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Do You Know What Your Child is Doing on Social Media?


Dr. Elizabeth Bandy will be presenting a workshop for parents on social media awareness The presentation is January 23, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the PAC. The presentation is FREE! Also if you need babysitting services, the services are FREE also! There will be prizes and drawings for those in attendance!


Attention Homecoming Dance Attendees:

Be aware of changing road conditions. Drive safely.

Bond Issue to be on May ballot!




Early Release Today 12-20-18: No Water & Power


Grades 5 -12 1:15

Elementary 2:15

Kindness matters! Community matters!


Ever imagine what it would be like to shop with senior football players and Coach Dom Perry?  On Tuesday December 18, 2018 if you were at Target, you would have found out! Some of our players went shopping for the needs of six local families. Our students do a tremendous amount of work in our community. We thank the Touchdown Club for their donation to help others with this project.. This is one of several projects throughout the district to assist families with gifts, food, clothing, and utility services. Very Proud of the Rebel Nation!

Hey K-3 Students, Learn to Dribble like a Globetrotter!

lOpen to K-3 players to learn the basic fundamentals. The group will perform at Halftime of the Crestview vs. Brookfield Game in February. Open the INFORMATION LINK to learn more.

Rebel Run Results 2018
January 2019 Informagram
The Lady Rebels Basketball Tip-off Lunch

The Lady Rebels Basketball Tip-off Lunch will now be held Sunday, December 2nd at 2:00 in the middle school cafeteria. Cost is $10 for a pasta dinner and the chance to meet our 2018-2019 team. We’d love to serve you!


School is proceeding as normal

This morning we received a call from a concerned person and as a precautionary measure we asked for extra help from the Columbiana County Sheriff Department. This was a precautionary procedure to insure all were safe and the situation was handled immediately by the sheriff and administration. School is proceeding as normal and we are currently having our Veterans Day Program. All on campus are safe!


Crestview School Levy Loses by Close Margin
What is the HEART of this Bond Issue?



Thank You Yarian Construction

The paint job on the band trailer is OUSTANDING! Thank you Yarian Construction! Rebel Pride is everywhere!


Donuts with the Superintendent

Mr. Manley and some members of the levy committee will be in the PAC with donuts and coffee for anyone that has any additional questions about the levy at 9:30 on 11/3/18. This will be an informal meeting during tomorrow's craft show. They will be there from 9:30 - 10:15 AM and then they will be leaving with the band and spirit bus as the Rebels  Football advance to week 11 @ Gilmour Academy in Cleveland.




Spirit Bus Permission Slips Due Thursday November 1, 2018 @ 8:00 AM


Beat Gilmour Academy

The Rebs are in the football playoffs and play at Gilmour Academy in Cleveland on Saturday Afternoon at 1:30 PM. We want to show them what the Rebel Nation is all about. Bus transportation is FREE FOR STUDENTS!. There is limited parking at Gilmour. Have your kids take the yellow and black limo!

Bus #1 HS Cheerleaders and HS Students

Bus # 2 MS Students

Game Tickets are $8.00 



November 2018 Informagram
Tour with Jay on 10-25-18 Canceled


Behind the Scenes Tour with Jay Radman, Maintenance Supervisor for Thursday October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 PM is canceled due to other obligations. If you would like a behind the scenes tour of the facility at another time call Jay Radman @ 330 - 482-5526 or email @

Elementary One Call 10/23/18

Hello. This is Mr. Manley at Crestview Elementary letting everyone know about a safety concern at the elementary. We had a practice fire drill today and realized that our fire alarm system was not functioning properly. The problem has been fixed and the fire alarm is now functioning properly. We have notified our staff and the New Waterford Fire Dept. and they performed a safety check. We would like to thank Mr. Daryl Miller and the New Waterford Fire Department for their swift response.

Our alarm system is now functioioning. If it had not, the fire department would of remained walking the floors for the remainder of today. If the system could not have been fixed today, we would have needed to close school tomorrow. The Great News is…. that we are fully functioning safe and working. School is normal and our kids had very little disruption.


Hasn't anyone done anything with the buildings along the way?


The Crestview Local Schools has an extensive maintenance plan. In fact,here are the totals for repairs and maintenance on just one area...the heating system over the last three years.

FY 2016 = $69,000

FY 2017 = $72,000

FY 18 = $46,000

Total = $188,000

At a public meetings one person said, "don't you have a maintenance plan?"  The answer is yes. Much like a homeowner, the repairs are exceeding the money we have.  As a homeowner, you would go to the bank for a home improvement or home equity loan.  As a school, we have to go to the public to  for bonds. This is why there is a bond issue on the ballot. We have not sought additional help since 1992. But unlike most homeowners, we have help with our project. The state will pay 88% of the cost of a new building, which is less than our repairs. This money from the state is from all citizens across the state including you!  This money will either stay here, or if we decline, it goes to the next district in line.  The State of Ohio WILL NOT  pay for our repairs since  the repairs are so great. What would you do as a homeowner under this circumstance? EX: Homeowner Fred Flinstone needs a new roof. His replacement roof costs $15,000 on his $100,000 home. A person knocks on the door and says, "John, I will build you a new $100,000  home if you come up with 12% or $12,000."



You asked and the Board Delivered!

The Crestview Board of Education passed a resolution adding additional accountability to the proposed bond issue. This is in addition to the checks and balances for school construction that were initiated in 1998 and after with the formation of the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission by the state legislature. Crestview passed its last issue in 1992 under the guidance the Ohio Department of Education. Did you know that ODE only completed 13 buildings in over 20 years? In 1998, the OFCC was formed with design criteria. In one year alone, OFCC constructed more buildings and was alloted more resources for school construction than the Ohio Department of Education was alloted in over 20 years total. The OFCC has reconfigured or built new with over 300 public school systems since 1998. They have implemented over a 1000 page design manual to assure each area is built to the highest possible standards for quality. There are many checks and balances that are listed at the OFCC website. Read the article below for additional information on accountability on the resolution of additional local measures by the Crestview Board of Education...



Safety Tip Line


On Sunday 10/14/18 at 10:43 AM,  we received a message from the safety tip line. The person making the tip wanted to be anonymous, which is ok and fine. However, you did not check the box for a return response that would generate a number for you to review the report later and still remain anonymous. Please make sure the box is checked for a response so that you can view the outcome.

Your concern is being investigated. The call number ID is....107-77-193-174. The matter involved one student being mean to another. Whoever you are, thank you for caring. We just have no way to notate what is being done. 

How does Open Enrollment Work Financially?


Open Enrollment

There is much talk about open enrollment students and how they do not pay real estate/income taxes to our district.  Technically they do not pay taxes to our district directly, however some of their local tax dollars do come to our district indirectly.  Let me give you an internal example to explain.

Youth Wrestling Sign-ups


Crestview Takedown Club will be holding their Youth Wrestling sign-up and introduction to Wrestling Clinics on October 23 and 25 at the High School Cafeteria from 6 – 7 PM.  Not sure if wrestling is for you?  Come try it out on October 23 and 25.  The introduction to wrestling clinic is free and open to any boy or girl in the 2nd through 6th grade.   Youth wrestling sign-ups will be held both nights of the introduction clinic.  Cost for registration is $75 and includes instruction, 7 Sunday “Tournaments” and a T-shirt.  Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning November 6 from 6 -7:30 PM in the High School Cafeteria.  Sunday “Tournaments” will be held at Beaver Local on December 2, 9, & 17 and January 6.  Crestview will host the Sunday “Tournaments” on January 13, 20, and 27.  Be sure to follow Crestview Takedown Club on Facebook.


There will be a parents meeting for all wrestling parents, Youth, Junior High, and High School in the Middle School Cafeteria immediately following “Meet the Team” on Thursday, November 15.  It is important that all parents attend.  This will kick off our fundraisers of wrestling spirit wear and pepperoni rolls.  Be sure to follow Crestview Takedown Club on Facebook.

Will my tax go up on the new bond issue if property values rise over the length of the bond issue?

The answer is No, The auditor is limited to collecting the yearly payment only.

Here is the explanation from School Treasurer Charlene Mercure.

 If the collections on the bond issue are in excess of what is needed, then the bond issue millage is reduced to ensure that there is not an excess of collections. The county auditor works with the school district to make sure this is not the case.  A school district is not allowed to collect more than is needed to make the bond payments. Thus, if property values increase and collection on taxes exceeds what is necessary to make the bond payments, the millage would be reduced.


