Reynolds Family Weekly Newsletter

October 17, 2021

Dear Reynolds Families,

Thank you parents for making the time to meet with your child's teacher during our parent conference week.

Please remember that this Tuesday, October 19, we will have a another minimum day. All students will be dismissed at 12:25 pm

Our students, this week will be practicing our earthquake drill procedures during the International Shakeout Day on Thursday.

Here is a look into our third graders at work.

Mrs. Liliana Gordon-Gonzalez, Principal

Mrs. Berlinda Akao, Assistant Principal

Early Dismissal Day---Tuesday October 19th

Tuesday will be an early dismissal day. All students will be dismissed at 12:25 p.m. This is a district wide Teacher Professional Development day.

Spirit Week October 25-29

Spirit Week October 25-29

Transitional Kindergarten New Schedule

Starts Monday October 18th. The schedule will be 8:15-2:10 p.m. except for Wednesdays minimum days and dismissal is at 12:25 p.m.

Counselor Corner

Just a reminder that Reynolds Elementary is participating in the Kindness Unite Paperchain Challenge this year. Working with schools throughout San Diego County we will try to set a new Guinness World Record by creating 110+ mile paperchain. Reynolds will contribute with a quarter of a mile and we need your help with more recycled paper.

Families, if you have any cereal/food boxes, craft paper scraps, or brown paper shopping bags can you please drop them off in the office.

For additional information about the project please check the video below.

LCAP Committee

This committee helps determine budget priorities and educational decisions for all our schools. Fill out this form if your are interested in participating in this district level committee by today.

Important Dates

October 19th .. Early Dismissal day all students will be dismissed at 12:25 p.m.

October 25-29 Spirit Week

Lost and Found

We have a lost and found that will be placed out Wednesdays at the back gate and Fridays at the front gate.

Arrival and Dismissal Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help with arrival and dismissal. Volunteers would support our staff with helping students in/out of cars and with traffic flow.

If you are interested please let the office know.

Frequently Asked Questions about devices

Ms. McNamar, our librarian tech has developed FAQ resource regarding our school devices.

This document will be continuously updated with new questions/information.

FAQ document

Car Arrival and Dismissal

Arrival Reminders ALL Grades:

  • Please drive up all the way up to drop off your student
  • Please stay in your car as you drop off your student
  • All parents stay in car lane to drop off your student and DO NOT cut off other cars in line or double park to get out and walk your child

Dismissal Reminders :

  • Please drive up all the way up as staff will escort your student toward your car
  • Please do not double park and ask your student to cross in between cars
  • Please keep the line moving; your child will walk to your car

Back gate is open during arrival and dismissal.

Thank you for your continued patience during arrival and dismissal for the safety of our students.


Our top priority is the health and safety of students and staff.

  • Follow the Quarantine Guidelines
  • Please monitor your student for COVID-19 symptoms daily prior to bringing/sending them to school.
  • Please see the guidelines on what to do if your child is sick.

Keeping your student home/staying home if sick. (en espanol )

COVID-19 Testing - Flyer

OUSD provides free COVID-19 testing to students and staff at the following locations, days, and times:

  • Oceanside HS & El Camino HS: Mondays & Thursdays, 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Libby Elementary & ESS Office (2080 Mission Ave.): Mondays & Thursdays, 9:30am-4:00pm

Register for your test and sign up for secure access to your results within 24-48 hours using the link:

Questions about testing please call 760-966-4081

School Reminders

  • Our gates will open at 7:45 am and the bell rings at 8:15 am
  • Only students will be allowed to enter the school gates.
  • All students and staff must wear a mask while indoors and upon entering the school.
  • All students are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch.
  • Please send a reusable water bottle with your child.
  • Wednesdays are minimum days. Students in K- 5th grades are dismissed at 12:25 pm.
  • Tk students are dismissed at 11:35 a.m. everyday

Visitors on Campus

Visitors on Campus Protocols in place until updated CDPH Guidance Expected: November 1, 2021

We are striving to protect our children and community from illness and provide full time in person instruction. In order to do this we are following the CDPH guidelines.