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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Arbor Day Poster Winner CES published authors 3rd graders read to Story Place preschoolers Author Kwame Alexander with students Principal Jason Chevrier and Library Media Specialist Stacey Rattner Author visits CES Students donate slipper socks Readover/Sleepover

5th Grader a Regional Winner in NYS Arbor Day Poster Contest

Congratulations to 5th grader Ethan Wilkinson who is a regional winner for the New York State 2015 Arbor Day Poster Contest. Ethan is one of nine regional winners out of approximately 2,000 submissions statewide.

Students Published in Skribblers Magazine

Congratulations to our latest published authors who had their work included in Skribblers, a magazine that features student stories and artwork! Thank you to the PTO for buying copies of the children's publication for our students.

3rd Graders Read to Preschoolers

Third graders are participating in a Buddy Reading program this year where they read to Story Place preschoolers. “The students love it, both the third graders and preschoolers!” said teacher Chris Yager. Great job!

Newbery Award Winning Author Visits CES

Castleton Elementary School gave an ear-splitting welcome to author/poet Kwame Alexander on May 13, screaming and high-fiving the Newbery Medal winner as he arrived for his day at the school. "To have the Newbery Award winning author is like having the Super Bowl winning team here," said Principal Jason Chevrier. "For our students to meet the person who put the words to the page it shows them that they can do anything if they put their mind to it." Read more...

Principal Chevrier and Librarian Rattner Honored With Awards

CES Principal Jason Chevrier and Library Media Specialist Stacey Rattner were honored with awards from the New York Library Association for their efforts to improve the school's library program. Congratulations! Read more...

Author Kicks Off Book Tour at CES

Author Chris Grabenstein kicked off his book tour for his new book with a visit to Castleton Elementary School on Mar. 23. Mr. Grabenstein met with students throughout the day during his visit. Read more and see more photos...

CES Students Donate Slipper Socks to Riverside Center

The CES K-Kids club recently made slipper socks to donate to residents of the Riverside Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Castleton. Students Eliza Cerrone, Alyssa Martin and Emma Perez-Schrader delivered the socks with Kiwanis advisor Doe Warland. “It was so precious!” said Mrs. Warland. “The residents were so happy to be getting the socks. They loved the way they were decorated and loved the girls. They were so appreciative.” Great job!

Guest Author/Illustrator Visits CES Readover/Sleepover

The annual Gr. 2/3 Readover/Sleepover at CES was a big hit on Mar. 6 with special guest author and illustrator Sara Varon visiting with students. Thanks to the PTO for sponsoring the event!

Register Kindergartners Now

Student registration information and forms are available here... Posted 3/05/15.

School Supply Lists

Supply lists for the 2015-16 school year are available here... Posted 7/09/15.

Summer Book Groups for Grades 4 and Up

CES Library Media Specialist Stacey Rattner is offering a summer book group for grades 4 and up. Read more in this parent letter that went home with students… Posted 6/17/15.

Book Suggestions from CES to Continue Love of Reading Over Summer

To help encourage students to continue to learn over the summer, Castleton Elementary School would like to share some suggested summer reading books with parents and students. “One of the things we try very hard to do is encourage a love of reading,” said Principal Jason Chevrier. “What better way to do that than reading some good literature over the summer.” Here are some lists suggested by Mr. Chevrier and Library Media Specialist Stacey Rattner. Posted 6/01/15.

2015-16 School Attendance Calendar Available

The one-page 2015-16 school calendar, which lists school days for next year, is available here... Posted 4/20/15.

PowerPoint Presentation from Internet Safety Workshop

Principal Jason Chevrier and School Social Worker Jennifer Sober led a workshop on Internet Safety for parents of 4th and 5th grade students on Mar. 30. Below is the presentation from the meeting. Posted 3/31/15.

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.