Students ask Superintendent Questions about the Future of the District


The Superintendent of the Crestview Schools has been meeting with students semi-annually to allow students an opportunity to ask questions and to have dialogue on the future of the district. The district also has a student board member assigned to the board to ask questions and allow communication between the students and the school board. Also, students serve on the Superintendent Advisory Board and on the District's Strategic Planning team. In addition, Mr. Manley has also been meeting with community groups through coffee houses  to assist in planning for district needs. Mr. Manley credits a "coffee house" at a local farm in 2016 as being instrumental in having dialogue and planning to expand preschool at the elementary.

The link below is the meeting held with students on September 26, 2018. The students asked many insightful questions. VIDEO Move the red cursor to hear the whole talk as Mr. Manley announces that Crestview is ranked 32nd by the State of Ohio for its quality of education. There are about 700 schools in Ohio.


October 2018 Informagram
Homecoming Week: Many Activities Planned


Welcome Home: 

There will be many activities planned through the week of October 2, 2018

Monday October 1 - Girls Soccer Home

Tuesday October 2 - Boys Soccer and VB Home

Wednesday October 3 -  Blood Drive; Community Bonfire @ 7:00 PM by Softball Field Parking Lot

Thursday October 4 - Behind the Scenes Informational Tour with Jay Radman, Director of Maintenance - 6:00 PM (Start at Board Office. Walking tour to learn first hand about the roof, heating, and septic of the current buildings. The tour will include information from the state assessment.

Friday October 5  - Homecoming Game 7:00 PM

Saturday October 6 - Homecoming Dance in the Evening

What will the School Bond Issue Cost me?


The short of it is about $100.00 a year on a 100,000 home. We advise everyone to check with the county auditor for specific questions. Your situation may be less or more based on the Homestead Exemption or CAUV, etc..

The total mills are 2.93 mills. Our actual cost for the building only is 2.43 mills. The state requires .05 mills additional for permanent improvement. This is required, so when repairs are needed down the road, there is money available without returning to the voters. The term "mill" is confusing and the average citizen is concerned only about dollars. Here is what is certified by the auditor and it should help make it clear what an average citizen would pay in dollars. AUDITOR ESTIMATE

If you have any questions, please call Mr. Manley, Superintendent at 330-482-5526.

Stay Informed on the Bond issue through Social Media


The Crestview Schools Levy Committee comprised of citizens of the community, will be keeping the community updated throughout the fall. You can follow the levy committee on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.





Voter Registration Ends October 9. 2018


Please remember that if you have not yet register to vote, you still have time.


Also anyone can request to vote absentee...Vote at Home! 


Town Hall Video: Stay Informed: Get the Facts


Dear Rebel Nation:

We had requests to record the first town hall meeting from 9/13/18. Please click the link below to view the video in its entirety. There were many questions asked and the responses are recorded. The second link is for the most commonly asked questions with a written response. You may email the Superintendent at with questions or call 330-482-5526 with any questions.





Crestview Arts & Crafts Show

Crestview Arts & Crafts Show Registration Form

Please join us for

Crestview Arts & Crafts Show

Sponsored by Crestview Student Council

Crestview High/Middle School

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

We celebrate “something for everyone!”  If you have something to sell, we encourage you to participate. All are welcome: Crafts, Holiday and Seasonal Decor, Direct Vendors, Jewelry, Baked Goods, Apparel Items & Accessories!

We also feature a Silent Auction, Performances by the Crestview Band, Chorale, and so much more.

The Band Boosters will sell concessions.

For more information, please call (330)482-4744, email


craft show

Catch Rebel Sports on YSN


Catch live and recorded highlights on YSN

Rebel Fire Ring Raffle: Tickets on Sale at Home FB Games Only


Get a chance to win a classy and awesome Rebel Firepit. I can taste those smores now! Raffle Chances will only be available at HS Varsity Games and the Community Bonfire! Stop by the New School Poster and informational table just inside the gate to purchase your chances. Thank you to Metal Master Custom Art for the donation of the pit. We have Home FB Games on 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, and 10/5. The drawing will occur on 10/5, the Homecoming Game, at the beginning of the third quarter. The winner need not be present. Ticket chances are:

1 for $1

6 for $5

13 for $10

30 for $20

Proceeds Benefit Vision 2020 Crestview Levy, Diane Hart Treasurer

Superintendent Advisory: Open to anyone who is interested



It is time to meet again for Superintendent Advisory. Your input is vital as we continue to look at ways to grow our district. The committee meets bi-monthly and looks at information and gives community feedback. The committee assists in guiding the Superintendent. Our first meeting for this year is September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 PM in the Home EC room. If you know of anyone that would like to serve please have them call the board office 330 -482-5526. All are welcome! 

Superintendent Advisory Dates...7:00 PM Home EC Room

September 19, 2018

November 7, 2018

January 16, 2019

March 20, 2019

May 15, 2019

Stay Informed: Informational Meetings Abound


There will be several meetings this fall focusing on The Future of the Crestview Local Schools.The community has an opportunity for assistance from the State of Ohio to secure sound facilities and save taxpayers millions in current & future dollars. The district can build a new facility for less than the cost of needed repairs of the current building. In fact, the state will pay for 88% of a new facility. Imagine, being offered a new home for 88% off the sale price, and this new home is cheaper than the repairs of the current home. There will be many informational meetings this fall, so come out and get the facts.

There will be two types of  meetings this fall. The first is a town hall.  A town hall will have a short PowerPoint presentation followed by a panel discussion with a question and answer session. The panel includes Eric Risinger, Architect; Jay Radman, Director of Maintenance; Jason DeCenso, Parent/Community Member;  Dr. Edward Miller, Board President; Charlene Mercure, Treasurer; and Matthew Manley, Superintendent.

The other meetings are called coffeehouses where the district comes to the community at various locations. These meetings will have informal dialogue about the future of the district. Please plan on attending a session, so that you can get accurate information.




Leaks...Leaks....and More Leaks



Glad we had a 2 HR Delay today for Teacher Development. Our maintenance staff has been busy on Sunday and Monday shoring up the place because we are leaking everywhere. Rooms of ceiling tile are being replaced. Rooms 206 at the Elementary, HS Gym, HS Home EC, HS Chemistry, HS History, and the Supt's Office all are leaking. These are the things the public does not always see because the building looks shiny and clean. We have a chance to fix this with the help of the State of Ohio. Without the state assistance these repairs become all a local responsibility. We need 9 million dollars in immediate repairs, and 21 million dollars additionally. With  the State help, we can build all new  efficient facility for 5.2 million dollars.

The ability to pay $ 0.00 is NOT an option. Shelter, Heat, and Water are necessities! The fiscally responsible option is to take the opportunity from the STATE. 

Dr. Ray Guarendi, Clinical Psychologist

Crestview Local Schools invites you to attend a special presentation with renowned Dr. Ray Guarendi, Clinical Psychologist, on Wednesday, September 26 at 7:00 PM!

Dr. Ray has been a Clinical Psychologist for over 40 years, as well as a television host, radio host, author, and public speaker. You may be familiar with his best selling book, You’re a Better Parent Than You Think!. We invite you to hear Dr. Ray share realistic and applicable parenting advice that can transform your relationship with the special children in your life.
We hope to see you at the Performing Arts Center at Crestview Local School District on Wednesday, September 26 at 7:00. There will be a drawing for prizes!
Crestview Local School District
44100 Crestview Road
Columbiana, OH 44408

dr ray

Club's Choice Fundraiser

Dear Friends and Family of Crestview Elementary,

We appreciate your support of our fundraiser this year. We use the proceeds from this fundraiser to purchase those extras for our students like assemblies, rewards, and classroom supplies to make our school fun and engaging. Thank you in advance for your support!  

Link to Fundraiser. 


Family Literacy Night!

Mark Your Calendars!! Dinosaurs Live! Is Coming To Crestview Elementary School Wednesday, October 3 For Family Literacy Night!

 Dinosaurs Live!


Attendance Matters

Attending school all day, every day is vitally important for your child's academic health!

Attendance Matters Flyer

attendance matters

September 2018 Informagram
Get The Facts: Town Hall 9/13/18 @ 7:00 PM



Gatlin Show Ticket Information 8/30/18 @ 7:00PM

Do you want to sit in the first 4 rows closest to the stage? Then you need a combo ticket. You get a spaghetti dinner and Gatlin show ticket for $20.00. These are the best seats in the auditorium! Some seats remain in rows C & D. You can only get these tickets in the Board of Education Office.  Center row tickets are also available from Band, Football, and Soccer players. Otherwise you can order TICKETS ONLINE! All Tickets the day of the show go from $12.00 to $15.00!


Free and Reduced Lunch Application
Rebel Run 2018 rescheduled for 12/1/18

Crestview Local School District            

Rebel Run

5K Race and 2 Mile Fun Walk

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Online Payment

Organized and managed by the Crestview Rebels Embracing Wellness Health Team and the Crestview Track Team.

