Comet News!

Great things are happening at Crestwood Secondary Campus!

March 2019!

  • March 4 -

It snowed again! - 2 hour delay -

This year's Sophomore began the scheduling process for the 2019 - 2020 school year. Click this link: https://www.smore.com/m03gv to view the newsletter with details.


  • March 5 -

ELA Training - grades 6 & 7 teachers 8AM - 2:30 PM

Secondary Academic Committee meeting 2:40 PM - 4:10 PM

Creating a Vision for a Good Life parent seminar - resched. to 3/13


  • March 6 -

Building Liaison meeting 7:15 AM

Science Olympiad

Secondary PTA Meeting - 6:30 PM


  • March 7 -

Department Chair meeting 7:15 AM

LCCTM math competition @ Wilkes University

CSD Advisory Committee Meeting 6:00 PM

Band Parent Meeting 6:00 PM



  • March 8 - The Boys Basketball PIAA plays in the first round of state playoffs. Game time 6PM versus Frankford High School at Wilkes University Martz Center.

Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science results!

PJAS Regional Meeting held at Wilkes University Saturday, March 2, 2019


Special Awards


Dhruv Patel - Scholarship - Penn State Worthington - $2500 a year for 4 years

Brooke Weiss - Scholarship - LCCC - Early college tuition for 3 credits

Nicole Joseph - Excellence Award Senior High Botany


Hana Bader -Excellence Award Senior High Math

Erin Barno - Excellence Award Junior High Botany

Kaitlyn Leicht - Excellence Award Junior High Math



Overall results - 34 First Awards and 3 Seconds Awards


--All First Award winners advance to States


check out the full list of winners in the attachment below

Odyssey of the Mind Regional competition

Saturday, March 9th, 8am

Pocono Mountain West High School Panther Lane, Pocono Summit, PA, USA

11 teams will be representing Crestwood School District at the 2019 Odyssey of the Mind Regional Tournament, spanning Rice Elementary and the Secondary Campus (middle and high school teams). There are approximately 80 students, 22 coaches, and 36 volunteers representing the district on Saturday, March 9, 2019​ at Pocono Mountain West High School, which is a quick 45 minute ride!

http://nepaootm.com/wp/


We welcome you to attend to see how hard these students have worked on creative problem solving over the last six months. #GOCOMETS!

Comet Card fundraiser

7th and 8th grade students are selling Comet Cards to support activities and their annual end of year trip to Knoebels.


$15 discount card with over 20 local merchants with $100's discounts that can be used over and over for a whole year!


Support our students and our local businesses at the same time.


Below is a link to the flyer and order form - OR - you can check out the online store for more options at http://bit.ly/crestwoodmiddle

March 2019 events on the horizon

  • March 9 - Odyssey of the Mind Regional Competition @ Pocono Mountain West HS. Check out the awards ceremony streaming live at http://nepaootm.com/wp/


  • March 10 - Daylight Saving Time begins


  • March 11 -

Secondary Academic Committee meeting 2:40 - 4:15 PM

Early College/Young Scholar parent informational meeting - 6:00 PM


  • March 12 -

This year's Juniors begin the scheduling process for the 2019 - 2020

school year. A newsletter with grade specific information will be emailed to

families after these meetings.

Chorus Krispy Kreme fundraiser begins

Teacher PLC meetings 2:40 - 4:10 PM


  • March 13 -

11th grade ELA curriculum writing professional development

Creating a Vision for a Good Life parent seminar 6:00 PM (rescheduled)

Senior Lock IN committee meeting 6:30 PM - room 4


  • March 14 - Life Skills field trip - Chaco's & David's coffee shop



  • March 20 - 9th grade ELA curriculum writing professional development


  • March 20 - 22 - Regional Chorus Festival @ Canton High School


  • March 21 -

Activity Day

Department Chair meeting 7:15 AM

New Teacher Induction Program meeting 3:45 PM @ FV

CSD Board of Directors Meeting 6:30 PM


  • March 22 -

PHEAA Junior Jumpstart program during English classes

YES field trip - Hazleton Wellness Center

Hoops for Hope fundraiser - 6:00 PM


  • March 26 -

Talent Show - Chorus fundraiser - 6:30 PM

Luzerne County Band Festival, Dallas HS


  • March 27 -

Children's Produce Market food distribution 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Region IV String Fest, Lewisburg Area HS


  • March 28 - Watershed team field trip to Kirby Park



  • March 29 - Put a Cap on Cancer - NJHS fundraiser to support Leukemia research

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UPDATED SCHOOL CALENDAR!

Snow day make up have forced our school calendar to change. Click this link for the updates approved by our Board of Education on 2/28/2019.

http://csdcomets.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_3024776/File/Parents/District%20Calendar/CSD%202018-2019.pdf

Save the date for these important spring 2019 events

  • · April 23 - Spanish National Honor Society induction program

    · April 27 - Prom @ Genetti’s Hazleton

    · May 9 – FBLA Day @ Railriders game PNC Field

    · May 10 - 7th & 8th grade dance

    · May 14 - French National Honor Society induction program

    · May 20 - National Business Honor Society induction program

    · May 23 – 7th & 8th grade @ Railriders game PNC Field

    · May 28 - National Junior Honor Society induction program (grs. 7 & 8)

    · May 29 - National Honor Society induction program

    · TBD – 7th & 8th grade trip to Knoebels Park

    Sunday June 9 - Graduation - @ Mohegan Sun Arena ** snow days may force this date to June 12**stay tuned for updates!!!
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Upcoming sporting events ...

Winter sports season has drawn to a close ... As our teams continue in the District and State playoffs stay tuned to Twitter, Instagram, and www.csdcomets.org for updates!


Spring sports practice has begun!