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Updated Wed, Oct 18th
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Updated Wed, Oct 18th
Spirit Days

Our next Spirit Theme Day is scheduled for Wednesday, October 25th.  Please remind your student(s) to come dressed in their favorite sport’s team gear.  Classes with the highest participation receive popsicles and have the honor of Danny the Dragon in their rooms for the entire month.

Updated Wed, Oct 18th
Academic Chess

Please look for registration information the week of Oct. 30.  Academic Chess classes will begin on Wednesday, November 8th after school. 

Updated Wed, Oct 18th
Artist Palette

Calling all artists! In this art class, students artists will learn a variety of art over this six week class, beginning Tuesday, November 7 after school, taught by artist Nancy Meyer. She will teach students different types of art as they create their own projects along the way. Space is limited. Sign up today! Open to grades 3-5. Visit our website cusdextensions.asapconnected.com

Updated Tue, Oct 17th

A discussion of district boundaries as we prepare to open the new Campbell School of Innovation.

Preview the proposed school attendance area boundaries  for the District’s new TK-8 school.

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at the 
Campbell Middle School Cafeteria, 295 W. Cherry Lane, Campbell
Spanish interpreting service will be available.

Questions? Email contact [at] campbellusd.org, or phone 408-364-4200 ext. 6254

Updated Fri, Oct 13th

Just a reminder that Friday, October 27 is a Teachers' Inservice Day. Students will not attend school that day.

Updated Wed, Oct 11th
Fall Family Festival

The weather is cooling down, but the planning and preparation for our upcoming Fall Family Festival at Castlemont is heating up!  Mark your calendars; The Festival will be Friday, October 20th, 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. (Silent Auction will open at 4:00 P.M.) The Festival is a popular annual event at Castlemont and can raise as much as $12,000.00 for our school.  It is also an event that needs a lot of volunteer support for it to be successful.  

Our festival Volunteer Coordinator, Jenni Avery, has been hard at work creating and posting volunteer sign up forms in each classroom and has created on online sign up as well. Please visit our website, www.castlemonthsc.weebly.com to sign up online. You can also contact Jenni directly at jawavery [at] yahoo.com.

Don't forget to save money and pre-order your festival tickets!  Monday, October 16th is the last day to purchase wristbands for $15.00. The price will go up to $20.00 after the 16th. Wristbands include: unlimited games and inflatable slide, 1 visit to the petting zoo, 1 win at the pumpkin walk, and 3 kid's raffle tickets.  Order forms are available in the office or online at www.castlemonthsc.weebly.com.

Updated Tue, Oct 10th

For October 30 – November 3: Schools will dismiss students earlier (Grades TK-3 at 12:30 p.m. –– Grades 4-5 at 12:35 p.m.) to provide parents more opportunities for school progress discussions with teachers about their child's report card and school progress.

Please note the special release schedule shown below and plan accordingly.

For the week of October 30 – November 3

  • School Starts (all students): 8:20 a.m.
    • Lunch Times: 
      • TK & K: 11:20am - 11:50am
      • Gr. 1: 11:30am - 12:00pm
      • Gr. 2: 11:40am - 12:10pm
      • Gr. 3: 11:45am - 12:15pm
      • Gr. 4: 11:55am - 12:25pm
      • Gr. 5: 11:50am - 12:20pm
  • Dismissal Times:  Gr. TK-3 at 12:30 p.m. –– Gr. 4-5 at 12:35 p.m.
Updated Wed, Oct 11th

Bookmobile. CalFresh. Health Services. County Immigration Program. Community Services and more.

The October 14 Parent University also features a community resource fair, available 8a-12p, at Monroe Middle School. Open to the public.

Exhibitors

Assistance League of Los Gatos - Saratoga

Cal Fresh Nutrition Program - U.C. Extension

Campbell Library - County Library District

CUSD Preschools

CUSD Student Info & PowerSchool Parent Tools

Family Engagement Institute (FEI)

Jr. Achievement of Northern Calif.

Montalvo Arts Center

Office of Immigrant Relations

Playworks

San Jose City College

School Linked Services

Second Harvest Food Bank

Sylvan Learning

Uplift Family Services

Updated Wed, Oct 11th

Three times in October, students and families will have a chance to plan and practice how to prepare for emergency situations.

  • Oct. 14: Family Emergency Preparedness at Parent University. Know how to protect your family from natural disasters the way professional first-responders do around their own homes. Sign up for Parent University online or walk in Saturday morning, 8 a.m., at Monroe Middle School. 
  • Oct. 19: Great Shakeout. Earthquakes are a fact of life in California. Is your family prepared? On Thurs., Oct. 19th, our school will join in the Great Shakeout, at 10:19 a.m. all over California.
  • Oct. 23: Testing the Emergency Contact system. The District will conduct a test of its system for phoning and emailing the people listed on your child’s emergency contact form. If there have been any changes in those contact numbers/emails, please notify the school office as soon as possible or update the information using your PowerSchool Parent log-in and choosing the "school information" option from the left menu.
Updated Fri, Oct 6th

Sometimes our students need a change of clothes to borrow. Our Health Office is seeking donations of children’s pants (sizes 5-10). Pants with elastic waistbands are especially preferred. We are also requesting donations of girls' underpants (new or gently used) Please bring your donations to the office. Thank you.

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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