Welcome to Callaghan Elementary School

Each school year brings great excitement for the many opportunities for educational excellence. Our mission is to teach students in a quality learning environment in order for students to achieve objectives in the Standards of Learning in the four core areas of English, Math, Science, and Social Studies, and to become good citizens. Our school goals will focus on student achievement.

You are encouraged to read our school Parent and Student Handbook. This handbook contains basic information to make this a successful school year.

You, as parents, are the most critical part of our students' success. You have a crucial role in providing an atmosphere that promotes education and quality work habits. Your support provides the foundation for students to come ready to learn. We strongly encourage you to be an active part of your child’s education and make sure your child gets to school on time and attends school regularly. Please ensure that your child reads each and every night. Academic progress requires daily practice.

If questions or concerns develop, please call and arrange to speak with the teacher or principal. Working together, we can achieve a quality safe educational environment for your child!



Mrs. Moga and Staff

What's Happening at CES

school supplies   SUPPLY LIST for 2018-2019

JK: 12 Glue sticks (small Elmers), 2 boxes of tissues, towel for nap and seasonal change of clothes in a reusable grocery bag (label all with child’s name); 2 containers of playdough, a backpack large enough to hold a folder and lunchbox (label both with child’s name)(lunch box is optional), small personal water bottle; Boys: gallon bags, Girls: quart bags.  Other Items we use that you may donate: Clorox wipes, baby wipes, band aids, 5 oz. cups, napkins, spoons. **We provide scissors, crayons, pencils, and a folder. Wish list- Any art supplies like Popsicle sticks, foam letters, buttons, Pom Pom balls, etc.

Kindergarten-- 2 LARGE Elmer's glue sticks, 1pack of Ticonderoga pencils, 1 pair of Fiskar scissors, and a  towel or fleece throw for rest time.  Items frequently used that you may donate:  hand sanitizer,  Clorox wipes,  gallon size ziplocs bags, quart size Hefty One-Zip baggies, sandwich size Ziplocs, snack size Ziplocs, tissues, paper plates, small cups, plastic forks and spoons, napkins.  Please only label the scissors and towel with your child's name.

Grade 1: 8 large glue sticks (Elmer’s 4 oz.), 2 boxes of tissues, 2-24 pack Crayola crayons, 1-3 subject spiral notebook any design, 1 container playdough, reusable water bottle, headphones/earbuds  Other items that are helpful: napkins, 5 oz. cups, band aids, plastic spoons.**We provide pencils, erasers, scissors, and a folder. Label ONLY the notebook and headphones.

Grade 2: Crayons, 8 glue sticks; 2 Spiral bound- one subject notebooks; Pencil pouch – large enough to hold a box of crayons (NO pencil boxes!), 2 pocket folders, 1 pack of colored pencils,  2 boxes of tissues,  1 pack of Pencils (Ticonderoga are the best and easiest for students to sharpen), 1 set of earbuds (for Chromebooks), Girls –quart baggies, Boys – gallon baggies, and optional small personal water bottle.

Grade 3:
 Colored pencils, crayons (24 colors),  2 highlighters, 10 glue sticks, 2 pocket folders (one blue and one green),  2 spiral bound one subject notebooks,  2 composition book (kind with marbled cover),  one box of tissues, one box of zip sandwich baggies (girls only), one container of baby wipes (boys only), 2 dozen pencils (Ticonderoga are the best and easiest for students to sharpen), hand held pencil sharpener, one large pencil pouch, earbuds. Children may have a water bottle to use at school.  Do not send large notebooks, since they will not fit in the desks.

Grade 4: 
4 packs of pencils(Ticonderoga are best), 4 composition books (kind with marbled cover), 2 highlighters, 1 box of crayons or colored pencils, 10 glue sticks,  2 - 3 ring 2 inch binder,  zipper pencil pouch with holes to fit in 3 ring binder, ziploc sandwich baggies,  1 set of earbuds OPTIONAL: SMALL PERSONAL WATER BOTTLE (please write name on bottle with permanent marker). Wish list- box of tissues.

Grade 5:
1 pair of earbuds or headphones, 1 dozen #2 pencils (plain yellow), 1 box of colored pencils, 4 highlighters (various colors), 8 black dry erase markers, 2  pocket folders with prongs (one yellow and one blue), 1 pair scissors, 2 boxes of tissues, personal water bottle to keep on desk Wish list: Clorox Wipes, hand sanitizer,  *no mechanical pencils, *no pencil boxes, *no Trapper Keepers (large binders).

Please put student's names on all items with a permanent marker (unless stated not to label).

Pictures Added to Photo Gallery:

November 21st- Family Academic Day
November 30th-4th & 5th grade Tobacco Prevention Fair
December 14th- Holiday Shop
December 15th-PTO Family Fun Night "Frosty"
December 19th-Callaghan Winter Program
March 7th- Jump for Health
March 13th-The Lemonade War
May 14th- Grade 3 Pen Pals Field Trip
May 16th- 4th and 5th grade Chorus and Recorder Program
May 16th- DARE Graduation
May 23rd- Field Day

Callaghan Community Event


Where: Callaghan Elementary School Playground

When: Monday, July 30, 2018

 5 PM – 8 PM

We would love to have the community come together to assist in spreading wood chips on our playgrounds, paint equipment, and make grounds improvements before the new school year begins.

Make sure you bring your gloves, rake, shovel,

power saw and/or small tractor.

Supper will be provided by:

Modern Woodmen of America

If you plan to eat supper, please call the school at 965-1810, by July 25 with the number

of individuals in your family that plan to eat.             

Chromebook                             1st-5th grade 
                             PARENT CHROMEBOOK TRAINING
                                            July 31, 2018

                                               5:30 P.M.


A parent of students in grades 1-5 needs to attend prior to their child receiving their chrome book in the fall.

(if you have already attended a meeting for another child , you do not need to attend again.)


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

What's New

Callaghan Open House
Callaghan Open House
Posted on 06/11/2018
12-7 August 6, 2018 ...

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