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Science Night at Oceanside High
Oceanside High is hosting a science night on March 12th from 4-8 p.m. in their multipurpose room. This event is sponsored by the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers and Solar Turbines. Their mission is to empower students to realize their potential and impact through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). This night is open to the community. Please join us for food and beverages, and to hear panels of professional engineers share their experiences. Click HERE for information flyer.
Parent Workshop for Spanish Speaking Parents
The Oceanside Unified School District Migrant program will be facilitating a Parent Workshop for all our Spanish Speaking Parents. This 8 week workshop will take place at Oceanside High School beginning on March 31st at 6:30 with Dr. Beatriz Villarreal. I understand that this first class falls during the Spring Break but it was the only day we could start the classes and finish before the end of the year. If you have any questions, please feel free to Linda Guerrero at 760-966-7868. Looking forward to this great parent opportunity for our families. Click HERE for informational flyer.
parenting the love and logic way
A six-session parenting program designed by the Love and Logic Institute is coming to Oceanside parents. This FREE parenting program is designed to give parents practical skills that can be used immediately. The sessions will meet on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. beginning on January 30, 2014. The workshops will be held at the OUSD ESS Bldg (2080 Mission Avenue). Interested parents and guardians can register online at www.nccse.org or fax the attached registration form (see attached for details). Click here for the informational flyer (in English and Spanish).
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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.
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King’s Vision Statement:
Students, Staff, and Parents of King Middle School are dedicated to relevant and collaborative learning at the highest scholarly level ensuring ethics, innovation, and global citizenship.
All students will demonstrate their thinking, both verbally and in writing, to show understanding of their learning.
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5th Grade Coffee with the Principal and Parent Information Night
We will be hosting a Coffee with the Principal and Parent Information Night for our incoming 6th graders for the 2014-15 school year on Thursday, March 13. The Coffee will take place at 9:00 a.m. in B-1. Parent Night will begin at 6:00 p.m. in our Multi-Purpose Room. Click HERE for a copy of our flyer that is being sent home through your student's 5th grade elementary teacher. Elective forms are available under the Students tab. Remember you must reside in the King attendance area to be pre-enrolled in King. If you live outside our attendance area, you must fill in a School of Choice form. If you have any questions, we can be reached at 760-901-8804.
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.
promotion and end of year activities expectations
Dear Parents and Eighth Grade Students,
Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning the end of the year activities for our eighth grade students. As we begin our second semester of the 2013-14 school year, we should all be reminded how exciting this time of year is for all our students, but especially our eighth graders. Eighth grade students will be excited about the beach bash and promotion, as well as moving to the high school.
Traditionally at this time a year, we find that many of our students start to lose interest in schoolwork and increase their interest in socialization. However, it is King's expectation that all students continue to follow the district, school, and classroom policies that were set forth at the beginning of this school year and reinforced throughout. In order to ensure that all students are prepared for promotion and the beach bash, we decided to start early and remind often!
The end of the year activities have a criteria that must be met by May 1, 2014. Students who do not meet the criteria will not be allowed to attend promotion or end of the year events. Letters have been mailed home to the families of all 8th grade students. For a copy of the letter in English and Spanish, click HERE. This letter outlines the criteria that have been established for promotion and Beach Bash, including a GPA requirement and dress code. It is important that EVERYONE understand what our expectations are. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact an administrator or counselor.
School of Choice and Interdistrict Transfer Options for 2014-15
Applications for School of Choice and requests for Interdistrict Transfer for the 2014-15 school year will be accepted beginning January 6. Please use the following links to carefully review the guidelines and deadlines for each option.
For further questions, please contact the OUSD Student Services Department at (760) 966-7802, or (760) 966-7849.
OPCIONES DE ASISTENCIA ESCOLAR 2014-15 - ESCUELAs DE PREFERENCIA Y traslados a otros distritos escolares
Las solicitudes de Escuela de Preferencia (School of Choice) y los Permisos de Asistencia Interdistrital (Interdistrict Transfer) para el año escolar 2014-15 serán aceptados a partir del 6 de enero de 2014. Por favor usen los siguientes enlaces para revisar cuidadosamente las guías generales y las fechas límites para cada opción.
Si tienen preguntas, por favor pónganse en contacto con el Departamento de Servicios Estudiantiles OUSD al (760) 966-7802 o (760) 966-7849.
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 respect for school staff, and be courteous drivers. The safety of all of the children is our primary concern.
We are also continuing to get reports of parents dropping off their students in the middle of traffic and kids running between vehicles! This creates a very unsafe situation and a student will be hurt.
Would you like to see your student's name up in lights? You can now request a birthday message on our new marquee. Click HERE for the order form and all of the information. You can also place your orders online at our Webstore. If you have any questions, you can contact Stephanie in our Student Store at 760-901-8824.
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.
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Flu Prevention and Protection
The Oceanside Unified School District strongly encourages all students and parents to utilize precautionary health measures to help prevent the spread of germs that can lead to illness. Click English or Spanish to learn more about what you can do to prevent yourself from becoming infected, and what to do should you become ill.
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.
Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The 2012-13 OUSD Student/Parent Handbook is now available online. Printable PDF versions in both English and Spanish can be obtained by clicking on the links below. A hardcopy of this document may also be obtained at your child's school site or through the district's main or ESS offices.
ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT?
Click below if you want to take the STAR testing challenge and select the "STAR SAMPLE QUESTIONS".