Garrison Elementary School
Home of The Gators
333 Garrison Street Oceanside, CA 92054
Dr. Fausto Barragan, Jr., Principal
Karen Tussy, School Based Resource Teacher
Martina Boeck, Administrative Assistant
Nancy Gardner, Senior Clerk
Mr. Fernando Avila, Bilingual School Community Advisor
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."
Principal's Weekly Update
January 20, 2015
MAP Testing takes place from January 20-27. Please be here on time, everyday. Get plenty of rest and eat a nutritious breakfast every morning.
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.
BALLET Folklórico Estrella
This year’s shows are scheduled for May 23rd and 24th and we hope to have even more dancers!
Attendance and being on-time to school is very important. Every minute is a learning minute for your child. If for any reason your child is absent, please send a note when your child returns or you may contact the office to report an absence.
(760) 901-7600 and select option 2
Parent Portal/Portal De Padres
Click here for, (Haz click aqui para) Parent Portal/Portal de Padres
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.
The San Diego County Office of Health and Human Services has verified several reported cases of measles throughout the county. Please know that NO cases of this highly contagious viral infection have been reported in the Oceanside Unified School District.
Click Measles Information to learn more about what you can to help prevent the spread of this condition, and what to do should you suspect your child or some other person in your family or household may have symptoms of measles. In the event of any reported cases in our district, you will be informed. Visit Centers for Disease Control for further information.
Información para los Padres sobre el Sarampión
La Oficina de Salud y Servicios Humanos del Condado de San Diego ha verificado varios casos de sarampión en el condado. Por favor, sepan que NO se han reportado casos de esta infección viral altamente contagiosa en el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oceanside.
Hagan clic en Información sobre el Sarampión para leer sobre lo que ustedes pueden hacer para ayudar a prevenir la propagación de esta enfermedad, y qué hacer si usted sospecha que su hijo/a u otro miembro de la familia o del hogar pueden tener síntomas de sarampión. En caso de que se reporte algún caso en nuestro distrito, se les avisará. Para mayor información visiten los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades.
Failure Leads to Success
View failures as feedback that provides
you with the information you need to learn, grow, and succeed.
School of Choice Application Process for 2015-16 Begins January 5
Interdistrict Transfer Requests for 2015-16 School Year
Requests to transfer students to schools located inside or outside the OUSD zoned boundaries will be accepted beginning January 5, 2015. Interdistrict application forms are available at the OUSD Education Support Services Office, 2080 Mission Ave. The office is open 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Click Interdistrict Transfer Permit for more information, or call 760-966-7802.
Solicitudes de Permiso de Asistencia Interdistrital para el año escolar 2015-16
Las solicitudes para trasladar a los alumnos a escuelas localizadas dentro o fuera de las zonas de asistencia del Distrito Escolar Unificado Escolar (OUSD) serán aceptadas a partir del 5 de enero de 2015.
Las solicitudes para permiso de asistencia interdistrital (Interdistrict Attendance Permits) están disponibles en el Departamento de Servicios Educativos, 2080 Mission Avenue. El horario de oficina es de 7:30 a.m. a 3:30 p.m. de lunes a viernes. Para obtener más información, por favor haga clic en Permiso de Asistencia Interdistrital o llame al teléfono (760) 966-7849.
Garrison Elementary School Ambassadors collected over 12 bags of canned goods, non-perishable items and turkeys to donate to Garrison Families. We would like to thank Ms. Mariani, Mr. Black, Ms. Delia and all of the wonderful families and Garrison staff members for their generous donations.
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Thank you Volunteers and Sponsors!
Parent Tool Kit
(Click on the Blue Link above to access this great resource!)
Red Ribbon Week at THE SWAMP
Learning in Action!
Welcome to Garrison Elementary School.
Located in the beautiful city of Oceanside, California, Garrison Elementary School is a visual and performing arts emphasis school supporting over 500 students from preschool to fifth grade.
On behalf of the staff at Garrison Elementary School, we feel privileged to be a part of this school family. We thank you in advance for your support and look forward to your participation this school year.
Dates to Remember
Please click MONTH of JANUARY.pdf to access December's calendar.
7:15 a.m. B.A.S.E. Day Care begins
7:45 a.m. TK-5 Campus Playground Supervision Begins
7:45-8:10 a.m. TK-5 Breakfast Served
8:15 - 11:35
8:15 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Wednesday Schedule (Minimum Day)
8:15 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Grades K - 5
Traffic and Student Safety
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 Garrison 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.
Online Meal Registration
Parents 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.
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.
Free and Reduced Lunch Applications/ solicitud de almuerzo gratis/precio reducido
Classroom Supply Lists
Please click HERE to access a classroom supply list for Garrison Elementary School. Please note that all teachers have not submitted classroom supply lists. Once teachers have submitted a list it will be added to the website.