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Updated Tue, Feb 20th
Paws for Books Bookfair

Mark your calendars! Our "Paws for Books" themed book fair will be held in our Library March 5th - 9th.  The Book Fair will be open during lunch and after school. Family Night & All For Books Bake Sale will be Wednesday, March 7th, 5:30-7:30 P.M. We will need volunteers for set up/take down, cashiers, door monitors, etc.  Please contact Valerie, valerie.rountree [at], for any questions or to volunteer.

Updated Wed, Feb 21st

Parents of 1st-3rd graders can try design thinking activities on Wed., Feb. 28th, from 2:30-3:30p

Design thinking is spreading across Campbell Union School District. Some parents are wondering what it is.

If your student will be entering grades 2-4 in the coming school year, you can learn about design thinking together at this special experience and tour at the future home of the Campbell School of Innovation, 295 Cherry Lane, Campbell. 

Advance reservations recommended.
To reserve an activity kit and a spot at this event, please RSVP by Thursday, February 22 to 408-341-7137 or njready [at]

Bring your child and curiosity to explore the campus and the design thinking process together!

Campbell School of Innovation (CSI) is a new public school that will use design thinking as the strategy to bring rigorous, standards-based instruction to preschool through 8th grade students. It will open August 2018 for grades TK-4, and enrollment is happening now.

Updated Wed, Feb 21st

Keep curious kids active, engaged and safe this summer with CUSD Extensions programs

It's time to start planning for summer.

For elementary and middle schoolers...
Our summer camps and enrichment programs are a great way for kids to try a new sport, dig into a new interest, or develop a flare for the dramatic. We offer enrichment, recreation, musical theater and more. Learn more. 

If you have a preschooler...
Help your little one grow and learn in our Kindergarten Readiness program. Designed for those about to start school, your child will develop oral language and social skills that will make success in school easier. We also offer preschool and toddler programs all year long. Learn more.

Summer progams are open to all families. District residency is not required.

If you have questions...please contact the CUSD Extensions Department, or call (408) 364-4200.

Updated Thu, Feb 15th

Our hearts go out to the families and staff involved in yesterday’s tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Florida. We hope and pray that nothing like that ever happens in our schools or community.  However, if it does, we are prepared.

We take safety very seriously, and practice our emergency response plans frequently. Our training in the Incident Command System (ICS) is one way in which do our best to protect students and ourselves. Our trainings include working directly with professional fire and police officials who use ICS for emergency response and communications.

We also partner with community health services to help our students and families who need support with social-emotional and other non-instructional issues.

A tragedy such as this reminds us to hug our loved ones a little tighter and appreciate each day a little more. Be well.

— District Superintendent Shelly Viramontez, Ed.D.

Updated Wed, Feb 14th

Order your yearbook online through March 30th.  Visit, enter pay code 86587 and click next.  Order a yearbook or $17.00 or order a yearbook with personalization for $19.00.  NOTE: Personalization is only available online.  You can also order with the payment envelope that was sent home in the February 12th Monday envelope (please make checks payable to Castlemont HSC).  Yearbook price will be $22.00 after March 30th, so order today!  Questions? Please email hsccastlemont [at]

Updated Wed, Feb 14th

Castlemont tshirt

Castlemont Spirit Wear order forms went home in the February 12th Monday envelope.  Don't miss your opportunity to show your school spirit with new, fresh and fun styles!  Order forms are also available in the school office and at or click for the order forms in English or Spanish. The deadline to turn in order forms is Monday, February 26th.  Orders will be delivered March 14th.  Questions?  Please email kelsacevedo [at]


Updated Wed, Feb 14th

Scrip is an easy way to support Castlemont without spending extra money. Scrip is another way to pay for everyday purchases using gift cards in place of cash, checks, and credit cards. Order Scrip gift cards for a wide variety of merchants, including grocers, gas stations, retail stores and restaurants. These merchants agree to donate a percentage of the money spent back to our school. Percentages range from 1% to 20%, depending on the merchant. They also make great gifts! Orders are due by February 27th. Expected delivery is March 7th. Forms are available in the school office, at or by clicking here.

Updated Wed, Feb 14th

Save March 19th for a free screening of ANGST, a documentary film with tools to talk about it and lessen our angst.

Campbell Union School District and its partners will present a special screening of “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety.”  The event will feature a viewing of the 56-minute film, followed by an informative panel discussion led by mental health experts.

“We are seeing students and their families challenged by, and sometimes struggling with, anxiety. As educators, we want to reduce or remove barriers to our students excelling in school and in life,” said Campbell Union School District Superintendent Shelly Viramontez.​”​ Hosting this film offers a forum for talking about it, gaining positive strategies for dealing with it, and normalizing something that all of us experience at some time in our lives. ”​

The screening will be held Monday, March 19, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., in the Campbell Heritage Theater.  Appropriate for ages 10 and up.  Free tickets available at!

The preschool-8th grade Campbell Union School District is hosting the screening in partnership with the county’s School Linked Services program, the Campbell Union High School District, and the independent online streaming platform IndieFlix and its IndieFlix Foundation. For more about the film, go to

Updated Thu, Feb 15th

Note key dates for the new school year.

See the calendar online or download a printable version here.

Updated Thu, Feb 8th

As part of the Hamann Park Beautify SJ grant, we are working with Our City Forest and the Hamann Park Neighborhood Association to plant trees and shrubs along Genevieve and Clifton Avenues on Saturday, February 10, 9:00 am  – 12:00 pm. We will be meeting in the parking lot on Genevieve at 9:00 am.

To register to help, either email Ariel at plantingvolunteers [at] or call her 408-998-7337 ext. 108 and let her know you want to sign up for this event. Our City Forest will provide volunteer consent forms for minors under 18, and general liability waivers for other volunteers the day of the planting.

Can't help next weekend or want to help in the watering of these plants? Please complete this form, which also provides more details:

We hope to see you there!

Bell Schedule

  • In Session8:20–10:10
  • AM Recess10:10–10:25
  • In Session10:25–11:25
  • Lunch11:25–12:07
  • In Session12:07–1:30
  • PM Recess1:30–1:40
  • In Session1:40–2:30 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:30 with no PM recess

  • In Session8:20–10:10
  • AM Recess10:10–10:25
  • In Session10:25–11:30
  • Lunch11:30–12:12
  • In Session12:12–1:30
  • PM Recess1:30–1:40
  • In Session1:40–2:30 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:30 with no PM recess

  • In Session8:20–10:10
  • AM Recess10:10–10:30
  • In Session10:30–11:50
  • Lunch11:50–12:34
  • In Session12:34–2:30 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:30

  • In Session8:20–10:10
  • AM Recess10:10–10:30
  • In Session10:30–12:00
  • Lunch12:00–12:44
  • In Session12:44–2:30 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:30

  • In Session8:20–10:10
  • AM Recess10:10–10:25
  • In Session10:25–12:20
  • Lunch12:20–12:54
  • In Session12:54–2:35 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:35

  • In Session8:20–10:10
  • AM Recess10:10–10:25
  • In Session10:25–12:15
  • Lunch12:15–12:49
  • In Session12:49–2:35 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:35


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