Superintendent’s Vision Statement
“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."
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.
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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.
Shadow a student day has been rescheduled to Friday, December 19th. We will be on minimum day schedule. School will be released at 12:32.
Coffee with The Principal!
Please come join Principal Smedley the second Wednesday of every month to chat.
WHERE: ROOM B-1
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
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JANUARY 14, 2015
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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*3rd Wednesday due to break
MAY 13, 2015
Thanksgiving Week Holiday November 24-28
JOIN US THANKSGIVING MORNING
Put on your running shoes and come to the 9th Annual Pacific Marine Credit Union O'SideTurkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning, November 27th.
Activities begin early Thanksgiving morning in downtown Oceanside. The races are designed to satisfy everybody's running or walking appetite, on a fast, scenic, beachside course.
All participants will receive:
Register online at www.osideturkeytrot.com or pick up a form in the front office. When you register under our school name, $5 of your entry fee comes back to our school!
This is a great chance to move your feet before you eat on Thanksgiving while giving back to our school! We hope to see a lot of our families participating in this healthy, family event.
"TO DO LIST"
Check the schedule for the race you’d like to race in:
Register online at www.osideturkeytrot.com
Designate our school as your beneficiary.
Wear your t-shirt on race day to show school pride.
Surf’s Up Book Club
Bring your book!
December 2 @7:00 pm
In the MPR
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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Congratulations to the JV and Varsity Volleyball Teams for taking the Championship!
WAY TO GO LIONS!!!!
Counselors visit the 6th graders
The King Counselors made visits to the 6th Grade English Language Arts Classes. The counselors met with the students and provided the following information on:
For further information please contact the Counseling Dept.
A-Gom Nellie Finn Ext. 8826
Gon-Pg Nicole State Ext. 8828
Ph-Z Yvonne Lozano Ext. 8827
Message from the new principal
Hello King families,
It is my honor to be your new Principal at King Middle School. We have a straightforward goal here at King: to use every moment of every day to focus on learning. This means high expectations coupled with a strong, caring support system.
King is moving forward with its Mission and Vision that will guide the teaching and learning for the next five years. This year, the focus will be the collaboration and ethics. Our amazing teacher experts are always challenging themselves to be more efficient and effective in their practices. This type of growth mindset is what we want to instill in our students as well.
Our goal at King is to be the best school possible and we are constantly reflecting on ways to improve and grow. To do this, we must stay focused on our school values of Kindness, Integrity, Never give up and Generosity,
I look forward to meeting and working with you this coming school year. If you have any questions please give us a call at (760) 901-8800 or come by the school. I am excited to be at King and look forward to leading the students, parents, and staff of such a great school
New District Student Absence Policy
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.
Online Data Confirmation Window Opens Again on August 1st
All students must register for school each year. This year is the first year that the Oceanside Unified School District is streamlining the process by allowing online data confirmation/registration. ...more
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
Martin Luther King Event Calendar 2014-2015
KING MIDDLE SCHOOL
(760) 901-8800 Office
King's Core Values
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.
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 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.
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.