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District News

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, September 27

    Early Release Day - Students released at 12:47 PM.

    Tuesday, October 4

    Early Release Day - Students released at 12:47 PM.

    Friday, October 7

    End of First Quarter - 1st quarter grades are locked by teachers. Progress Reports distributed week of October 24th.

    Tuesday, October 11

    Early Release Day - Students released at 12:47 PM.

    Tuesday, October 18

    Early Release Day - Students released at 12:47 PM.

    Thursday, October 20

    Earthquake Drill - District-wide Earthquake drill starting at 10:20.

    Tuesday, October 25

    Early Release Day - Students released at 12:47 PM.

    Thursday, October 26

    Parent Conference Day - Student-free day for student/parent/teacher conferences. More details soon.

    Tuesday, October 27

    Early Release Day - Students released at 12:47 PM.

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New Vista News

  •  school registration

    Student Online Registration is Due!

    All students must registered online immediately! It is a state and district requirement that online registration forms be completed! Important emergency, library, and computer use information is contained in these forms. Please contact the school office at (661) 726-4271, if you have any questions. If parents need access to a computer, please contact the school.


    First Quarter Ends October 7th

    Attendance and focus on school work continues to be important as first quarter ends on Friday, October 7th. This is less than two weeks! Parents can keep up on their student's progress by checking Student Planners and by checking grades online via the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Click here to login to the Parent Portal.

    Parent Conference Day will be scheduled in about two and a half weeks after the end of the quarter.

     Tuesday Early Release Day   

    Early Release Day - Tuesday, September 27th

    Every Tuesday will be an Early Release Day for New Vista students. Students will be released at 12:47 PM. Please arrange for an earlier pickup of your son or daughter if necessary.


    Volleyball Games Continue This Week!

    New Vista Volleyball continues this week with...

    • Wednesday, Sept 28th, starting at 3:30 - Girls vs ACMS (away) & at 3:30 - Boys vs ACMS (home)
    • Thursday, Sept 29th, starting at 3:30 - Boys vs ENMS (home) & no game for girls team (played earlier)

    Remeber, no food or drinks in the gym. Water only. There is a $1.00 entrance fee.

    PBIS award  

    New Vista's PBIS Implementation Award - Bronze Medal

    With great pride, New Vista Middle School acknowledged the receipt of the Bronze Medal awarded by the California PBIS Coalation for successfully implementing the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports schoolwide. For more information about the California PBIS Program, click here.

    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.

    Physcial 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



    The Lancaster School District is now enrolling for our CARES After School Program (it's free!). CARES offers students a nutritious snack, homework assistance, and both academic and recreational enrichment. It is available at the following school sites: Desert View, Discovery, El Dorado, Jack Northrop, Joshua, Lincoln, Linda Verde, Mariposa, Monte Vista, Sierra, and Sunnydale. For further information, contact the CARES Office at 948-4661 x209.


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