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Jogathon 2017!
IB therefore I RUN

The 2017 Jogathon was on Friday, October 13th from 8:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. a.m.  This fundraiser was a super fun event for the entire school to participate in. Help your child raise pledges – no dollar amount too small!  Although the goal of this event is to raise funds, we put the Jogathon together for three very important reasons:

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Our track is complete!

After many years of planning, fundraising, and hard work we are getting close to our goal.  This year we can celebrate our Job-a-Thon event in style, with our brand new school feature! 

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Thank you to 2nd grade Mom Sarah Wissenback for her time & talent in bringing our art program to life with this video!
There are lots of great things going on at Caleb but the art program is something special! For this year's live auction at our Spring Party we hope that you will once again raise your hands to support this amazing program.

Thank you to 2nd grade Mom Sarah Wissenback for her time & talent in bringing our art program to life with this video!

There are lots of great things going on at Caleb but the art program is something special! For this year’s live auction at our Spring Party we hope that you will once again raise your hands to support this amazing program. Online donations will open on April 23d.

Thank you to 2nd grade Mom Sarah Wissenback for her time & talent in bringing our art program to life with this video!

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Daughter’s Dance 2017 limbo contents video!
“80's and Disney in the Dark” glow party!

Daughter’s Dance 2017 limbo contents video!

This years event our theme is “80’s in the Dark” which will be so fun!

Fun things to expect are DJ Lady Char, photo booths, limbo contest, free glow sticks and glow bracelet, glow face painting, and dancing!

So much fun, thank you for all the people that helped this event come together.

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Daughter’s Dance 2017
“80's and Disney in the Dark” glow party!

This years event our theme is “80’s in the Dark” which will be so fun!

Fun things to expect are DJ Lady Char, photo booths, limbo contest, free glow sticks and glow bracelet, glow face painting, and dancing!

So much fun, thank you for all the people that helped this event come together.

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Missoula Children’s Theater Video – Gulliver’s Travels
In this unique, educational project

Missoula Children’s Theater Video – Gulliver’s Travels

On Saturday the 19th, was the first shows for Gulliver’s Travels! Performances were at 2:30pm and 5pm last about 60 minutes.

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Missoula Children’s Theater Shows – Gulliver’s Travels
In this unique, educational project

On Saturday the 19th, was the first shows for Gulliver’s Travels! Performances were at 2:30pm and 5pm last about 60 minutes.

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Jog-a-Thon 2016!
IB therefore I RUN

This is the school’s biggest fall fundraiser and is a super fun school-wide event that is a fun and fit activity for K-6th graders to show their support and raise funds for our school. A huge thank you goes out to all our hardwork Chairs: Kendra Gray, Tracey Cowger, and Michele Payne!

This year’s jog-a-thon was a significant fundraiser for Caleb Greenwood Elementary that includes all students.  This event was a fun and fit activity for K-6th graders to show their support and raise funds.

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Open Garden Event at Caleb
Was on April 20th, 4 to 5:30 p.m

Neighbors and Caleb Families welcome.

We will have garden tours, sensory walks, an inquiry bug table, as well as Sacramento Master Gardeners to answer garden questions.

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Rhoads School House
Fun at Caleb Greenwood

Fun field trip with Mrs. Ferkos class.

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2016 Creek Steward award!
Great job Caleb Greenwood

Creek Week ~ Sacramento Area Creeks Council ~ Activities

This year’s Splash Off was held at Glen Hall Park on Sandburg Drive at the end of Carlson Drive.  Our Keynote Speaker will be Sacramento City Councilman Jeff Harris. The 2016 Creek Steward award went to Caleb Greenwood Elementary School’s Native Habitat Garden volunteers.

Creekweek website:  http://creekweek.net

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Daughter’s Dance 2016
"Glow in the Dark" in multi-purpose room!

This year’s event which was from 6:30-8:30pm in the Cafeteria.  Our theme is “Glow in the Dark” and was so fun!

Fun things were DJ Lady Char, two photo booths, limbo contest, glow sticks and glow bracelet included with each ticket, glow face painting, and dancing!

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Winter Concert 2016 – 1st to 6th grades
Our first through sixth graders are performing tonight in our annual Winter Concert.

WINTER CONCERT THURSDAY NIGHT!

