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“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."
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The purpose of the newsletter is to show parents how to improve their children's school success- and behavior-during the middle years.
Middle grade children go through dramatic changes and desperately need their parents’ support. Many parents want to help, but aren’t sure what to do. With Middle Years, this will provide you with articles that will help:
December 2016 Spanish
KING TRAFFIC FLOW PLAN
New Family Survey
Parents of families new to the Oceanside Unified School District, including those who have come to the district during the past three years, are encouraged to take a short survey to share their experiences on being welcomed to OUSD. Your opinions, concerns and suggestions will be greatly appreciated and helpful to the district. Simply click Welcoming Parents Survey to share your thoughts.
Encuesta sobre Bienvenida a las Nuevas Familias
A los padres de las familias nuevas al Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oceanside (OUSD), incluidos los que llegaron al distrito durante los últimos tres años, se les anima a participar en una breve encuesta para compartir sus experiencias sobre su bienvenida al distrito OUSD. Sus opiniones, inquietudes y sugerencias serán sumamente apreciadas y útiles para el distrito. Para participar simplemente hagan clic en Encuesta sobre bienvenida a los padres de familia.
WELCONNECT APP FOR FAMILIES ON THE MOVE
AERIES LOG IN TO PARENT/STUDENT PORTAL
WELCONNECT APP FOR FAMILIES ON THE MOVE
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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!
Make Money for King Every Time You Grocery Shop!!!
Dear Parents and Staff,
Here is an easy way for our school to make money, and it doesn't cost you a thing! We all have to eat, so we are asking you to register your Ralph's grocery store cards (and Von's, Macy's, or other participating merchant cards ~ see the Escrip merchant list). Tell everyone you know to register theirs as well. All you have to do is take a few minutes to register, then use your cards when you shop!!!
Aqui estan unas maneras de recaudar dinero para la escuela. Si tienen una tarjeta de las tiendas Ralph's o Von's, estamos pidiendo que registren su tarjeta en el internet. Solamente tienen que registrarla y usarla cuando vayan de compras.
New District Absence produres
The OUSD Board of Education amended administrative regulation 5113(a) effective August 26th, 2014 regarding student absences. The policy now reads, "Absences must be cleared within 5 school days after the student returns to school."
In accordance with this new policy, please make sure that you clear your student's absence within five (5) school days after their return. To report your child's absence please call our attendance line at 760-901-8801. Just a reminder in order to excuse your child's tardy it must be for medical reasons.
and school will be dismissed at 12:32 pm.
The Winter Break will be from
December 19, 2016-January 6, 2017
School will resume on Monday, January 9, 2017
December 16th, 2016.
king middle school traffic flow plan
MLK will be hosting 25 students and two teachers from Germany (April 17-27, 2017) The students and two teachers from Germany will visit our campus to learn about life in California. We are looking for MLK students/families interested in being hosts for our visitors. Would you like to learn more about hosting a German student? Contact Mrs. Richards @ firstname.lastname@example.org
School Safety and Security Information
The safety of our students and staff is always the Oceanside Unified School District’s primary concern. Click here for safety and security meetings and informational materials regarding an individual who has been released from law enforcement custody.
Data Confirmation window opens july 28th
All returning students must go on to the parent portal and data confirm and make any changes. The window for online data confirmation will open on July 28th. You will need to confirm the data confirmation for the 2016-2017 school year. Simply complete the process online, print your 2016-2017 Emergency Card and bring two proof of residencies to Lion Camp. Returning students and students coming to us from an Oceanside elementary school may confirm their data by going to your on Aeries Parent Portal.
New students to the district:
Please register at http://registration.oside.us/. Once you register you will need to create a parent portal in Aeries in order to continue the online process. **You will need to call the school to get the student ID and verification code for Aeries in order to continue with the data confirmation. Once you have confirmed the data you will need to print and bring the signed 2016-2017 Emergency Card along with the following required documents. The enrollment forms from the online registration, Birth Certificate, shot record, 2 proofs of address, and the last semester report card. **Important Please make sure to put a home number when registering your child for the 1st time as a new student because the system will not allow you to continue creating a parent portal account.
Parents who have returning students to King or any OUSD Student, you will need to create a parent portal in order to do the online data confirmation.
To create a parent portal for NEW and RETURNING students please go to the Aeries parent portal.
Please contact us or stop by if you need further assistance or have questions. We are available from 8:00-12:30 pm starting August 1st. We do APPRECIATE your patience. 760-901-8800
2017 Washington DC Trip
8TH Grade Washington D.C 2017
Trip dates: April 8 – April 12, 2017 (Spring Break)
There will be a meeting for all interested students and parents on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 6:00pm in the Chavez Multi-Purpose Room. If you attend the meeting and register by September 24, 2016 you will save $25 on the cost of the trip!
Register online at www.worldstridesdiscovernow.org, by phone 1-800-468-5899 or by mail using the registration form inside the information packet.
Use trip ID # 129150 when registering
Please call the 1-800-468-5899 to see if you qualify for the FLAG scholarship. Families with annual adjusted gross incomes up to $85,000 may qualify. You do NOT need to be registered to inquire.
In November we will have a fundraiser to further help towards the expense of the trip.
For more information please contact email Mrs. Allen at email@example.com.
free/reduced meal application
Free/Reduced Meal Application
NEW - "ONLINE APPLICATIONS"
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 ...more
ParentLink App Demonstration Video
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OPD Traffic News
OPD officers are in the area of the school at both drop off and dismissal times in an effort to ensure the safe travel of all students. Please abide by the traffic laws and posted zones, show ...more
7:30 am-1:15 pm
7:30 am -2:15 pm
KING MIDDLE SCHOOL
(760) 901-8800 Office
Monday 7:00 am - 1:45 pm
7:00 am-3:00 pm
mlk calendar of events 2016-2017
Nov. 30-Dec 7th ASB Project: Operation Hope Toy Drive Flyer
Dec. 3 Barnes & Noble Bookfair, Firehouse Subs, and Menchies Dine Out Night
Dec. 6 PTSO Meeting 6:00 pm Library
Dec. 6 Band Concert 7:00 pm MPR
Dec. 7 Band Assemblies- 2nd-4th periods only MPR
Dec. 9 Fundraiser Prize Day 7th-8th period only MPR
Dec. 13 Orchestra Concert 7:00 pm MPR
Dec. 14 Orchestra Assemblies 2nd-4th periods only MPR
Dec. 16 Minimum Day Dismissal 12:32
December 19th thru January 6th, 2017 Winter Break
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.
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 King Middle 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
The OUSD Kids First initiative is off and running. Click Kids First to view the 8 Keys of Excellence, watch student videos and to learn more about this life-changing project and how you can get involved as a partner with the district.
2016-2017 Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The OUSD 2016-2017 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 English Student/Parent Handbook or Spanish 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.