CE News

PREK
PreK Family Session
Incoming pre-kindergarten parents and children are invited to attend the district's Family Learning Fun sessions held each Thursday during the month of June. During each session the parent(s) and pre-k child will engage in fun hands-on activities and leave with resources to continue the learning at home. 
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Kindergarten Fun
Kindergarten students have been participating in ABC countdown to summer activities. Each day they are focusing on a specific letter of the alphabet and doing a special activity related to that letter. It has been so fun watching the smiles, laughs, and fun times had by so many of our little friends! It is amazing how much learning and growing our kindergartners have done this year! Bright future for all! 
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STAAR Bootcamp
ATTENTION! On Monday, May 2nd, the 4th & 5th grade teachers hosted a Boot Camp to review and practice for the upcoming STAAR tests.  
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Amazing Race
The 5th grade hall was transformed into 5 different states; New York, Colorado, Texas, Arizona, and Hawaii for an Amazing Race to help review for STAAR. 
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CE Staff Awards
Thank you to the following teachers and staff for their service with Castleberry ISD and serving the students at Castleberry Elementary! We are very lucky to have each one of these amazing educators! 
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Science in the Library
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STREAM Night
STREAM Night
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teacher of the year
Teacher of the Year
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Counselor Newsletter
Every month the school counselors discuss different topics in classroom lessons. The newsletter gives parents an opportunity to see the topic discussed so they can help support the topic at home.  
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Bully Prevention Month
Bully Prevention Month
Parents and students, let's identify and safely stand up to bullying! Please participate with us as we wear themed dress throughout the month of October. The themes are listed in the image below. 
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Little Lions in the Library
Storytime in the library for 0-4 year olds.  
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Welcome Back from Michelle Stapp, CE Principal
Welcome Back Letter from Principal Stapp
Ms. Stapp, principal of Castleberry Elementary reviews important information parents need to be aware of to have a successful first day of school on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. 
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Summer Reading
Check out CISD's opportunities for free books, activities, a reading challenge, and more! Stretch your brain this summer by reading for fun. 
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End of Year Awards and 5th Grade Parade
We will have virtual awards next Tuesday, May 25th. Next Wednesday, May 26th, from 5:30-6:00 p.m. we will be hosting our 2nd annual 5th grade drive through parade (come and go).  
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Virtual Open House is March 30
We are excited to host a virtual open house next Tuesday, March 30th. Families are encouraged to have their students log in to their homeroom Canvas course and join their teacher for an introduction at their given time. Grade level teachers will be available for 10 minutes to welcome families and explain the activity that students will lead their families through.  
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Virtual Book Fair March 1-14
We are working hard to keep kids reading and raise critical funds for our school with our Scholastic Virtual Book Fair on March 1-14. 
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Spring Picture Day is February 8
Spring Picture Day is Monday, February 8th. All students will be photographed, and no money will be due on picture day. 
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January WiFi Tower Upgrades
Beginning Monday, January 25th, Castleberry ISD will be performing upgrades to our WiFi towers to enhance the speed and coverage provided to our students at home. 
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Celebrating School Board Recognition Month
The Castleberry Independent School District will join 1,024 school districts throughout Texas to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month 
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PACE Support Program Begins 1/23
As part of the PACE Saturdays support program, or PACE, our dedicated team of educators and administrators at each campus are stepping up and opening schools for in-person instruction from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Saturdays for students who may need just a little extra help 
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4th 6 Weeks Mode of Instruction
Hello CE parents, Your child's method of instruction for the 4th six weeks will remain the same unless you contact your child's campus by this Thursday, January 7th, or campus administration has revoked remote learning for your child. No action is required if you will be keeping the same instructional method.  
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Virtual Polar Express Literacy Night
Student may wear pajamas December 10 as we celebrate literacy night and the Polar Express virtually. At 4 p.m. on Dec. 10th, families will receive a link in Canvas and through email that will send them to the Polar Express Literacy Page. 
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All In-Person Students Learn Remotely 11/19-11/20
Due to the increased cases of COVID-19 within our district and community, the number of students and staff currently quarantined, and the shortage of substitutes, CISD has decided out of an abundance of caution that all in-person students be required to switch to remote learning for the remainder of this week starting on Thursday, November 19, 2020. 
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Wi-Fi Tower Updates
During the week of December 7th through the 11th, Castleberry ISD will be upgrading the equipment on our Wi-Fi towers to provide increased coverage and faster connectivity of the district's at-home wireless Internet service. 
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Cyberbully Prevention Week
During the week of November 16-20, our CE counselors are sharing resources to help students and families prevent cyberbullying by learning how to be safe and kind online. 
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2020-21 Calendar Update
In accordance with the latest TEA guidelines Castleberry ISD will be offering both in-person and remote instruction for the Intercessional Learning weeks of November 16 through November 20, January 4 through January 14, and March 8 through March 12. 