The proceeds from this year’s Rebel Run will benefit 2 organizations:

The 4Cs (Crestview Community Churches Concern) & The Crestview Track Team.


Location/Course: Start & Finish—Crestview High School, 44100 Crestview Rd., Columbiana, OH 44408

Run and Walk are conducted on separate courses.

Time: 7:30AM Registration

8:30AM 5K Race (Runners only) and 2 Mile Fun Walk






Boys Basketball Hog Drawing 8/20/18


Help out Boys Basketball and have a chance to fill up your freezer! INFORMATION

August 2018 Informagram
Performing Arts Manager Needed



The Crestview Local Schools are looking for a Performing Arts Center Manager. The person will help run the sound board and events in the center for the 2018 - 2019 school year! The position is a supplemental contract. A job description is on file in the Superintendents Office. Please email inquiries to Cindy Schmidt at


One View Now Open For Athletic Parents Only!



Dear Parent/Guardian,

We are writing to notify you of a new, online parent portal called OneView. OneView is where you will find the district’s annual student forms that previously would have been turned in on paper the first week of school. We are requesting that you take a moment to visit the OneView portal at [Oneview Parent Portal Link] and create your own account.


Click the  INSTRUCTIONS for Option #2  to assist you in this process. The ID number is the students lunch number and will be found on their last report card. You can also get that information from your child's school office!

The electronic, online forms (Student Health Form, Emergency Contacts, etc) are available immediately.  It would be very helpful if families could complete the online forms this week. 

If you have questions, please contact the District at 330-482-5526

Thank you,
School Administration


CES Summer School - August 6-17, 2018 8:30-11:30 am

Summer School

Board Office Closed on 7/19 & 7/20 for Summer Cleaning


We will reopen on Monday July 23, 2018

See the CR Everywhere!

The Crestview Athletic Department will paint the CR logo on your driveway or anywhere you desire. Let's show community pride and let everyone that drives through the community know where they are! We will even make road trips to those not living in the district. Remember that anywhere you are... makes it THE HOME OF THE REBELS!.  Click HERE for more information.


Douglas Dattilio Appointed to the Crestview School Board

Welcome to Mr. Douglas Dattilio as the newest School Board Member of the Crestview Local Schools. Mr. Dattilio was appointed to the board, due to the resignation of a board member. Mr. Dattilio will assume a term that expires Dec 31, 2019.



Thank you PTO: Coming Summer 2018....

We would like to thank PTO for raising money to modernize our front sign. The middle section will get LED panels and will be programmable from a computer. Thank you  for your donation so that we can highlight our kids, programs, and community!


Parking Lot Sealing at the 5 - 12 building

The PAC lot is closed on Monday June 4, 2018  and will re-open on Tuesday June 5, 2018.

The stadium lot will be closed for work June 5 (T) - June 8th (F). The gates from the elementary will be closed and locked during this work! Please enter on Crestview Road to get to the HS and MS!


Breaking News from State Track Meet

Crestview's  Dominic Perry wins STATE Division 3 shot put championship with a throw of 56 ft 8 inches. The 4 by 100 and 4 by 200 relay teams qulaify for state finals tomorrow morning (6-2-18). GOOOOOOOOOOOO REBELS!!!!


June 2018 Informagram
Sports Physicals: Don't Wait

Sports physicals will be offered on May 31 and June 14 in the middle school nurses office, by Dr. Miller, cost is $25 payable to Dr. Miller. Please call 330 892 3116 for an appointment.

Forms will be done online this year. Student athletes will be the first to utilize this technology, and if you need help, staff members will be happy to assist you in the computer lab on designated dates this summer, yet to be determined.


Summer Stock Theater Coming to the PAC

The Millennial Theater Company has rented the PAC for the last weekend of July and the first weekend of August. The company includes a cast crew from a 60 mile radius. It will even include a live orchestra! More ticket Information will be coming soon! The production and cast will have several Crestview students who starred in Beauty and the Beast. It will even include our own musical director Mr. Eric Bable.  The group will do previews at the Summer Festival of the Arts at YSU and the Trumbull County Fair!


Board of Education Vacated Seat





Notice is hereby given that the Crestview Local School District of Education is seeking interested applicants to fill a vacant position on the Board of Education.  Those wishing to be considered should complete an application which is available online at or at the Superintendent’s office at 44100 Crestview Road, Suite A, Columbiana, Ohio.  Completed APPLICATIONS need to be sent to Crestview Local Schools, Attn: Charlene Mercure, 44100 Crestview Road, Suite A, Columbiana, Ohio 44408 no later than 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 31, 2018. Applications available in board office too!

Charlene Mercure     Treasurer      Crestview Local Schools

Applications Due May 31 by 2:00 PM

Review Applications June 1

Interviews After 5:00 PM on June 4, 2018

Lady Rebels BB 'Playmakers Academy"


The Lady Rebels basketball program is offering a “Playmakers Academy” for girls entering 4th-6th grade. The program will run once a week through June and July and will be directed by the Lady Rebels’ high school staff. Cost to participate is $15. To register, contact Coach Blatch at 330-853-1943. 

Before and After Care Survey Results

Dear Community:

You are AWESOME! We had 73 parents respond whether they needed  before or after care services. We have worked with the YMCA on a proposal; however, the deal fell through. The Y would need a receptionist, insurance etc., whether we offered one YMCA program or several. However, with only one program, the cost factor is too high for just one option. Our dialogue is positive with the YMCA and we hope in the future is to offer multiple programs and to have the YMCA be a presence here at Crestview. At this time it is not feasible.

We have submitted a grant with the County ESC, Lisbon, and Wellsville to offer an after school program here for select students. However, we will not hear on that grant until late July. We are working hard to create partnerships to continue to strengthen our students and families. We will continue to explore every avenue to enhance experiences for our students.

Mr. M


Voice of the Valley: Heart of a REBEL!



Here at Crestview, we know him simply as Mr. B.  He is a part of our traditions, our memories, and our events. Andris Baltputnis has been a long time teacher, coach, AD and the voice of the REBELS. It is only appropriate that he is honored during Teachers Appreciation Week. He is a masterful person and educator! Last year at graduation he reminded everyone that the world is full of rebel fans...."Why else are roads and buses yellow and black?"

Please take a few minutes to watch this video highlighting his local and national work...


May 2018 Informagram

May 2018 Informagram


Crestview Boys BB Youth Camp


"Crestview Boys Basketball will be hosting a Youth Camp from June 4-7 at the High School for any boys entering Grades 3-8.  The cost is $40 and runs from 9AM-12PM each day.  Each camper will receive a tshirt and a packet of valuable drills they can do to develop their skills.  Contact Head Coach Jeff Wilson at for more information."​






School is Out Wednesday May 23, 2018


Our Class of 2018 will graduate on Sunday May 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the PAC. The rest of the school district will end the year on Wednesday May 23, 2018.


Open House will be August 20, 2018 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM

2018 - 2019 School Year begins on Wednesday August 22, 2018

Vision 2020 Building Project



If you are interested in getting the word out about a potential building project through OFCC. If you are interested in securing a strong future for our students, then we invite you to attend a meeting.  An organizational meeting will be held on Monday May 7, 2018 @ 5:30 PM in the Family and Consumer Science Room (Home EC). Please enter through door 9. The meeting will be no more than an hour. 

Thank you in advance for your time

Town Hall Meeting 2 & 3 : Vision 2020: Community, Unity, Opportunity



The Ohio School Facilities Commission  has released their report on the conditions of our school facilities. The state has spent 12 months studying the buildings and has completed the information. We will have an informational meeting to go over the report with the community. We will hold several meetings and coffee houses so that we can address questions and be transparent as we move forward together.  Here is the first meeting information.

TownHall Meeting 2

Who: District, Share State OFCC Report

When: 5/14/18

Where: Crestview High School Cafeteria

Time: 5:00 PM


TownHall Meeting 3

Who: District, Share State OFCC Report

When: 6/1/18

Where: Crestview Performing Arts Center

Time: 9:00 AM

May Lunch Menus Now Posted
Are you interested in Before or After School care for 2018 - 2019 school year?



The Crestview Local Schools is working with the YMCA to offer before or after care for elementary students for the 2018 - 2019 school year. The program will be run by the YMCA and hosted here at school. Parents would pay tyhe YMCA directly for service. No Crestview Educational dollares will be used for this service.

Please click on the link below to take a very very short survey to assist us in determining interest!


3 Rebel Seniors in 97 percentile in Nation on ACT and SAT


Seniors Danny Moore, Lauren Cook, and Tyler Diedrick were recognized at the county Senior Honors Breakfast. The trio are in the the 97 th percentile or better on college entrance exams. Crestview has the most students in the county with this elite distinction; thus, they were recognized as "Heads Above The Rest." All three will attend West Virginia University next fall.

