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
(760) 966-4900 office
(760) 945-4665 fax
Absences must be cleared within 5 school days after the student returns to school
PICK UP PROCEDURES
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.
Aeries.net Parent & Student Portals
Do you already have an Aeries Parent Portal account? Would you like to have access to your student's grades, assignments, homework, teacher e-mails, and More...
In order to register your child for the upcoming school year 2015-2016, you will need to create an account.
Parents and Students go to my.oside.us to begin. You will need your Student ID # and your Verification Code. Please call the office for that information at 760-966-4900.
For more details, please click on the PARENTS tab above, then on AERIES.
Thank you for visiting our school website and being part of our home here at Chavez Middle School. For a bit of Chavez History, please see the article posted below in the NEWS section, titled CMS-Grand Opening! Enjoy!
The Board of Education amended administrative regulation 5113(a). The policy now reads, "Absences must be cleared within 5 school days after the student returns to school."
If absences are not cleared within 5 days, they will be considered unexcused.
Please be sure to call the Attendance Line at 760-966-4901.
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.
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.
OUSD 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.
Parents of families new to the Oceanside Unified School District, including those who have come to the district during the past three years, are encouraged to take a short survey to share their experiences on being welcomed to OUSD. Your opinions, concerns and suggestions will be greatly appreciated and helpful to the district. Simply click Welcoming Parents Survey to share your thoughts.
January 16 - NO SCHOOL - MLK Day
January 18 - PTSA Meeting @ 8am - C21
January 26 - GPA Awards (periods 2,3,4)
Youth Success Week
Youth Success Week will be from January 30th - February 4th, 2017!
Youth Success Week is just around the corner! The weeklong event will take place Jan. 30 to Feb. 4, 2017. Highlights of the week will include visionary educators, community leaders, professional experts, youth serving organizations, entertainers, and, most importantly, parents and students. Click here or above to find out more about Youth Success Week 2017.
Semana Del Éxito De La Juventud sera desde el 30 de enero al 4 de febrero del 2017!
Chavez receives National Award!
On behalf of Michelle Obama, Chavez Middle School has received a Let's Move Active Schools National Award for outstanding work and leadership in the areas of physical education and physical activity. The students at Chavez Middle School participate in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day in order to help them perform better in school, show increased focus, and demonstrate higher confidence. Great job!
Our ASB students together with our PTSA parents, have joined forces to host a Hospitality Table during lunch. This will be a table where students can place unwanted food items for other students who may want extra.
Other students will have the ability to take whatever they would like from this table.
ASB students will be directing student traffic around the hospitality table. Distributing information, directing kids where to go to grab the food, where to place their unwanted food, answer any questions that students may have.
Thank you to all who have helped get this endeavor started!
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.
FREE ESL Classes available!
Location: Melba Bishop Recreation Center
Days: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 9-10:40 a.m.
*New students are enrolled in the classroom every Monday
ParentLink App Available for OUSD Parents
A 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 http://www.oside.us/parentlink.
ParentLink App Demonstration Video
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2016-2017 Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The OUSD 2016-2017 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 by clicking the link below. For questions regarding the handbook, please contact your child's individual school site or our Education Support Services office at 760-966-4443.
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.
Congratulations to Ms. Allen! Who is the 8 Keys staff winner this month to receive a Starbucks card!
Science Night on Monday! Thank you to everyone who signed up and will be there to support our science department and families!
Well done, Mrs. Washburn! The music concert this past Monday was wonderful!! Students did an amazing job- and it was so great to see so many kids at various stages from beginning first year (even in middle school) to advanced. Super work!!
Thank you, Careers Class and Mrs. White! We can’t wait to see the design results of your decorated holiday doors!!! Great festive idea for applying learning.
Coffee with the 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:
- February 8th
- March 8th
For more information, contact our office at 760-966-4900. Thank you.
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:
- January 18th
- February 15th
- March 15th
- April 19th
- May 17th
For more information, please contact our office at 760-966-4900. Thank you.
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Purple or Cougar gear
8 Keys of Excellence
Key of the Month
Commitment - Make your dreams happen. Take positive action. Follow your vision without wavering.
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:
Gabriel Olivarria Zazueta
Students of the Month - December 2016
Congratulations to all of our students who have been chosen to be our Students of the Month! Great job!
Samuel Bedolla Juarez
Karla Olivera Zazueta
Meet Our Staff!
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
The 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.
Online Meal Registration
Parents 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.
Common Core Parent Information
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 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.