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Important Dates

  • Monday, April 9th - 30th

    State Testing - Testing continues this week

    Tuesday, April 24th

    Early Release Day - Students released at 12:47pm

    Tuesday, April 24th

    Open House - In Cafeteria 5:00pm-6:30pm

    Wednesday, April 25th

    College Day - Wear your favorite college shirt or sweatshirt

    Wednesday, April 25th

    NVMS Track - Track Meet at Joe Walker 2:30pm-5:00pm

    Friday, March 27th

    Spirit Day - Wear Orange and Black


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    State Testing Language Arts - Apr 9th - 30th

    State testing, make sure your children have plenty of rest and a good breakfast.


    Tuesday Early Release Day   

    Early Release Day - Every Tuesday

    Students will be released at 12:47 PM. Please arrange for an earlier pickup of your son or daughter if necessary. 

    Open House

    Open House - Tuesday, Apr 24th

    New Vista Open House will be in the Cafeteria from 5:00pm-6:30pm. Please join us and see what our students have been working on this year.


    College Day - Wednesday, Apr 25th

    Wear your favorite college shirt or sweatshirt.


    Track - Wednesday, Apr 25th

    Track meet at Joe Walker Middle School from 2:30pm-5:00pm. Good luck to our NVMS Track Team



    Spirit Day - Friday, Apr 27th

    Show your school spirit by wearing Black and Orange.

     PBIS Silver

    New Vista's PBIS Implementation Award - Silver Medal

    Dear PBIS Colleague,



    On behalf of the California PBIS Coalition, we are pleased to recognize New Vista Middle School for successful PBIS implementation at the Silver level. Your school is a recipient within the California PBIS Coalition’s System of Recognition, reflecting excellence in the measurement of fidelity as well as your efforts in implementing the core features of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. 

    To acknowledge this honor, your school’s name will be displayed on the California PBIS Coalition webpage and acknowledged at the 2nd Annual California PBIS Coalition Conference in Sacramento on October 11 & 12, 2017. To view this webpage click here. Also included is an official electronic emblem which we encourage you to post on your school website to celebrate your success.

    The level received reflects the award you applied for or the level which you were qualified.  If you did not meet the requirements of the level you applied for, the CPC Committee evaluated your application for other levels to determine the appropriate level of recognition.

    We sincerely appreciate your hard work and commitment toward implementing PBIS with fidelity and creating the conditions to maximize academic and social behavioral outcomes for ALL students. We will be sending out the official California PBIS Coalition press release soon.Congratulations again on this outstanding recognition!


    California PBIS Coalition

    Robertson  DeFrancis

    Welcome to New Vista's New Assistant Principals!

    Welcome to the New Vista's two new Assistant Principals! Ms. Robertson and Dr. DeFrancis have joint Principal Cochran's administrative team. 

    • Ms. Robertson will be monitoring New Vista's sixth graders. Ms. Robertson comes to New Vista with fifteen + years in education. She has held several positions ranging from general education, teacher support and administration. She has served in the capacity of administrator for 3 years as Assistant Principal for Palmdale School District. She currently holds a Masters of Arts in Instruction and Curriculum with an emphasis in Leadership, a Bachelor of Arts, a Clear Administrative Service Credential, and Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Erie is looking forward to a fabulous year here at New Vista and working with a dynamic teaching staff who are all about student success.

    • Dr. DeFrancis will be monitoring the school's seventh graders. For the last 9 years, Dr. DeFrancis has worked as an educational specialist teacher for the Palmdale School District, educating at-risk students and mentally handicapped students. A firm believer that every child deserves a great education, Mr. DeFrancis invests himself in his students and their potentials. He has recently completed his doctoral program from Brandman University in Organizational Leadership and looks forward to being the new Assistant Principal at New Vista Middle School!

    Lunch Applications

    Parents can apply online for a free or reduced lunch for New Vista students. Click here to link to the application.

    Physical Education (PE) Information

    Click here to view information about PE uniforms, locks and lockers, and other procedures. More information about PE will be given during the first couple of weeks of school. Contact the PE coaches for further information.


    Please check back often as we get this website up and operating.

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School Information


  • Public Hearing will be held on May 1, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Lancaster School District offices regarding the iLEAD Charter School's material revision petition concerning governance structure. Click here for full posting.

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