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All visitors will be required to sign in and show a form of identification upon entering the building.  Visitors going beyond the main office will be required to leave their driver's license or other form of ID until they return to the office to checkout. The parent or guardian's identification will cover minor children. Any visitor without a form of identification will need to be screened by an administrator and accompanied by a staff member to and from their destination. 

Thank you for helping keep our children safe.



 Callaghan Newsletter December 9-13

PTO Santa Shop This Week!

All students will have the opportunity to visit the Santa Shop to do some Christmas shopping for family and loved ones. The shop will be open from 9:00 to 12:00, and three classes are scheduled to visit each day. No items will be priced above $5, and the shop will be restocked daily.  The day of each class's scheduled visit is posted on the Callaghan website. Please complete and return the form that was sent home last week to make the shopping experience fun and easy for everybody.  It's not too late to volunteer. Contact PTO President, Amber Hepler at 540.968.1972.


Students, wear your best Ugly Holiday Sweater 
this Wednesday just for fun!
 We will take lots of pictures! 
 There will be a prize for the GREATEST UGLY sweater


As a service project, Callaghan School will be donating a dozen boxed dinners to local organizations for distribution this holiday season.  Homeroom teachers and students will be planning a menu, decorating a box and collecting items for the boxed dinner.  The last day for collection will be next Wednesday, December 18.  Thank you for your help in assisting your child’s class learn the value of generosity and the importance of community service. 

All families and loved ones are invited to

Callaghan School’s Holiday Concert

Tuesday, December 17 at 6:00 PM in the Gym. 


Dec 9       4 H meeting after school

Dec 9-13              PTO Santa Shop

Dec 11       Wear your Ugly Christmas Sweater 

Dec 17                  Callaghan Christmas Program 6:00pm

Dec 20                  End of Second Quarter and First Semester

                              Early Release for Students

Dec 23-Jan 3       Holiday Break.  All schools and offices closed.

Jan 6                     School reopens; Second semester begins




What's Happening at CES

Lunch Menu for Dec 9-13





Dec 9

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

French Toast Sticks;

Juice and/or fruit

Sweet & Sassy Chicken w/ a roll

OR Ham & Cheese on a bun


Garlic mashed potatoes;

Seasoned green beans;

Fresh broccoli w/ low fat dip;

Fruit choice


Dec 10




Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Breakfast Pizza;

Juice and/or fruit

Bacon/Egg/Cheese Omelet and French Toast Sticks

OR Italian Turkey Wrap


French fries, Baked beans;

Carrot sticks w/ low fat dip;

Fruit choice


Dec 11

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Breakfast chicken biscuit;

Juice and/or fruit

Vegetable Beef Soup w/ GCS

OR Chicken Patty on a bun VEGGIES:

Seasoned potato wedges;

Celery sticks w/ low fat dip;

Fruit choice


Dec 12

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Sausage biscuit;

Juice and/or fruit

Chicken-Cheese Quesadilla

OR Cheeseburger on a bun


Macaroni and Cheese;

Tossed salad; Seasoned corn;

Fruit choice


Dec 13

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Mini Pancakes;

Juice and/or fruit

Hamburger steak & gravy w/ roll OR Pizza Choice


Scalloped potatoes;

seasoned peas; Navy beans;

Fruit choice


Dec 16

Cereal/toast; Mini bagel;

Sausage gravy biscuit;

Juice and/or fruit

Chicken Tenders with a roll

OR Cheeseburger on a bun


Sweet potato fries;

Seasoned corn;

Fruit choice


​Pictures added to Photo Gallery

Trunk or Treat 18-19
Down on the Farm- Family Reading Night
Career Fair 2018
Flag Dedication
SRO Appreciation Week
Dome Theater
Mural on CES office wall
Trunk or Treat 2019-20
Necktie Day 2019
50's Day 2019
1st Nine Weeks Awards Assembly 2019

Join the PTO or visit the Callaghan Elementary School PTO Facebook page




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