Our first through sixth graders are performing tonight in our annual Winter Concert. In order to accommodate all of our students and their supportive and enthusiastic families, we are holding the concert in the Hiram Johnson Auditorium at 6:30pm. There will be space for everyone! Students need to arrive by 6:15pm to meet their teachers.

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Jog-a-Thon 2015
IB therefore I RUN

This year’s jog-a-thon was a significant fundraiser for Caleb Greenwood Elementary that includes all students.  The event was a fun and fit activity for K-6th graders to show their support and raise funds.

Funds from this year’s jog-a-thon are going towards a new field!  Our current field will be leveled and a decomposed granite track will be installed.

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Missoula Children’s Theater 2015
Peter and Wendy

Missoula Children’s Theatre

This world-renowned theater company will work with selected students to perform.  Missoula Children’s Theatre will be on campus Nov 9-14, with rehearsals daily and two shows on Nov 13th at 6:30pm and Nov 14th at 11:00am.

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BACK TO SCHOOL SPAGHETTI DINNER
Caleb Greenwood Back-to-School Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Friday, September 18
5:30 to 7:00pm in Caleb’s Cafeteria

Pasta – Salad – Bread – Beverages
Dessert was be sold at the event

To-go orders ok!

Friends, families and neighbors were welcome!

Proceeds from this event sponsor the 6th Grade Sly Park Field Trip and additional funds will support Caleb’s IB Primary Years Program.

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Back to School Night Fun! Way to go teachers, simply amazing!

Back to School Night Fun! Way to go teachers, simply amazing!

Our teachers had a surprised performance for the parents on back to school night.  Great job teachers!

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Culture Club is Back!

Sac State International student were back at Caleb this past week sharing children’s games from their respective countries. This is our second year partnering with this fine international program. The international students gain valuable English practice and our Caleb students interact and learn with people from a variety of countries and backgrounds. A win-win for us all!

 

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Spring Auction 2015

Caleb Cougar families enjoyed a downtown Sacramento Speakeasy event with cocktails, heavy Hors D’oeuvres and a great night of bidding on amazing auction items!

The Silent Auction, Teacher Features, Hosted parties, Live Art Auction, 52 Card Bike Raffle and fabulous Balloon Poppers – were great things to win!

The Rail Bridge Cellars Underground Lounge was amazing!

Thank you so much to Mandi Sittarich and Emily Kapic for organizing such a great event benefiting our Caleb school.

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The new Playground is here!

A huge thank you to the Caleb PSTO for the new playground on our campus!  The excitement is high and the kids are now enjoying the new structure.

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Daughters’ Dance 2015
"Glow in the Dark" in multi-purpose room!

This years event was from 6:30-8:30pm in the Cafeteria.  Our theme is “Glow in the Dark” which was so much fun!

Fun things were DJ Lady Chara photo booth, Photo Shoot pictures, limbo contest, tons of glow sticks and glow bracelets, and glow face painting!

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Missoula Children’s Theater 2014
Hansel and Gretel tryouts

This world-renowned theater company will work with selected students to perform in a production of Hansel and Gretel.

Missoula Children’s Theatre & Parent Conferences

Missoula Children’s Theatre took place on campus Nov 17-22, with rehearsals from 1:00-5:30pm daily. Great job everyone!

Check out last years event!
http://calebgreenwood.scusd.edu/carousel/missoula-childrens-theater-2013

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Flapjack 5K and Pancake Breakfast
It was fun!

Event Information

Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time: 5K starts at 9:00 am. The Short Stack races (1/4 mile and 1/2 mile) will begin at 8:30 am.
Where: Caleb Greenwood Elementary School

Huge thank you to Todd Damiano, Jill Jones, the whole Girls on the Run organization, and the numerous amazing volunteers!

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Caleb Culture Club
Are you ready for the Fall Festival!

As an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program Candidate School, we strive to promote international mindedness at our school. To encourage these efforts, Caleb Greenwood has partnered with Sac State’s International Students Exchange. Today was the first day of the Caleb Culture Club where college students from South Korea, China, Libya, and Iran taught language, games, and songs to our Caleb students. It was such a wonderful exchange for all involved that we are planning to make the Culture Club a monthly event!

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Jog-a-Thon 2014
IB therefore I RUN

This year’s jog-a-thon was a significant fundraiser for Caleb Greenwood Elementary that includes all students.  This event was a fun and fit activity for K-6th graders to show their support and raise funds for our classrooms. Our goal this year was to support literacy by providing books for each classroom, building classroom libraries rich with both fiction and non-fiction selections that will excite our students about reading.

