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 760 722-8418, 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 2013-2014
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!
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.
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.
Wonderful Day in the Beautiful Butterfly Garden!
The McAuliffe Butterfly Garden had its first volunteer work day of this school year on Saturday August 31,2013. It was exciting to see more than 70 people come to pull weeds, plant flowers and enjoy ...more
Recycling at McAuliffe is back!
Volunteers are needed! Recycling is once a month. The process takes about an hour unless you are helping with trucking. This year we could use help checking in students and their bags, and sorting at the front and back gates. Each parent will earn their child 2 star cards for participating. Help your planet, help your school! Contact the McAuliffe PTA for details, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Just imagine your 5th grader running a mini-city!! The McGrath Family Junior Achievement BizTown is a 10,000 sq ft mini-city in which kids discover how the "real world" works! Well... your 5th grader will this year! McAuliffe is the proud recipient of a local grant that will fund all of our 124 5th graders. This includes all curriculum for four weeks of instruction, teacher training and the VERY exciting culminating with a site visit in San Diego on January 21st, where "citizens" will work in one of the 21 businesses, make financial decisions, pay taxes, and donate to charity!
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!
"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
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.
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.
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!