The one-page 2015-16 school calendar, which lists school days for next year, is available here... Posted 4/20/15.
Parents of children who will attend kindergarten at Castleton Elementary School in the fall are encouraged to register them now. Registration information and forms are available here... Posted 3/05/15.
District Earns Two National Awards for Communications
Schodack CSD has won two national awards for its communications. The districtís Capital Project Newsletter and 2014-15 Budget Newsletter recently earned 3rd place awards from the National School Public Relations Association. "NSPRA is the most respected organization in school communications," said Communications Specialist Jason McCord. "School districts from across the country submit entries for NSPRAís annual Publications and Electronic Media Awards so this is quite an honor." Posted 6/22/15.
Board Workshop Meeting - Wednesday, July 15 at 6:00 p.m.
The Board of Education will hold a workshop on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the High School library. Synthesis Architects and Turner Construction will give an update on the Capital Project. Interested community members are welcome to attend. Posted 6/22/15.
Students' Artwork Selected for Questar III High School Art Exhibit
Congratulations to Tina Moak, Bryce Perry and Alexander Pomykaj who were selected to be part of Questar III’s High School Art Invitational Exhibit. "It is always a proud moment for the young artists, their families, and their teachers when their work is publically displayed," said teacher Janel Gregoire. "Art creation is a time consuming creative process. These students are very deserving!" Posted 6/22/15.
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.
To help ensure all children receive nutritious meals during the summer when school is out of session, the USDA has created a website to help those in need find free summer meal programs. Visit the website here or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY. During the school year, 21.4 million children in the United States receive their lunch at a reduced-price or at no charge through the National School Lunch Program. Yet when school lets out for the summer, only 3.8 million children participate in summer meal programs. Posted 6/02/15.
The Maple Hill Youth Lacrosse Foundation will hold its 6th Annual Sticks-for-Kids Charity Golf Outing on Tuesday, July 28 at Normanside Country Club. A flyer with more info is available here… Posted 5/20/15.