Castlemont Elementary School

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80's Dance

 

Get in the groove by rockin’ your fluorescents and bust a move on over to the Castlemont Multi Use Room for a Totally 80’s Family Dance on February 9th, 6:00-8:00 pm.  Pre-order tickets are $8 each and will not be sold at the door.  Only 300 tickets are available, so order early! All children must be accompanied by a parent. This is a teacher sponsored fundraiser to raise money for the classrooms.   Come rock your 80’s apparel and join us for an evening of some rad fun!  It would also be totally awesome if you could donate cans of soda for our concession sales (Coke, 7 Up, Root Beer…

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Do you have a student who might be starting at Castlemont during the 2018-19 school year?  If so, please join us on Friday, January 19, at 8:35 am in the Multi-Use Room for our Open Enrollment Parent Tour.  You will get information about Castlemont's program, have an opportunity to ask questions, and get to see the campus. We hope to see you there!

New Way to Have a Say

 

Offer input about schools and Local Control & Accountability Plans with new Thoughtexchange option, coming January 16, 2018.

Input from parents, staff and other community members is very important to us in Campbell Union School District. Because we know you are very busy, we are offering a new, online way to provide your thoughts, ideas, and questions to us. It is called Thoughtexchange, and we hope it will be a convenient way to engage and communicate with us about our District and schools. 

On the morning of January 16, you will receive an invitation…

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Coffee With The Principal

 

After you drop off your child, please join Principal Eric Brown for coffee on Friday, January 12 at 8:30 in the Staff Room. Mr. Brown will share school information and also give you a chance to meet some other Castlemont parents.

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Part of CUSD's STREAM After School Program are Engineering classes on Tuesdays, January 30 - March 27 after school. The cost is $130.

For Grades 3-5,  Engineering: Master Machines  During the Mechanical Engineering classes, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a variety of machines and mechanical systems. Students learn basics of fluid mechanics, simple machines, and other design and engineering concepts while constructing roller coasters, egg-drop vehicles, and an incredibly fast air powered dragster they keep at the end of the course…

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Happy New Year from HSC

 

We hope everyone enjoyed their holiday break.  We are looking forward to a fabulous 2018!  Save the date: our Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser is coming January 22nd.  A fundraising packet will be sent home in your child’s January 22nd Monday Envelope.  The fundraiser will run from January 22nd to February 13th.  Orders will be delivered around March 15th.  Thank you!

Easy Online Registration. Extended Hours for Those Needing Assistance.

Campbell Union School District’s elementary and middle school registration starts Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, and the process will be almost paperless.

“We’re excited about the advantages of the online process,” said Superintendent Shelly Viramontez. “Parents will gain the convenience of doing most of the process online, ability to check the status of their registration on demand, and assurance that the school has immediate access to the contact information entered into the system.” Parents still…

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In the office, we try hard not to disrupt the classrooms with announcements and phone calls during the school day. Parents, here is how you can help us to accomplish this:

  • Please make your after-school pick-up arrangements before your children come to school. We try to deliver your messages but we cannot promise you that your child will get the message and delivering the messages is very disruptive to the classrooms.
  • If your child will be eating a lunch from home, please give your child the lunch before school. If you must bring the lunch to school during the school…
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We had a fantastic turnout at our Mendocino Farms Fundraiser! A total of $1,117.67 was raised. Our Castlemont community rocks, thank you! 

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It's been a wonderful year for HSC, but we couldn't have done it without you, our dedicated network of staff, families, friends and community members.  As we enter into the holiday season, keeping an eye toward all things merry and bright, our HSC board members and coordinators would like to extend warm wishes to you and yours. We hope you enjoy many wonderful and special moments this holiday. See you next year!