Thank you to everyone that supported our school through their
contributions to our Spring Luau & Auction. Volunteers, sponsors,
donors, bidders, teachers, party goers, and even our
student artists made this an incredibly successful year for
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:
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!
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Students created innovative solutions for how they can improve
how others learn as part of this year’s First Lego League
competition. One team created a life-size Newton’s Cradle to
teach others about physics; one team painted the English and
Spanish names of animal on our cafeteria mural for kids to build
Spanish vocabulary; and another team created a website for their
peers to learn about exponents.Students will demo the Newton’s
Cradle for students during World Science Day. And please check
out our student-created website below to learn about exponents!
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