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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."


Principal's Weekly Update

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October 8, 2014

Dear Gators,

We have many events planned for the month of October. Please visit our Website for weekly updates.


Dr. B

Garrison Elementary School

Home of The Gators

333 Garrison Street Oceanside, CA 92054

(760) 901-7600


Student/Parent Handbook

Handbook 2.JPGThe 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.


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

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Daily Schedule

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

Transitional Kindergarten


8:15 - 11:35

Grades 1-5


8:15 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Kindergarten 8:15-2:10

Wednesday Schedule (Minimum Day)

8:15 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

Grades K - 5 

Parent Portal/Portal De Padres

Click here for, (Haz click aqui para) Parent Portal/Portal de Padres



Join us for our annual Harvest Festival Fundraiser


Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.


Join us for food, fun and entertainment!


Entertainment provided by:



Featuring - "The Fallbrook Kid" ~ Anthony Cullins


October's Key ~ Ownership


Take responsibility for what you say and do. Always tell the truth and don't blame others. 



Asume la responsabilidad de tus acciones. Se responsible de tus pensamientos, sentimientos, palabras y acciones. Acepta la respnsabilidad de tus decisions y tus consequencias.


Parent-Teacher Conferences will take place from October 10-17, 2014.

Las Conferencias de padres se llevarán a cabo la semana del 10 al 17 de octubre, 2014

ParentLink App Available for OUSD Parents

Parent Link Logo.jpgA 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

ParentLink App Demonstration Video

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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.  
We recognize that in order to be successful, our children need support from both the home and school.  We know that an effective partnership with parents makes a great difference in supporting your child’s education.  As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s successes.  We will pledge to do our best to carry out our responsibilities and ask that you help us to guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:

  • Attends school daily and arrives on time, ready to learn.
  • Completes all homework assignments given by teachers.
  • Applies the 8 Keys: Ownership, Failure Leads to Success, Commitment, This is It, Speak with Good Purpose, Integrity, Flexibility and Balance at home, school and in the community.
  • Shares school experiences with you so that you are aware of what he/she is learning.

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.

Classroom Supply Lists

 Please click HERE pencils.pngto 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.

Important Dates to Remember

October 7 - Fundraiser Assembly

October 15 - Ruby's Fundraiser

October 24 - Picture Day

October 24 - Harvest Festival - 5:00 p.m.

October 31 - Halloween

October 31 - End Of The Month Student Recognition

OUSD Policy on Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination

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.

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 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.

October Calendar


Please click Here to access October's calendar.




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.

Garrison Calendar

Today: 10/22/14

Free and Reduced Lunch Applications/ solicitud de almuerzo gratis/precio reducido


Contact Us

Dr. Fausto Barragan, Jr., Principal

Karen Tussy, School Based Resource Teacher

Martina Boeck, Administrative Assistant

Nancy Gardner, Senior Clerk