San Onofre School

Creating 21st Century Leaders

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   Panthers

 Welcome to San Onofre School,

Home of the Panthers! 
 
We are part of the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District and are proud to serve our military community on Camp Pendleton. San Onofre is a K-8 school with an incredibly dedicated staff and hardworking students. Our community and parents are welcome additions to our team as we work together to prepare the future leaders of the 21st century.
 
 
San Onofre School

News and Information

  • Kinder Round-Up
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  • The Leader in Me Parent Night
    San Onofre held its first Parent Night for The Leader in Me.  This popular, influential program has been embraced by our entire staff. Leadership and 7 Habit activities and language are found throughout the school. The highlight of the evening was our student leaders sharing how the 7 Habits have affected them. 
    Keep checking our website for future events.
     
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  • Science Exploratorium
    San Onofre School’s media center became a hub of excitement and science inquiry during the annual Exploratorium on January 22. Now in its 16th year, the event featured eighth grade students teaching, demonstrating and engaging third through sixth graders and parent visitors. With an emphasis on interactive science workstations, the hands-on experience showcased physical science concepts while incorporating both Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

    Each presenter was required to research a topic, conduct pre-test experiments with supporting data, document revisions and present findings in a project notebook along with an informative display. Technology support was evident in Rachel Jones amusement park physics lesson. Along with her model roller coaster, Rachel utilized a web site allowing participants to construct a virtual roller coaster to test their comprehension. Kevin Huffman demonstrated forces and motion with his RC car accompanied by an iPad application to reinforce key concepts. Students were flocking to Annika Rivera’s “Polymer Palace” to take advantage of the diaper dissection and make simple polymers. A chromatography lesson took on a practical application as Andrew Martin had students solve a mystery note problem by comparing ink brands. Students were also able to test their “power potential” at Sebastian Aguilar’s human powered hand battery station. Other interactive stations included pulleys, levers, magnetic fields, light reflection, and a Van de Graaff generator, to name a few.

    A number of seventh grade students accepted an invitation to present as well, and presented lessons related to their life science curriculum; a cow heart dissection, bacteria growth, reaction time and microscopic protozoan examinations.

    Funding for this program was supported though a grant from the Camp Pendleton Officer’s Spouses Club.
    Congratulations to our excellent presenters and their amazing teacher, Mr. Bryan Gunner!
     
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  • Invitation
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  • Welcome General and Mrs. Banta
    San Onofre School's Student Council members were school ambassadors for General and Mrs. Banta's recent visit. Our Preppy K and Kindergarteners welcomed them with songs. Then, Mrs. McConnell's third graders shared their Veterans Day writing. Next, they listened as Mrs. Rivera's fifth grader practiced for an upcoming flag ceremony. Finally, Miss Halpern's students shared their use of technology. Our school was honored to have these distinguished guests.
     
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  • myon
    For login information, contact your child's teacher, Mrs. Flaherty, or check out myON on our website.
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  • Miss Halpern's First Grade Class Honors Our Veterans
     
     
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  • Veterans Day Flag Ceremony 
    Posted by the Camp Pendleton Scout:

    The first Thursday each month, San Onofre Elementary school assembles with the staff, students and parents to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and to sing patriotic songs like the National Anthem, Marines' Hymn, Anchors Away and You're a Grand Old Flag. This month veterans were also invited to attend the ceremony in honor of Veterans Day.

     
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  •  Little Military Hero
    Alexis was recently chosen by Star 94.1 as their "Little Military Hero." She was presented with a laptop to help her blog with her deployed dad. Congratulations!
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  • cbee  honor roll

    For the second year in a row, San Onofre School has been selected a California Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll School for 2013. We are very honored to have our students, families, and staff recognized for their "outstanding success in raising student academic achievement."

     

     


     


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The Leader in Me

  • Check out the fun activities for students by The Leader in Me:
    http://www.theleaderinme.org/students/ 
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  • Miss Halpern's First Grade Class took on the enormous leadership job of making 700 Trick-Or-Treat For Unicef boxes for the school! They were able to do this in just one day!
    Unicef
    Their efforts helped San Onofre School to raise $598.80 for UNICEF, enough for a water pump for a village. The first grade team contributed the most with $234.10.  This earned them an extra Rock 'N Roll recess. This was an outstanding opportunity for our students to make a difference in the lives of other children.
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  • leadership
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  • Habit of the Week:
    Habit 2- Begin with the End in Mind 
    Habit 2  
    I plan ahead and set goals. I do things that have meaning and make a difference. I am an important part of my classroom and contribute to my school's mission and vision. I look for ways to be a good citizen. 
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