Community, Unity, Opportunity: Vision 2020


On Tuesday April 24, 2018, the Crestview Local Schools presented the a report on the status of district  school buildings which was conducted by the Ohio Facilities Construction Committee. We began these discussion over a year ago and the report is now complete. The OFCC group is comprised of architects, engineers, and tradesmen who have many years of experience with construction. The report indicates that the schools need $8.900,000 of immediate replacements of the heating system, roofs, and septic and over 30 million dollars in total repair and replacement costs.

The commission will not remodel existing buildings because the cost to renovate is near the cost to build new. The commission will provide assistance for a new building; however, it will not help with current buildings. Therefore, without state help we would need to seek 8.9 million of local money for patchwork or seek  five million in local money in order to get  37 million dollars in state revenue to build a new pre K - 12 facility. We then would build a new 42 million dollar building for 5 million dollars of local money. This is the most fiscally sound recommendation for the long term good fo the Crestview Local Schools.


Crestview Local Alumni Association 2018

Reservation Form


Crestview Local Alumni Association, Inc.
Banquet Reservation Form
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Crestview Local Performing Arts Center
Columbiana, Ohio
Doors will open at 4:30 PM for registration, socializing & tours of the facility.
Banquet activities commence at 5:00 PM
Activities to Include:
Induction of the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2018,
Alumni Scholarship Presentations, Recognition of the Graduating Class of 1968,
Annual Alumni Membership Meeting
Send Reservations to: Crestview Local Alumni Association, Inc.
c/o Kristen Miller, Alumni Secretary
44100 Crestview Road, Suite A
Columbiana, Ohio 44408
(330) 482-5526 E-mail -
(Please make checks payable to: Crestview Alumni Association)

Town Hall Meeting 4/24/18


The Ohio School Facilities Commission  has released their report on the conditions of our school facilities. The state has spent 12 months studying the buildings and has completed the information. We will have an informational meeting to go over the report with the community. We will hold several meetings and coffee houses so that we can address questions and be transparent as we move forward together.  Here is the first meeting information.

Who: District, Share State OFCC Report

When: 4/24/18

Where: Crestview Performing Arts Center

Time: 6:30 PM


Student Athlete: Danny Moore

Student-Athlete: Danny Moore

COLUMBIANA, Ohio (WYTV) - Crestview senior Danny Moore knows how to light up a room. 

He's a special talent for the Rebels, with a great personality. Danny's on track to graduate with 11 varsity letters in five different sports. Plus, he's a top-notch student, earning him the honor of our "33 Student-Athlete of the Week".

"Winning is very important to me," said Moore. "And bettering myself is even more important."

Danny is always up for a challenge. He's a versatile athlete at Crestview and State qualifier at the indoor track meet earlier this year. Danny's a big part of the relay teams and is team captain for the second straight season. 

"I think my main role on the track team is keeping everybody loose. because like I said, track is torture. when you think about it, running in circles is pretty torturous. so track is all about having fun. 

Danny's passion and positive outlook carried over to the football field, where he was an All-County safety. He helped lead Crestview to two playoff appearances in the past three seasons. 

"In football, I just poured everything I could into every play because I just wanted to win," said Moore.

"And for track, I mean it's 100%, because I want to win and I want to be one of those guys that they're like, man he was pretty crazy."





Who: 27 middle schools teams from northeast Ohio (Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Summit, and Tuscarawas counties)

What: The finals for the 9-week 2018 Northeast Ohio Genius Challenge: The 2018 Genius Challenge – “Excursion Earth.” Design a fleet of luxury planes, and plot a vacation from Akron-Canton airport with seven exotic stops.

Where: Canton Cultural Center for the Arts (1001 Market Ave North, 44702) When: Thursday April 12, 6 – 8 pm
The Presenting Sponsor: KeyBank

The Background: To demonstrate the power of teaching art and science together, AiS began the Genius Project in 2015 with just 20 middle schools from one county. This year there are 350 students and 70 teams from six counties.

Team Coached by Mrs. Jodi Wilcox

April Lunch Menus Now Posted
April 2018 Informagram now posted
CHS Softball Heads to Myrtle Beach Tournament 3/29 - 4/2


The Crestview High School Softball Team has spent the last year raising money through various fundraisers, so that they can compete at the Ripken Complex in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. The complex is run by Hall of Famer Cal Ripken. The girls will play 4 games and all games are streamed live, so those of us left in the cold, can cheer on our Rebels!. Here are the game Schedules....

3/29/18 Crestview vs. Slippery Rock @ 7:00 PM

3/30/18 Crestview vs Lakeview PA @ 1:00 PM

3/31/18 Crestview vs. Burgettstown PA @ 1:00 PM

              Crestview vs. Conneaut PA @ 3:00 PM

Easter Sunday Off

4/02/18   Crestview vs. Russell KY @ 9:00 AM

              Crestview vs Marcellus @ 11:00 AM

All games are streamed live from Duncan Field. CLICK HERE TO VIEW GAME AT DUNCAN

You can also watch on your smartphone with the app shown below!


Beauty and the Beast Show Information: Important









You are a difference maker! Be the difference!


Dear Students:

On March 14, 2018 students are asked to speak up. At Crestview,we will hold an assembly and kindness activities as a start to ending violence. Please don't let one day define you! What do you do everyday? You have a chance to stop school violence daily. It is about treating people with respect and dignity. You make a difference every time you reach out to someone that may be struggling. Please take a few minutes to read an article from a retired teacher. Our best defense is you! I had a very special person give me this article. i hope that you take time to read it!

GO REBELS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Crestview Rebels Alumni Basketball Game

"The Lady Rebels basketball program will be hosting three alumni basketball games on Friday, April 13th. A Women's Alumni Game will begin at 5:30. A 30 and Over Men's Alumni Game will follow, and the night will finish with an Under 30 Men's Alumni Game. The event is open to anyone who attended Crestview Local. The cost to play is $12, which includes a T-shirt. To register, please contact Aaron Blatch at 330-853-1943 by March 23rd."


Echoes of Change

Join us for a panel discussion about civil rights history and current issues facing our nation. Dr. Tiffany Anderson from Youngstown State University will moderate the panel consisting of Dr. Gwen Middlebrooks and Dr. Lonnie King from Atlanta, GA, and Mrs. Janice Kelsey and Mr. Alvin Wesley both from Birmingham, AL.

Come hear first-hand accounts of the Children’s March in Birmingham and sit-ins and other protests in Atlanta, GA.

This event will be at the Crestview High School Performing Arts Center from 6-8pm. It is free and open to the public.

This event is generously sponsored by the Columbiana Community Foundation.

Facebook Event Page



CHS Annual Art Show

Opening Reception: March 16th 5-6:30 MS cafeteria

CHS art students are proud to present their artistic talent from the 2017-18 school year. Join us for a relaxing evening celebrating our students’ creative achievement. Be sure to cast your vote for the viewer’s choice award, voting will take place on Friday night from 5-6:30. The show will remain on display Saturday and Sunday during the musical performances.


March Informagram Now Posted
Beauty and the Beast Tickets Go on Sale Feb 20th @ 8:00 AM (Online)









Reserved Seating ONLY! $10.00 Adult; $8.00 Student Presale. All tickets $12.00 at the door! Presale Discount ends on 3-15-18 @ 7:00 PM! After that time, all tickets $12.00!

Performances March 16, 17, 18 in the PAC!

Softball Sip and Paint & Cornhole February 24, 2018


Do you like to paint? Do you like to know others in the community? Do you like softball. Click this LINK to learn more about Sip and Paint and Cornhole. All proceeds benefit our HS Girls Softball Team! PAYMENT LINK

February Informagram Now Posted
February Breakfast and Lunch Menus Posted
Elementary Students Celebrate Kindness

The week of January 22, 2018 the Elementary Students Celbrated Kindness Week. They sent cards to people and even created songs to thank people. Listen in one from our Grade 4 students!



Homecoming Ceremonies Friday; Student Dance Saturday

The Crowning Ceremony will take place preceeding the basketball Game tonight with South Range. Come early for the festivities! The dance will be tomorrow!



Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Re-scheduled for 2/3/18

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest is open to boys and girsl ages 9 - 14. (Age based as of Jan 1, 2018) The contest will start at 10:00 AM in the high school gym on February 3, 2018.  Come on out and test your skill!


