The multicultural spring concert was performed this semester by our 1st, 2nd, and 4th grade students on Friday, May 31st to friends and families. The songs played were from different cultural places such as Germany, Hawaii, Korea, Mexico and America.
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On Thursday, May 30th, our soon to be culminating 5th graders attended an awards ceremony, in which 5th graders were presented with various awards.
On Tuesday, May 21st, dozens of Castlebay actors recently took the stage in the Spring play, "The Adventures of Pinocchio." In this quirky retelling of the classic fairytale, the audience meets the author, Carlo Collodi, who is having "writer's block" and has to create the story of a puppet who wants to become a real boy on the spot with the audience watching!
The spelling bee journey begins in the classroom where students compete against each other. 2 students from each classroom then compete against each other for an overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Congratulations to everyone who competed!
The tournament was held in LaVerne, CA. The team missed going to World's by a mere two points.
This year our literacy event was held after school instead of in the evening. It was an event where children were able to do different activities related to literacy.
Castlebay Lane hosted a VEX IQ robotics tournament on Saturday, February 16, 2019. There were 22 teams participating in the tournament, one of the last qualifying state events for the 2018-2019 robotics season. There were teams from, Ventura to Los Angeles to Orange County competing.
Panda Express' visit to our campus was facilitated by Mrs. Amirali and sponsored by PATH. The visit featured an assembly for K-1 followed by lunch for the entire school on Tuesday, February 12th.
Math Night was held at Castlebay Lane on Friday, December 7th. This was an evening for families to come and enjoy different ways of experiencing math by playing games, making art, and solving puzzles.
On Tuesday, December 4th, our After School Enrichment Drama students presented THE (Not-the-Ballet) NUTCRACKER to family and friends in the Performing Arts Center.
Castlebay Lane's VEX IQ Teams Placed 1st and 3rd at the recent VEX IQ tournament held at Holmes Middle School on December 8, 2018 in Team Work. There were more than 20 teams participating at the first major tournament of the year. Additionally, one of Castlebay Lane's team placed first in Judges Award. We look forward to an exciting VEX IQ season.
Castlebay Lane hosted Astronomy Night on November 16, 2018. Members of the Santa Clarita Astronomy Club brought 4 powerful telescopes. Attendees were able to see very vivid images of the Moon, Mars, and Saturn.
Castlebay Lane was able to have Moon Rocks and Meteorites from NASA for two weeks in early October. Mr. Garringer had to attend special training at JPL to become Moon Rock and Meteorite certified to be able to request the materials from NASA. After two weeks the Moon Rocks and Meteorites had to be sent back to NASA.
Thank you for all who attended the VEX IQ Robotics informational session on August 21, 2018.
On Monday, April 2, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the 2018 California Distinguished Schools. Castlebay Lane Charter was one of seventeen LAUSD schools to receive the Gold Ribbon Award.
Welcome to the new Castlebay Lane Charter Elementary website.
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Facts & Numbers
- $161,000 PATH Fundraising
- 100% Graduation Rate
- 88.5% English Learner Progress Rate
- 68% Percent of students at Meet or Exceeds in SBAC Math
- 123 Number of Parent Volunteers
- 92% Percent of Students with exceptional Attendance
- 71% Percent of Students at Meet or Exceeds in SBAC English Language Arts
- 0% Suspension rate