The Weekly

Anacapa's Weekly Updates ~ June 1st-5th


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This Week @ AMS

Monday, June 1st

8th Grade End of the year distribution and collection of materials, 7:30 am 11 am and 3-6 pm

Tuesday, June 2nd

7th Grade End of the year distribution and collection of materials, 7:30 am 11 am and 3-6 pm

Wednesday, June 3rd

6th Grade End of the year distribution and collection of materials, 7:30 am 11 am and 3-6 pm

Anacapa Student Leadership Update #7

Click here to watch video #7.

End of the year distribution and collection of materials

VUSD and Anacapa have been working diligently to ensure we develop a plan supporting social distancing practices for textbooks and instrument collection and student PE clothing pick-up. We will begin our collection on Monday, June 1st-June 3rd, in the large parking lot at the corner of Mills Road and Telegraph Road from 7:30 am 11 am and 3-6 pm. Will collect by grade level.

  • Monday, June 1st- 8th Graders - 7:30 am 11 am and 3-6 pm
  • Tuesday, June 2nd- 7th Graders- 7:30 am 11 am and 3-6 pm.
  • Wednesday, June 3rd- 6th Graders- 7:30 am 11 am and 3-6 pm

Please park and follow all signage and social distancing protocols. We appreciate your patience as we work through collecting school property and having students collect their personal items from the locker room.

How to Prepare:

Visit Destiny Account

Remember to check your Destiny account to see what library and textbook items need to be returned to the library on your scheduled day. If you need a quick reminder on how to log into Destiny, head to the LMC website for a short video.

Have you borrowed a school lock for your bike or skateboard this school year?

Remember to bring the school rental lock with you and drop it off at the designated station. Replacement locks cost $5.

Have a school instrument?

Please plan to bring the instrument with you to the drop-off in the band room.

Have books that belong to your teacher's classroom library?

Gather all those great reads and bring them with you! We want to make sure to return those books to teachers.

Are you moving away? Are you leaving VUSD next school year?

If you are going to be part of a different school district and currently have a school loaner device for distance learning, please bring that device with you. We will need to collect the equipment.

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you soon. When you arrive on campus, please follow all signage and staff directions so we can maintain safe social distancing for everyone, and get through the process as quickly as possible.

AMS Yearbooks Updates

AMS Yearbooks Updates

The pandemic impacts on Josten's plant operations have mandated limited working personnel to maintain safe distancing, and their plant is experiencing delays in production on some of our yearbook jobs. Unfortunately, this delay is affecting our school's yearbook delivery date.

The target completion date for our yearbooks has been pushed back to early June.

We are sorry to have to relay this news, and I'm hoping that you and your student(s) will understand the situation. As soon as we have more information, Anacapa will communicate with families as soon as yearbooks arrive with a distribution plan. Please accept our apologies for this situation. We and Josten's are so appreciative of your patience and understanding during this very challenging production season.


8th Grade Student and Families,

Please save the date for our 8th Grade Promotion Celebration, click HERE for more details.

8th Grade Promotion Information

Click here to access the information.

VUSD Updates


The district has moved from a daily email and voicemail to one weekly communication from the District on Wednesday nights through email, call, website, and social media.


Meal distribution will continue until July 31, thanks to our fantastic staff in Food & Nutrition Services. Meals will continue to be distributed the same way we are now, on Mondays and at the same six sites; ATLAS, Montalvo, Will Rogers, DATA, Sheridan Way, and Sunset K-8. These meals are available to any individual under the age of 18. The last meal distribution day will be Monday, July 27. We will be in touch about meal distribution in the Fall when we have a better idea of how school will look.

Distance Learning Updates


Please work with your student to help them get into the habit of checking their email accounts daily. They should be checking their Edgenuity program account and their (Google Account). Teachers, counselors, and administrators are using these accounts to communicate important information to students.


If you were unable to pick up a device for your child during our large device distributions and need one, please reach out to Mr. Cota, Assistant Principal, via email to set up a time to pick one up. You can reach him at Please use the subject line: Device for student. Please include your student's first and last name, grade level, and an email or phone number in which they can contact you for pick up. You can also call our front office (805) 289-7900.


If you would like access to the Family Portal, AMS Families please visit the AMS Website, Parent Section to request the activation code and the email that you will need to login to the Family Portal. This guide will help you.

Due to FERPA regulations, Edgenuity will not release the activation code in an email or phone call. An educator or administrator must provide this information to the parent in order to complete this registration process.

For more information about what features are available in the Family Portal or for more parent information about Edgenuity, check out this Edgenuity Parent Resource page.

No internet?

If you do not have internet available to you, please read this document that will provide options. If that does not help please call our Technology Helpline at 805-641-5000 x1450.

Internet Access Options

Click here to access the document.

Summer Session

For current 6th and 7th grade students, VUSD is pleased to offer two Summer Session courses for the first time ever! Please register online using the links below. If you have any questions, please reach out to your current Middle School counselor.

6th &7th 2020 Middle School Summer Session Online Registration

VUSD High School Late Registration Summer Session 2020 for 8th Graders

TWI Spanish Resources

For all TWI families and students, please visit out VUSD Resources in Spanish Page. We have many excellent resources for enrichment! Click here to access the VUSD Resources in Spanish

Ventura High Football

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AMS Remains Closed

Due to COVID-19 precautions, all VUSD campuses remain closed. We are asking the Ventura community to please keep this in mind as they are walking dogs, bike riding, working out, etc.

Anacapa Middle School

The Anacapa School community provides a safe, nurturing, and positive learning environment where students are encouraged to reach their full potential. All students are challenged academically and feel a personal connection to the school. Students are taught to understand the importance of accepting others and to be responsible members of our culturally diverse society. Through example, the Anacapa staff teaches students the positive resolve of maintaining personal integrity. The entire school community takes pride in the reality that, working together, we can succeed and make a difference.