Crestview Wrestler & Singer Dazzles the crowd with the National Anthem

We are blessed with multi-talented students. Our kids do multiple activities and transcend boundaries. This past week-end we won our first OVAC Wrestling Championship. One of our student athletes sang the National Anthem. He represents a group of 1300 multi talented people. We will continue to work together so students can have diverse experiences. The video highlights Landon Talbert, a wrestler and singer. If this doesn't bring you chills, then we better take your pulse! 





When do we make up a snow day?






The Crestview Local Schools this year will physically make-up days with students after 8 closures or calamity days during the 2017 - 2018 school year. We currently are at 5 closures. We are now on hours. In the past the state gave 5 snow days. In years where the winters were harsh, the state sometimes waived the extra days to make-up. This is sometimes confusing, but for this year we wanted our community to know where we are at.

If we hit 8 days of closure and have a ninth, then that ninth day would be made up the Monday after Easter in accordance with our school calendar. Our hope is that we will not even need to address make-up days. We do encourage you to have your child read on any days off. Our teachers are busy preparing lessons, reading educational articles, grading, preparing their classroom and perfecting their craft during these closure days.  Learning is an opportunity and we still need to grow our students. It is just sometimes, the weather makes it unsafe for our buses to travel.


CMS Drama Club Presents Disney's "High School Musical Jr."


High School Musical Jr.

Crestview Middle School Drama Club presents Disney's "High School Musical Jr." on Friday, February 2nd @ 7:00pm

Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life on your stage in Disney’s High School Musical JR. Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities. 

Click here to order your "High School Musical Jr." Tickets Online

Pre-Sale Ticket Prices: Adults- $5, Students- $3, 4 & Under get in free!

**All tickets $6 at the door**

Lady Rebels Basketball Sponsors Princess & Pirates Day 2/10/18


Saturday Febuary 10, 2018 from 11-1 at Crestview Elementary you can let your inner self be a Princess or a Pirate. Proceeds from the day benefit Lady Rebels Basketabll. Click HERE for more information! Tickets are cheaper during pre-sale!

After Prom Committee to Sponsor Night at the Races

February 10th...... The Crestview After Prom Committee will sponsor a Night at the Races. You can help by attending and or sponsoring a horse.The event will occur on Saturday February 10th at Social 45 in Lisbon. The night starts at 6:00 PM and music follows at 9:00 PM. The event has a minimum age of 18 years or older. If you wish to sponsor a horse or need more information, please click on the blue link.




Crestview Student Publishes 1st book: Jenna LeFebrve Amazon Author

  During the month of November, students who have Mrs.Valingo's Creative Writing class participates in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). While most students do not complete a whole novel, some do! Jenna LeFebvre was one of those who completed a novel. Her work is available now on Amazon! How AWESOME AND CONGRATUALTIONS!!!  BOOK


Superintendent Advisory Meeting 1/17/18 @ 7:00 PM


Please call the Superintendent's office at 330-482-5526 if you would like to attend. Meetings are every other month on the third Wednesday of the month. The committe is a sharing session of open dialogue. The next MEETING IS 1/17/18 2 7:00 PM in the Family and Consumer Arts room.

CMS Night at the Texas Roadhouse

CMS Night at the Texas Roadhouse

Tuesday, January 9th


10% of all sales go to CMS Washington, D.C. field trip for 8th grade

*Print out the flyer or show the flyer on your cell phone!


Knights of Columbus free Throw Contest Postponed 1/6/18

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Postponed Saturday 1/6/18

2 hour delay

Crestview Local Schools operating on a 2 hour delay 01/03/2018



The Good Sport



Mrs. Dangerfield was ONE incentive for the PTO fundraiser. On the day before break, some of the students got to Silly String their principal. Thank you students and PTO for doing so much for the school. Thank you Mrs. Dangerfield for being a good sport!



Santa Visits Preschool Family Night

Special Thanks to the Preschool teachers for planning a family night in December! We have expanded from one class to three and had over 60 students and families attend family night. The group even got a special cvisit from the jolly fellow from the North Pole. 




January Breakfast and Lunch Menus Posted
Crestview Middle School Students put Others First


Students from Crestview Middle School and Springfiled Local work together to provide holiday cheer in both communities. WKBN covers the story.....



Concert Season: Crestview Performing Arts Center: December 2017


The Middle School Grades 5 - 7 programs have already completed their Holiday Concerts but many more follow in the PAC. The Best part is admission is Free! Please come out and hear the the sounds of the season. We have performances ranging from our kids to professional musicians. Here are the upcoming dates.

Tuesday December 12, 2017 - Grade 1 Concert @ 7:00 PM

Wednesday December 13, 2017 - Grades 8 - 12 Band and Choir @ 7:30 PM

Tuesday December 19, 2017 - Canfield Community Band @ 7:00 PM

* The Canfield Community Concert Band is a diverse group of people with a love of making music and sharing it with the community. They are an all-volunteer band open to musicians of all ages and our members come from many communities within the Mahoning Valley and farther in Northeast Ohio.. The Band is conducted by Crestview's Eric Bable

Wednesday December 20, 2017 - YSR Brass Band @ 7:00 PM

* The YSR Brass Band is a traditional Brass Band composed of students, alumni, and professors of
Slippery Rock University, Youngstown State University, and Westminster College. The group is
conducted by Eric Bable.

Upcoming Board Meetings: Time Changes



The December 13, 2017 School Board meeting will be moved until 4:30 PM due to the HS band concert. The meeting will take place in the High School Cafeteria at this special time.

The January 10, 2018 School Board Meeting will be moved to Crestview Elementary School Cafeteria at 5:00 PM. The board will start at 5:00 PM with its orgainizational meeting and then will immediatley follow with its regular meeting. The Elementary Building Leadership Team will be presenting on its progress at this meeting. The meetings will not be in the PAC until April due to the stage being prepared for Disney Beauty and the Beast. A full schedule for the year will be published after the orgainizational meeting on January10, 2018.

1st Annual Christmas Festival

Christmas Festival has been postponed. Please check back for the rescheduled date.


December Breakfast and Lunch Menus Posted
December Informagram Now Posted
Rebel Run Rocks in the Rain

Thank you to Nurse Janet for all her hard work organizing the Rebel Run! Special thanks to a long list of volunteers for assisting  the Rebel Run! Our runners and walkers went through all kind of weather elements! Thank you all for working on the wellness of the Rebel Nation!


Date Change for One Act Plays

Date Change for One-Act Plays

Crestview High School will present One-Act Plays on Monday, November 20 at 6:00 pm in the Performing Arts Center.  Students from each grade level will perform.

Price $6.00 adults $4.00 students

One Act Plays

Election Day Tuesday

Four Community Members vie for 2 Board of Education Seats!

Information provided by an article in The Mourning Journal  10-29-17.  Click on blue link for the article!





November Informagram Now Posted
Crestview @ South Range Pre-Sale Ticket Information 11-3-17


Pre-sale tickets will be on sale Thursday 1 - 4 pm and Friday 7 am - 2 pm for Friday night's playoff game at South Range. Game time 7:30 p.m.

Pre-sale tickets are $8 for everyone and tickets at the gate are $9 for everyone


November Breakfast and Lunch Menus Posted
Crestview Boys Basketball Youth Clinic Nights

Are you a boy in Grades 3 - 6? Do you want to get better at basketball? Boys Coach Jeff Wilson and his staff will will be conducting youth clinics soon. Click Here to get a flyer and more information



Rebel Run 5K Race and 2 Mile Fun Walk

Crestview Local School District
Rebel Run
5K Race and 2 Mile Fun Walk
Saturday, November 18, 2017

Registration Form

Rebel Run Map

5k Walk Run


Girl Youth Basketball Players Needed (K-3)

"The Lady Rebels basketball program is now accepting registration for 'Lady Rebel Hoops,' a program for Crestview girls in grades K-3. The program will be divided into two divisions, K-1 and 2nd-3rd. Practice will begin in December and will be directed by the Lady Rebels high school coaching staff and players. Cost to play is $25, which includes a reversible jersey. To register, please submit a registration form to the elementary office by November 3rd, or contact Coach Blatch at 330-853-1943." 


Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is being Celebrated at 

 Crestview Elementary School!


Red Ribbon

Halloween Fun at School Happy Halloween

HalloweenCrestview High School Marching Band is scheduled to lead the

Halloween Parade again this year!

Rebel Pride Night - Conference Night - Building Cafetera


Please come and joing us for conferences on Thursday October 12, 2017. The cafeteria will be open for FREE food from 5 - 7 PM to celebrate Fall. Click the FLYER for more information.

