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    Attention Vicente & Briones Class of 2020! 

    We are so excited about your outstanding accomplishment of graduating from high school! 

    Here are some upcoming events for our Graduating Seniors!

    Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

    What: Seniors will return Chromebooks and materials and pick up their Caps & Gowns via a drive thru. Caps & Gowns are complimentary (free) for each student.

    Where: Vicente/Briones Parking Lot

    Drive Thru Time Slots:

    Last Names A-D   10:00am-10:20am

    Last Names E-L    10:20am-10:40am

    Last Names M-R   10:40am-11:00am

    Last Names S-Z   11:00am-11:20am


    • Chromebooks & materials will be passed through the passenger's side window. 
    • Caps & Gowns will be picked up through the window of the passenger's side of the car.
    • Once items are dropped off and Cap & Gown is received, please drive forward and out the exit gate so we do not stop up traffic on Susana Street.
    • All students and family members must remain in the car to uphold social distancing and shelter in place guidelines.
    • Please wear a face mask.
    • Seniors attending summer school may hold on to their Chromebook until after summer school.
    • Students currently in grades 9, 10 & 11 will return their device & materials when we return to school.



    We want to honor and celebrate the work of our Vicente and Briones Seniors. While it remains uncertain as to when we may be able to hold a gathering like graduation, we want to do everything we can to prepare for a celebration. We are tentatively holding the following dates for an in-person graduation ceremony...

    June 25 at 6pm

    July 23 at 6pm

    August 6 at 6pm

    We will approach each date with the hope of having the graduation. If it is not permitted, we'll move to the next day we've reserved, and so on. If we are unable to hold the actual graduation ceremony by the last date reserved, then we will use that date for any sort of alternative/virtual graduation ceremony. Stay tuned...

    If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. O'Connor at

    2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR!

    For those Briones and Vicente students wishing to return for the 2020-2021 school year, you don't need to do anything at this point! We will automatically save a seat for current students for the upcoming school year. Once we get closer to the start of the school year, families will need to complete the annual online update in Aeries. More information will be provided in August.

    If your child will be leaving Vicente or Briones, or leaving to another school district please contact Principal Lori O'Connor at

    If you are interested in having your child attend Vicente or Briones, please contact Principal Lori O'Connor at

    While we don't know what the start of school will look like we will certainly keep you posted as our school district receives guidance on the shelter in place and social distancing orders. We do hope to get to see everyone soon! 

    Vicente Martinez High School is accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges - WASC - and holds the designation as being a Model Continuation High School as determined by the California Department of Education. Students attend six class periods per day. Shortened days are an option, if necessary and/or appropriate. School begins at 9:00am and ends at 1:55pm daily with a 20 minute lunch mid-day. Students may enroll if they are at least 16 years old or are turning 16 in the semester in which they enroll. Students who graduate from Vicente earn a fully accredited high school diploma.
    Some highlights of Vicente include:
     -  Small campus with small class sizes (23 maximum)
     -  Individualized attention and support for each student
     -  Supportive and caring staff
    -  Fully accredited high school diploma
     -  Individual Learning Plans with the focus on making up deficient credits       and becoming eligible for graduation
     -  Development of goals with a focus on academics, attendance and social     emotional well being
     -  Post-secondary preparation - College and Career
     -  Rigorous coursework with differentiated instruction
     -  Social emotional approach and support
     -  Resource Teacher on staff
     -  Mental Health Counselors on staff
     -  Clear expectations
     -  1:1 Technology
     -  Opportunities for internships
     -  Leadership class
     -  Career Choices class that is articulated with Diablo Valley College (DVC)     meaning that students can earn college credit for this class
     -  School spirit and activities
    If you are interested in learning more about Vicente as an educational option, please contact us at (925) 335-5880 to set up an orientation meeting with our Principal. We look forward to sharing with you our outstanding program that is designed to meet the academic and social emotional needs of all students.

    Add funds to your child's lunch account:

    Click here My School Bucks

    Free & Reduced Lunch Form:

    Click Here Heartland


    To report safety concerns such as bullying, potential fights, alcohol/drug use or any other safety items of concern call 925-335-5888 or text 925-727-DONT.

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    Martinez Unified School District celebrates the home languages of each of our students.  We recognize that families may need interpretation services in order to access services and communicate with school district personnel.  We can provide interpretation services when needed.  Please call Monifa Morgan (925-335-5966) should you require interpretation services.

    El Distrito escolar unificado de Martínez celebra la variedad de idiomas primarias de nuestros estudiantes.  Reconocemos que algunas familias puedan necesitar servicios de intérprete para tener acceso a los servicios y comunicarse con personal del distrito escolar. Podemos proveer servicios de intérprete cuando sea necesario.  Favor de comunicarse con Monifa Morgan (925-335-5966) si requiere servicios de intérprete.


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