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Captain J.Castro Elementary Honors Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Captain Joaquin Castro Elementary honors all service members of the Armed Forces and the sacrifices they made to keep our country free. Today we recognize our heroes, remember their achievements, their courage and their dedication, and say thank you for their sacrifices.
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With the upcoming election right around the corner, Castro Elementary students participated in a mock election to get insight on the voting process. Results from that election showed Hillary Clinton as the next president with 223 votes.
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October 19 has been designated as National Unity Day for Bullying Prevention, and in observance, students and staff wore orange. This was a day where everyone could come together – in schools, communities, and online – to send one large ORANGE message of support, hope, and unity to show that we are together against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.
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In honor of Red Ribbon Week our Castro Elementary Student Council will be holding their first fundraiser. This event will run from October 17-20th. There will be 4 jars with participants names and pictures. The jar with the most votes will be the lucky "winner". The winner will have to paint their hair red in honor of Red Ribbon Week. Each vote will cost $1.00. Students who cast a vote will receive access to enter our Red Ribbon Week Kickoff Pep Rally on October 21, 2016.
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Fall Festival

Castro Elementary will be hosting their annual fall festival on Thursday October 20, 2016 from 4:30-6:30pm. Tickets will be sold starting October 18. Tickets can be bought before class and after school in the front office.
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Girls Volleyball Team Earns Bronze

On Thursday October 13, the Castro volleyball team competed in the East Side Volleyball tournament held at Veterans Memorial High School. Working as a team, the girls were able to secure 3rd place. Congratulations to Coach Guerra and the team!
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The StayALERT School Safety Program is a bilingual, confidential website, e-mail, phone and texting resource for students, teachers, staff, parents and community members to report unsafe behaviors.
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