Castleton Elementary School

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

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CES Welcomes Author/Illustrator

Every grade at Castleton Elementary School was involved in a celebration for author/illustrator Daniel Miyares for his visit on May 9. Read more.

NYSED Commissioner Visits CES

NYS Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia read to students, observed a science lesson, and talked to educators during her visit to CES on May 15. Read more.

CES Students Thank Their Bus Drivers

Castleton Elementary students thanked their bus drivers on May 12 as part of Transportation Appreciation Day. Thanks to the PTO for providing food for our drivers! More photos.

Gr. 5 Donates to Charities for Pay It Forward Day

Gr. 5 students raised more than $200 for charities that they championed as part of International Pay It Forward Day. Read more.

Annual Fire Inspections Help Keep Schools Safe

Schodack CSD passed its annual fire inspection on May 3 which help keep schools safe. Read more.

SunParent Information About Sunscreen for Students

Nurse Heather Brewer would like to share the following info about student use of sunscreen, which is based on NYS Education Department guidelines. Posted 6/14/17.

  • Parents are to write a note allowing the student to apply sunscreen at school.
  • Parents are to provide FDA-approved, over the counter sunscreen.
  • If a student is unable to physically apply the sunscreen themselves then "they may be assisted by unlicensed personnel when directed to do so by the student if permitted by a parent or guardian and authorized by the school".
  • Please see Mrs. Brewer if you have any questions or concerns.

Reminder About Dismissal Notes

As we approach the busy end of year, the CES Main Office would like to remind parents about dismissal notes.

  • Dismissal Notes (Bus Notes and Pick-Up Notes) should be sent into school with students via the homework folder on the morning of the dismissal date.
  • Dismissal notes should be into the Main Office by 11:00 a.m.
  • Please use appropriate Bus Notes and Pick-Up Notes.

Kindergarten RegistrationRegister Kindergartners Now for Fall

If your child will attend kindergarten at Castleton Elementary this fall, please register your child now by calling Ms. Hanrahan at 732-7701 ext. 1310. Your child must be 5 years old by Dec. 1 to attend kindergarten this fall. Forms are available on our Registration webpage. Posted 1/06/17.


Sign Up for Text AlertsSign Up for Text Alerts from Schodack CSD

As part of Schodack CSD's continued efforts to improve communication, the district is now offering text alerts for parents who would like to receive them on their cell phones. The district will send text alerts for school delays, school closings, and other important announcements. Read more. Posted 12/15/16.