Rebels Featured on WYTV on 9-29-17

Channel 33's Morning Show broadcasted from Rebel Stadium on 9-29-17. They featured the band, cheerleaders, students, and FB Head Coach Paul Cusick. Click the link to wwatch the 4 segments. Let's Go Rebels!. MORNING SHOW


October Breakfast and Lunch Menus Posted
October 2017 Informagram
WYTV to Feature Rebels on their Morning Show on Friday 9-29-17

WYTV will be broadcasting from the Rebel Stadium this Friday Morning! Show up early or tune in to the live broadcast;  see Mrs. Dickson if you are coming early.  Here is the schedule with WYTV,,,

5:15am  Mr. Bable and CR drumline/Band

5:45am Mrs. Cope and CR cheerleaders

6:15am Mr. Manley and Crestview students

6:55am Mr. Cusick



MS & HS Fire Drill Successful

The MS and HS had an unplanned fire drill over lunch. Someone had put macoroni and cheese in the microwave and the dish smoked. THERE WAS NO FIRE! The students and staff did a tremendous job practicing a realistic safety situation. Way to Go Rebels!


Rebels Show Spirit of Giving


As part of the Columbiana County effort to assist those families and friends in Texas, Crestview Local Schools collected school supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims at the elementary, middle and high school.  Josh Kupka, of the Advanced Tactical Group, organized this collection and will leave for Texas on September 25 with a semi-truck full of supplies to deliver to the Houston area.  Pictured from left are: Ethan McCloskey, Josh Black, Devin Gishbaugher, Haley Tilton and Josh Kupka.

Parking Lot at Elementary Elementary Parking Lot

Elementary Parking Lot

Superintendent Advisory Board... First Meeting 9-20-17 @ 7:00 PM in HS Home Ec Room

We are looking for volunteers to serve on the Superintendent Advisory Board. The Board meets every other month for about an hour to have dialogue with myself and school personnel. We are looking  to have two way communication with families. If you are interested in joining, please email my adminstrative assistant CindtySchmidt ( We would be glad to have you join us!



Crestview vs Cleveland Shaw: Saturday 9/23/17 @ Historic Cleveland Shaw Stadium @ 2:00 PM

Crestview will make its first ever trip to Cleveland Shaw Stadium. Shaw stadium was home to Cleveland's first professional football team, the Rams. In addition to our fine band, we will also get to hear The Cleveland Shaw band. Shaw performed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Here is video of the Shaw Band in a 2016 Performance. Please come out and support your CRESTVIEW REBELS FOOTBALL, BAND, AND CHEERLEADERS!


Substitute Bus Drivers Needed ASAP!


Substitute Bus Drivers Needed

Crestview Local School District is accepting applications for persons interested in substitute school bus driving on an as needed basis.  CDL license with SP endorsement is required.  Training is available at no cost.  Applications are available online at or in person at administrative offices, 44100 Crestview Road, Columbiana, Ohio.  Completed applications can be mailed to administrative offices or emailed to:

FB Presale TICKETS vs. Warren JFK.... on Sale ONLY Friday Sept 15 from 8 - 1 PM in Athletic Office


Crestview Rebels vs State Champion Warren JFK

Historic Mollenkopf Stadium in Warren

Saturday Sept 16, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets More Expensive at the Gate!

Crestview Arts & Crafts Show


Please join us for

Crestview Arts & Crafts Show

Sponsored by Crestview Student Council

Crestview High/Middle School

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Help Students in Houston City Schools: Supplies Needed


September Informagram Now Posted
One Call: 10:00 AM Information 8-31-17



Dear Rebel Families…


This morning we had a bus on  an elementary run get into an accident. Our bus was stopped with its flashers on for student pick up. Another vehicle ran into the back corner of the bus. We had 8 students on the bus at the time. The best and greatest news is that all students and our driver are fine. NONE OF THE STUDENTS AND OUR DRIVER NEEDED MEDICAL ATTENTION.  Families were notified and the children went to school. I commend the emergency personnel, Nurse Janet, Our driver and our bus supervisor for their outstanding work. Most of all I would like to thank our kids for staying calm and their families for their patience, care, and love. Parents your calmness and love was just AWESOME!

We just wanted to make sure that everyone had the most up to date information!


Mr. Manley

Vote Dylan and Rebels
Grades 4 - 6 Lady Rebs Basketball Sign-ups Coming Soon!


 "The Lady Rebels basketball program will have 4th, 5th, and 6th grade teams competing in the Junior Girls ITCL. This league begins in October and runs through December. Practice begins the first week of September. Teams must be registered soon, so for more information or to register your child, contact Coach Aaron Blatch at 330-853-1943." 

Community Track Re-Opened



The track is looking spiffy and feels like you are walking on memory foam. Thank you everyone for your support as the surface was repaired this summer.


Let's Go Rebels!

Support Ladies Rebs Soccer Movie and Game Night 9-19-17


Lunch Menu App Now Available

You can easily view information about what is on our school menu each day. You
can see an image and description for food items, as well as nutrition information.
Our innovative and interactive site and mobile app make our school menus more
convenient and informative than ever before!
Nutrislice is brought to you by The Nutrition Group

Nutrislice Flyer

Google Play
Apple App


August / September Breakfast and Lunch Menus Posted
Europe trip 2018

The students going on the Europe trip next summer are having a car wash from 11-1 this Saturday at Pizza Hut in Columbiana

Car Wash

Supply List
Streaming Rebels Sports Coming Soon to a computer and phone near you!

Catch all 10 football games on your phone while supporting your Crestview Rebels. We will begin streaming and archiving games on YSN. In the near future you will download the free YSN app In Itunes and Google Play. We also will be broadcasting a minimum of two games in other fall sports. Here are some games that are confirmed...

Volleyball - August 31 & September 28

Boys Soccer - August 21 & Septmber 9

Girls Soccer - August 23 and September 13

Check it OUT!

Help the Lady Rebels: Golf Outing Tomorrow August 8, 2017


"The Lady Rebels basketball program is hosting a golf scramble Tuesday, August 8th at Valley Golf Club in Columbiana at 5:00. Community members who would like to support the program can come eat and participate in raffle drawings for only $10. If you have any questions, contact Coach Aaron Blatch at 330-853-1943." 

Free and Reduced 2017-2018 School Year

Dear Parent/Guardian:
Children need healthy meals to learn. Crestview Local Schools offers healthy meals every school day. Breakfast costs 1.35; lunch costs 2.65 (Elem.) and 2.85 (Middle School/High School). Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Reduced price is .40 for breakfast and .30 for lunch.

Free and Reduced 2017-2018 School Year

August 2017 Informagram Now Posted
Lady Rebels Youth Basketball Camp: August 16, 2017


"The Lady Rebels basketball program is holding a free youth camp for interested girls entering grades 3-6. The camp will be held August 16th from 9:00-1:00 in the high school gym. Players should bring a lunch. Parents are encouraged to come in before or after the camp to receive information about an upcoming league and to fill out an information card. If your child plans to attend or if you have any questions, please contact Coach Aaron Blatch at 330-853-1943."

Please support the Rebel football program Football

Please support the Rebel football program

2017 Rebel card offers


Now Hiring

Now hiring substitutes in the Cafeteria, Apply today.

Now Hiring

Application for Classified Employment

For more information, Contact Jackilyn Wilmes

Phone: 330-692-3210 


Substitue Teachers Needed: A college degree in any area qualifies you!



If you hold a college degree... call Crestview Local Schools at 330-482-5526 and we can assist you in a few short minutes to acquire a short term substitue teaching liscense. You will enjoy the gift of our students while putting some income in your pocket!


Contact a school, district or educational service center. Please DO NOT apply for this license (new or renewal) through the department's online system until you have completed the two steps below; otherwise, your application will be declined. Steps are:

  • Complete the employment process at the Ohio school, district or educational service center for which you are interested in serving as a substitute teacher.
  • Notify the employing organization that you will be selecting it as you apply online; the organization's e-signer will need to electronically sign your license application. 

    This license may be issued to the holder of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education. An individual holding a short-term substitute license may teach in a given classroom for no more than five days. For periods longer than five days, an individual with a long-term substitute license must be employed.


Substitue Teacher Specifics

Strengthen our Athletic Booster Club!



(One Call from Mr. Manley 7-13-17; 6:00 PM)

Dear Rebel Families:

I am calling to ask your support for our Crestview Athletic Boosters:

At Crestview, we've been fortunate to have an outstanding Athletic Boosters run by a great group of officers who have provided tens of thousands of dollars in the way of equipment, scholarships, t-shirts, and numerous other items. The group however is shrinking. When you have only a few, no one wins. Volunteers live at school which is impossible for family life balance.

In the past six years, the group has supported kids with scholarships, equipment, recognition, and school spirit and pride. They have spent over $130,000 in six years and they are in solid financial shape. We need your time. 100% of the funds are raised through workers at the concession stand. The goal is to get many volunteers so each will only have to work a handful of hours in  year. Without your help, this group supporting our kids faces disbanding. What would it be like with no recognition programs, no programs, and school spirit? You can be part of the solution while there is time to save and support this viable group!

