Comet News!

Great things are happening at Crestwood Secondary Campus!

September 2019 is flying by!

Check out the great stuff that we accomplished this week!


  • Sept 24 -
  • Watershed team field trip

    Campus-wide Progressive Evacuation Drill with local EMS observers


  • Sept 25 -
  • “See You at the Pole” student lead prayer group - 6:45 AM

    Children’s Produce Market food distribution 3 - 6 PM

  • Sept 27 -

Senior Class meetings - info on

Homecoming, ordering cap & gown, fundraising for senior lock-in

check the senior class webpage

https://csdcomets.org/schools/crestwood_secondary_campus_-_grades_7-12/senior_class

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STEM initiatives survey - please share and complete!

The Crestwood School District has been engaged over the past year in the initial design to enhance learning opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Our community plays a critical role in helping us expand our STEM vision, strengthen partnerships within the region, and increase student opportunities for achievement.

All community members are encouraged to complete this survey before Friday Oct 4, 2019 at 11:59 PM. Your input matters!


CRESTWOOD STEM SURVEY.

Seniors interested in local colleges? Instant Decision Day here at Crestwood! See your guidance counselor for details.

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Announcements and things on the horizon!


  • Sept 30 - Oct 5 ... HOMECOMING WEEK ... see the week's activities below


  • Sept 30 - Tyler School of Art & Architecture at Temple University guest speaker for Mrs. Lovett's ART class


  • Oct 2 - Environmental Science field trip to Klein Farms


  • Oct 4 - Watershed team - field trip D & L Rail Trail


  • Oct 5 -

Futures - Careers Exploration and Discovery Conference

Johnson College, Scranton PA

  • Oct 10 -

Administrative Team meeting

College Instant Decision Day


  • Oct 14 - No school for students - teacher in-service Act 80 day


  • Oct 15 - Secondary Campus PTA meeting


  • Oct 16 - PSAT Testing on-campus during the school day


  • Oct 17 - CSD Board of Director meeting 6:30 PM


  • Oct 22 -

Fall student picture re-take day grs. 7 - 12

Lock Haven University Instant Decision Day


  • Oct 23 - Children's Produce Market 3 PM - 6 PM


  • Oct 24 -

Department Chair meeting 7:15 AM

Principal meeting 9 AM


  • Oct 30 - Accounting Career Day - Kings College
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HOMECOMING 2019

Homecoming week is full of spirit activities!


  • Backpack program food drive all week - see below for details


  • Spirit color days:

Monday: Pajama Jammin’ Monday


Tuesday: Twin Tuesday


Wednesday:

Country Living (seniors, juniors, & 7th) vs Country Club (sophomores, freshmen, & 8th)


Thursday: Class Colors

(seniors – pink, juniors – blue, sophomore – black, freshmen – red, 8th - gray, 7th - white)


Friday: Spirit Day


  • Thursday Oct 3 -

Powder Puff Football game sponsored by the Cheerleaders - 5:30 PM

BonFire - at dusk immediately following the Powder Puff football game

sponsored by the Football Booster Club between the baseball/softball fields


  • Friday Oct 4 - Spirit Day - stay tuned for activity details


  • Friday Oct 4 -

Parade on S. Main Rd. from the

Methodist Church to Wright Twp. Park - 5:15 PM * time change!!

Crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen - 6:30 PM

Homecoming Football game vs. Tunkhannock Tigers - 7:00 PM


  • Saturday Oct 5 - Homecoming Dance sponsored by the Chorus/Drama Program - from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and admission is $3 at the door . The dance is open to Secondary Campus students grades 7-12.


For a full listing of athletic events during Homecoming Week - check out the Sports Looking Ahead at the bottom of Comet News!

Congratulations to the 2019 Homecoming Court

The following seniors have been nominated to the 2019 Homecoming Court


Anthony Caporuscio

Brian Costello

Tim Gallagher

Connor Olenginski

Derek Petrochko

Chloe Greene

Olivia Griggs

Hannah Kresge

Sara Richards

Madyson Sobolewski


Congratulations to all!

Breakfast and Lunch are being served!

MySchoolBucks portal is open for deposits to your students lunch account.


Applications for Free and Reduced Lunch are now accepted online at https://www.schoolcafe.com/


Check out the Oct 2019 Breakfast menu and the Oct 2019 Lunch menu

Backpack Program Food Drive

National Business Honor Society will be conducting the annual Backpack Program Food Drive. For those of you new to the district, this program provides meals to students who may not have access to food at times when they are not in school (weekends and holidays).

Each grade level is asked to focus on specific items that are easily transported.


  • 7th Grade-Breakfast items: bars, oatmeal, Poptarts, individual size cereals
  • 8th Grade-Individual snacks: granola bars, crackers, individually wrapped items, etc.
  • 9th Grade-Lunch items: Soups, Ramen Noodles, Mac and Cheese, Spaghettios
  • 10th Grade-Canned fruit, juice boxes, Capri Suns
  • 11th Grade-Canned vegetables
  • 12th Grade-Soups, Ramen Noodles, Mac and Cheese, Spaghettios



Boxes with collection item signs will be placed in homerooms. We would like to kick-off the food drive for Spirit Week! The homeroom with the most items will win a pizza party during an activity period

PTA Reflections program applications are available now!

The 2019 - 2020 PTA Reflection theme is Look Within.


Pick up the application in the office. Questions? see this link www.PTA.org/Reflections

PSAT testing at Crestwood

Beginning Monday, September 23rd, the guidance office will be accepting registration for PSAT sign ups. The test will be given during school hours on Wednesday, October 16th. To register, have a check made out to Crestwood Secondary Campus in the amount of $17.


See your guidance counselor for details.

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Lackawanna County Career Exploration & Discovery Conference

Sessions include: Media/Marketing, STEM, Healthcare, Skilled Trades, Law Enforcement, Financial Services, Business, Human Services, Logistics, Real Estate, Culinary, and more!


Saturday Oct 5, 2019 at Johnson College, Scranton PA


For more information or to register: http://www.eocinc.org

Pink out for cancer research - Oct 11

The cheerleaders are holding a fundraiser to raise breast cancer awareness. The Pink Game will be held on Friday 10/11/2019 as the Comets take on Berwick.


A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation.


Click this link: PINK OUT T-SHIRT info and ordering link.

2019 - 2020 HS Yearbooks are on sale now!

High School Yearbook sales are discounted from now until Dec 31, 2019. to order click here: CHS Yearbook 2019-2020 and enter code 4341.


Or see Mrs. Zavacky for details.

Join the Crestwood Secondary PTA today!

It's that time of year again! The PTA Membership drive is open to any parent/guardian with a student grades 7 - 12.


The PTA membership form is below or you can find it on Facebook at Crestwood Secondary PTA FB page

Wilkes University Intensive SAT prep course

Wilkes University will offer an intensive four day SAT Preparation course on Oct 19, 20 & 26, 27. See the flyer below for details and registration information or call Wilkes Center for Continued Learning at 570-408-5615.

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition - deadline Oct 31!

Do you know a high school student who could use help paying for college?


Watch the video below and let them know about the VFW's Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition!

This year's topic is

"What Makes America Great"

Entry deadline: October 31, 2019


The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12 (Oct. 31 deadline), who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.

We want to reach as many patriotic students as possible to compete for the grand prize: $30,000 paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of their choice!


Download the application and share with:

  • High School Students
  • Teachers
  • Counselors
  • Youth Groups
  • Parent-Teacher Associations
  • School Boards

Thank you for spreading the word about this incredible opportunity!

Sports Schedule

A busy fall sports season is underway! Check out the full list below!