Live Oak Elementary School

Growing Hearts and Minds, One Leader at a Time

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Welcome to Live Oak Elementary School!
Home of the Falcons 
and a "Leader in Me" and Lighthouse School

Vision Statement
The Live Oak team will empower and equip student leaders as passionate and skilled 21st century learners and possess an unwavering "liberation mindset"; a set of collective beliefs and actions rooted in the goal of achieving high levels of academic and social success for all learners, as guided by and outlined in the FUESD Blueprint for Student Success, resulting in increased achievement for all students.

Mission Statement
At Live Oak Elementary we believe that students succeed in an atmosphere where children are engaged, take responsibility for their learning, and respect themselves and others, therefore, a safe learning environment, high standards, and leadership goals are of greatest priority. As a professional learning community, we believe in the worth of every student, and as a result, strive to enable each child to become a self-confident, skilled, and successful citizen, ready to embrace college and career goals.  It is our mission and expectation that the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and the philosophies of the Leader in Me, will be developed, modeled, and fully integrated in everything we do at L.O.E.


Be Legendary: 2016-17

News and Information



Learning and laughing together,

Empowering each other to 

Accomplish goals and

Develop highly effective habits 

Engaging our hearts and minds 

Ready to lead the future 

Serving to make a positive difference in our world!

Watch this:


LOE Legendary Leader Newsletter MAY/JUNE
in both English/Spanish:
Live Oak's front office officially closes: Wednesday June 14th.
We will reopen: Tuesday, July 18th.
See everyone at the class posting party on:
Friday, August 11th
1:45 2:45 p.m.

De publicación y conocer y saluda

Cuándo: Viernes 11 de agosto del 2017

Hora: 1:45 p.m. a 2:45 p.m.

La lista de clases serán publicadas para el año escolar 2017-2018

Venga a ver su nuevo salón de clases

Conozca a su nuevo(a) maestro(a)

Conozca a nuestra nueva subdirectora, Sra. Drew

Oportunidad para obtener información acerca del nuevo año escolar


First Day of School:
Monday, August 14th 2017
 Here are the documents to access everything for Kindergarten Registration:
Employee of the Year 2017 for Live Oak Elementary School
Mrs. Christa Noetzel: Teacher of the Year 2017
Mrs. Laurie Andersen: Classified Employee of the Year 2017
If your child receives educational support services through an Individualized Education Program (IEP), or if you are wondering if your child may be eligible for these services, you are encouraged to attend any or all of the events listed below! All events are FREE to parents and family members.
BLOOMZ: Sign up for a great way to receive communication from LOE via text messages in English and in Spanish on your phone!

Recycling Campaign at L.O.E.
Drop off all recycling on FRIDAY mornings at the LOE picnic tables (just inside the black gate). Mr. Jose will be there to meet you!


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Every week at LOE:
Every Wednesday: 1:30 p.m. pick up time! Todos los Miércoles: 1:30 de la tarde hora de recoger!
Every Friday: wear your LOE spirit t-shirt (purchase through PTA). Cada Viernes: Pongase su camiseta de LOE! (Se puede comprar una camiseta por el PTA)
Box Tops: save your box tops and send them in with your students (zip lock bag and student/teacher name). Box Tops: Ahorra su box tops y mando los con su estudiante en bolsa de plastico con el nombre del estudiante y profesor)
Not receiving the Peachjar flyers? Go to the L.O.E. website and click the Peachjar icon to register: No esta recibiendo Peachjar volantes? Puede ir a LOE sito web y clic el Peachjar Icono y se puede registrar.


Office Depot 5% Back To Schools Program

Help Your School Earn Free Supplies!

This unique program for schools can not only benefit your school now, but help keep them in free supplies all year long. All you need to do is make a qualifying purchase* at Office Depot and present your school's 5% Back to Schools program ID - and we'll take care of the rest. (Download a list of qualifying products.)

How Does It Work?

Shop at Office Depot for all of your school and office supplies

Present your school's 5% Back To Schools ID number when you shop online, over the phone or at your neighborhood Office Depot store.

Office Depot will offer your school credits equal to 5% of the qualifying purchases in the form of an Office Depot Merchandise Card that can be used towards FREE supplies!

Our School ID Number: 
Office Depot School ID  

Spread the Word!

Print our 5% Back to Schools promotional flyer or ID cards with your school's 5% Back to Schools ID number and distribute to parents, teachers and school supporters.


The Leader in Me

The Leader In Me at L.O.E. 

The Leader in Me The 7 Habits
What is The Leader In Me?
"Based on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Leader In Me equips students with the self-confidence and skills they need to thrive in the 21st-century economy." ( 
A Common Language: The 7 Habits
"When everyone - teachers, students, and parents - begin using the same language, you get a compound-interest effect that is truly amazing. The 7 Habits create that common language. For example, what a difference it makes when everyone knows what it means to 'put first things first' or to 'seek first to understand' or to 'be proactive.' Leader In Me Schools often find their students using the language among themselves and with their parents: 'I need to put first things first and do my homework before I play'..." ( 
 Click the following link for our Leader in Me, 7 habits "How-To" Informative links:

 Lighthouse Status: WE DID IT!!
Schools are designated as a “Lighthouse School” because they have completed the entire three year training regimen for The Leader in Me, and went through an extensive on site review by FranklinCovey to ensure the fidelity of implementation of the program. We met the following criteria:
  • So, according to the CDE there are 5,858 schools in California and only 11 schools in California have attained Lighthouse Status (that's .18%)!
  • There are only 246 schools in the world (internationally) that have reached Lighthouse status and 208 are in the United States!

