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End of Year Parent Letter 2017

Dear Laurel Families,

Please be sure to read the following letter as it contains important reminders and information for next year. During the summer, you can also keep checking our school website for updated information.

 End of year parent letter- eng copy 2017.pdf


Estimadas Familias de Laurel,

Favor de leer la siguiente carta como contiene información importante para el próximo año. Durante el verano también pueden visitar al sitio web escolar para información actualizada.

Carta del Fin del Año del Director 2017.pdf

1st day of Summer-Laurel Teachers & Staff greet Students & Families

The Laurel teachers and staff helped kick off the 1st day of Summer school by greeting students and families at the Oceanside Public Library.  Over 70 Laurel families signed up for the Summer Reading Program ! Big thank you to the Oceanside Public Library staff for providing arts and crafts, and pizza. 

If you were unable to attend the summer kickoff, please be sure to drop by the Public Library anytime this summer and sign up for their Reading Program.


Click below to view the Summer Reading Program flyer

Haga clic abajo para ver el volante del Programa de Lectura de Verano

Summer Reading Program flyer (volante )OPL.pdf


Los maestros y el personal de Laurel ayudaron a comenzar el primer día de verano saludando los estudiantes y las familias en la biblioteca pública de Oceanside. ¡Más de 70 familias de Laurel se inscribieron para el Programa de Lectura de Verano! Muchas gracias al personal de la Biblioteca Pública de Oceanside por proveer artes y artesanías, y pizza.

Si usted no pudo asistir, por favor asegúrese de ir a la Biblioteca Pública en cualquier momento este verano y registrarse para el Programa de Lectura.


First Day of Summer-Oceanside Public Library Summer Reading Program

Rights, Respect and Responsibility Curriculum -- Grades 3-5

Laurel to introduce the "Rights, Respect and Responsibility" sexuality education curriculum in grades 3rd through 5th beginning Monday, May 29, 2017. For information click here.


La escuela Laurel va a implementar el currículo sobre educación sexual “Rights, Respect and Responsibility” en los grados tercero a quinto  comenzando el 29 de mayo 2017. Para información haga click aqui.

PTO Laurel Chocolate Fundraiser- Huge Success!

On behalf of Laurel's PTO, we thank all our families that helped promote and buy chocolate bars. The Chocolate Fundraiser was huge success! Top selling students were rewarded to an awesome Soccer Show by the World Famous FUTBOLEROS. 


World Famous Futboleros

Laurel Elementary receives Award

On May 12th,on behalf of Laurel Elementary, Principal Chavarria accepted the MiraCosta College Extraordinary Service Learning Community Partner-"Spot Light Award" . Laurel staff was selected from over 100 community partners that participate in MiraCosta's  Service Learning program for going above and beyond to place and support volunteer college students at Laurel.  Both the college and Laurel students benefited immensely from this unique partnership.


Click below to learn more about MiraCosta's Service Learning Program

MiraCosta College Service Learning Award

School Year 2017-18 School Start Times

School Year 2017-18 School Start Times
Starting in the 2017-18 school year, early-start schools will switch to late-start schools and late-start schools will switch to early-start schools. There will be no changes to middle and high school bell schedules.

The school start time changes will begin in the 2017-18 school year and are per Board Policy 6112, which states that elementary schools (this includes K-8 schools) shall be rotated between an early-start schedule and a late-start schedule once every five years.

New start times for our school will be:
8:15 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Minimum Day: Wednesday 8:15 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.

Half Day and Transitional:  8:15 a.m. to 11:35 and 11:35 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Full Day: 8:15 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.

Once again these changes will take place in the 2017-18 school year. We are informing you now so families have plenty of time to plan for the new start times.

Click here for more information and to view the 2017-18 School Year Oceanside Unified School District Bell Schedule.


Horario de inicio de clases para el año escolar 2017-18
A partir del año escolar 2017-18, las escuelas que operan actualmente con un horario de entrada temprano cambiarán a un horario de entrada tarde. Las escuelas que operan actualmente con un horario de entrada tarde cambiarán a un horario de entrada temprano. No habrá cambios en los horarios de las escuelas secundarias y preparatorias.

Los cambios en el horario de inicio de las clases entrarán en vigor en el año escolar 2017-18 de conformidad con la Política de la Mesa Directiva 6112, que establece una rotación cada cinco años en los horarios entrada temprana y entrada tarde de las escuelas primarias (incluye a las escuelas K-8).

Los nuevos horarios de clases de todas nuestras escuelas serán los siguientes:
8:15 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Minimum Day: Wednesday 8:15 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.

Half Day and Transitional:  8:15 a.m. to 11:35 and 11:35 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Full Day: 8:15 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.

Una vez más, estos cambios tendrán lugar en el año escolar 2017-18. Estamos informando a las familias ahora para darles tiempo suficiente para hacer planes considerando los nuevos horarios de inicio de las clases.

Haga clic aquí para obtener más información y ver el Horario de Clases 2017-18 del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oceanside.

Parent Portal

Aeries.jpgAll class assignments and grades will now be posted to Aeries. Please register your student and parent portal accounts using the verification code given at registration. Parents can call the main office for their verification code.

Need Help? Click here for detailed instructions on creating an account.

Wellness Policy


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!

Kinder Programs

Kindergarten.jpgFor the 2015-16 school year, OUSD will offer a variety of full-day, half-day, transitional kindergarten and state preschool programs. Full-day programs will be offered for both early and late-start schools. Half-day programs will be available int he morning afternoon. Please note that Transitional K programs are half-day only. Click here for more information.

School Uniforms for the 2016-17 School Year

The Laurel School Uniform consists of:

  • White, gray, light blue or navy shirt or blouse with a collar and long or short sleeves, or school Laurel Lion t-shirt
  • Navy blue or Khaki pants, ...more

Free/Reduced Meal Applications



Click here to apply for Free or Reduced Price Meals "ONLINE"

Hacer clic aquí para aplicar por internet para almuerzo a precio reducido o gratis.

·         Easy Step by Step Instructions

·         You will receive a Confirmation Number of your accepted application

·         Applications will be processed between 1 and 10 days depending on the volume of applications currently being processed

  Apply Online Icon

New Family Survey

Parent  Survey.jpgParents 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

Parent  Survey.jpgA 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.

Welcome to Laurel Elementary School

1410 Laurel St.
Oceanside, CA  92058

(760) 966-4200 Office
(760) 966-1704 Fax

Principal: Freddie Chavarria

Today: 7/21/17

Click Bell Schedule for a complete listing of school hours for the 2016-17 school year.

Parent Letters

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Student Links

ST Math
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Imagine Learning


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Imagine Learning School Code: 0628250

Codigo: 0628250

Log on Help

Click below for instructions to log on to ST Math:

English Instructions

Forma en espanol

Click below for Instructions to log on to Imagine Learning:

Imagine learning log in Instructions

direcciones en espanol

Registration Support

no bullying.jpgThe 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.  

Online Meal Registration

Lighthouse Foods.jpgParents can register their children online for the 2014-15 OUSD school lunch and breakfast programs.  The national program provides meals at a reduced cost; eligible students with an approved free or reduced status may receive meals at no cost.  Click Online Meal Registration to get started.

Peachjar E-Flyer Service

button-orange-stacked.pngOUSD and e-flyer service Peachjar have come together to help reduce paper usage, costs and time promoting community flyers.  Click Laurel 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

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.

Kids First Initiative

Kids First web.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.  


Click here for the 8 Keys Newsletter:



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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."