CES PTO Thanks Volunteers for Successful Holiday Bazaar
The CES PTO would like to thank everyone who donated their items and/or their time in order to make this year’s Holiday Bazaar a major success! A special thank you to these amazing Maple Hill High School students who donated their time and energy and made cleanup a breeze: Kayla Carlin, Kayley Fountain and Alex Stuto. Thank you so much!
Hour of Code Teaches Students of All Ages Computer Science
Students at all grade levels learned about computer science as part of the Hour of Code, a worldwide effort to introduce students to computer programming and show how anyone can learn the basics of computer coding. “Problem solving is a huge part of this. Students write the code to solve the problem,” said Tim Ryan. Read more...
CES Students Write Song with Richie Phillips of WGNA
First graders wrote a song with Richie Phillips of WGNA, who visited Castleton Elementary School on Nov. 25. “We had a great visit with Rhymin’ Richie Phillips as part of WGNA’s Reading, Writing and Rhyming tour,” said teacher Jennifer Milo-Kosinski. “We wrote a Thanksgiving song to the tune of Andrew the Squirrel, a song we learned for Scaredy Squirrel’s visit.”
CES Halloween Parade
The CES Halloween Parade drew hundreds of parents, grandparents and other family members on Oct. 31. A photo gallery is available. Thank you to all the parents who shared photos!
School Garden Provides Fruits and Vegetables for School Snack
Castleton Elementary School enjoyed a special snack on Oct. 23 made from vegetables and fruit that students planted in the school garden. Volunteers made salsa from peppers, onions and tomatoes while the local Jiff-E-Mart made potato chips from potatoes. Thanks to all our volunteers!
Creativity Sparked at CES Art Night
Students and parents enjoyed an evening creating art at the annual CES Art Night on Oct. 17. Thanks to the CES PTO for organizing such a great event for our families! View more photos...
Rensselaer Lodge of Elks Donates Dictionaries
Third grade students received dictionaries from the Rensselaer Lodge of Elks on Oct. 20, something the organization does every year for our students. Thank you!