Castleton Elementary School

80 Scott Avenue, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York 12033
T: (518) 732-7755 • F: (518) 732-0495
Jason Chevrier, Principal

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Students donate hair to Locks for Love Students donate hair to Locks for Love Students learn about wind turbines Flag Day event Andrew Penn, Regional Winner of the 2014 Arbor Day NYS Poster Contest Maple Hill Sports Academy group photo Karen Williams class

CES Students Donate Hair for Locks of Love

Fifteen CES students helped children suffering from long-term medical hair loss by donating 8 to 10 inches of their hair to this year’s Locks of Love event on June 25. Great job!

Students Plant Vegetables in CES Garden with Help of Volunteers

CES students planted tomatoes, peppers, potatoes and onions at the June 16 Planting Day, with the hopes of making a school-wide snack of salsa and potato chips in the fall. “Many thanks to the CESAP volunteers for their help preparing the beds and helping students plant,” said teacher Christine Charsky. Click here for more photos...

3rd Graders Visit General Electric to Learn About Wind Turbines

CES 3rd graders learned first-hand about wind energy with a visit to General Electric on June 12 where they got to see a wind turbine engine and design their own. The field trip was organized by SmartKids NY, a start-up company located in the Middle School basement that provides student opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

CES Celebrates Flag Day

A rainy morning couldn’t stop Castleton Elementary School’s annual Flag Day Ceremony on June 13, which was moved inside where students, parents and community members packed the school gym to celebrate Flag Day. Click here for more photos...

Students Published in Children's Magazine

Congratulations to students Francesco Capuano, Zachary Civerolo, John Dymond, Alyssa Martin, Alex Mooney, Kerrigan McCarthy, Adriana Seeberger and Abigail Szlenka who had stories they wrote published in the spring edition of Skribblers children’s magazine! Thank you to the CES PTO for funding the school's involvement in Skribblers.

Author Visits 5th Graders at CES

Fifth grade students welcomed author Kimberly Newton Fusco to CES on June 2, enjoying a lunch and discussion with her. “Her book ‘Beholding Bee’ was one of three winners in our Newbery debate in January,” said Library Media Specialist Stacey Rattner. “We were so excited to have her at CES!”

CES Students Enjoy Annual Field Day

It was a perfect day for the annual CES Field Day on June 4 where K-5 students enjoyed a day outside at Maple Hill High School.

First Graders Share Books They Wrote and Illustrated

Mrs. Kosinski’s first grade class shared books they wrote and illustrated with family and classmates during an Author Tea event on May 30. Students also showed off other school projects including weekly journals and science research projects. Great job! Click here for photos...

CES Student Creates Award Winning Poster

Congratulations to 5th grader Andrew Penn who was named a Regional Winner of the 2014 Arbor Day NYS Poster Contest. Andrew was one of nine winners in the state. Approximately 2,000 students enter the statewide competition, which encourages students to learn about the importance of trees.

Maple Hill Sports Academy Summer Camps

This summer, Schodack CSD will again offer its popular Maple Hill Sports Academy camps. The camps are open to boys and girls entering grades 3-9. The goal of the camps is to teach fundamental skills in baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis and wrestling in an atmosphere that is fun and safe. Click here for more information...

Project-Based Activity Builds Researching Skills

Karen Williams’ class held a Celebrity Ball on April 9 where 2nd graders dressed as famous people like Albert Einstein, Annie Oakley and Willie Mays. Students then answered questions about what they learned about them. The project-based biography lesson taught students researching and public presentation skills. Great job! Click here to see a photo gallery...

Supply Lists for 2014-15 School Year

Here are suggested supply lists for the 2014-15 school year. Parent letters with information about who your child’s teacher will be next year will be mailed by the third week of August. Posted 7/07/14.

Castleton Elementary School Now on Twitter

Castleton Elementary School is now on Twitter at Please follow us to receive news about the school. Posted 7/18/14.

New Breakfast and Lunch Prices for 2014-15

Parents, please note that the price of lunch will increase by 15 cents and breakfast will increase by 25 cents for the 2014-15 school year. Elementary School breakfast will cost $1.25; lunch will cost $2.25. Posted 7/18/14.

Grade 5 Photo Slideshow from Morning Assembly Available

The Grade 5 Photo Slideshow from the June 26 Morning Assembly is now posted to YouTube. If you would like to download the video file, please click here (note: video file is very large)... Posted 7/01/14.




Library Media Specialist Organizing Summer Book Groups for 5th Graders

Library Media Specialist Stacey Rattner is organizing summer book groups for 5th graders this summer. Click here for more info... Posted 6/19/14.

Proctors Theatre Offers Summer Robotics Camps

Proctors Theatre is offering a Robot Inventor Challenge summer camp program from July 14-18 for ages 8 to 11. Click here for info… Posted 6/02/14.

East Greenbush Bowling Center Offers Free Bowling for Children

The East Greenbush Bowling Center is participating in the Kids Bowl Free program that allows children up to 15-years-old to play two free games of bowling all summer. Click here for more information and to register… Posted 4/30/14.

Registration Now Open for Kindergarten

Parents of children who will enter kindergarten in September are encouraged to register them now. Registration forms are available by clicking here or by calling 732-2523. A child must be five years old by December 1 to attend kindergarten in September. Registering your child now will ensure you have time to file all necessary paperwork so your child is ready to start the 2014-15 school year on time. It also helps the school district plan for the 2014-15 school year by providing an estimate of how many students will enter kindergarten. In order to receive future mailings of upcoming events, your child must be registered. Posted 3/10/14.

K-5 Parent Guide to Common Core

To help parents understand the Common Core Learning Standards and how they apply to their child's education, Principal Jason Chevrier has created a K-5 Parent Guide to Common Core webpage. Click here to see the guide... Posted 8/26/13.

Have a Question About Student Arrival/Dismissal or Visiting CES?

Visit the Elementary Office/Info webpage for information about arrival and dismissal procedures, visitor information, and more.