Crestview to Host Boston Crusader Drum and Bugle Corp 6/24 and 6/25


We would like to invite you to come check out an exciting event that is taking place at our school this weekend. This Saturday (9am - 4pm) and Sunday (9am - 8pm) the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps will be rehearsing at Crestview. They will perform Saturday Night at Paul Brown Stadium in Massilion. You can watch them practice for FREE!

The Boston Crusaders are a member of the Drum Corps International organization that sponsors competitions across the country each summer. The participants in each of these organizations range in age from 14 to 21 and tour the the United States sleeping on gym floors and tour buses while rehearsing 10 to 12 hours each day to perfect their performances.

This is one of the best drum and bugle corps (VERY intense version of a marching band) in the world. All rehearsals are free and open to the public! Please come and see great marching music happening in your own backyard!!! 

Here is a clip from their show entitled "Wicked."

June Informagram Now Posted

June 2017 Informagram


MS & HS Rebels invited to join the All American Conference


On Tuesday,June 6, 2017, the All American Conference held a morning meeting and unanimously voted to extend an official invitation to the Crestview Rebels to the blue tier of the All American Conference. The Superintendent will be recommending to the school board at the June 14th meeting that we accept this invitation. The blue tier is comprised of schools in the Youngstown area that have district enrollments between 1150 and 1383 students. We would be the 3rd largest school in the conference; thus it is a good fit. We currently play some of these of these schools next year. The schools are:Campbell, Liberty, Brookfield, Labrae, Newton Falls, Champion and Edgewood. The invitation is to begin play officially for winter sports 2018 (18-19 school year). Football contracts are signed for two years and thus the schools already have contracts for fall of 17 & 18. The AD's will be working with the AAC to schedule us on their independent dates where openings allow through the fall of 2018.

Crestview Local School District Senior Class Graduation 2017 Rebel Logo

Crestview Local School District Senior Class Graduation 2017 Live Stream Link.

Will go Live at 1:30pm on May 28th 2017

Rebel Logo


Free Meals for students in Need during the summer

Spread the word: Kids eat free this summer!


Again this summer, the Summer Food Service Program is providing children with free, healthy meals, and we need your help spreading the word to families and students. It's easy to participate and no sign up is required. Simply call (866) 3-HUNGRY, visit or download the free Ohio Department of Education mobile app for iPhone and Android and check back regularly to find meal times and locations.
We have started adding sites to our online map, and more locations and times will be added soon. Continue to check back in the coming weeks for new locations in your community.

The program ensures children ages 18 and younger continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer break from school, when they do not have access to school breakfasts or lunches. Children with disabilities who are on approved individualized education programs may participate through age 21. The Ohio Department of Education administers the program with funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

Regional Baseball Semi-Final Ticket and Parking Information; May 25, 2017


Staff/Media: address and regional baseball tournament information for the Crestview Rebels


Massillon Washington Field

1 George Red Bird Drive SE

Massillon, Ohio 44646


Admission: $7.00  Parking $2.00


Game Time 2:00pm 

CR is the visiting team against Doylestown Chippewa

Winner to play for Reginal Champioinship @ 5:00PM on Friday May 26, 2017

Track Closed until August 2017 for repairs

The track is currently under resurfacing/reconstruction. We respectfully ask that no one use the track or football field until all work is completed, near the end of July, even if a gate is open, as there are heavy duty equipment trucks in and out. If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Nappi in the Athletic Department at 330 892-3116 or the Board office at 330 482-5526


Students Last Day MAY 25.... IMPORTANT LETTER! Early Dismissal!


It's a GREAT TIME to be a REBEL! Click the LINK to read the letter sent home on 5/19/17. We will have early dismissal on May25, 2017 (Last Day)! HS & MS @ 11:00 AM; EL @ 11:45 AM

Welcome NEW Head Boys Basketball Coach Jeffrey Wilson


A warm Crestview welcome to Mr. Jefferey Wilson who was named Saturday as the new Head Boys Basketball Coach for the Crestview Rebels. Coach Wilson will replace Joel Feicht who resigned Saturday morning.  Jeff is a teacher and coach in the Austintown Local Schools. He and his wife Jenn have a 7 month old little boy Patrick. Jeff has coached basketball at Austintown since 1999. He was most currently the JV Boys coach for the Fitch Falcons. He played HS basketball under Nick Bellino at Youngstown Cardinal Mooney. He will be scheduling meetings with potential athletes and families.He looks forward to being in the gym for summer basketball! Welcome Wilson Familyto the Home of the Rebels!





Summer is almost here! It is that time of the year for all students’ lunch accounts to be paid in full.  The Cafeteria needs to have your child’s account paid in full by Wednesday May 17, 2017. We will not allow students to charge lunches after May 17, 2017.

 If your child has a balance at the end of the year, it will carry over until the next school year. The student’(s) report card will be held at the end of the school year if they owe a fee in the cafeteria. Please bring the exact amount or write a check to pay fees, to the building your child attends. I want to thank you for your support of the cafeteria. It has been a wonderful year!



Jackilyn Wilmes

Food Service Director

Pop and Paint Saturday May 13, 2017


Paint and Support Crestview Students Fight against Cancer. Saturday May 13 will be "Pop and Paint!" Make a creation for Mother's Day and support Relay for Life! 

Pop and Paint Flyer

Talk Teal


Crestview Local Schools are working with our county to end Domestic Violence. In each building office there are clings and informational postcards to bring more awareness of this tragic issue. If you are a student victim please talk with your parent, teacher, or counselor. For adult and or student assistance please call 330-420-0845 for help! Together,we make a difference!

Alumni Banquet May 20,2017


Please join us for the annual alumni banquet! Registration due by May 10, 2017. RESERVATION FORM

3 Crestview Teachers Named STAR Educators

Star Teachers

Three Crestview Teachers were nominated by students to receive the prestigious STAR Educator Award. The teachers are: Lynn Hill, Veronica Kotel, and  Dawn Moore. Congratulations!

May 2017 Informagram
May Lunch and Breakfast Menus Posted
2017 Cruise for a Cure May 21 at 11 AM

This is the Thrid Annual Crestview Cruise for a Cure, this car show raises money for the National Cancer Society and Relay for Life. This events proceeds go 100% toward cancer research and care. Car registration is $8 for pre-registration and $10 for event registration. If you have any questions please contact us. May 21 at 11 AM

car show

Crestview Elementary DI Team Qualifies for Global Finals in Knoxville, TN in May


Congratulations to the CES Destination Imagination Team that qualified for the Global Finals in Knoxville TN from May 24 - May 27, 2017.  DI is the "largest celebration of creativity in the world." Ohio will send 3 teams and the Rebles are one of those three. There will be representatives from the US and several countries around the world! Fantastic Job!

Tim Van Horn Benefit Dinner 4-8-17 from 4 - 8 PM @ CHS Cafeteria


ONE CALL APRIL 7, 2017 AT 6:00 PM

Good Evening Rockin Rebels:

Please remember that spring break is April 14 - 17, but the main reason for my call is to remind you that there is a benefit pasta dinner at Crestview Cafeteria for bus driver Tim Van Horn on Saturday April 8, 2017 from 4 - 8. Tim has been diagnosed with cancer and we know that are community will support him through his treatment.

Remember...We are the Rebels...We Fight Together!!!! This is Mr. Manley wishing all of you a great night or not the choice is yours!!!!

April 2017 Informagram

April 2017 Informagram



April Lunch and Breakfast Menus Posted
Art Students Excel at County Art Show


Jaidyn Musulin Wins Best of Show in the Elementary Division of the County Art Show. Many other students recognized. CLICK HERE TO SEE ART WORK


Survey: PAC Ticketing


Dear Crestview Community:

We are looking at the possibility of an an on-line ticketing system for paid events in the Perfoming Arts Center. Most events are FREE; however outside events and our spring musical come with a charge. We want to know if you would like the ability to use a credit card and pick your seat to an event in advance. Currently, everything is General Admission. We have a one question survey to see if this is of interest for our community.


March Informagram NewsLetter
March Lunch and Breakfast Menus Posted lunch
Crestview preparing for Challenges,Opportunities

LISBON — With the possibility of renovating school buildings, expanding space and a possible community center addition, Crestview’s board of education held a public meeting Thursday to get some feedback from members of the community.

At the board meeting earlier this month, the board purchased two modulars from the Talawanda school district on the other side of the state in an effort to have more classroom space next school year. But that is only a temporary solution, according to Superintendent Matthew Manley.

