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Palmquist is Really Green and Waste Free
Fourth grade classes participated in a "waste audit". They sorted and weighed the trash. It is amazing that the only trash going into the landfill was 2 small bags. Look at all those blue bins ...more
OUSD Preschool Information
Homework Help Available at Oceanside Libraries
Does your child need help with homework?
The library offers free homework help provided by volunteers for students in Grades K—8th. No registration required.
Mission Branch Library
3861-B Mission ...more
Wed. Extended Learning Day
The Palmquist Extended Learning Day begins Wednesday, February 6th, in room t-8. Hours are 12:30-1:30. Please check with your child's teacher for exact details.
2012-13 Boys & Girls Club Before & After School Care
For more information, click on PTO/Programs/Resources tab, then on PREP, Boys & Girls Club. See the latest Wednesday Club pictures!
TTFA Honors Palmquist!
Student Council Election Results
Congratulations to the following Roadrunners!
President Morgan Gardiner
1st Vice President Victor Rodriguez
2nd Vice President Ty Cox
Secretary Natalie Musgrove
Treasurer Parker Brown
Publicity Bridgette Betanzos
Please review the revised bus schedule as of September 12th. Make sure your students are at the bus stop at least 10 minutes before scheduled departure time. Buses may be a few minutes early or late during the first few days of school.
Palmquist Kinder Schedule
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri
Web Activities at Home
We encourage students to work on our web-based programs at home. Here are a few quick links!
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
Chamber Dinner to Honor Outstanding OUSD Employees
The fifth annual Oceanside Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education Awards Dinner & Auction will be held on Thursday, November 1 at 6 p.m. at the El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way, Oceanside, ...more
Employees of the Year
Congratulations to Mr Jarvis and Mrs. Hughes. You are the district finalists for teacher and classified employees of the year... We so appreciate all you do for us. Mr. Jarvis and Mrs. Hughes have been honored as the 2012 Palmquist Employees of the Year. Congratulations!
Our Amazing Staff in no particular order!
Counselor's News for Parents
Palmquist is pleased to have Ms. Aponte as our School Counselor. If you have any question's, please stop by or leave a note for her with the front office. She encourages you to read her newsletter.
Computer Labs now Open at 7:30
Need extra time for homework, reading, PREZI, Haiku, 10 mark readingeggs, STMath? Check in each morning with Mrs. Soelberg at 7:30 in room t-8.
5th Grade Camp Info
5th grade camp is May 20-24. Click on the "Archives" tab to read Mrs. Gill's Daily journal of camp activities from last year.
Kinder Farm Day
Visit our "Student" tab to view photos of today;s Kinder Farm Day!
California Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll: Palmquist Raising the Bar!
Raising the bar of student achievement has helped land both Palmquist and Ivey Ranch Elementary schools on the California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) 2012 Honor Roll. The high-achieving ...more
Palmquist Green Team on Channel 6 Live!
"Create to Educate" at Green Week 2013
Congratulations Roadrunner 2013 "Create to Educate" contest winners: Wyatt Griffie (2nd place K-2), Isabella Locken (3rd place 3-5), Catherine Harrison (2nd place 3-5). Grand prize winner was Simon Atkisson (1st place 3-5).
Kinder and New Student Registration
All new kinder, 1st through 5th, and transitional kinder registration begins Monday, April 1st from 9 am to 2 pm daily. Check back for all the information on the wonderful Palmquist Kinder Program for 2013-14 and our exciting STEM-E focused curriculum for K-5..
Here is the information on all of OUSD kinder programs.
Showcase, Science and Green Fair Night
Showcase Night Photos: Click on the students tab and then schoolwide activities to see the highlights of this amazing Palmquist night. Chicks, insects, animals, plants, conservation, recycle, renew, reuse, alternative forms of enery. Click on the following link to view this year's science project theme. “Creating Ways to Sustain a Better Earth”
AR Super Reader Award
We have a new award for 150 AR points. Students will receive the AR Star for their lanyard. Present this when you check out library books and you can go to the head of the line! As of April 16th, ...more
ST Math JiJi Home Code for Touch Devices
Follow this link for the home code for iPad, Kindle Fire, and other Android tablets.
5th Grade Colonial Days
Colonial Day pictures are on the student tab, 5th grade.
Military Parent Field Day
Pictures are on the students tab, school-wide activities.
5th Grade Sea Star Field Trip
Palmquist 5th grade classes will have an outdoor one day learning lab on the Sea Star based in Oceanside Harbor during the week of March 4th. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see videos of last year's trips. First photos from Mrs. Stanford's class are below this article.
