Welcome to Callaghan Elementary School

Thank you for visiting  Callaghan Elementary School’s website.  There are many new faces around the building as we kick off the 2018-2019 school year.  Here at Callaghan, we are  committed to improving students’ learning skills and providing quality instruction in a positive, nurturing, safe and success-oriented environment so that all students have the opportunity to reach their full learning potential and have the tools to make sound decisions for their future.

To parents and students, please become familiar with the school policies and procedures included in the Parent-Student Handbook.  It is full of helpful information that is both valuable and important to our day to day operations. 

The high standard of excellence that is historic to this school has been made possible through the efforts of parents, students, the school staff and community members working closely together.  I am very much looking forward to being a small part of its continuing legacy of success.   


I wish everyone an enjoyable and successful school year.

 With warmest regards,


 Joshua Craft, principal



Alleghany County Public Schools (ACPS) is committed to providing a safe environment for students, staff and visitors. ACPS collaborates with the Sheriff’s office, State Police as well as emergency responders and together, have developed a comprehensive Safe Schools and Emergency Response plan that serves as a guide to help staff and our public safety partners respond swiftly should a crisis occur in our schools.

Identification required -

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.

Lunch Menu for January 7 - January 14





January 14

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January 15

Cereal or toast, Mini bagel,

Crispy Steak Biscuit;

 juice and/or fruit           

Hamburger Steak and Gravy w/ Roll

OR Pizza Choice


Creamed Potatoes

Steamed Broccoli, Pinto Beans and Fruit Choice


January 16

Cereal and/or toast  mini bagel,

French Toast Sticks; juice and/or fruit

Lasagna w/ Breadsticks OR Chicken Patty on WG bun


Romaine Lettuce, Tomato Salad; Seasoned Peas; Fruit choice


January 17

Cereal and toast  mini bagel,

Breakfast Chicken Biscuit,

 juice and/or fruit

Fish Treasures w/ breadsticks OR Cheeseburger on WG bun


Spicy Potato Wedges; Mixed Veggies; Cole Slaw; Fruit Choice


January 18

Cereal and toast, mini bagel,

Breakfast Pizza,  juice and/or fruit

Pig in a Blanket OR Ham/Turkey Club on WG Croissant


Tater Tots, Corn, Cold Broccoli w/ low fat dip;

Fruit Choice


January 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day No school for students.


What's Happening at CES


Pictures Added to Photo Gallery:

Trunk or Treat
Down on the Farm- Family Reading Night
Career Fair 2018
Flag Dedication
SRO Appreciation Week

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