Castillero Education Foundation

Castillero Education Foundation Castillero Education Foundation - Promoting academic enrichment and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) @ Castillero Middle School, SJUSD

The Castillero Education Foundation was established to support students, faculty and administration at Castillero Middle School. The Board are comprised of volunteer members of the local community who support public education. Each Board member has an integral role in helping to achieve our mission, goals and objectives. This starts with a ‘given’ about Board membership In addition to specific job

The Castillero Education Foundation was established to support students, faculty and administration at Castillero Middle School. The Board are comprised of volunteer members of the local community who support public education. Each Board member has an integral role in helping to achieve our mission, goals and objectives. This starts with a ‘given’ about Board membership In addition to specific job

Operating as usual

03/03/2016

Castillero students need Guest Mentors for the Academic Expedition is on May 18 this year. Please contact [email protected] for more info and to participate in this memorable annual event. You won't regret it!

01/04/2016

New Year, new ideas! Share them at Foundation mtgs, 5:30 pm (Mondays): 1/25, 2/22, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16. Upcoming Foundation events: Math Olympics 3/30, Academic Expedition 5/18, Famous Figures 5/24 and Ancient Civilizations (TBD)

12/04/2015
The Hour of Code is coming

Hour Of Code - A FREE Foundation coordinated event open to ALL Castillero students coming on Monday & Tuesday, Dec 7 and 8, 4-5 PM in F14. Sign up NOW on EventBrite. Nationwide event sponsored by https://hourofcode.com/us.

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries and over 40 languages. Ages 4 to 104.

12/04/2015

AmazonSmile. You shop. Amazon donates to the charitable organization of your choice. Who will you support? Castillero Eduction Foundation! SMILE.AMAZON.COM
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Science of the Bat session at Castillero! Tuesday, October 27, 4 – 5 pm.  Register now for this Halloween theme SciJam s...
10/20/2015
Bat Dissections

Science of the Bat session at Castillero! Tuesday, October 27, 4 – 5 pm. Register now for this Halloween theme SciJam session. 2 fun prizes for student participants at this session. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bat-dissections-tickets-18728647890

It's Halloween and what better way to klick off this season than to dissect a bat. Please join us for this event and see the inner workings of these amazing creatures.

Learn to change the world with 3D Printing - starting tomorrow at  Castillero Middle School, SJ,   You can still registe...
10/08/2015
3D Printing Class

Learn to change the world with 3D Printing - starting tomorrow at Castillero Middle School, SJ, You can still register at:
Seats are limited. First come, first served.

Sign up for this class and learn all about 3D printing. You will need a tinkercad (www.tinkercad.com) as well as a shapeways (www.shapeways.com) account in order to be prepared for this class. Additionally you will need your student ID and login in information in order to access the internet to use…

3D Printing starts Oct 8 for 4 consecutive Thursdays in F-14.Students must sign up for a tinkercad account (www.tinkerca...
09/23/2015
Tinkercad | Create 3D digital designs with online CAD

3D Printing starts Oct 8 for 4 consecutive Thursdays in F-14.
Students must sign up for a tinkercad account (www.tinkercad.com) and a shareways account (www.shapeways.com) before first class.

Tinkercad is an easy-to-use 3D CAD design tool. Quickly turn your idea into a CAD model for a 3D printer with Tinkercad.

09/17/2015

"They were at the edge of their seats...my daughter looks forward to learning about physics in school and my son wants to get a gallon of liquid nitrogen to play with...!" shares Marc Paloma who attended the Physics Show on 9/12 & 9/13. See it in 2016!

Congrats to our Physics Show ticket winners, Chuck Cole, Shirley He, Dan Kong and Marc Paloma who all had a blast at the...
09/17/2015

Congrats to our Physics Show ticket winners, Chuck Cole, Shirley He, Dan Kong and Marc Paloma who all had a blast at the show on 9/12 and 9/13! They'll be back to see you in 2016!

09/17/2015

3D Printing needs parent volunteers so that we can offer 3D Printing this Fall. Parent training workshops tomorrow 9/17 and 9/24 in F-14, 4:00-5:00 PM Contact [email protected]

09/08/2015

While they last - get your Castillero spirit tote when you donate $150 or more to Foundation! Totes available for pick-up at B2S Nite, Sep 9, 6:30-7:45 pm.

09/08/2015

Remember to stop by Foundation's Info Table on Wed, Sep 9 at B2S Nite! Sign up for Lego/Vex team and be entered for Physics Show Sep 12 & 13 shows! Cookies, spirit totes, helpful advice!

08/25/2015

Welcome to another year at Castillero. Join the 2015-16 Board at next meeting 9/21, 5:30 pm and tell us what you think about current & new programs this year, e-mail or call: (408) 800-7518.

05/15/2015

Incoming 6th graders - Prepare for Fall at Castillero Middle School on May 18 at 5:30-6:30 pm!

05/08/2015

Incoming 5th grade parents - Please come to May 18 Academic Enrichment Night at Castillero, 5:30 pm, Media Center!

05/08/2015

Congratulations to all Castillero students nominated and presenting on May 13 Academic Expedition Day. We are proud of you!

05/08/2015

Happy Mother's Day to everyone who has ever loved a child like it was your own - and for those that birthed them and love them still!

04/01/2015

No fooling! #Math #Olympics is tonight 4 pm! Good luck to all competitors! Thanks to parent volunteers for helping to promote #academic #enrichment at #Castillero #Middle!

01/28/2015

March 11 instead of Feb 11- find out how to 'bounce back', be resilient - 7:30 pm, Castillero Indoor Commons, Lisa Medoff, PhD. RSVP by March 4. Open to Almaden school community & invited guests.

12/17/2014

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all! Thank you to everyone who donated to, participated in and been supportive of Foundation in multiple ways. Save the date: Feb 11, 2015, 7:30-8:30 PM!

12/02/2014

Heads up SciJammers! The next SciJam is Dec 9, "Easy Web Programming" from 4-5 pm in science wing. NO SciJam this week.

10/31/2014

Count Dracula is tthe cover page star for this special SciJam "Secrets of the Bat" on Oct 28! Happy Hallows Eve everyone!

24 students dissected bats on Oct 28 for the return of "Secrets of the Bat" special SciJam!  Go Count Dracula!  Next Sci...
10/31/2014

24 students dissected bats on Oct 28 for the return of "Secrets of the Bat" special SciJam! Go Count Dracula! Next SciJam - Launch a rocket!

Count Dracula is ready to turn 'batty' on his pupils!
10/31/2014

Count Dracula is ready to turn 'batty' on his pupils!

10/11/2014

Thank you to the amazing Education Foundation Board who pulled another successful event! Rachael Parakh, Noelle Pillsbury, Sharon Wicks, Mike Hetzel, Ken Brock, Robert Crowe, Bruce & Naomi Young. Go Team CEF!

10/11/2014

#Castillero #Foundation just hosted the Spellbinding Science event and it was FABulous! We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did!

10/08/2014

Spellbinding Show ONLINE bidding for 4 FAB items has been transferred to E-Bay! Last bid will be at 7:30 PM on Oct 10, 2014. Just click on the link for item you want and BID! Questions? Contact [email protected]

10/07/2014

I'm bidding, $125 for 2 Disney tickets - great deal! Taking my daughter for New Year's Eve - surprise Xmas gift!

10/07/2014

Have you bid yet??? 2-49er tickets, 2 each Disneyland Parkhoppers, Levi stadium tour for 4

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6384 Leyland Park Dr
San Jose, CA
95120

Telephone

(408) 568-3883

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