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First Day

August 20, 2013

Attendance

If you need to report an absence, please click here for our attendance email smattendance@yahoo.com

Bond Report

H 7.jpg 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

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Stuart Mesa JS2S Video

Stuart Mesa Field Day

Friday, May 30

TK am, K am, and 2nd:  9:00-10:10

3rd and 4th:  10:15 – 11:25

TK pm, K pm, and 1st:  1:00-2:10

5th, 6th, and 7th:  2:10-3:20

LCAP Forums, Survey and Draft Plan

OUSD-LCAP Logo Web.jpgThe Oceanside Unified School District will host two Community Forums to gather input and provide information regarding the draft of the OUSD Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). Parents and community members may attend one or both meetings. Click OUSD LCAP Survey to provide input online.

  • Thursday, April 24, 6 p.m., King Middle School
  • Thursday, May 8, 6 p.m., Lincoln Middle School

Click OUSD and LCAP to view the district's LCAP/LCFF general information page. The district’s final LCAP must be approved on or before July 1, 2014.

Green Oceanside, OUSD Teaming up for Annual Contest

GreenOceansideLogo_2.jpgEnvironmentally 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 jroripaugh@ci.oceanside.ca.us or by calling 760-435-5828.

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION OR CURRENT STUDENT DATA CONFIRMATION INFORMATION

Oceanside Unified School District (OUSD) is beginning the implementation of optional Online Registration for new students and Online Data Confirmation for currently enrolled students. Our goal is to make this process more convenient for our families and your busy schedules. Your site will provide information to you regarding this optional process.

If you do not have access to a computer or just need assistance in the process, we have scheduled a series of evenings and two Saturdays to provide assistance. If you prefer to complete the process, as you have done in the past, by using the paper packet we can provide that to you as well.

If your student is currently enrolled in OUSD, you will simply need to confirm their registration. If you need assistance doing this, please feel free to join us on one of these dates.

We look forward to assisting you in our transition to the optional Online Registration process.

Registration Support Information (English)

Registration Support Information (Spanish)

Parent Informational Meeting for Math Common Core

Common Core Standards are here....now what?...what does that even mean? With all the changes taking place in regards to curriculum, pedagogy, and standards many are wanting to know what are the implications? More importantly, how can I support my child with their math? As a result the district has planned two opportunities to be exposed to common core math and ask the questions that many have wanted to know. I am hopeful you can make one of these two events:

Tuesday, February 25 @ King Middle School 6:00PM

or

Thursday, February 27 @ Lincoln Middle School 6:00PM

REMINDERS FOR KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE PARENTS

California State law state requires that all children entering first grade in a California public or private school have a comprehensive health examination or waiver completed within 18 months prior to or within 90 days after the first day of first grade.  State law also requires that children have an oral health assessment (dental check-up) within 12 months prior to or by May 31 of their children’s first year in public school, whether through kindergarten or first grade.  Please turn in the completed forms to the office. 

Good health is vital to learning and check-ups ensure that children start school healthy and ready to learn. Families unable to pay for examinations for their children may be eligible to receive no-cost health checkups through the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) program. Families can learn more by calling 1-800-675-2229.

School of Choice and Interdistrict Transfer Options for 2014-15

choice.jpgApplications 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.

School of Choice -- January 6 through March 28

Interdistrict Transfers – January 6 through April 30

For further questions, please contact the OUSD Student Services Department at (760) 966-7802, or (760) 966-7849.

Common Core Parent Information

CommonCoreLogo-color2.jpgCalifornia 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.

Instructional Focus

ALL STUDENTS WILL DEMONSTRATE THEIR THINKING,

BOTH VERBALLY AND IN WRITING,

TO SHOW UNDERSTANDING OF THEIR LEARNING.

Student Website Support

Parent and Students:

Please find links to ST Math and RAZ Kids under the Student Tab.

Kids First Initiative and the 8 Keys of Excellence

Copy of Kids First.jpgThe 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.  

OUSD Parent/Student Handbook Available Online

The 2013-2014 OUSD Student/Parent Handbook is now available online. A printable version can be obtained by clicking on the link below. A hard copy can be obtained at the ESS or at your student's school.

2013-2014 OUSD Student/Parent Handbook (English)

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Stuart Mesa Elementary

100 Yamanaka Way
Oceanside, CA  92058

Office and Absence Line: 760-901-7700

Fax: 760-430-8288

Justin Kern Principal

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Flu Prevention and Protection

Flu Season.jpgFlu season typically peaks in January or February.  Seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses.  It spreads between people and can cause mild to severe illness.  Click English or Spanish for more information on dealing with the flu. 

School Calendar

Today: 7/25/14

Check Out JiJi Math at Home

JiJi Mind Research Institute.jpgGet ready to solve simple and complex math problems and see JiJi make a move across the screen.

Stuart Mesa Student/Parent Handbook Available Online

The 2013-2014 Stuart Mesa Student/Parent Handbook is now available online.  A printable version can be obtained by clicking on the link below.

Student/Parent Handbook (English)

Our Student Council

Our Student Council

Pictured left to right, Mrs, Best , advisor, Ayessa Ordanez, Secretary, Tyrell Bellmon, Historian,  DJ Washington ,President, and Edward Vasquez, Vice President.

Superintendent's Newsletter

Wellness

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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!