Look at what LOE has implemented with the LIM already:


Leader In Me at LOE Videos

Watch Live Oak's Leadership Day video!

Click here to watch more of our Leader In Me videos on the LOE channel! 

Leadership Day 2015 @ LOE!

Congratulations, Dr. Kerr, Principal for CA for the Lifetouch Memory Mission® to the Dominican Republic 2017!

In January 2017, some 50 volunteers will depart on a Lifetouch Memory Mission® to the Dominican Republic to continue to build an elementary school. On previous missions, volunteers have built elementary schools serving hundreds of children in small, impoverished, mountain villages.  Since its inception in 2000, Lifetouch employees have traveled to destinations around the world to spend a week in intensive volunteer service. Joining Dr. Kerr will be superintendents, principals, and members of the School Superintendents Association (AASA), the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), National School Boards Association (NSBA), National PTA, along with educators from schools across North America.Dr. Kerr wanted to model for the students of LOE what it means to be a servant leader!



Fallbrook Educators Nominated for National Award

 SEAS teacher Rebecca Martin and playground supervisor Lucia Loera, both of Live Oak Elementary School, have been nominated for the 2016-17 national LifeChanger of the Year Award.Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who are making a difference in the lives of students by exemplifying excellence, positive influence and leadership. LOE is SO PROUD!
 Student Led- Awards Assemblies:
U.S. Marine Corps Fitness Challenge!
Live Oak Falcons "Sharpening the Saw" at the Don Dornon Games!
Don Dornon Games  
Don Dornon Games  
Don Dornon Games  
The first annual Leadership Day at Live Oak! 
Leadership Day  
Leadership Day  
Leadership Day  
Leadership Day  
Local Fallbrook doctor, Dr. Winton, teaching GATE students the cardiovascular system
 First grade math centers
first grade math centers
The Transitional Kindergarten Class 
transitional kindergarten  
Live Oak Elementary welcomes Leader In Me Coach, Ms. Kathy Lesser
Welcome Kathy Lesser  
Teachers with Leader In Me Coach Kathy Lesser 
Teacher's Session with LIM Coach  
Student Leaders with Leader In Me Coach Kathy Lesser
 student leaders with LIM Coach
 Students with LIM coach Kathy Lesser
Leader In Me Coaching Session Group Pic  

The San Marcos Team visits LOE and are welcomed by our Student Leader Greeters! 
San Marcos Team visits LOE  
Mr. Stillman's 6th grade class performs the "7 Habits Song: for the San Marcos Team. 
 "7 Habits" Performance

Assistant Principal Mrs. Porter spending time with students during lunch
Mrs. Porter and friends  


We continue to expand our Leader in Me opportunities and grow inspirational leaders at Live Oak!

 leader in me   Braclets

 Parent Night: February 5th, 2015:
LIM parent night 4  

 Student Office Greeter Leaders lead the way as soon as you walk through the front office

6th grade student leaders read and review literacy skills with first grade peers

GATE leaders led a service project to give back to our local senior center

Peer leaders from Fallbrook High School influence LOE students in Dual Immersion
Peer leaders  

Classroom Environments that reflect the 7 Habits---everywhere!

Physical Fitness leaders on and off the field!

Student Council Leadership Officer for 14-15

7 Habits and the 7 Continents...Literacy Night~ Travel Around the World
 7 continents

 Reader Leaders celebrating the end of the Trimester at the AR Pizza Party with the Principal
 reader leaders

Jeans for Troops fundraiser...student leaders led the way on Veteran's Day

LOE had 15 parent leaders complete an eight-week parent leader book club. Thanks to our school counselor, Marilyn Thompson and our PTA president, Nicole Weber, the participants read, collaborated, and shared their insights every Tuesday morning in Room B13 on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families. Administration participated along the way, and witnessed great growth and empowerment in the graduates. They completed the journey with celebration potluck and certificates... in proper Covey fashion, everyone enjoyed “Sharpening the Saw” and taking a moment to celebrate!!

Goals Achieved!
  • School-wide Instructional Framework and Admin. Expectations

  • Teacher Mission Statements

  • Back to School Night: each presentation

  • Kinder
  • Weekly Book club (7 habits of Highly Effective Families)

  • LIM curriculum—integrated in all we are doing in class

  • 7 habits school song and video

  • School environment (every nook and cranny of the school)

  • Leadership Coupons (demonstrating habits recognition)

  • Leaders
  • Student Leaders Office Support

  • Student Greeters in the classroom and for special visits/events

  • 7 habits lunch tables

  • Students
  • Student leader of the month assemblies each month

  • “Lead the way with PTA” (PTA membership drive) - parent leaders supporting student leaders

  • PTA
  • Reader Leaders (AR program): Read to the Principal (every Friday)

  • Parent Leadership Event “Learning and Growing, Together” (October 27th)LIM