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OUSD Vision Statement 2014-2015

“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."

OUSD Superintendent Duane Coleman

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.

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 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.

OUSD Registration Links

Complete registration information can be found at:


For new student registration click here or visit


Returning students click here or visit

Common Core Parent Informaion

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 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. 

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OUSD on Facebook!


Palmquist PTO Meeting - Thursday, September 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the MPR

Palmquist Roadrunner Enrichment Program

Palmquist Roadrunner Enrichment Program, know as PREP is registering NOW for Session 1

Please visit to see the list of available classes and register.

We have 18 classes to select from including chess, art, dance, and various outdoor activities.

Classes begin September 15th...Don't miss out!


8 Keys of Excellence

This month we will be honoring members of the Palmquist learning community who demonstrate the Key of Excellence for September:


This Is It! is about focusing on NOW instead of later, or next week, or next month, or next year, or yesterday - and making the most of it. A positive This Is It! attitude can make everything we do and every day productive, fulfilling, and fun!  A positive outlook leads to positive learning.

BEST students strive to:

  • Make the most of every moment.
  • Choose a positive attitude.
  • Do and learn those things they put their minds to.


Thank you to the Palmquist Elementary community members that made the fall Weed and Feed so successful. Because of your efforts, the garden will soon be ready for planting!

Web Activities at Home

We encourage students to work on our web-based programs at home.  Here are a few quick links!  enter  activation code PAL73P-HSE-GW-PSV  for JiJi at home.

To check your child's AR points at home, check their AR test scores and see their bookshelf, log in to "Parent Connect" at the following website for your child's AR progress. Click to log in to Renaissance Home Connect  



Palquist Elementary

Contact Information

Principal - Vicki Gravlin

School Based Resource Teacher - Janna Stanford

Palmquist Elementary School
1999 California Street
Oceanside, CA 92054
Tel (760) 901-8500
Fax (760) 433-6795

Bell Schedule 2014-2015

Daily Bell Schedule  Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

School Begins:                  8:55

Dismissal:                               3:35 

Dismissal Wednesday:        1:05

Morning Kinder:                   8:55-12:15

Afternoon Kinder:                12:15-3:35

Transitional Kinder:              8:55-12:15 (M-F)


Follow the link for the complete daily schedule.

2014-2015 Bell Schedule

Mrs. Gravlin's Monthly Message

Click the link provided to read Mrs. Gravlin's Monthly Message. 

 Monthly Message

Today: 9/2/14

Upcoming Events!

All dates are subject to change:
Aug 26 First Tuesday Envelope
Aug 29 Green Team
Sept 1 Labor Day Holiday
Sept 3 Coffee and Conversation

Sept 3 AR Assembly
Sept 4 PTO meeting
Sept 8 Library Opens

Sept 10 GATE/TitleI/ELL Night
Sept 15 Fall Fundraiser Begins

Sept 17 Back to School/Meet the Teacher Night

Sept 18 Fall pictures

Sept 19 Movie Night

Sept 26 Fall Picture Make-Up