Castlemont Elementary School

School News

District students compete in international coding event.

Karen, who hopes to work for NASA one day, joined dozens of middle school students who took part in the Zero Robotics International Space Station (ISS) Finals with the astronauts last Friday, August 10th. Campbell Union School District middle schoolers competed in the Zero Robotics summer program and wrote code for moving mini satellites in zero gravity.

Zero Robotics Middle School Summer Program introduces students to computer programming, robotics, and space engineering, and provides hands-on experience with…

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As you return to campus, you will notice we have new room numbers. We have included this updated map for you to find your way around Castlemont. We'll have several folks with maps helping you find your way on the first day of school. We look forward to seeing you all on the 22nd!

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TK and Kindergarten Families, Please read this letter from Principal Eric Brown with some new information.

Letter to TK and K Parents in English

Una carta para las familias de Castlemont en los grados de TK y Kinder en Espanol

 

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CUSD is going paperless this year, so you won't receive a big envelope of paperwork from Castlemont.

Did you receive your digital back-to-school packet by email from our District Office? (Search your inbox from August 1 for the sender Shelley Wedel.)

Yes?  
Complete the packet on-line and you're finished!

No? 
Pick up a hardcopy packet in the Castlemont office.  You may complete it in the office or take it home and return it on or before the first day of school.

OR if you cannot pick…

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School Calendars are Online

 

Stay informed about school and district events by using the online calendar.

Watch this 54-second video to see how to use our online school and district events calendar.

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We are looking forward to seeing our Castlemont Dragons return to, or start, at Castlemont School on Wednesday, August 22.  Please click on these English or Spanish letters from Principal Eric Brown for more information:

Welcome Back Parent Letter 2018 - English

Carta de bienvenida a regreso a classes 2018 - Espanol

We hope you enjoy the rest of your summer!

The 2018-19 Back-to-School Information "Packet" is online this year.

This week, we are emailing parents/guardians with information about the digital Back-to-School “packet” that will help make for a smooth and safe start of the year for their students.

FIRST, THE OFFICIAL FORMS...

Using the email address provided by parents/guardians, we are sending a message with link(s) by which they may:

  1. Confirm/Update the Emergency Contact information for their students. (Emergency Contact information is required to receive middle school class schedule!)…
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Enjoy your summer, but first, please mark these important dates on your calendar! The first day of the 18-19 school year is Wednesday, August 22nd. You can download a PDF of the 2018-19 calendar here

Tuesday, August 14
KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP - Watch your mail during the second week of August for more information about your appointment for Kindergarten Roundup. You will have an appointment for your Kindergartener for an assessment by a Castlemont teacher for approximately…

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The Santa Clara County Fair—August 2-5, 2018—is fun AND educational for the whole family!

Thanks to the Santa Clara County Fair, children aged 5-11 can have free admission to this annual event that features, rides, livestock, concerts, hands-on exhibits, and more.
Present the physical ticket or digital copy from Peachjar* at any entrance gate for One Free Youth Admission. 
For questions, please call the Fair at 408-494-3103

* Links to Peachjar Flyers

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Campbell Union School District’s children need not go hungry when school is out this summer, thanks to the Seamless Summer food program. From June 19th to August 14th, lunch will be served at the following times and locations to children aged 2–18 years:

11-11:30 a.m. -- Rosemary Elementary, 401 W Hamilton Ave. (near Winchester Blvd.), in Campbell

12:30-1 p.m.  -- Castlemont Elementary, 3040 E. Payne Ave (near Winchester Blvd.), in Campbell  

The Seamless Summer food program combines features of the National School Lunch Program and the Summer Food Service…

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