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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CES Holiday Bazaar Tim Ryan works with students Students write song with Richie Phillips of WGNA CES Halloween Parade Student enjoys garden snack Artworks Night Elks Club provides dictionaries to students

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!

Date Change for 2nd/3rd Grade Read Over Sleep Over - Friday, March 6

The 2nd/3rd Grade Read Over Sleep Over will be held Friday, March 6 instead of the previously scheduled March 13. The date change is to accommodate a special guest visit from Sara Varon, Author/Illustrator of the popular children's book “Bake Sale”. Please note, March 6 is a scheduled Superintendent’s Conference Day which means no school for students. However, the Read Over Sleep Over will still be held that night. Posted 12/19/14.

Information About NYS Health Department Survey on BMI

The NYS Health Department has selected Schodack CSD to be a part of a survey on body mass index this year (for students in grades 1, 3, 5, 8 and 11). The Health Department selects certain schools to participate each year to help them develop programs that make it easier for children to be healthier. Only summary information is sent; no names or information about individuals are sent. However, if you would like to have your child’s information excluded from the survey report, please fill out this form and return it to your school nurse. Thank you. Posted 12/02/14.

Monthly Morning Assembly Schedule

Here is a schedule of Monthly Morning Assemblies for the year... Please note, the Dec. 23 assembly will feature grade 1 instead of grade 4. The reason for the change is grade 4 will help plan a special Mar. 23 program to welcome an author. Posted 11/24/14.

Make Sure Child's Health Information Is Up to Date

Our school nurses would like to remind parents and guardians to please make sure your child’s health information on file with the school is up to date, including updated medication and doctor’s orders for the school year. For questions, please contact your child’s school nurse. Posted 9/15/14.

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.