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Crestview will not be in session on Friday, March 22.  Join us in Columbus for Division IV state basketball at 2:00pm at the Schott!

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Open Enrollment Information for Crestview Local Schools

In compliance with Ohio Revised Code and district policy, the Board of Education of Crestview Local Schools will permit open enrollment of students from any Ohio district through “Open Enrollment” for the 2019-2020 school year.
 
Applications will be accepted beginning April 1, on a first-come, first-serve basis, according to the time and date the application is received by the Superintendent of Crestview Local Schools. Requests will be acted upon no later than July 1, 2019.
 
Parents interested in open enrollment for kindergarten students must complete an application at kindergarten registration, which will be held March 11-15 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the elementary office (enter at door #9). No appointment is necessary.
 
Applications will be considered in the order received and class size may be limited. All applications (except for kindergarten students) must be completed and returned no later than May 31, 2019. Applications are available by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at 419-
749-9100, ext. 4 or on the school website at www.crestviewknights.com under Parent Resources.
 
Parents of students currently enrolled this school year under open enrollment need to complete a new open enrollment application for the 2019-2020 school year. These students will be considered before new applications are approved.
 
Questions concerning open enrollment should be directed to the Superintendent’s Office.
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Crestview Vocal Music Department Announces Dinner Theater Sales

Crestview Knight-Vision along with the high school chorus, jazz band, and middle school swing choir will be presenting their annual dinner theater March 29 & 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Crestview auditeria.  Tickets for “A Knight in the Jungle” will go on sale Thursday, March 7 in the teacher’s dining room attached to the auditeria to families with performing seniors  from 6:30 – 6:45 p.m., followed by juniors 6:45 – 7:00, sophomores 7:00 – 7:15,  freshmen 7:15 – 7:30,  and middle school 7:30-7:45.  At 7:45, tickets will go on sale to the general public until 8:00.  Ticket prices are $13.  Ticket sales will conclude March 14.  For more information, you may call Danille Hancock at 419-749-9100 ext. 2113. 

 

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CHS announces RMA winners

The Convoy Community Foundation, in conjunction with Crestview High School, established the “Crestview High School RMA Award” last school year. This award is presented to students who exhibit strong moral character, leadership, service, and school pride – all vital pieces of the Right Mental Attitude. Student recipients were nominated by faculty, staff and administration. This round of RMA recipients include: Colton Lautzenheiser, Austin Sheets, Drew Baxter, Daevon Kline, Kirsten Swander, Braxton Strunkenburg, Laney Jones, Lili Dietrich, and Colby Swager.
 
The Foundation, led by president Greg Kulwicki, funds the purchase of t-shirts for the recipients along with gifts from the Convoy community merchants: Knight Pizza, D’s on Main, the Three-Thirteen Company, Pizza Hut, Shear Magic, the Sophisticut, the Secret Garden, the Convoy Tastee Freeze, and Convoy Quik Mart. Parents of the winners receive a gift from Gibson’s Backyard Bar-B-Que in Convoy.
 
 
Crestview High School’s Winter RMA students include: (Row 1) Kirsten Swander, Drew Baxter, Daevon Kline, Lili Dietrich, and Laney Jones.
(Row 2) Colton Lautzenheiser, Colby Swager, Austin Sheets, and Braxton Strunkenburg.
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Boys’ Sectional Final Ticket info

The boys’ sectional final Friday, March 1 between Crestview and Lima Temple Christian at Van Wert will tip-off at 6:15 p.m.  No presale tickets are being offered to the athletic department. Spectators will be allowed entrance at 5:00and tickets will be sold at the gate starting at 5:15 when the doors officially open. Tickets at the door will be $6 for adults and $4 for students. There will be a $2 parking fee. More +
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Crestview To Add Extended Days To Make Up Hours

As a result of missed days due to weather-related cancellations, Crestview Local Schools will extend the school day by 45 minutes over the course of 18 school days with classes ending at 3:45pm instead of 3pm. Extended days will include: March 11-15, March 18-21 (not on March 22), March 25-29, and April 1-4 (not on April 5).

School will also be in session Monday, April 22, which was previously a scheduled day off. In addition, early releases for March 13 and May 1 are cancelled.

At this time, the last day of school for students will remain Tuesday, May 28.

