New Family School Tour (grs. 1 – 5). . . Tues, Aug. 13 at 9:00 AM

UPCOMING EVENTS Please click here to access the calendar or download it from the Oso Grande website.
School events can also be accessed at

  • New Family School Tour (grs. 1-5). . . Tuesday, August 13, 9:00 AM/Courtyard
  • First Student Day. . . Tuesday, August 20, 8:00 AM/modified dismissal schedule
    • Kinder. . . 8:30 – 9:45 (parents attend w/ children)
    • Grs. 1- 5. . . 8:00 AM – 12:05 PM
  • Grizzly Welcome Back Picnic (PTA event). . . Friday, August 23, 5:30 PM

PARENT PORTAL We strongly encourage all parents to register and update their Parent Portal account. Through the use of the Parent Portal, parents have the ability to be notified of their child’s new teacher, update student emergency records, authorize their child’s participation in Chromebook, etc. activities, print their child’s report card, and download important documents directly from the portal. Families will access information regarding their child’s new teacher and room number on August 19, 2019 after 3 pm. If attempts are made to access this information earlier than 3pm and if refresh is continually clicked over and over, your computer may get too many cookies in the cache and it may not load the page properly at 3pm. Please wait until 3:01pm to attempt to access the portal.

To update or activate your Parent Portal, simply log onto where you will find directions for updating your Parent Portal account. If you have not created an account, please contact Janie Swade at

PAW-trol IS COMING TO OSO Come join Oso Grande’s PAW-trol!
PAW-trol is an exciting new opportunity for you to get involved at school and help keep our parking lot safe.  We are looking for 3-4 parents to help in our parking lot each morning.  These volunteers will be stationed throughout our parking lot from 7:40am to 8:00am to encourage a smooth flow of traffic and a safe, quick unloading of students.  If you are interested in joining our Paw-trol, please click on this link (or paste it directly to your browser ) to sign up for the dates you are available to help.  You can sign up for just one day or many days, and with enough parent support we look forward to a strong start and continued involvement with PAW-trol throughout the year.

NEW OGES FAMILY SCHOOL TOUR For 1st-5th grade families new to Oso Grande!  The tour will be held on August 13th at 9:00 a.m.  Please meet in the courtyard in front of the school.  

August 1st– August 19th (Mon-Fri) . . . 8:30-11:30 & 1:30-2:30


Tuesday’s Minimum Day Schedule:

  • First Day Kindergarten Orientation Hours (Parent attends with Kindergarten student):  8:30-9:45 a.m.
  • Grades 1st-5th:    8:00 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

The rest of the week will be our normal daily schedule:

Every Wednesday: 

  • Kindergarten      8:00 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
  • Grades 1st – 5th   8:00 a.m. – 1:05 p.m.  


  • Kindergarten      8:00 a.m. – 2:10 p.m.
  • Grades 1st-5th      8:00 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Traffic will be very heavy ALL week!  Please plan accordingly!

ANNUAL GRIZZLY FAMILY PICNIC  Bring your whole family to our annual Grizzly Family Picnic at Oso Grande, Friday, August 23, at 5:30pm.  It will be a great time to reconnect with old friends & meet new ones!  Featuring food vendors for dinners & treats, DJ, games, & a chance to purchase Grizzly Spirit Wear, join PTA, & more!  You won’t want to miss it!

REGISTRATION What will your child do after school this year? Enroll in the YMCA! The YMCA before & afterschool care program, located right on our school campus, offers students K – 8th grade full-time and part-time options to fit your family’s needs. Each day the Y provides homework support, enrichment activities, clubs, e-sports, S.T.E.A.M. and so much more. For more information or to reserve your child’s spot contact:

Leah Johnson-
Anstiss Eaton-

Phone: (949) 388-0631

Leah Johnson
Oso Grande Y Child Care Director

27341 Sienna Pkwy, Ladera Ranch CA 92694
(Ph) 949-388-0631 ext: 4169 (Fax) 949-298-8266
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The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”
Jimmy Johnson

Prepare students to be responsible and productive citizens with a global perspective.