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Important Dates

  • Monday, April 30th - May 25th

    State Testing - Testing continues this week

    Tuesday, May 22nd

    Early Release Day - Students released at 12:47pm

    Wednesday, May 23rd

    Spring Music Concert - Concert begins at 5:30pm @ New Vista Cafeteria

    Wednesday, May 23rd

    College Day - Wear your favorite college shirt or sweatshirt

    Thursday, May 24th

    Avid Family Night - In New Vista Cafeteria at 5:30pm

    Friday, May 25th

    Talent Show - Begins at 8:10am in New Vista Cafeteria

    Friday, May 25th

    Spirit Day - Wear Orange and Black

    Monday, May 28th

    Memorial Day - School Closed


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    State Testing Math and Science - Apr 30th - May 25th

    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. 


    College Day - Wednesday, May 23rd

    Wear your favorite college shirt or sweatshirt.


    Spring Music Concert - Wednesday, May 23rd

    Join us in the New Vista Cafeteria for the Nwew vista Spring Music Concert at 5:30pm

    Family Night

    Avid Family Night - Thursday, May 24th

    Avid Family night will be hosted in the New VIsta Cafeteria at 5:30pm


    Spirit Day - Friday, May 25th

    Show your school spirit by wearing Black and Orange.

    Talent Show

    Talent Show - Friday, May 25th

    The annual New Vista Talent Show will begin at 8:10am in the cafeteria

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day - Monday, May 28th

    School Closed in observance of Memorial Day

     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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  • Notice of Public Hearing

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  • Public Hearing will be held on June 5, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Lancaster School District offices to hear comments regarding the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) prior to final adoption.

    Immediately following the LCAP hearing, a Public Hearing will be held on June 5, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Lancaster School District offices to hear comments regarding the Lancaster School District's budget for the year ending June 30, 2019.

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