Castlemont Elementary School

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It’s not too late to register for STREAM Session 4! We still have spots available in Lego Robotics for the 1st-3rd grades & for Engineering for K- 5th grades. To register go to: Space is limited!

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The HSC Book Fair Coordinators would like to thank all our Volunteers (student volunteers, Castlemont families and staff) for another successful book fair. Together we got the equivalent of 1,900 books into the hands of our students and their families. That is approximately 342,000 minutes of reading!

We look forward to seeing you all again at our next book fair - Fall 2017. In the meantime, remember “There is more treasure in books, than all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island” -Walt Disney

Planning for Excellence


Strategic Plan Committee noted progress during its review of strategic goals and objectives, including STEAM, standards and student support.

The Strategic Planning Committee—35 students, employees, parents, community members, and Board members—met on March 7, 2017 to discuss progress, challenges, and next steps toward achieving the District’s strategic goals.

As part of the semi-annual review, the group created objectives to be completed by September 2018 and a list of current …


The State of California is field-testing a new school accountability tool that uses multiple measures to report school performance and growth.

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The California School Dashboard is a new tool from the State of California that replaces the old Academic Performance Index (API).  It will provide parents, educators, and the public with important information they…


Preview dates are March 27th and 30th

Parents have the chance to preview, ask questions, and provide feedback on the three curricula being piloted for Math in grades K-5

The proposed new curricula— Bridges, Eureka Math*, and Investigations— will be available for advance viewing and providing feedback at the District Administration Office’s Hamilton Room:

  • Monday, March 27th, 12 – 1:30pm
  • Thursday, March 30th, 5 – 5:30pm

If you have questions about the proposed curricula, please contact your school’s principal…


The District's Transformation Team is developing a recommendation about transforming Campbell Middle School into a PreK–8th Grade school.

We are seeking input from students, parents, neighbors, employees, and other community members.

Please join us for a community meeting where you can say what is needed for a great new preschool-to-eighth-grade school.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 • 6:00–8:00 p.m. • Campbell Middle School, 295 W. Cherry Lane, Campbell

  • Childcare for school-aged children with advance…
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The days are getting warmer and children are taking off their jackets on the playground. Our Lost and Found is spilling over. Please check it as soon as possible. We will be donating all items to charity soon The Lost and Found is a rack and basket located near the restrooms by the Multi-Use Room.

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Come see Castlemont students perform in Disney's The Jungle Book Kids.

Performances will be:

March 16 at 7:00 pm
March 17 at 7:00 pm
March 18 Matinee at 2:00 pm

at the Castlemont Multi-Use Room.

Tickets are $5.00 and $7.00.
You may purchase them at

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Students had a great time celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday this week. And, our own Cat In The Hat, Mrs. Helen Leung, delivered books to all students in our school. Thanks to your donations and others, each student received a book on Friday, March 3. Happy Reading!!!

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Please join us for the annual Spring Book Fair March 6 - March 10. The Happy Camper Book Fair will be open during lunchtime and every day after school (2:30-3:30 pm).  On Wednesday, March 8 we will be hosting a Book Fair Family Night and bake sale from 5:30-7:30 pm. Bake sale donations can be dropped off at the HSC office or at the Book Fair anytime up to the start of the event. Proceeds benefit the ALL FOR BOOKS program. This program provides funds for Castlemont Students who may not otherwise get an opportunity to purchase books from the fair. So please consider…