Castlemont Elementary School

School News

Winter Break Schedule

 

Just a reminder that our Winter Break begins on Thursday, December 20. We will return to school on Monday, January 7. We hope you enjoy your days off and have a safe and happy holiday season with family and friends.

This week in the library, we read the book Say Something by Peggy Moss. In Say Something, the narrator sees and hears teasing, put-downs, pushing, excluding and other forms of bullying behaviors at her school. Because she’s confused about what to do, she doesn’t do anything at first. However, her responses change as she gains understanding and empathy.

The book’s message to say something is a call to action for all of us to move from the passive role of bystander to the positive, active role of UP-stander. We discussed our power to become UP-standers who support and include every…

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Enrollment Tour on January 18

 

Attention incoming TK and Kindergarten parents (and other parents considering Castlemont School for the 2019-2020 school year): Please join us for a presentation and tour of Castlemont School with Principal Eric Brown on Friday, January 18 at 8:35 am. Come to the school office near the corner of Payne Ave. and Castlemont Ave. and we will direct you to the Multi-Use Room.

Coffee with the Principal

 

Please join Eric Brown for Coffee With The Principal at 8:30 on Friday, January 11. This is an opportunity to learn what is going on around campus and ask any general questions you may have. 

Spirit Wear Update

 

If you are waiting for your preordered Spirit Wear t-shirts and sweatshirts, unfortunately, there has been a delay. We are hoping that they will arrive by mid-January. And we still plan to have extra stock at that time for sale. Again, we apologize for the delay and hope to have the Spirit Wear to you soon!

State’s updated accountability charts offer simpler view of complex data.

This month, the California Department of Education released the second edition of the state’s School Dashboard, the two-year-old accountability tool for measuring local schools and districts across a number of indicators. This 2018 version contains two new data points and improved graphics for easier viewing.

"The color-based charts provide an easier way to see students progress through multiple measures, such as academics, school climate, and parent engagement," said Shelly Viramontez,…

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QuickTip for Student Safety

 

Our schools have many systems and partnerships in place to assist us with student safety, including alert family and community members who can be extra “eyes and ears” for us. 

Our QuickTip system offers a confidential way for students, parents and neighbors to report bullying, suspicious incidents, vandalism or other safety related information online, by email quicktip [at] campbellusd.org, or by phone (408) 341-7171.

We appreciate your support with keeping our students safe…

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Board Reorganizes for 2019

 

Three trustees begin new terms. Board sets schedule for next year.

Each December, the Campbell Union School District Governing Board holds an Organizational Meeting at which they welcome incoming trustees, elect officers, assign subcommittees, and set the meeting schedule for the coming calendar year. Pictured above are (l to r) Chris Miller; Danielle M.S. Cohen; Pablo A. Beltran (Clerk); Richard H. Nguyen (Vice President); Michael L. Snyder (President). 

At left, Superintendent Viramontez…

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Annual Thought Exchange Aids School Planning

We are committed to making sure our students receive an education beyond the expected, and we rely on your feedback and input to help guide that direction.  As part of our annual planning, we want to understand what is important to you for your school and the District. One way we do that is through Thoughtexchange—an online tool that allows us to learn the thoughts and priorities of the people affected by our decisions. 

Share your Thoughts! 
Please join in the…

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Parents of children entering Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten or middle school take note!

Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year will begin January 22, 2019.
Information is available online and by calling Campbell Union School District’s main office.

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