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Callison Students are College Bound!

Our students are hard working cougars, who put their best effort in all they do! Our goal is for our students to be college and career ready. All students ...more

K-6 School Focus for 2014-2015

  • College Readiness:  Every student receives the opportunity to be educated in a way that prepares him or her for college if he or she chooses to attend.
  • Writing Across the Curriculum:  We realize the importance of writing on a daily basis.  The more students write the better they are as critical thinkers.  Writing is an essential skill they will need as they enter adulthood.  Special note:  Check out the writing wall in every teacher's classroom.
  • Data Notebooks:  Students take ownership of their learning in kindergarten through 6th grade.  They set goals and track their progress over time.
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math): There has been a noticeable change in jobs requiring people to have experience and skills in the area of math, science, technology and engineering.  Our students need to be prepared globally for jobs which haven't even been created in order to live successful and meaningful lives in the 21st century.

School News

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
Flyers from nonprofit groups that provide services, programs, and activities which benefit VUSD students and parents are posted on the Community Bulletin Board.  You can view a list of posted flyers by clicking the Bulletin Board List at... Continue
Posted by: Donna Suchoski
Published: 4/17/15

Free T-Shirt for Students! LOOP THE LAGOON
Free Callison t shirt for every student who registers for the Loop the Lagoon, May 9, 2015. Encourage your friends to run or walk the Loop the Lagoon. There are many different races for students, families and friends to participate in. T... Continue
Posted by: Catherine Bozzini
Published: 4/13/15

Public LCAP Meeting April 21
Vacaville Unified invites members of the community to their share thoughts and ideas at the LCAP Community Meeting, Tuesday, April 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Educational Services Center, 401 Nut Tree Road. Information will be provided on... Continue
Posted by: Barry Rico
Published: 4/13/15

2015-16 Jean Callison Elementary PTC Board Member Ballots are now being accepted!
If you are interested in running for a position on the Parent Teacher Club Board please pick up information and ballot in the front office. The Vote will take place at our next general meeting. Continue
Posted by: Catherine Bozzini
Published: 3/24/15

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION FOR FALL
Registration for all grades has begun. Verification of Residence such as a utility bill is required as well as a birth certificate and immunization record. If possible, please come between the hours of 9 00 AM and 2 30 PM to register.  Continue
Posted by: Catherine Bozzini
Published: 3/17/15

2014-2015 School Hours

Attendance is important to learning. Please be on time every day.
If your child is absent, contact the Callison office at 453-6250 during office hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Kindergarten

8:30-11:50 a.m. (morning K every day)
11:50-3:10 p.m. (afternoon K)
9:35-12:55 p.m. (Wednesdays and Minimum Days afternoon K)
8:30-11:30 a.m. All Kindergarten on last day of school June 4, 2015

Grades 1-3

8:45 - 2:50 -  (M, T, TH, F)
 8:45 - 1:25 -  (Wednesdays)
8:45 - 12:55 - Grades 1-6 (Minimum days & conferences)

8:45-11:45 a.m.  1st- 6th grade on last day of school June 4, 2015

Grades 4-6

8:45 - 2:55 -  (M, T, TH, F)
    8:45 - 1:25 -  (Wednesdays)
8:45 - 12:55 - Grades 1-6 (Minimum days & conferences)

Just 20 Minutes of Reading A Day Makes a Big Difference!

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SBAC Testing in VUSD

This Spring, VUSD Students in grades 3-8 and 11 will participate in the Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBAC) in English Language Arts and Math. In addition, students in grades 5, 8 and 10 will take the California Standards Test in Science. For more, please read our full document explaining Spring Testing 2015.

2015-16 Kindergarten and TK Registration

Registration for transitional kindergarten (TK) and regular kindergarten will begin on Tuesday, March 3. Please check your residence attendance boundary by clicking on the link on this page, “School ...more

On the Calendar

Front Office Hours:

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Daily


Site Council Meetings

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015


ELAC Meetings

(Library, 5-6 p.m.)

February 9, 2015

May 4, 2015


Coffee With the Principal

February 18, 2015

April 22, 2015

Wellness Club Recipe of the Month

Coffee with the Principal

These casual meetings are an opportunity for parents, guardians and community members to join in a conversation with Mrs. Bozzini, principal of Callison.  Topics include academics, school goals/focus, special events, and PTC information.  Parents have the opportunity to have questions and to bring other topics to the conversation.  The meetings take place in the school library from 8:45 AM -9:30 AM on the following dates:

February 18, 2015

April 22, 2015

Computer Lab on Wheels (COW)

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Our Mission

Welcome! The Mission of Callison Elementary School, in partnership with staff, families and community, is to empower all students to excel in elementary school and prepare for middle school through immersion in an environment that provides a challenging, standards-based curriculum, promotes a desire for learning, builds self-confidence and instills compassion for others.