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  • 2015-16 Staff Appreciation

    Posted by Kim Moore at 5/26/2016

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  • Graduation / Promotion Ceremonies

    Posted by Kim Moore at 5/19/2016

    All graduation/promotion ceremonies take place on Friday, June 3rd:

    Golden West - 9:45am, Vanden Stadium

    TEC - 3:00pm, Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre (1010 Ulatis Drive, Vacaville)

    Vanden - 6:00pm, Vanden Stadium

     

    class of 2016

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  • 3rd Straight Year!

    Posted by Kim Moore at 5/9/2016

    The City of Fairfield recently awarded Center Elementary a Green Business Award, for their recycling program, at the Fairfield City Council meeting last month!  Travis USD has won an  award for 3 straight years (Travis & Scandia).   Way to go!

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  • Foxboro Welcomes New Marquee

    Posted by Kim Moore at 4/26/2016

    Foxboro

    Thanks to the Foxboro Elementary PTA!  

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  • Science is Cool!

    Posted by Kim Moore at 4/19/2016

    STEM

    Vanden hosted the Solano County STEM Fair last week in the Viking Gymnasium.    There were over 250 enteries this year from local area schools (Vanden and Foxboro were among them).  Entries were set up Thursday.  High School entries were judged Friday (Vanden's winners are listed below) and winners received awards during an evening cermony that their parents could attend.  

    A big Congratulations to Vanden's winners:

    • Camille Stephens of Vanden High, “A Bone-Crushing Experience: The Effect of Nicotine on Bone Strength,” Overall Winner.

    • Simone Darbonne and Jennifer King of Vanden, “Bombs From Space,” Environmental Science, first place.

    • Sean Abutin of Vanden, “The Power of Magnetism,” Physical Science, first place.

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  • PRESS RELEASE

    Posted by Kim Moore at 4/15/2016

    Cambridge, Scandia and Travis Elementary Schools named 2016 California Gold Ribbon schools

     

    Cambridge, Scandia and Travis Elementary Schools will receive CALIFORNIA GOLD RIBBON AWARDS.

    The California Gold Ribbon Recognition Program announced the California Gold Ribbon Schools for 2016. Cambridge, Scandia and Travis elementary schools received notice this week that they will each receive a California State Gold Ribbon Award!

    Principals from Cambridge Elementary, Scandia Elementary and Travis Elementary each received a congratulatory letter from State Superintendent Tom Torlakson. The respective principals: Susan Nader, Mark Pennington and Deanna Yasaki learned on Wednesday that each of their schools is being recognized as one of the 772 California Gold Ribbon Schools for 2016. Torlakson goes on to compliment by stating that the award is a direct result of the dedication, creativity, and talent of their school’s educational community.

    The Gold Ribbon awards recognize California schools that have made gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. These include, the California Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics.

    The California Gold Ribbon Schools Award was created to honor schools in place of the California Distinguished Schools Program, which is on hiatus while California creates new assessment and accountability systems.

    “I am pleased and proud of our exceptional schools, their principals and staff,” remarked Superintendent Kate Wren Gavlak. “These schools demonstrate the tremendous commitment of educators districtwide to provide high quality instruction along with innovative systems of support that help students experience success. Our schools are embraced by the Fairfield, Travis and Vacaville communities and we greatly appreciate their ongoing support of our students.”

    The Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel in Sacramento.

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  • Purple Up!

    Posted by Kim Moore at 4/15/2016

    MOMC

    Travis USD PURPLES UP today in support of Month of the Military Child!

    district office

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  • TEC Welcomes WASC!

    Posted by Allyson Rude Azevedo at 4/10/2016

    TEC welcomed a 3-member team from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) during a luncheon on Sunday, April 10th.  Big THANKS to the students, parents, staff, district administration, and Board members who extended a warm welcome to the visiting committee.

    TEC is looking forward to a successful accreditation review.

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  • Foster Care Month
    May 2016
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    (Board Resolution 2015-16-16) 

     
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  • For drought information, click here.

     
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  • Public Notice of Surplus Property

    On an as needed, on-going basis, the Travis Unified School District in Fairfield, California will be disposing of surplus personal property by public auction, eBay, sealed bid, or other appropriate method of disposal. Surplus items may be sold at public auction on eBay through user baycitysurplus. Bay City Surplus may be reached via e-mail at richard@baycitysurplus.com or by phone at 1-800-870-6006. The disposal of surplus District personal property will be conducted in accordance with Education Code.

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