Vista Student Info Hub

Read below to be in the know about all things Vista!

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It SNOWED!!! Do we have school??

If the school district closes due to weather, that means Vista is also closed!

You can click here on snowy days to see what's good! https://www.mcsd.org/

Important Upcoming Dates

All students, new and returning, should fill out online registration form!

Online Registration 2022-2023


This Week at a Glance

1/9 - 1/12 Regular attendance schedule 8am-1pm.

1/12 - Winter Graduation 6pm**

**Grads must report to the Pavilion at 4:30 for practice!


Upcoming Key Dates

1/16 - No School - Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Cycle 4 Special Course Offerings

We are happy to announce that we have partnered with various local businesses to bring students some really cool opportunities to learn about different career options. For Cycle 4 we are offering Woodworking, Music Production, Emergency Medical Response, Small Reading Groups at Northside Elementary, and World of Recreation at the Rec Center. Talk to Dr. Shaffer or sign up on the sheets outside of her office if you are interested. They will fill up fast.

We are hoping to expand these partnerships to include other courses like computer science, early childhood education, CNA and more... Check this page often for new info!

Other Cycle 4 Courses

Foundations Science

Mechanical Design

Social Studies

Health Design

Historical Materials

VBI

CAP

Art

Shakespeare

English English

Foundations

Math

Botany

Creative Writing

TBH

Basecamp

Civics

SEL (DBT, CBT, or Grief Group)

Vista Attendance Requirements

Weekly Student Attendance Requirements

Weekly 2x4 Attendance Requirement All Classes (Online & At the Building)

  • 2x Meet with your crew leader twice daily during crew time
  • x4 Work on your classes four times a week (M, T, W, Th)


IF YOU ARE ABSENT, A PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST CALL THE FRONT OFFICE TO BE EXCUSED. Your parent/guardian will receive a phone call each time you are absent, leave early, or miss a class.



*This weekly attendance requirement applies to all students, regardless of schedule.

Vista Charter School School Year 2022-2023 Calendar

Vista Charter School Calendar 2022-2023


Cycle 1 August 3rd - September 16, 2022

Cycle 2 September 19 - October 28, 2022

Cycle 3 October 31 - December 16, 2022

Cycle 4 January 2 - February 10, 2023

Cycle 5 February 13 - March 24, 2023

Cycle 6 April 3 - May 19, 2023

Mandatory credit completion: May 22 - June 9, 2023

Welcome Back to School!

School Schedule:
  • Monday thru Thursday 8am-1pm

  • Extra time with teachers (must be scheduled in advance) M-Th 2:00-3:30

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Monday-Thursday Learning Schedule

Monday-Thursday we work on specific classes based on your personalized schedule and that are required for your graduation at Vista.


Monday -Thursday Learning Schedule is 8:00-1:00 for Summit (Learning at the Building) & Journey (Learning at Home)

What's the point of Crew?

Each day you attend Crew, you have the opportunity to do several things


  1. Get individual help from your Crew leader.
  2. Catch up on anything you didn't finish during the day or that you have gotten behind on.
  3. Set your daily goals for learning.

Contact Info

Crew Leader Contact Info

Basecamp

Ms. Hauger


Journey (Online)

Ms. Kim


Summit (Learning at the Building)

Mr. Nick

Ms. Jenn

Ms. Fields

Ms. Kim

Have questions about your grad plan or your schedule?

To set up a meeting with Dr. Shaffer, scan the QR code and pick a time that works for you!

Or you can send an email mshaffer@vistacharter.org

Need Help?

Need Help? Not Sure What To Do?

Call the Vista Office. We are standing by to support you! You can call, text or email your crew leader or you can call or text Ms. Kim and she will help you.


Vista Office 970-249-4470

Ms. Kim knichols@vistacharter.org or call or text 970-209-7959

Log on to Vista's Zoom Room

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Click on the link below to join Zoom from your phone, tablet or computer.

SUPPORT RESOURCES

Crisis Hotline and Crisis Walk-in Clinic

If you need to talk to a mental health professional because you are having a mental health crisis, feeling stressed, anxious or alone during this time, go to the Crisis Walk-in Center or call this Crisis Support line. Both are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

970.252.6220

Colorado Crisis Services

If you are experiencing a crisis call 911 or call or text Colorado Crisis Services.

Colorado Crisis Services: 1-844-493-8255 or Text “Talk” to 38255.

National Suicide Prevention Lineline

You don’t have to suffer in silence. Suicide is preventable. Help is only a call away.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

The Trevor Project

You don’t have to suffer in silence. Suicide is preventable. Help is only a call away.


If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the Trevor Project Crisis Line (LGBTQ Youth): 1-866-488-7386 or Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200.

Safe to Tell: Report at Concern

Anonymously report anything that concerns or threatens you, your friends, your family or your community.
We are open 24/7, 365 to take reports.

Vista Mental Health Support From

Colorado Offers Free Mental Health Counseling


The Colorado Office of Behavioral Health's I Matter campaign, a program that provides up to three free counseling sessions for Colorado youth. Youth and their parents can visit the I Matter platform to take a confidential online survey about their mental health and schedule sessions with a licensed behavioral health clinician, primarily online over telehealth.

All Colorado youth ages 18 or younger—or 21 and younger if receiving special education services—are eligible to receive free services. To get started visit: https://imattercolorado.org/

Other Important Info

Registration Screener

All students should take the following screener as part of registration. The purpose of this screener is to determine which students may need additional emotional/mental health support and to help connect them to services.

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