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Dowler Receives "Silver Key" Award For Artwork

Crestview junior Morgan Dowler was recently awarded a “Silver Key” award from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for her piece titled “Oh, Honey”. Dowler’s artwork was inspired by broken pieces of drainage field tile and is on display at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art through April 7th.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards features the Gold and Silver Key winning art and writing by students in grades 7-12 from Northern Indiana and Northwest Ohio. It has grown into what is now a model program for the rest of the country, exhibiting the best student artwork and writing of the region in the FWMoA galleries. The exhibition features hundreds of paintings, drawings, sculptures, graphics, photographs, mixed-media projects, and all genre of written pieces, each expressing topics that inspire creative teens today.

 

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College Credit Plus Program Informational Meeting

The Ohio Department of Education began the College Credit Plus program for all students enrolled in Ohio schools.  College Credit Plus has two fundamental positions:
1.  Students must be enrolled in both college and high school.
2.  Students can earn transcripted college and high school credit upon successful completion of the course.

Eligible students may need a qualifying college entrance exam score that places them in courses ABOVE a remediation level to participate.

Principals  and counselors  from Lincolnview, Crestview,  Parkway, Vantage and Van Wert City Schools, as well as local college representatives will be hosting an informational meeting for parents/guardians beginning at 6:00p.m. This meeting will consist of a general session giving more information  on College Credit Plus, as well as individual meetings with your, respective school. There will be several colleges and universities in attendance. The meeting will be held on...

Wednesday, February 13,2019
6:00-8:00 pm
Niswonger Performing Arts Center

If you have a student who might be interested in earning college credit during their time at Crestview High School, please plan on attending the meeting on February 13th.  Should you have questions prior to the meeting please contact either counselor. 
Kris Kill 419-749-9100  ext. 6001 
Dave Springer 419-749-9100 ext. 6002

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Crestview Scholastic Bowl

The Crestview Scholastic Bowl Team came away as runners-up at the Ada Invitational on Monday. The team went 4-1 with their only loss coming from the champions.
 

Team members, with Principal Dave Bowen, are Hannah Bouillon, Vincent Adams, Colby Swager and Chelsea Taylor. The team is coached by Sandy Grooms.

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Crestview announces homecoming court

The Crestview High School Student Council is hosting the 2019 Winter Homecoming this Saturday, January 26, 2019.  This weekend, the Crestview Knights take on the Celina Bulldogs.  The crowning ceremony will take place between the Junior Varsity and Varsity games with a Hawaiian Luau themed dance to follow in the high school auditeria.
  
The 2019 Homecoming Court includes junior Aleigh Chesbro, sophomore Nevaeh Pruett, senior Erika Younts, senior Codi Miller, senior Caitlin O’Hagan, and freshman Aliya Clouser.
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Make-up Day Scheduled

Crestview Local Schools will now be in session on Monday, February 18th which was previously a scheduled day off. Per the Board-approved calendar, February 18th, Presidents Day, will be used as a make-up date with all classes and busses running on their regular schedule. More +
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Crestview Pre-sale Ticket information for the Flyin’ to the Hoop Showcase

The Crestview varsity boys’ basketball team will be playing in the nationally recognized Flyin’ to the Hoop Showcase at Kettering Fairmont High School (Trent Arena) on Sunday, January 20th at 3 p.m. versus Minster.  General admission ticket prices are $18 for adults and $10 for students and will gain admission to all games on January 20th. Crestview will receive a percentage of all pre-sale tickets bought at our location; however, the number of tickets given to each school is extremely limited so the following protocol will be followed to sell tickets:

Monday, January 7 from 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the athletic office to VARSITY boys’ basketball coaches and players for immediate family.  Immediate family is defined by family members living in the player’s household as well as grandparents.

Tuesday, January 8 from 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the athletic office to all of the above as well as for the immediate family of varsity cheerleaders, stats, and managers.

Wednesday, January 9 to students and the general public from 6-7 p.m. in the HS office.

Adult general admission tickets may also be purchased at http://flyintothehoop.com/ftth-tickets/.  Please select “Sunday, January 20- General Admission” to add the number of desired tickets.  Also, please note that $10 student tickets can only be purchased at Crestview.
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Crestview Knight Pride Club to Honor 2017-18 Regional Participants and All-Ohio Awards

The Crestview Knight Pride Club will be honoring recent regional participants and All-Ohio with special recognition for their special accomplishments.
 