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World Singing Day! Uniting the World Through Song

World Singing Day! Uniting the World Through Song

In recognition of United Nations Day students participated in World Singing Day! World Singing Day is a platform to unite people from all over the world through the language of music and song. Primary students learned a simple song to add to a video montage of others singing the same song all around hte world. Check out the videos submitted on the World Singing Day FB page. Here is a snippet from our video submitted.

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International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The day is celebrated to mark the 30th anniversary of the General Assembly Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace.

Established in 1981, the day is dedicated to strengthening the bond of peace within and among the countries around the world. It is also known as the day of non-violence and cease-fire.

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Award-Winning Caleb Circuit Breakerz Robotics Teams!

The Caleb Greenwood First Lego League Team, Caleb Greenwood Circuit Breakerz, competed in their first First Lego League tournament at the Sacramento Aerospace Museum recently. The tournament consisted of three challenges — research project and presentation, FLL Core Values, and robotics. Three rookie teams comprised of fifth and sixth graders represented Caleb Greenwood at the tournament.

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IB PYP Learner Profile Experiences

The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. This aim is developed by helping students cultivate a set of attributes called the IB Learner Profile.

 

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2013 Winter Concert & Canned Food Drive
Wednesday, December 18th

2013 Winter Concert & Canned Food Drive

Hello Caleb Greenwood Families! 

We are very excited to share the link to a recording of our Winter Show, A Peaceful Winter, which was performed on December 18th.  Special thanks to Caleb parent Doug Brauner, the Car Czar, for providing us with this wonderful recording.  Enjoy!

Caleb Greenwood students have been preparing since Fall to provide you with an entertaining evening celebrating the Season of Winter and the spirit of Peace.

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Flapjack 5K and Holiday Breakfast
Join the fun!

The Flapjack 5K and Annual Pancake Breakfast is an annual family event that takes place in December.

The events consists of the Flapjack 5K, Kids’ 1/2 & 1/4 Mile Run, and a neighborhood Pancake Breakfast!

Check out calendar and Events for more details!

 

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Fall Festival
We had fun!

Our Annual Fall Festival was better than ever on Friday, October 25th from 5:00-8:00!

There was a costume contest, carnival games, face painting, balloon art, a pumpkin patch, the Popcycle Creamery, live music, a Haunted Hallway, a cake walk, and a scarecrow contest.  Drewski’s Food Truck provided yummy food, and our Wellness Committee sold snacks at the Snack Bar. 

 

Thank you Tamara Toby for taking on the planning and coordination.  Also, a special thank you goes out to all of the volunteers and their coordinator Christine Bosley.

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Jog-a-Thon 2013
IB therefore I RUN

This year’s jog-a-thon was a significant fundraiser for Caleb Greenwood Elementary that includes all students.  This was a fun and fit activity for K-6th graders to show their support and raise funds for our classrooms.  Our goal is to support literacy by providing books for each classroom, building classroom libraries rich with both fiction and non-fiction selections that will excite our students about reading.  We hoped that each family would participate in the jog-a-thon to the best of their ability.  If each student raises at least $25 we would achieve our goal.  Students had a chance to earn prizes from our generous community donors while also supporting their school.  Although the goal of this event was to raise funds for literacy, we put the jog-a-thon together for three very important reasons:

  • Promote the importance of physical fitness
  • Build school spirit and pride
  • Create a fun, memorable experience for our children

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Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Every Fall, Caleb Greenwood holds its annual Back to School Spaghetti Dinner!

Check out Calendar and Events for details!

Proceeds to benefit our sixth grade’s trip to Sly Park Educational Education camp.

 

 



 

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The Dream Flag Project
Inviting students to dream and hope and wish

Caleb Greenwood students participated in the international community-art-poetry-connection project called Dream Flags in Spring of 2013. Flags were displayed during the school’s family festival, at Clubhouse 24 during Second Saturday, and also at the State Capitol Building Art Galleries during May 2013.

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Spanish Immersion at Caleb Greenwood

Caleb offers Spanish Immersion classes with our very own Señora Miller! While in the Spanish Room, students and teacher speak only Español. Grades 1st-6th receive Spanish Immersion classes twice per week, and Kindergarten once a week. Additional language is a required part of IB PYP schools.

Gracias a Señora Miller y los estudiantes por todo su trabajo duro!

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