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!
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.
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.
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.
Team members, with Principal Dave Bowen, are
Hannah Bouillon, Vincent Adams, Colby Swager and Chelsea Taylor. The team is
coached by Sandy Grooms.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Congratulations to Avery McCoy and Lauren Schumm for being
selected as Elks Student of the Month for November!
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).
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or James Lautzenheiser (Lautzenheiser.email@example.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!
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.
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)
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).