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Welcome to Palmquist PTO!
Welcome to Palmquist Elementary School for Inquiry, Innovation, and Design! A STEM-E Program.


“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

OUSD Registration Links

Complete registration information can be found at:


For new student registration click here or visit


Returning students click here or visit

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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 ...more

New Family Survey

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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 ...more

OUSD on Facebook!

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.

Common Core Parent Informaion

CommonCoreLogo-color2.jpg California 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 ...more

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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needle.png 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 ...more



Back to School Night / Noche de Regreso a la Escuela

September 9, 2015

9 de Septiembre, 2015

Progress Report Update -6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room

Session 1 – 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ...more


Register for PREP by September 12th!

Online registration:

Session 1 Fall 2015:  September 14th – November 5th  (8 weeks)

Click here to follow the link.

Data Confirmation for Medical Updates

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Due to a technical error, the Data Confirmation for Medical Updates was not open during online registration for you to be able to enter current medical information for your ...more


Online Meal Registration


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Free/Reduced Meal Application


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

  • 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


Over 90 Roadrunners passed quizzes today with Kaya Gray leading the way with 85.6 points!!

Get ready for AR quizzing! Did you read a ton of books over the summer?..... then come on in before school to room 15 

Forgot your username and password? No problem! The computer lab is open daily from 8:30 to 8:50. Quizzing continues during the day (after 9 am) in the classrooms. 



Palmquist has been featured in the latest issue of the North County Times (Wednesday, May 6th). You can read the full article below.

A classroom prototype for hydroponic food production is sprouting ...more

ParentLink App Available for OUSD Parents

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ParentLink Demonstration Video

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Palquist Elementary

Contact Information

Principal - Vicki Gravlin

School Based Resource Teacher - Armand Amoranto

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


Additional Modified Day Schedule for students in Kinder through 5th grade

Dias modificadas adicionales para alumnus de Kinder hasta 5to

8:55 am – 1:05 pm

Minimum Dates / Fecha ...more


Hello Roadrunner Parents! A few calendar dates to mark:
Fri, Aug. 28: Picture Day, SMILE!
Tue, Aug. 25: Possible Library Opening

Thur, Sept 3: Make-up Picture Day (absentees from 8/28)
Thur, Sept 3: PTO Meeting 6:15pm
Mon, Sept. 7: Labor Day, NO SCHOOL
Wed, Sept 9: Back-to-School Night

Tues. Sept 15  Minimum Day all grades

Today: 9/4/15

Bell Schedule 2015-2016

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

Morning TK:                      8:55-12:15 (M-F)

Afternoon TK:                  12:15-3:35 (M-F)

For student safety, all campus gates will be locked at 9:00 a.m. and reopened at 3:30 p.m.  If you need access to campus during school hours, please enter through the main office and sign-in for a pass.  Thank you for your cooperation.


Click here for complete 2015-2016 Bell Schedule

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 Palmquist 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.