OUSD Vision Statement 2014-15
“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.
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
School Hours for 2014-2015
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
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.
PTA Web Page
Check out our PTA web page for our latest Newsletter full of great information!
New Phone numbers
Our Phone number has changed! Our new number office is 760 901-8400. Our Absence line is 760 901-8401. please make a note of it Thank you!
ParentLink App Available for OUSD Parents
A new ParentLink App for smart phones is now available to OUSD parents. The App aims to provide and improve all avenues of district and student communication and information for parents. Watch the video below.
ParentLink’s easy-to-use App provides emergency messaging, custom messages and language translation. Parents can now get OUSD information when they need it.
OUSD Parents using the district’s Aeries portal will be receiving an e-mail with instructions on how to download the App. For more information, please see the district website at http://www.oside.us/parentlink.
ParentLink App Demonstration Video
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Great Kindness Challenge
McAuliffe is part of the National Kindness Challenge! Schools and other organizations are moving forward together in this nationally promoted program. McAuliffe is proud to participate in this effort. Please join us! Hundreds of schools in 34 states in 4 countries are joining together taking the Great Kindness Challenge. That's over 84,000 students doing over 4,000,000 kind acts! We are united in Kindness!
Create a Parent Portal Account
Green Oceanside, OUSD Teaming up for Annual Contest
Environmentally conscientious students are invited to use their creative talents in this year’s City of Oceanside “Create to Educate” performance art contest. All students in grades 1-12 are eligible to creatively express through writing, song, video or art how our community can help improve and save the environment.
Recycling, preserving natural resources, water conservation and renewable energy are some of the many areas for students to focus their entries. Click Create to Educate for contest rules and details.
The City of Oceanside also encourages students, teachers and parents to take part in Earth Month 2014. Visit www.greenoceanside.org to learn more about activities and learning opportunities. For further information, contact Oceanside Environmental Specialist Jenna Roripaugh, at email@example.com or by calling 760-435-5828.
Chargers Champion Grant Helps Rejuvenate McAuliffe Running Track
Promoting physical fitness and health for McAuliffe students just got a little easier. Thanks to a $17,000 Chargers Grant, the school has refurbished its running track. Visit OUSD Facebook to view more photos.
Charger cheerleaders and representatives of the NFL team were on hand Tuesday for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony. Principal Betsy Wilcox told students, staff and parents the new track is a “great addition to the school’s Happy Feet health program for all students."
During the past 10 years, the Chargers have awarded more than $4 million in grants to more than 100 San Diego County Schools.
Pictured: Principal Betsy Wilcox (second from left), McAuliffe PTA President Melissa Brohamer and Charger Girls who presented the school with a check for $17,000.
"Speak with Good Purpose" the Mantra for McAuliffe Student Leaders (watch video)
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Federal Wellness Policy
BP 5030 Student Wellness
The Oceanside Unified School District Board of Education recognizes the link between student health and learning; and desires to provide a school environment that promotes ...more
Health Snacks Information
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.
OUSD Nutrition Services has a Facebook Page!
"Like" OUSD Nutrition Services on Facebook. Lots of great information about breakfast and lunch items, information on special grant programs, and nutrition fun facts. It's also a great way to leave feedback! Also, Nutrition Services has an app for the menu! Search the app store for "School Lunch Nutrislice" and find the Nutrislice app. The app includes menus for each school, pictures of breakfast and lunch menu items, nutrition and allergen information, and the option to rate each food item.
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.
2014-15 Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The OUSD 2014-15 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 Student/Parent Handbook 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.
JiJi Math is Here!
ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER? Sample STAR Test Questions
Click below if you want to take the STAR testing challenge and select the "STAR SAMPLE QUESTIONS."
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!