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NO SCHOOL - President's Week

NO SCHOOL - President's Week

In observance of President's Week, there will be no school on Monday, February 20th thru Friday, February 24th. School will resume on Monday, February 27th. Have a fun and safe week.


Welcome to our new PASS mentor!:  Zuzanna Blaz will fill in part-time for the remainder of the year to work with our PASS students.  She will be on campus Tuesdays and Fridays.    

School Community Advisor update!  Valeria Robinson has accepted the position for School Community Advisor.  She will be starting a few days before the break. Lisa Lopez will continue to help us until then. Thank you, Lisa, for being such a resource and asset for our teachers and families!!!!

Welcome to our new 8th gr History teacher!:  Mr. Mathew Liebowitz will be joining the 8th grade team, taking on Cindy’s position. He will be starting on Monday!

Technology trends:  Thanks Lea Van Diepen for inviting me into her room to see students utilizing the Chromebooks, graphic organizers, and a Scope article to practice writing a short essay with three pieces of evidence to support a claim. - Principal Jenny Morgan  



On Monday, Jan. 30, the Oceanside Unified School District is upgrading to a new Notification System called SchoolMessenger. The new notification system will replace ParentLink. The new system allows schools to contact parents and families in a more efficient and timely manner. The new system also allows parents and families the option of managing how they receive calls and information from their child’s school.

Click here for information on the new School Messenger system.


El lunes, 30 de enero, el Distrito Escolar de Oceanside actualizará un nuevo sistema de notificaciones llamado SchoolMessenger.  El nuevo sistema de notificación reemplazará a ParentLink.  El nuevo sistema permite que las escuelas se comuniquen con familias de una manera más eficiente y a tiempo.  El nuevo sistema también da la opción para que familias manejen cómo reciben llamadas e información de la escuela.
Hacer clic aquí para información sobre el sistema SchoolMessenger.

School Safety and Security Information

The safety of our students and staff is always the Oceanside Unified School District’s primary concern. Click here for safety and security meetings and informational materials regarding an individual who has been released from law enforcement custody.

Información acerca de la seguridad en las escuelas
Información acerca de la seguridad en las escuelasLa seguridad de los alumnos y los empleados es siempre la prioridad del distrito unificado de Oceanside. Presione aquí si desea más información acerca de la persona que ha sido puesta en libertad por las autoridades y para obtener el horario de las juntas programadas, en las que se le dará información acerca de la seguridad en nuestras escuelas.

Peachjar E-Flyer

button-orange-stacked.pngOUSD and e-flyer service Peachjar have come together to help reduce paper usage, costs and time promoting community flyers.  Click Chavez Middle School Peachjar to view school-site flyers. 

To learn more about Peachjar, visit OUSD Peachjar e-flyers. The OUSD Peachjar program became live as of Wednesday, October 16, 2014.

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Kids First

Copy of Kids First.jpgThe 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.  




The OUSD Student Wellness Policy focuses on nutrition and physical education.  Click OUSD Wellness to learn more about this policy, healthy eating and exercise.

Foods and beverages sold to students through the district’s child nutrition program, student stores, vending machines and fundraisers meet or exceed state and federal nutrition standards. Nutrition education is provided as a part of the district’s health education program.  

Join the PTSA

Hello Cougar families,

Have you ever been to a PTSA Meeting? If not, now is the time!!! PTSA stands for Parent-Teacher-Student-Association. Please join us on the 3rd Wednesday of every month @ 8:00am, in classroom C-21:


- March 15th

- April 19th 

- May 17th 


For more information, please contact our office at 760-966-4900. Thank you.

Coffee With Principal

Once a month, on the second Wednesday, from 9:00 - 10:00 am, the principal, Mrs. Morgan, will host 5 interested parents to have coffee with! During the visit, parents will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the amazing work that happens here at Chavez Middle School.  This is a great time to visit classrooms, explore our facilities, and most importantly, see what your child experiences every day. The following dates are scheduled:


- March 8th


For more information, contact our office at 760-966-4900. Thank you.

Marquee Request

Marquee Request

Would you like to see your student's name up on our marquee? You can now request to have a birthday message put up on our marquee for everyone to see!! The Request Form is below in our NEWS section for you to download and print. You can drop off your Request Form and the $10 in cash or check, written out to Chavez PTSA at the Administrative Office. If you have any questions, you can contact us at 760-966-4900.

OUSD Policy on Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination

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Online Meal Registration

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Common Core Parent Information

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.

Office Hours



7:00 am - 3:30 pm



7:00 am - 3:30 pm



Monday: 7:30am - 1:15pm

Tuesday - Friday: 7:30am - 2:15pm




202 Oleander Drive
Oceanside, CA  92057

(760) 966-4900 office

(760) 945-4665 fax




Absences must be cleared within 5 school days after the student returns to school

(760) 966-4901


Veronica Duenas



School is dismissed at 1:15pm on Mondays and at 2:15pm on Tuesday through Friday. Students may not be checked out of school after 1:00pm on Mondays, and after 2:00pm Tuesday - Friday. 

Upcoming Events

Today: 2/19/17

February 2017

February 20 - 24 - NO SCHOOL - President's Week

March 2017

March 2 - Music Festival - Concert Band (period 1-5) @ ECHS

March 3 - Music Festival - Adv. Orchestra (period 1-5) @ ECHS

March 7 - Minimum Day @ 12:25pm

March 8 - Coffee with the Principal @ 9am

March 13 - Winter Concert @ 6:30pm - MPR

March 14 - Panoramic Picture for 8th graders

March 14 - Music Assembly (period 4) @ MPR

March 15 - PTSA Meeting @ 8am - C21

March 16 - AVID Fieldtrip to UC Irvine

March 16 - ASB Dance @ 2:30pm-4pm in MPR

March 23 - Science Day @ Genentech from 3-5:50pm

March 28 - Promotion Pictures for 8th graders

March 30 - PIQE Graduation Ceremony @ 6pm - Library



Some students have been selected to participate in the pilot program called the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Testing will take place on Tuesday, February 28th.

OUSD Vision Statement 2016-17

“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."

Click the link above to visit the superintendent’s web page.

8 Keys of Excellence Staff and Students

Congratulations to our staff and students who's name were drawn for exemplifying one of the 8 Keys of Excellence:


Staff Winner:

Mr. Lao


6th Grade:

Aiden Kelly

George Arroyo Santos

Gabriel Olivarria Zazueta

Andy Barroso

Ariana Lopez

Ruben Avalos

Joey Delgado

Christian Ramirez


7th Grade:

Clive Moya

Rahjay Anderson

Ashtyn Roney

Diana Tovar

Amaya Beaz

Anthony Gonzalez

James Sosa

Jared Camiro


8th Grade:

Alex Palacios

Juan Melgar

Melissa Arellano

John Marinello

Ashley Palomares

Jason Perez

Agustin Martinez

Antonio Serrano Lopez


Students of the Month - January 2017

Congratulations to all of our students who have been chosen to be our Students of the Month! Great job!


Ethan Alberto

Adrian Angeles 

Ethan Bucaroff 

Daniel Clayton

Izick Garcia 

Emily Guerrero

Christian Harper 

Ariana Lopez

Criz’tina Lopez 

Estevan Lopez 

Julio Lopez

Alex Martinez 

Danna Martinez 

Hashi Mohallim 

Gabriel Molano 

Jasmine Morales

Loloto Motiliki 

Carlos Rivera Martinez 

Jacob Scibetta 

Alexis Steel 

Brandon Zepeda 

Key of the Month

INTEGRITY - Match behavior with values. Demonstrate your positive personal values in all you do and say. Be sincere and real.