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Monday, February 27, 2012

CRCC Finance Update for Feb 2012

We will post the CRCC Finance Records on a monthly basis to continually work to keep all our Castle Rock Families informed.  ALL of the funds collected through fundraisers come directly from you and your involvement.  ALL of the funds spent go directly towards your child's education and activities in school.  Here are some of the items that our CRCC has funded for this school year:

  • Field trip transportation for all students
  • Technology
  • "Meet the Master" Fine Arts Program
  • I.B. Educational Enhancements
  • Copy machine contracts

Without your support, none of these would be possible.  Thank you!  Please continue to support our students and our school!  Castle Rock is the best!!!

Fundraising Goal for then 2011-2012 School Year: $75,000

Funds Raised as of February 2012 :  $31,110
(entering our last trimester of school)

First, this is our CRCC's Financial Balance Sheet (click to view):



Secondly, this is our CRCC's Financial Profit & Loss YTD (Year To Date) Statement (click to view):


Practice Questions for the STAR Test



All 2nd - 5th grade Castle Rock Students will be taking the California STAR Test from April 16-27, 2012.  If you would like to have your child practice questions by grade level and subject matter during this spring break week, please click on the link below.  This will take you to the California Department of Education CST Released Test Questions for the STAR Test.


Click Here:  Link to STAR Test Ques. at CA Dept of Education

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

2012 Yearbook Cover Contest & Pre-sale

Announcing Castle Rock's Annual Yearbook Cover Contest.  This is open to 5th graders only.  Please read the flyer below for details:



The Castle Rock 2012 Yearbook is now available for pre-sale orders.  The pre-sale price is $25 and will go up to $30 after May 4th.   Please print the flyer below and turn it in with your payment to your teacher.

Save the Date for Family Fun Night!!

Castle Rock's annual Family Fun Night will be on Friday March 23, 2012 from 5 - 8PM.  It will be an exciting night of games, food trucks, auctions, raffles, and more!  The CHP and Sheriff Department will also have booths present.  Please save the date on your calendars.  Also, look out for information from your room parents on how you can help make this event a success for our whole community!!  Remember to invite your friends and family!

Click to view the flyer below for more information and a list of the food trucks:

CRCC Meeting Minutes 2/10/12



The Meeting Minutes from the Castle Rock Community Club is now available. Please click on the link below to view all items discussed so you can stay informed. Our next meeting will be on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 9AM in Room 3. Everyone at Castle Rock is always welcome to the meetings.

VIEW MEETING MINUTES

SALE: Castle Rock Memorabilias!



Grab your Castle Rock logo-ed T-shirts, water bottles, and backpacks at DISCOUNTED PRICES!  These items are from previous years and have been discounted to sell to our Castle Rock families.  The T-shirts are great for wearing comfortably to school or a field trip!  Come check them out
THIS FRIDAY, 2/24 AFTER SCHOOL ON THE GRASSY PICK-UP AREA IN FRONT OF SCHOOL.

Snack Fridays


Snack Fridays are here!  Our Castle Rock Community Club is selling snacks every Friday for $1.00.  We are selling popcorn on cold days and popsicles on warm days.  This is a fun way to finish the week and it also helps our school as a fundraiser.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

March IB Awards Assembly


Our next monthly IB Awards Assemblies will be held on Friday, March 2, 2012 in the MPR.  Please note the new times for the assemblies according to grade levels:

3rd - 5th Grades: 8:30AM
Kinder - 2nd Grades: 9:15AM

Monday, February 13, 2012

Parent Education Workshops


Our Walnut Valley Unified School District is offering 3 very informative workshops for all elementary parents this spring.  The workshops are one hour long and childcare will be provided. 

These are valuable resources for parents and are offered free to our community.  The following are the dates, locations, and classes for Castle Rock Families:



1) Wed. Feb. 29th from 6:30-7:30pm @ Quail Summit -
     "Behavior 101: Practical Tools for Managing Kids at Home"
     **This class will be offered in Mandarin at Collegewood Elem. on March 21.**

2) Wed. March 21st from 6:30-7:30pm @ Evergreen -
     "Happiness and Ability to Get Along With Others and Succeed in Life"

3) Wed. April 18th from 6:30-7:30pm @ Maple Hill -
     "Homework Help: Strategies, Time Management, and Organization Skills"

For more information and a detailed description of each workshop, please visit the WVUSD website at:

http://www.wvusd.k12.ca.us/apps/news/show_news.jsp?REC_ID=235562&id=0

You can also click on the flier below to view additional information:

Thursday, February 9, 2012

STAR Test Parent Night

All Castle Rock Parents of 2nd - 5th grade students are invited to join us for an evening of valuable information regarding the California State STAR Test.  The discussion will include: understanding the test scores, state standards/IB Program, test preparedness, and much more.

WHEN:  Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 from 6:30-7:30PM
WHERE:  Castle Rock MPR

If you would like to attend, please return the bottom portion of the flier below to your child's teacher by Feb. 17th.

Family Dining Out Fundraiser for the Month of February

Dine in or take out at East 180 during the entire month of February 2012. Turn in your receipts in the office and Castle Rock will receive 10% of the total bill prior to taxes and tips.  There will be a box provided in the office for the receipts.

East 180 Asian Cuisine
23525 Palomino Drive, Diamond Bar
909-396-0180

Hours of operation:  M-Th: 10 am-9:30 pm, Friday: 10 am-10:30 pm
                                Sat: 9:00 am-10:30 pm, Sun: 9:00 am-9:30 pm

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

CRCC Meeting Minutes 1/20/12



The Meeting Minutes from the Castle Rock Community Club is now available.  Please click on the link below to view all the valuable information so you can stay informed.  Our next meeting will be on Friday, February 10, 2012 at 9AM in Room 3.  Everyone at Castle Rock is always welcome to our meetings.

VIEW MEETING MINUTES