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Great things are happening at Crestwood!

UPDATE as of March 30 under Gov. Wolf's order - Crestwood SD remains closed. See the latest update below.

All Pennsylvania schools are closed indefinitely ... until it is safe to return.

As of March 30, Governor Wolf released the following:

"As COVID-19 cases continue to grow and the state continues to seek relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill counties, bringing the state total to 26 counties under a stay-at-home order. This order takes effect at 8 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020, and will continue until April 30. All stay-at-home orders are now extended through April 30. All Pennsylvania schools will remain closed until further notice. Non-life-sustaining business closures remain in effect."

"The Department of Education will be providing updated guidance and resources on the continuity of education for students to schools in the coming days."

For the full text of the declaration, click here.

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Important information about the AP exams

AP Exam Dates - online and available from home!

  • Most AP teachers and students we surveyed prefer to test earlier, while the content is still fresh.
  • Exams will be given from May 11–22.
  • Makeup test dates will be available for each subject from June 1–5.
  • Students can take exams at home or in schools, if they reopen.
  • Each subject's exam will be taken on the same day at the same time, worldwide.

View the full testing schedule.

We encourage our AP students to stay connected with our teacher about AP resources and exam dates for their courses.

Message from Superintendent Mehalick

Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Crestwood Family,

As Crestwood School District begins our Continuity of Education plan to

provide enrichment and review materials, I wanted to let our Crestwood Family know

there are multiple options to seek help during the transition. You may email any of us at

<firstname>.<lastname> or now call our building secretaries directly who will be available from 8:30 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. Monday through Friday to answer your call.

It is our hope this additional layer of support will smooth the road and reduce frustration during our transition.

The phone contacts numbers are:

Maryellen McFarland: (570) 550-4509 (Rice)

Susanne Kaminsky: (570) 550-4298 (FV)

Kathleen Venesky: (570) 706-5862 (SC Grades 7th – 9th)

Liz Walck: (570) 550-4230 (SC Grades 10th – 12th)

Tracy Cormier: (570) 550-4243 (Special Education)

Sue Johnson: (570) 550-3861 (Guidance Office 7th – 12th)

Please stay home, stay safe, stay healthy, and remain Comet Strong!

Thank you,

Bob Mehalick

Anxious about coronavirus? Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. We’re here to help.

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Review and enrichment activities are now live in Google or in Skyward Message Center

Trying to log into Google Classroom? Click the link below

for information on how to login from home!

Need help with login to Skyward or need your password reset? email Mrs. Johnson at

Any other technical issues? email Mr. Blanchard at

Trying to find ways to keep your kids moving? Check this out ...!


Crestwood Food Service will be continuing food service to

families in need @ 3 locations in the District

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Monday thru Friday while we are closed

Drive thru @ in the Secondary Campus parking lot

281 S. Mountain Blvd

Mountain Top, PA

Drive thru @ in the White Haven Public Library

121 Towanda St

White Haven, PA



Wapwallopen, PA

Our staff will be on hand distributing pre-packaged bag lunches directly to your vehicle.

There is no cost to participate in this program - YES, that's right, its FREE!

Pre-registration not necessary.

Please provide students name to the staff on site only so we can count

and plan for the number of meals to bring and complete some back office paperwork.

Luzerne County Community College scholarship deadline extended to April 30

LCCC scholarship deadline is now April 30! click here

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Seniors! More SCHOLARSHIP applications below! Don't miss these opportunities!