"Learning for Life"
The mission of Vista de Las Cruces, a collaborative, historically rich community, is to guarantee students a safe and positive environment from which they will emerge as well-rounded, forward-thinking citizens.
Middle School Lockers 2015-16
Santa Ynez High School's Future Educators of America has developed an innovative program called KindergartenReady. Click HERE to check out how it can help you with your children ages 4 - 6.
Healthy Food Choices
Vista students are able to select healthy fruits and vegetables thanks to our amazing Food Service Coordinator, Corina Raya. Thanks Corina!
Red Ribbon Week Aerial Photos
For Red Ribbon Week 2012, Vista's student body and staff dressed in red and formed the "V." In 2013, we did the same thing for the letter, "I." In 2014, we curved around and made our "S." Guess what's next? Can you remember where you were in all three pictures?
This year, Red Ribbon Week takes place October 23-31, 2015. The theme is "Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free. Click on the picture below to learn about cool Red Ribbon Week Activities.
Student Supply Lists & Teacher Wish Lists
We are asking that students come to start the new year prepared with with some basic school supplies. The grade-level specific list of those supplies can be viewed in English by clicking HERE or in Spanish by clicking HERE / AQUÍ.
Additionally, we are seeking donations to our classroom via individual Teacher Wish Lists. Those wish lists can be viewed by clicking on the image below:
INFORMATION FOR 2015-16
Gaviota Coast "DEIR"
For all information related to this subject please go to the project website.
Old Schoolhouse Field Trip
Read Across America
The Vista Volunteers meet at 3 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month in the Staff Lounge. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Vista Del Mar Foundation
The Vista del Mar Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated solely to the betterment of education at Vista de Las Cruces School. The mission of the Foundation is to provide additional funding to the Vista del Mar Union School District to support co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
2015 Vista Graduates
Proposition 30 / Education Protection Account (EPA) Spending Plan
In 2013-14 Vista Del Mar received $22,592 in revenue from the Education Protect Account and our expenditures were $19,452 from that fund in 2013-14. Please click here to view Vista's Proposition 30 / Education Protection Account (EPA) Spending Plan.
Vista's teachers have wholeheartedly embraced the transition to new State Standards. Besides continuing to gain a deeper understanding of the standards themselves, teachers are using programs such as College Preparatory Math (CPM), Engage New York Math, and Lucy Calkins's Writer's Workshop in their classrooms. We are also focusing on the 8 Standards of Mathematical Practice (SMPs) across the entire school Preschool - 8th Grade. Below are some helpful links you can use to learn more about the standards yourself.
Vista Mobile App
Vista has a mobile app for your convenience. To download the iPhone / iPad version, please click on the iPhone image to the left, click here or simply search for "Vista Del Mar" in the Apple App Store. To download the Android version please click on the Android image to the right, click here, or simply search for "Vista Del Mar" in the Android Marketplace.