School of Choice Window 1: March 4-29
School of Choice
Parents looking to send their child to a school other than the one in which they are zoned for within the OUSD boundaries, may submit a School of Choice (SOC) application beginning ...more
Interdistrict Transfer Requests for 2013-14
Interdistrict Transfer Requests
Parents looking to send their child to a public school outside the boundaries of the Oceanside Unified School District may apply for an interdistrict transfer. Please ...more
MATH FLUENCY FOR JIJI
10 minute daily math facts for grades 1-5. Do at home or at school, regular pc or mac.
enter activation code PAL73P-HSE-GW-PSV
Our Oceanside Public Library provides access to Tumblebooks. Read online, take the practice AR quiz, come to school the following day and take your real AR quiz. Follow the link to tumblebooks
PEACEFUL PLAYGROUNDS AT PALMQUIST
Peaceful Playgrounds began as part of the Oceanside Physical Education District Initiative put into place four years ago. Oceanside Unified schools had the option to adapt the program at their ...more
Project Based Learning
Updates on class projects coming soon! Aquaponics, hydroponics, the universe... Roadrunners do it all!
JiJi Graduates to Next Grade Level
ST Math Up Up and Away Awards Have Begun
Have you earned your 70% standards mastery? The goal for March is to be a Jet Pack Pilot with 70% Many Roadrunners have received their Jet Pack (70%), AND Rocket Ship (90%). See the classroom ...more
JiJi's MIND Research Institute Mathematics
All students in grades K-5 now have campus access to the amazing JiJi math program from the MIND Research Institute. Go Roadrunners! We are very proud to be the first school in Coastal North San Diego County with the MIND math program. In addition, Palmquist has MIND math programs through 8th grade level. We encourage you to stop by and see JiJi in action!!
Floating Marine Lab Field Trip
Palmquist's 5th Grade teachers received a grant allowing their students to participate in the Sea Star Floating Marine Lab field trip aboard the Sea Star Vessel out of Oceanside Harbor. Everyone has agreed that this was the best field trip ever! Below are the video links of Mrs. McConchie's, Mr Jarvis', Mrs. Reed's and Mrs. Gill's class trips. What an great adventure and experience for our students! Enjoy the videos!
People Magazine Features Palmquist's Organic Garden / OUSD Food Services Dept
Phyllis T. Morgan, Principal
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Thank you for all your support for helping your students be focused for their CST this testing season. Our students worked diligently throughout these past two weeks Please also help me thank all of our teachers who have given so generously of their time and energy to help our student reach higher achievement levels this year. Next week we will celebrate Staff Appreciation Week
Phyllis. T. Morgan, Principal
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.
Anyone visiting or volunteering on the school campus must report to the office, sign in and receive a campus pass. Thank you.
Parent Involvement Policy
Palmquist Elementary School is truly dedicated to the academic success of all students.
Palmquist Elementary School is jointly developing with parents a written school parent involvement policy that is agreed upon by parents and is distributed to all students’ families.
May 1 Student council
May 2 School Site/PTO
May 7 Health and wellness
May 9 Kinder grad photos
May 10 CST testing ends
May 13-17 Staff appreciation week
May 17 Library closes
May 17 OUSD chess ...more
2013-14 School Calendar Information
Beginning in one calendar year, with the start of the 2013-14 school year , the first day of class for all OUSD students will be Tuesday, August 20, 2013 . The slightly earlier start date is a result ...more
2012-13 AR Shirts
2012-13 AR Student Recognition
Current Grade Level Leaders!
Haley Gray 455.5 4th grade
Ambrielle Anton kinder
AR Pizza Party!
The first AR party for the 75 point club was held on January 18th. 50 Super Roadrunner Readers enjoyed pizza, strawberries, juice, and entertainment by the "Balloon Lady".
AR Parent Information
Accelerated Reader program:
Parents can look up books at www.arbookfind.com
to see if books are in the program.
To check on your child's AR progress,
log in to Renaissance Home Connect
Please read, sign, and return the attached e-reader policy if your child plans to bring an e-reader to school. Thank you.
Road to 900. Test Scores Keep Climbing
Test Scores Rise Again at Palmquist Elementary!
Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The 2012-13 OUSD Student/Parent Handbook is now available online. Printable PDF versions in both English and Spanish can be obtained by clicking on the links below. A hardcopy of this document may also be obtained at your child's school site or through the district's main or ESS offices.
2012 California State Distinguished School
For the third time, Palmquist Elementary School has been named a California Distinguished School. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson made the announcement today. Fellow OUSD ...more
Official STEM-E School
Palmquist Elementary was officially designated a STEM-E School (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Environment) at the Oceanside Unified School District Board Meeting Tuesday, April ...more