Panther Press

Jan. 11, 2022

Happy New Year to all of our Panther Families!

We hope you all enjoyed the break and we look forward to seeing all our students return to campus!


School resumes tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 11!

This day will be ODD periods 1,3,5.

2021-2022 School Calendar


Important Upcoming Dates:

Jan. 17 - No School - M.L. King Birthday

Feb. 18 - No School - Lincoln's Birthday

Feb. 21 - No School - Presidents' Day

Mar 28 - Apr. 1 - Spring Break

Students are encouraged to check their class schedules in their Aeries student portal prior to return on Jan. 11. There may have been changes for the new semester.


Semester 1 report cards will also be available this Friday there as well as in Aeries parent portal. Please click HERE to access the Aeries portals.

Covid Testing Before Return

Vista Unified School District students have all been provided Covid testing kits. The purpose of these test kits is for parents to test their students at home 24 hours prior to returning to in-person learning on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. These test kits are only intended for students.


Please read this Community Update for more information. You can still pick up your test kits Monday, Jan. 10 at the locations below:



Student At-Home Testing Kit Distribution Centers:


Distribution Center 1: Vista Innovation Center

836 Olive Avenue, Vista CA


Distribution Center 2: Vista High School

1 Panther Way Vista, CA


Hours of Operation: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Dates of Operation: Friday, January 7, Saturday, January 8, Monday, January 10, 2022


While there is no statewide testing mandate for students to return to school, families are encouraged to take advantage of this added layer of health and safety protection so that we may ensure that all of our students and staff members are safe.

Important - Current Mask Mandate

As a reminder, face masks are required for all students and staff when inside a classroom, on a school bus, or indoors at any school setting before, during and after school!

Boys Basketball Fundraiser - January 12

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