Middle School Track Coach

Click the picture above to access the non-certified job application.

Castleford School District is currently accepting applications for a middle school track coach.

The season starts in March.

Please contact Ms. Kris Kline if you’re interested.

Josten’s Renaissance Tour

Castleford High School students are invited to attend the Josten’s Renaissance Tour on Friday, February 16, 2018, at CSI. This tour features speakers Mike Smith and Dr. Phillip Campbell. Click the picture below for more information.
To register, visit jostensrenaissance.com/tour.

Gearing Up for Spirit Week

Next week, January 29-February 2, is Spirit Week.

The CHS cheerleading squad got into the spirit of things last night by wearing retro cheer uniforms. 

First Federal Grant Recipient

Congratulations to Amber DeKruyf, who was awarded a $3,500 grant from the First Federal Charitable Foundation. Mrs. DeKruyf applied for the grant and was informed today that Castleford was one of three recipients of the grant. The money received will be used to purchase classroom sets of Chromebooks for Castleford Junior High students.
The First Federal Charitable Foundation’s mission “is to serve the needs of its communities by actively seeking community development opportunities to support educational, civic, health, human services, social, and cultural organizations that support local efforts that enhance the quality of life of the people who live and work in our communities.”

FFA Sales Results

Members of the Castleford FFA Chapter recently won the South Magic Valley District Agricultural Sales Career Development Event (CDE). This event was broken into four different areas: Sales A, Sales B, Customer Prospecting, and Telephone Skills. Team members, left to right, were Jamie Zimmers, Aubrey Mahannah, Grace Loman, and Josie Zimmers. Jamie Zimmers won the Customer Prospecting area, Mahannah placed third in the Sales A portion, Loman won the Telephone Skills portion, and Josie Zimmers won the Sales B portion. The team advances onto the state level, where they will compete will other FFA district champions from around the state for a chance to represent Idaho at the National FFA Convention this fall in Indianapolis.

Driver Education Sign-Ups

Any students interested in taking the Spring Driver Education course at Castleford, please sign up in the office.  A start date for the course will be scheduled depending on the number of students interested. For more information, please contact Mr. Brian Lowry at BLowry@CastlefordSchools.org.

Men’s Club Scholarship

Scholarship Guidelines:

  1. You must have graduated from Castleford High School within the past three years from the date of the application.
  2. Applicants must meet the following requirements:
    1. For academic programs, you must apply at the start of the second and fourth semesters for $500 for each semester.
    2. For vocational-technical programs, you must apply at one-third and two-thirds of the way through — receiving $500 at each third. If the vocational-technical program in which you’re enrolled is between a total of six to nine months, you may apply once—halfway through the course—for $500 only.

The application is due by January 15. Contact Sherry Wells for more information. 

Calendar Reminders

There is no school for students Monday, January 15 and Tuesday, January 16.
January 15 is a training day for teachers, and January 16 is a work day for teachers.
School resumes on Wednesday, January 17, which is the first day of the second semester.  

Basketball Schedule Change

Next Tuesday’s high school basketball game versus Camas County has changed. Camas no longer has a JV team, so on Tuesday, there will be just two varsity games. The varsity girls game begins at 6:00 p.m., and the varsity boys game will follow at approximately 7:30 p.m. 

Bus Drivers Needed

Castleford School District is in need of additional bus drivers. If you’re interested, please contact district transportation supervisor Rick Rodgers at 208-308-1149. 
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