The 2017-18 regional-runner up boys’ basketball team and the 2018 regional runner-up football team will be honored during the boys’ basketball game with Allen East on Friday, December 21.  Also, 2018 alumni Dylan Hicks will be recognized for earning 2nd Team All-Ohio for the 2017 football season.  The recognition ceremony will take place immediately after the junior varsity boys’ game and prior to varsity warm-up.  The jv game with Allen East starts at 6 p.m. 
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Student Council Donates Toys

The Crestview High School Student Council recently held its annual Winter Carnival to raise money for Lee Kinstle’s Toss-a-Toy drive.  This year, students were able to raise over $750 which they used to purchase gifts for local families in need.  Thanks to Walmart’s partnering up with Lee Kinstle and offering 50% off all items purchased for Toss-a-Toy, Crestview’s Student Council was able to donate over 200 items this year.  

 

Caption: Crestview student council members Avery McCoy, Austin Sheets, Isaiah LaTurner, Lexi Gregory, Codi Miller, Olivia Skelton, Lizzie Bowen and Bailey Gregory shop at Walmart for gifts to donate to the Toss-a-Toy Drive with money raised from their Winter Carnival.

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Music Department to perform Christmas concerts

The Crestview music department will be presenting their high school Christmas concert on Monday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.  Performing that evening will be the jazz band, high school chorus, Knight Vision show choir and the concert band. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. On December 13, the middle school Christmas concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.  Performing will be the 6th grade band, middle school band, 6th grade swing choir and middle school swing choir.

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Cross Country Awards

The Crestview Cross Country program concluded their season after the girls’ team’s state appearance last weekend. Head coach Jeff Bagley and assistant coach Randy Grandstaff recognized their teams’ accomplishments throughout the season at their recent awards presentation. 

Girls Scholar-Athlete Awards Row 1 (l to r): Lauren Walls, Emily Greulach, Lydia Saylor, Lizzie Bowen (Academic All-Ohio). Row 2: Ragen Harting (Academic All-Ohio), Savannah Smith, Adalynn Longstreth.

Girls’ Special Awards (l to r): Ragen Harting (Golden Guts Award), Lauren Walls (Most Improved), Savannah Smith (Most Valuable Performer, Senior Award), Lizzie Bowen (Senior Award), Hannah Weaver (Senior Award).

Boys Scholar-Athlete Awards Row 1 (l to r): Dayton Schuerman, Danil Lichtensteiger, Wyatt Richardson. Row 2: Hayden Tomlinson, Cameron Cearns, Brian Myers.

Boys’ Special Awards (l to r): Jayden Renner (Most Improved), Chase Forwerck (Senior Award), Wyatt Richardson (Most Valuable Performer), Hayden Tomlinson (Golden Guts Award).

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Elks Student of the Month

Congratulations to Avery McCoy and Lauren Schumm for being selected as Elks Student of the Month for November!

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Volleyball Awards

The Crestview Volleyball program concluded their season by recapping the year while head coach Tammy Gregory and her staff gave our various awards to the players. 

 

NWC Scholar-Athlete Awards (l to r) Row 1: Bailey Gregory, Raegan Hammons, Kaylee Wolford, Kimber Adams. Row 2: Maddy Lamb, Avery McCoy, Laney Jones, Lexi Gregory, Lauryn Black.

 

Special Awards (l to r): Maddy Lamb (Knight Pride Award, Most Aces, Most Assists), Lexi Gregory (MVP, Most Kills, 1st Team NWC, 1st Team District 8, Honorable Mention All-Ohio), Avery McCoy (Most Blocks, 2nd Team NWC) , Kaylee Wolford (Most Improved), Bailey Gregory (Most Digs, 1st Team NWC, Honorable Mention District 8), Lauryn Black (Honorable Mention NWC).

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Playoff Ticket Information

Pre-sale tickets for Crestview’s Division VII Regional Semifinal football game Saturday night vs. Minster at Wapakoneta’s Harmon Field will be on sale Wednesday night from 5:30-6:30pm in the HS office and Thursday and Friday from 7:45am to 3:15pm in the A.D. office. Pre-sale price is $8 for everyone. All tickets at the gate are $9. There will be a $3 parking fee. Gates open at 5:30. Game time is 7:00.

