Castle Elementary School

SchoolDistrict 622

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     WINTER WEATHER REMINDERS

    PLEASE BRING ALL YOUR WINTER GEAR EVERYDAY!  BOOTS, HATS, MITTENS EVEN SNOWPANTS.  WE LINE UP OUTSIDE IN MORNING AND GO OUTSIDE FOR RECESS EVERYDAY!

     We do have temperature guidelines that are used to make decisions if it is safe for kids to go outside for recess. 

    *****When the temperature is below 0, we stay inside*****

    ***** If the wind chill is -10 or below, we stay inside.***** 

    Please help us prevent your child from losing their gear by labeling jacket, snow pants, boots, even hats/mittens with your childs name or initials.  If you are having difficulty providing warm, winter items for child, please call us @ 651-748-6700 :)

    SCHOOL DELAYS/CANCELLATIONS:  School will be in session every day unless the Superintendent makes a decision to close or delay school due to snow or cold weather.  In this event, an automated phone message will be sent to each family via our automated school messaging system.  You may also check the District Website @ www.isd622.org.  Reminder, when checking the TV news broadcasts, make sure to look for NO ST. PAUL/MAPLEWOOD/OAKDALE schools.

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    Did you hear the awesome news?  Castle School is hosting a theater production in March called "Space Pirates"!

    "Space Pirates" follows the journey of Gabby and her friends during what starts as a typical school field trip to the museum....

    Castle School in cooperation with Ashland Productions and the Maplewood Community Center will be working with Castle students.  There will be 24-30 rehearsals to prepare for the three performances (March 22March 24March 25). Ashland Production staff will run rehearsals and instruct students in singing, dancing, and acting.  What a wonderful opportunity for our Castle kids! 

    Thanks to everyone who signed up - we are super excited for this great opportunity!

     

    PRACTICES WILL BE EVERY MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY FROM 3:20 - 4:45.  OUR FIRST ONE IS DECEMBER 6TH! 


      
    Did you know???
    Every week Mrs. Bruner calls families and lets them know what is happening for the the week!  If you are are not receiving this message and would like to please call the office to get your phone number added.   
    651-748-6700
     
     SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST 2017-18
    click on one of the links below for the school supply list you need
     
     
     
     
     

     
    Interested in making a difference in the lives of Castle Students?
     
    Would you love to help children grow their reading and math skills, succeed in school. and receive extra support from someone who cares?  If you answer is yes, you can be trained to serve as a tutor with Minnesota Reading Corps or Minnesota Math Corps.  Full time, three-quarter time , and part time positions are available state-wide!
     
    Reading Corps and Math Corps is looking for people who are dedicated to our community.  By joining Minnesota Reading Corps or Minnesota Math Corps, you can be one of more than 1,300 trained tutors placed in schools across the state.  Tutors come from many backgrounds and include recent high school or college graduates, career changers, stay-at-home parents, veterans, and retirees.  You will guide students toward becoming successful readers by third grade or proficient in math by the end of eighth grade.
     
    In addition to extensive training, tutors will receive on-site support from specially trained school mentors.  Tutors can earn a living allowance (bi-weekly before taxes:  $574 for full-time tutors, $424 for three-quarter time tutors, or $272 for part-time tutors), educational award ($5,815 for full-time tutors, $4,138 for three-quarter time tutors, or $2,887 for part-time tutors), federal loan forbearance, as well as other benefits, and have a chance  to make a real difference in the life of a child.
     
    Apply now or pass the word onto a friend or family member!  Learn more and apply at www.readingandmath.net   Positions begin in August!
     
    Questions?  Contact recruitment@servetogrow.org or 866-859-2825.
     

     
    NEED A LITTLE REFRESHER? OR EXTRA HELP AT HOME?
     
    Don't forget to check out some FUN websites to practice math, reading and science.   Click on the ACADEMICS tab across the top and choose STUDENT RESOURCES ~ there you will find plenty of fun games to help you stay in practice for school!!! 
       

      
     Weather Reminders:
    Now that the weather is getting warmer, please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather.  We go outside every day for recess.  It is important for all students to have tennis shoes with them everyday.  Flip flops and sandals can be dangerous on the playground.
     
     

        
    FREE BREAKFAST FOR KINDERGARTNERS
     
    This year at Castle all Kindergarten students are eligible for free breakfast.  It is still a choice as to whether or not they would like breakfast but if they do it is FREE.  Breakfast starts at 8:25 and students are let in the school at that time.  Once students arrive off the bus they come into school and get right in line for breakfast.  If they are not having breakfast they will line up outside in their respective grade lines.
     

     


    REMEMBER:  BE SAFE.  BE KIND.  DO YOUR BEST.

     

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