Superintendent’s Vision Statement
“The time we have with our kids will be effective and efficient, not wasting one minute, one second while we have them in our hands."
We are a community of learners that promote positive relationships, personal responsibility, and academic rigor for all students.
Calendar of Events
Nov. 20 Challenger Assembly
Nov. 23-27 Thanksgiving Holiday/ No School
Dec. 17 Challenger Assembly
Dec. 21- Jan. 1 Winter Break/ No School
Jan. 18 MLK Holiday/ No School
Jan. 19 Teacher In-service/ Minimum Day
Jan. 29 Challenger Assembly
Feb. 15-19 Presidents Week/ No School
Feb. 26 Challenger Assembly
Feb. 29 5th Grade Panoramic Picture
Mar. 15 Teacher In-Service/ Minimum Day
Mar. 23 Spring Open House
Mar. 25 Challenger Assembly
Apr. 4-8 Spring Break/ No School
Apr. 29 Challenger Assembly
May 9-13 College Week
May 11 Volunteer Ice Cream Social
May 27 Challenger Assembly
May 30 Memorial Day/ No School
Jun. 1 5th Grade Promotion
Jun. 1 PTA BBQ
Jun. 2 Last Day of School
Call in your child's absence
Please remember to call the attendance hotline at 760 901-8401 when your child is out. Please state your name, your childs name, the date of the absence, the reason for the absence and the teachers name. Thank you!
Annual Bond Report
Since the passing of Proposition H in June 2008, the Oceanside Unified School District has used funds from the $195 million bond measure to rebuild seven new schools, as well as refurbish the ...more
From our Butterfly Garden
In the Event of an Emergency
In the event of an emergency, for the most updated information San Diego's KOGO- AM-600 is always a good source to turn to for updated information when we cannot supply it ourselves.If you have a smart phone, you can download the free app-iHeart radio and tap into the San Diego city listing of stations to listen to KOGO live. In the future the district office will try to post public service announcements to KOGO.
2015-16 Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The OUSD 2015-16 Student/Parent Handbook is now available for viewing online. The handbook is available in both English and Spanish. Parents can also download a PDF version of this guide.
Click here to access this year’s guide.
For questions regarding the handbook, please contact your child’s individual school site or our Education Support Services office at 760-966-4443.
Parent Portal/Parent Link
For information regarding Parent Portal or Parent Link, click here.
Restaurant Night - November 18th
2nd Grade Garden Science Day
2nd Grade Garden Science Day
And Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 23, Apr. 20, May 18
From 9:00 to 11:00a.m.!
All second grade classes will work in the garden as an extension of our science program. We need parent volunteers to help. No prior experience is necessary! All materials and information will be provided. Come and help science come alive for our students! We need a lot of adults to help….. please invite grandparents, friends, anyone.
Come and make an important difference for our students, our school, the community and the earth!
2nd grade teachers
10th Annual O'side Turkey Trot
Join us Thanksgiving morning at the 10th Annual O’side Turkey Trot. Adult registration is $36 and children under 17 is $25. All participants can designate a school as their beneficiary and $5 of your registration comes back to our school at NO COST to you! This is a major fundraiser for Oceanside Unified Schools.
For more information about the event, click here.
LCAP Survey for Parents, Staff and Community Members
A short survey to solicit community and staff input as the district works to finalize this year’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) is being offered by the Oceanside Unified School District. To provide input, please Click LCAP Survey to share your thoughts on how OUSD can best utilize state funding to serve the needs of all children attending schools in the district.
The LCAP is used to help tie the district’s annual budget to goals for making academic improvements. It is an important part of the state’s required Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), which was established in 2013. The short survey will be available online through Friday, May 22.
Encuesta LCAP para los Padres, el Personal y los Miembros de la Comunidad
El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oceanside está realizando una encuesta sencilla para solicitar las opiniones o comentarios de la comunidad y el personal escolar a medida que el distrito trabaja en finalizar el Plan de Control Local y Rendimiento de Cuentas (LCAP) de este año. Para hacer aportaciones, por favor haga clic en la Encuesta LCAP para compartir sus ideas sobre cómo el distrito OUSD puede utilizar mejor los fondos estatales para satisfacer las necesidades de todos los estudiantes que asisten a las escuelas del distrito.
El plan LCAP se usa para ayudar a alinear el presupuesto anual del distrito con las metas para mejorar el desempeño académico. Es una parte importante de la Fórmula de Control Local de Financiación (LCFF), la cual fue establecida en 2013. Esta breve encuesta estará disponible en línea hasta el viernes, 22 de mayo.
Interdistrict Transfer Requests for 2015-16 School Year
Interdistrict Transfer Requests for 2015-16 School Year
Requests to transfer students to schools located inside or outside the OUSD zoned boundaries will be accepted beginning January 5, 2015. Interdistrict application forms are available at the OUSD Education Support Services Office, 2080 Mission Ave. The office is open 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Click Interdistrict Transfer Permit for more information, or call 760-966-7802 .
Solicitudes de Permiso de Asistencia Interdistrital para el año escolar 2015-16
Las solicitudes para trasladar a los alumnos a escuelas localizadas dentro o fuera de las zonas de asistencia del Distrito Escolar Unificado Escolar (OUSD) serán aceptadas a partir del 5 de enero de 2015.
Las solicitudes para permiso de asistencia interdistrital (Interdistrict Attendance Permits) están disponibles en el Departamento de Servicios Educativos, 2080 Mission Avenue. El horario de oficina es de 7:30 a.m. a 3:30 p.m. de lunes a viernes. Para obtener más información, por favor haga clic en Permiso de Asistencia Interdistrital o llame al teléfono 760-966-7849 .
8:55- 3:35 PM
1st- 5th Wednesday
PM 12:15 - 3:35 PM
All Kinders come on Wednesday
8:55AM -1:05 PM
8:55 AM- 12:15 PM
OUSD Policy on Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination
The local educational agency (LEA) adopted a policy that prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Online Meal Registration
Parents can register their children online for the 2014-15 OUSD school lunch and breakfast programs. The national program provides meals at a reduced cost; eligible students with an approved free or reduced status may receive meals at no cost. Click Online Meal Registration to get started.
Peachjar E-Flyer Service
OUSD and e-flyer service Peachjar have come together to help reduce paper usage, costs and time promoting community flyers. Click McAuliffe School Peachjar to view school-site flyers.
To learn more about Peachjar, visit OUSD Peachjar e-flyers. The OUSD Peachjar program will become live as of Wednesday, October 16.
Common Core Parent Information
California is one of 45 states nationwide to adopt the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English/Language Arts and mathematics. This shift in teaching has been characterized by some as “the most significant change to classroom instruction since 1998,” when California first adopted its own academic standards. Click the Common Core link above to learn more about the standards and how the Oceanside Unified School District is implementing Common Core in the classroom.
Kids First Initiative and the 8 Keys of Excellence
Kids First is a unique program that focuses on character education. Click Kids First to learn more about this life-changing proram, the 8 Keys of Excellence, to see more student videos and to learn how you can become a school district partner.
The OUSD Student Wellness Policy focuses on nutrition and physical education.
Foods and beverages sold to students through the district’s child nutrition program, student stores, vending machines and fundraisers meet or exceed state and federal nutrition standards. Nutrition education is provided as a part of the district’s health education program.
Click "wellness" to learn more about healthy living!