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MS/HS to hold Veteran's Day recognition

On November 12, 2018, Crestview High School and Middle School will be presenting a program to honor our nation’s Veterans. The program will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Crestview High School gymnasium, and all Veterans are invited to attend. Any Crestview High School or Middle School student who knows a Veteran or currently serving military member that they would like to honor is encouraged to invite them to attend this program.  If possible, please inform Mike Bowen (bowen.mike@crestviewknights.com) or James Lautzenheiser (Lautzenheiser.james@crestviewknights.com) of who will be attending for planning purposes. To RSVP by phone call 419-749-9100 (ext. 2214) or (ext. 2106).   However, no RSVP is necessary.  We would like to honor as many people who have served or are serving our country as possible! 

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FFA travels to National Convention

The Crestview FFA chapter recently traveled to the National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis and participated in several events during the five day convention.

First, the Farm Business Management team, comprised of Brett Schumm, Olivia Skelton, Lizzie Bowen and Liliana Dietrich, competed at the national level representing the state of Ohio and finished 30th with a bronze rating.

The 11 current members that attended the convention took part in several tours, attended sessions, talked with colleges, and looked at new machinery. During their downtime, the group was able to attend a “Buckeye Bash” for Ohio chapters and a Garth Brooks concert.

Finally, on Saturday, nine members watched Crestview graduate Joel Germann receive his American Degree. Only 1% of national FFA members earn this prestigious degree. After the degree presentation, the members were able to participate in the closing ceremonies which included an address from the President of the United States. 

 

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Crestview HS Football Playoff Presale Ticket Information

Presale tickets for Saturday night’s home playoff football game with Miami Valley Christian Academy will be on sale in the high school athletic office on Wednesday night from 6:00-8:00 in the HS office as well as Thursday and Friday from 7:45-3:15. Presale ticket prices are $8 for both student and adult.  Crestview will retain 15% of every presale ticket purchased.  Fans are encouraged to take advantage of presale opportunities.  No Crestview passes of any type will be accepted as this is an OHSAA event.  This includes faculty/staff and all-sports passes.
There will also be a $2 parking fee for the playoff football game as established through the OHSAA.  
 All tickets at the gate are $9.  Game time is 7:00pm.

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2018 Football Playoff Shirts Information

2018 Football Playoff Shirts will be on sale in the Elementary Cafeteria on a first-come-first-serve basis Wednesday, Oct. 31st from 6:00-8:00 in the evening. (short sleeve t-shirt-$15, long sleeve dri-fit-$20, and hoodie- $30) 

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Students Earn Apple Festival Art Awards

Crestview art students were recently recognized in the Van Wert Apple Festival for their artwork. 
 
 

Elementary winners include: Row 1 - Ross Eding – 3rd place, Evan Heckler – 4th place, Madison Wilson 3rd place, Maggie Gilkey – 1st place. Row 2 - Corbett Roth – 1st place, Lauren Tracey – 1st place, Cole Miller – 3rd place and Anna Gardner – 2nd place. Absent: Presley Starr – 2nd place.

 

Middle and High School winners include: Row 1 - Michaela Debbe – 2nd place, Josie Kulwicki – Outstanding, Danil Lichtensteiger – 2nd place, Jordan Leverton – 4th place. Row 2 - Andi Tussing – Outstanding, Caylib Pruett – 4th place, Ethan Best – 1st place, and Chauncey Bachar – Outstanding. Absent: Kallen Wolverton – 4th place and Tiffany Thompson – Outstanding.

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CHS gives first RMA Awards for the school year

The Convoy Community Foundation, in conjunction with Crestview High School, established the “Crestview High School RMA Award” last school year. This award is presented to students who exhibit strong moral character, leadership, service, and school pride – all vital pieces of the Right Mental Attitude. Student recipients were nominated by faculty, staff and administration. The first round of RMA recipients this school year include: Kiara Anderson, Alyssa Ballio, Kole Small, Riley Saylor, Faith Keezer, and Hannah Bouillon.
 
The Foundation, led by president Greg Kulwicki, funds the purchase of t-shirts for the recipients along with gifts from the Convoy community merchants: Knight Pizza, D’s on Main, the Three-Thirteen Company, Pizza Hut, Shear Magic, the Sophisticut, the Secret Garden, the Convoy Tastee Freeze, and Convoy Quik Mart. Parents of the winners receive a gift from Gibson’s Backyard Bar-B-Que in Convoy.
 
