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Our program at Vacaville Unified School District is an exemplary model of differentiated instruction that is driven by the classroom teachers at our ten elementary schools. The students are placed in cluster groups and enriched with materials that may be accelerated or presented in greater depth and /or complexity. Our GATE Students are challenged at rate commensurate with their abilities that is determined by their classroom teacher daily.

GATE News and Announcements

Novel Knowledge Celebrates 10 years!

This year's 10 titles confirmed-- check out the NK Page for more...

Posted by: Joanne Bucsko
Published: 11/2/14

Listen... can you hear it...????

Please mark your calendar for the next Enrichment Event on 

Saturday, 6 December at @ Alamo Elementary.

Begin the search for your 'Inner Artist' during an exploration of Environmental Art , Abstract Art and even Graffiti 

entitled, "Art Murmur.

Posted by: Joanne Bucsko
Published: 10/29/14

Parent Advisory Meeting

If you were unable to attend the first GATE Parent Advisory Meeting on Wednesday, 24 September at the Educational Services Cente, please check out the link below to stay connected to opportunities for the 2014/15 school year.


Posted by: Joanne Bucsko
Published: 9/3/14

Odyssey of the Mind Informational Meeting

Thank you to the 'GATER's and families that attended the 

Odyssey of the Mind  Informational Meeting on

Wednesday, 22 October at Browns Valley Elementary.

Teams are building and creatively problem-solving across VUSD.

Please e-mail the GATE Office if you Think outside the box!!

Posted by: Joanne Bucsko
Published: 8/27/14

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GATE Coordinator
(707) 453-6141

Key Dates 14/15

Odyssey of the Mind Informational Meeting: Weds. 22 October @ 6:00 PM @ Browns Valley Elementary

FIRST LEGO League Robotics Tournament : Sunday, 16 November @ Vacaville High School - Public Welcome 12- 5 PM

Art Murmur - Enrichment Event : Saturday, 6 December @ 9:00