Castlemont Elementary School

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Transformation Team members tour Campbell Middle School before a meeting about what is needed for creating a quality PreK-through-8 school here.

On February 16th, Superintendent Eric Andrew provided the Governing Board with an update on preliminary progress with transforming Campbell Middle School (CMS) into a PreK-8 school.  The following is a list of key points.

What Work has the Transformation Team done?

  1. Developing Guiding Principles
  2. Developed an Internal Communication Structure
  3. Developed an External Communication…
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Castlemont is looking for interested volunteer parents to assist with the traffic congestion after school.  If you are interested, please contact the office. 

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Traffic Concerns

Student drop off and pick up continues to be a focus at Castlemont.  We want our students safe and the flow of traffic to be as stress free as possible.  To help divert traffic congestion, we are encouraging parents to use the side streets to park and walk to school as an alternative.  When walking, and for the safety of everyone, please take the extra few minutes to use the crosswalk. 

If you use Payne Avenue, there is a designated drop off zone (white painted curb) near the staff parking lot where you can drop off your child.  You cannot park your car and…

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Awesome 80s Family Dance


Thank you for your support of the 80s Dance fundraiser. It seems like families "rocked out" and had a great time. All of the money raised will support Castlemont classrooms!

Governing Board policies guide the District's regulations on a wide range of topics. Policies are available to the public in multiple ways.

Following are highlights of the Campbell Union School District Governing Board Policy Revisions from the first half of the 2016-17 School Year. Copies of policies and regulations are available in print from school offices, the District Administration Office, and are online at Board meeting agendas and minutes also list policies being considered for revision.




Help your child's school prepare for Engineers Weeks (March 6 - 17)

Looking for ways to support STEAM at your child’s school? Come to one of our Engineering Boot Camps for parents to learn more about the engineering design process and receive free materials to help lead an engineering design challenge at your child’s school. This year, we will be engineering solutions to clear our storm drains and prevent flooding!

Option 1: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., at the Capri STEAM Space

Option 2: Tuesday, March 7,…


Schools to Hold Planning Meetings


Parents and neighbors are invited to attend and give input on funding and program priorities. Castlemont School's Home and School Club meeting on March 7 at 7:00 will include a discussion about Castlemont's LCAP. Please join us.

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STEAM Showcase is March 29th


Creativity abounds at this annual demonstration of works by students engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics! Wed., March 29, from 4–7pm.

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Para los subtítulos en español, utilice el enlace de configuración en la esquina inferior derecha de este video.
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Students in CUSD's after school program learn that they can have an active role in their school and in the world!

Our District's after school program is building a thriving community of students who feel good about themselves, value each other, and connect to how important they are to their own success and making a difference in their communities and the world. 

Donors and regional agencies are noticing the quality, making CUSD's CampbellCare and Crew programs models for others. This week, Save Mart CARES Foundation donated $15K to expand training in the Every…

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Book Donations Requested


Do you have any elementary age books that you would like to donate?  If so, Castlemont would appreciate your donation this February.  If we receive enough books, our goal is to give each Castlemont student a book during Celebrate Reading Day on March 1. So, please consider donating one or more gently used books to the school. You may drop them off in the office or classroom.  Thank you for your support.