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Updates for the Week of 10/26-10/30
The book parade is Friday, October 30. Students and staff only will be present, however, pictures will be shared and remote students will have an opportunity to share pictures of their costumes as well. 
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Red Ribbon Week is October 26-30
Students and staff will have the opportunity to dress up each day during Red Ribbon Week to celebrate being drug-free. 
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October Update for Families
Find out about the great things happening in October at Castleberry Elementary! 
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October is Bully Prevention Month
Bully Prevention Month is October 2020. Let's "Stomp Out Bullying" by wearing blue on Monday, October 5th. Click to read about the other dress-up days in October. 
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School Supplies Update
Due to COVID 19 and delayed shipping, our school supplies are running behind. We are so grateful that World Vision will still be providing them for CE. We will be supplying teachers with supplies for students until we receive the donation of supplies. You do not have to worry about buying any.  
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New Drop-Off Location for 1, 2, 3, 4 Grades
Students who chose in-person instruction in grades 1st through 4th will be dropped off in the back off of Ohio Garden Rd to follow our reentry plan.  
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Trinity River Trash Bash
CE will be joining in the Trinity River Trash Bash on Sept. 19th from 9-11 a.m. at the Trinity Trails.  
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Castleberry Curbside: Read, Return, Repeat
Beginning September 1, all Castleberry ISD libraries will be offering “Castleberry Curbside: Read, Return, Repeat.” Providing library services and getting books into the hands of students and staff in the safest manner possible as campuses reopen is the top priority of Castleberry ISD Library Services. 
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Parent Resources
Visit this link to video tutorials to support your students with Canvas, Skyward, and more. 
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Chromebooks Quick Connect
Learn how to quickly connect your child's district provided device to start learning today! Tutorials for Canvas, Skyward, and more to get started with remote learning. 
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Principal Michelle Stapp
Welcome Message from the Principal
Welcome back CE family! While I know that we are not starting school the traditional way, we are still excited about being back. 
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2020-21 Update-Remote Instruction
In accordance with Judge Whitley’s order which was issued today, CISD will adhere to such order, which means our district will begin the school year delivering instruction remotely beginning on August 12, 2020, through September 27, 2020. In addition, more information will be sent to address such topics such as device pick-up, login information, and much more. 
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Meet the Teacher and Technology Pickup
Meet your teacher and pick up technology on August 8th. We are excited to see you! 
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Messages from CE Staff
CE staff members share encouraging messages in this video for students, such as "We Miss You," "We Love You," and "You Are Amazing, You Are Brave, You Are Strong." 
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Connect with Castleberry Elementary
Castleberry Elementary teachers, administrators, and staff miss the students and have been finding creative ways to connect during remote learning. All CE classroom teachers have weekly scheduled times for students to connect with their teachers and classmates. Click here to find more ways to connect with CE! 
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Run Club runs in the Cowtown Marathon
On Saturday, February 29, 23 members of our Castleberry Elementary Run Club (as well as several parents and teachers) participated in the Cowtown Kids 5K, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. 
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CE Tech Clubs Attend STEAM Carnival
CE Tech Clubs Attend STEAM Carnival
Castleberry Elementary's Girls Who Code club and the Tech Ninjas club attended the STEAM Carnival at the Region XI Education Service Center on March 2 and March 4, respectively.  
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Crazy Socks
Celebrate Dr. Seuss Week
Students and staff are invited to dress up to celebrate Dr. Seuss Week, March 2-5. 
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Lunch with a Loved One
You're Invited-Lunch with a Loved One
Parents, Guardians, and Family Members are invited to eat lunch with their students and shop at the Book Fair together February 25 and 26. 
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Thankful
Our Principal is Thankful for CE
We have many things to be thankful for at CE. This month we have had the dental van come, some students went to learn at the Botanical Gardens, we started our house breakfasts on Fridays, and enjoyed some time with families during our campus Thanksgiving Feast. 
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BMX show
BMX Stunt Show for Top Sellers
Sixty-two Castleberry Elementary students who sold two or more boxes of chocolate during PTA's World's Finest Chocolate sale had the opportunity to see Lone Star Action Sport's "Ultimate BMX Stunt Show Experience!" 
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CE Cheerleaders smile at the camera
Students represent CE at CHS Football Game
We were so excited to have Castleberry Elementary represented at last Friday’s football game versus Lake Worth. 
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Fall Picture Day and Camera
Fall Picture Day is October 28
School picture day will be Monday, October 28th. Families can order online or can return money to school with order envelopes. Click for more details! 
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CE Contest Winners
2019 Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest Winners
Castleberry Elementary students honored in Red Ribbon Week poster contest. 
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CE staff members wearing their house colors
Welcome to Our House
Castleberry Elementary is implementing an exciting new house system to build school community not only within grade levels, but with all students and staff. 
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