 

Caption: Crestview High School’s Fall RMA students along with the faculty members who nominated them include: Kiara Anderson nominated by Steven Rickard, Alyssa Ballio nominated by Ami Callow, Kole Small nominated by Libby Motycka, President of the Convoy Community Foundation Greg Kulwicki, Riley Saylor nominated by Ericka Priest, Crestview High School Principal Dave Bowen, Faith Keezer nominated by Ali Sawmiller (absent), and Hannah Bouillon nominated by Jason Lozer.

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Musical Announces Ticket Sales for Upcoming Performance

Crestview High School will be performing the musical “Into the Woods” on Friday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 4 at 3:00 p.m. "Into the Woods” is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. The main characters are taken from "Little Red Riding Hood", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Rapunzel", and "Cinderella", as well as several others. The musical is tied together by a story involving a childless baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family (the original beginning of The Grimm Brothers' Rapunzel), their interaction with a witch who has placed a curse on them, and their interaction with other storybook characters during their journey. Tickets will go on sale October 22 in the high school office and are $7. “Into the Woods” is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, www.MTIShows.com.
 
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Induction Night for New NHS Members

The Crestview chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 17 new members on Sunday, October 14th during a ceremony held at the school. The current membership, along with inductees and parents, heard Crestview alumnus Briggs Orsbon speak about time management and focus. 
 
 

New members include: (front row) Kaden Short, Michael Joseph, Chase Forwerck, Colby Swager, Drew Mosier, Danee Krouse, Haley Speith, and Ragen Harting. (back row) Maddy Lamb, Morgan Dowler, Lexi Gregory, Laney Jones, Rosie Bogle, Dillon Underwood, Hannah Barnes, Lili Dietrich, and Cameron Cearns.

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Crestview Plans Safe Schools Drill for October 12th

Crestview Local Schools will conduct a safe school drill, in conjunction with area law enforcement, on Friday, October 12th in the afternoon.  This planned exercise will prepare students and staff with procedures for a proper evacuation in the event that there is a serious threat to the safety of our students on campus.  This drill functions as an opportunity to ensure that all people are prepared if an emergency situation would arise and is required to be conducted by law.  Student early dismissals will not be permitted during the course of the drill.  More +
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Students explore local careers

Sophomores recently explored potential career options within Van Wert County with the help of the Van Wert Economic Development Corporation. Students visited the Van Wert Fire/Police station and heard from Jay Fleming, Safety Service Director, who discussed the various jobs and departments within the city offices. Visits to Braun Industries and Alliance Automation and information from Stacy Adam, Van Wert Area Economic Development Director, rounded out the trip. 

                                                                                                                               

 

 

 

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Van Wert Federal Donates to Crestview

Crestview Middle School and High School students recently accepted a check from Mark Schumm of Van Wert Federal Savings Bank.  More +
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Crestview plans homecoming festivities

Crestview High School is gearing up this week for their annual Fall Homecoming.  Student Council members, with the help of the high school cheerleaders, have been busy planning festivities for the community.
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Crestview Recognizes Spring Scholar Athletes

Crestview High School recognized their 2018 girls’ softball and boys’ and girls’ track scholar athletes during the first week of school. These athletes earned this recognition by meeting required criteria established by the Northwest Conference:  Silver Level - 3.0 GPA and varsity letter and Gold Level – 3.5 GPA and varsity letter.  

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Beginning of the Year Information/Schedule Pick-up/New Student Registration

The Crestview Middle School and High School community is excited to begin the 2018-19 school year!  Students in grades 7 thru 12 may pick up schedules on August 15th, 16th, and 17th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   More +
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Crestview Baseball holds awards

The Crestview Baseball program concluded its season with head coach Jim Wharton, along with his coaching staff, recognizing their teams’ accomplishments throughout their 16-6 season which earned them the NWC Co-Champion honor.

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Crestview track program holds awards

he Crestview Track and Field program recently handed out awards to conclude their season. Head coach James Lautzenheiser and assistant coaches awarded student-athletes for their efforts throughout the season during the event. Special award acknowledgments were made including Coaches' Awards and Captains' Awards. 

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Crestview named among U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools

For the third time in five years, Crestview High School was named one of America’s Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report (2013, 2016, 2018).

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