competition

Vista Public Library Events



Applications for Waiting List for 2016-2017.


Applications for the waiting list for VMMS for 2016-2017 school year may still be submitted here: 


Vista Magnet Middle School 2016-2017 Application


Solicitud de ingreso  para la escuela Vista Magnet Middle School
para el año escolar 2016-2017


We will continue to call families on our waiting list until October 1, 2016, as spaces become available.  Thank you for your patience.  Once students have been accepted, we must receive a Participation Agreement within 72 hours.  Click here for Participation Agreement. 

Support for your Student!

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Parents, if your student is struggling, we have a rich menu of support strategies:


  • Village meetings
  • Learning Labs before and after school.
  • Enrichment classes before and after school - check out counter in front office.
  • Student-led tutorials after school on Tuesdays (math) and Thursdays (English).
  • Principal's Weekly Progress Report and check in.

Please contact Mrs. Green if you are interested in any of these services: annegreen@vistausd.org.


Don't forget that consistent attendance is the best strategy for success for your child.  Click here to read more in English.  La asistencia consistente es muy importante para los estudiantes.  Haga clic para mas informacion.

Vista Magnet: Where Tradition and Innovation Walk Hand in Hand.

VMMS 2016-2017 Student Planner

Please click here for the 2016-2017 VMMS Student Planner.  Find info on all VMMS rules, regulations and expectations.

Free and Reduced Lunch at the WAVECREST Cafe!

Click here for information about Child Nutrition Services and watch the fabulous new video there!

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Families interested in sports should visit the Boys and Girls Club of Vista website for more information.  Click here for Boys and Girls Club and here for specific middle school information.


Si Ud tiene interes en deportes, por favor visite a Boys and Girls Club of Vista! Haga clic!  Info para middle school, especificamente, haga clic.