The modulars may be used next year for “specials,” which are classes such as music or art where students only go for a short period of time once a week. The bathrooms in the modulars may not be hooked into an actual septic system, more of a temporary holding system which can be pumped out.

In the meantime, the modulars will allow for more space to be opened up for preschool. Manley said 50 to 60 children are currently being turned away who want preschool and the lines on signup day have started forming hours before the registration begins. The hope is this plan will give more children in the district a chance to better prepare for kindergarten.

Manley said Talawanda was the only owner of those modulars, which were new in 2003 and the district was using until they were able to move into new space during Christmas break. The modulars will have security cameras and intruder locks on the doors.

Manley also pointed out currently at Crestview there are $1.6 million in physical repairs and projects, but only $230,000 in the permanent improvement plan each year. Currently on the list is $355,000 in repairs to the flat roof portion of one of the buildings and a track that if it does not get resurfaced soon will deteriorate beyond repair.


Bullying and Harrassment together

School Climate Mission
We are committed at Crestview to create a bully free environment.  RESPECT for others plays a critical role in the development of REBELPRIDE with every student who attends CRESTVIEW.

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to call, email, or set an appointment to meet with any of our teachers, principals, and counselors. The first step is an informal report with direct dialogue. If the problem persists, you may wish to file a more formal report.

Together we can provide a safe environment for our students to learn.

Filing a Report for Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation
Bullying, harassment and intimidation is defined by the Ohio Revised Code as an “intentional written, verbal, electronic, or physical act that a student has exhibited toward another particular student more than once and the behavior causes mental or physical harm to the other student, and is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for the other student.”  (ORC3313.666) 

If you have been the victim, or know of a victim, who is suffering bullying, harassment or intimidation as defined above, please use the form below to submit a report.  Reports should be turned in to the building principal of the victim.  If you wish to report anonymously, please mail the completed form to the appropriate principal.

False reports will result in disciplinary action.



Rebel Pride Night: Conference Night 2/16/17


Come to conferences and support your child and celebrate being a Rebel with a free Picnic in the MS and Elementary Cafeteria's. There also will be several Parent Meetings...

5:00 (Athletic Scheduling Update) (MS Schedules Nearing Completion too!) (PAC)

6:00 (Grades 9 - 11 Parents) (HS Scheduling) (PAC)

7:00 (Grade 12 Parents) (Scholarships and Graduation) (PAC)

7:00 (? Possible Future Expansion?) (Mr. Manley) (HS Cafeteria)


Crestview Kindergarten and Preschool Registration Scheduled Kindergarten registration

Kindergarten & Preschool registration

It's time to pre-register and schedule an appointment for Kindergarten registration.

Facility Meeting: 2/16/17 in HS Cafeteria



The Crestview Local Schools is in the process of doing a facility study to address our physical plant needs. The first priority is to address the academic needs of our students. Secondly, the study includes examining and seeking business partners for a possible community center. No decision or plan is in place! We will spend the next three to six months determining needs and priorities. We will examine how to do this with the least or no impact on our taxpayers. We have been notified that were are eligible for .88 cents on the dollar from the state for renovation or construction. The state will also assist us in this study and assist whether their dollars are applicable to our needs.The consultants will be here on the 16th during the meeting too. The school will present an update at this meeting We will be very transparent and seek community input. At the end of the three to six months we will have options to look at so that we can stay solvent for many years to come. It will be at that time, that we determine our plan.


February Informagram Informagram
February Lunch and Breakfast Menus Posted Menu
Coming Soon: Kindergarten and Preschool Registration


Kindergarten & Preschool Registration will be Wed April 5, 2017 in the PAC....Click HERE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION KINDERGARTEN FORM Prizes for parents who return their form by March 15, 2017.

Click Here for PreSchool Information

Crestview Schools Examines Future Possibilities
Crestview BOE Considers Expansion of Facilities


NEW WATERFORD — During a work session on Wednesday, members of the Crestview Board of Education heard a presentation by Risinger and Associates, an architectural planning firm which helped Wadsworth Schools develop a community center on their campus.

Theater Fundraiser February 19, 2017 @ 3:00 PM: Carson and Jarred Dueling Pianos

Theater Fundraiser

Carson and Jarred Concert Information



50% of Proceeeds to benefit Crestview Theater


C & J



School Calendar for 2017 - 2018

The 2017 - 2018 school calendar is officially adopted. School will begin on Wednesday August 23, 2017. Open House will be Monday August 21, 2017 from 4:00 - 6:00. kindergarten Open House will be on August 22,2017. The first Parent Teacher Conference is moved to October 12, 2017.

CALENDAR 2017 - 2018


Our Apologies: Lunch All Call System Update THE EDUCATION CONNECTION


Student Lunch Balance System

The Nutrition Group is working with the Education Connection system to set up a one-call system for students lunch accounts. This system will give parents calls on Mondays and Fridays to let parents know if students are below five dollars so they can bring money in for the following week/days. In addition, students with negative balances will receive a phone call on Tuesdays, letting parents know their child(s) account is negative. On Tuesday January 10, 2017, an inadverdenet phone called went out around 10 pm while Education Connection was working on our files. We aplogize for the lateness of this call. The call went to 156 individuals. The Education Connection and Food Service Director Apologize for any inconvenience this may has cause. The one-call system should be set up and running beginning next week, January 16, 2017. The phone calls are set up to go out at 6:30pm. Again, we apologize for the inconvenience.

Vacancy: New Crestview School Board Member needed due to resignation of Mr. John Garwood Board Members

Dear Rebel Community:

We would wish to thank Mr. John Garwood for his service to the Crestview Local Schools. Mr. Garwood resigned his position effective December 31, 2016 so that he could be appointed as a Trustee for Fairfield Township.Mr. Garwood has served on the board for seven years. Applications for the vacant position are available on-line by clicking the link below or in Supoerintendent's Office.


The remaining term occupied by Mr. Garwood expires on Dec 31, 2017.




Notice is hereby given that the Crestview Local School District of Education is seeking interested applicants to fill a vacant position on the Board of Education.  Those wishing to be considered should complete an application which is available online at www.crestviewrebels.orb or at the Superintendent’s office at 44100 Crestview Road, Suite A, Columbiana, Ohio.  Completed applications need to be sent to Crestview Local Schools, Attn: Charlene Mercure, 44100 Crestview Road, Suite A, Columbiana, Ohio 44408 no later than 3:00p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017.


Charlene Mercure






January Lunch and Breakfast Menus Posted Lunch
Grades 5 & 6 concert

Grades 5 & 6 concert for Monday December 19 at 6:00PM

Elementary Make-Up Concerts are 12-20-16 Music

The elementary concert scheduled for 12- 12-16 has been rescheduled for 12-20-16 at 6:00 PM in the PAC. 

The Grade 1 concert that was scheduled for 1:00 PM on  12-12-16 has also been rescheduled for 12-20-16 at 1:00PM in the PAC.

Thank you everyone for your cooperation as we adjust due to weather!



PTO Sponsored Cookies with Santa Santa with Cookies

 Cookies with Santa

PTO Sponsored Cookies with Santa

Thursday, December 15th @ 6:30 PM

1st Grade Students & 4th Grade Choir Holiday Program Happy December


1st Grade Students & 4th Grade Choir Holiday Program

Tuesday, December 13th @ 7:00 PM

December Lunch Menus Posted School Breakfast
November Informagram Posted
NO SCHOOL ON 11/8/16
Volleyball Regional Tournament

Pre sale tickets are on sale in the Athletic Director Office all day Wednesday and Thursday until noon for the volleyball regional tournament game in Barberton on Thurs Nov 3. Pre sale cost is $6. Tickets at the gate are $8 and parking is $2 at Barberton.

November Lunch Menus Posted Lunch Menus
Jim Tressel speaks to students in Grades 5 -12 The Gift

Jim Tressel talked to our grade 5 - 12 students about SUCCESS on October 20, 2016. He indicated as that we are more powerful as a group than as one, but each one of us has something to positively to offer. He discussed and demonstrated encouragment as a powerful force of growth and community.  The students sent him off to a chant of "YSU....YSU....YSU!"

Thank you Lillian Urmson for your gift to Mrs. and Mr. Tressel!

Go Rebels! Go Guins!

Picture Retakes!

Picture Retakes!

Thursday, September 29th

Picture Day! Picture Day!

Picture Day is Friday, September 9, 2016!

Creating memories that last a lifetime!


No Pets Please

Please remember: Pets are not to be on school property without prior approval or unless they are certified service animals. This includes all sports fields as well.

Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter.

August Informagram Posted

August Informagram Posted

Lunch Menus Posted
First Day of School August 24, 2016

This year, the first day of school is scheduled for Wednesday, August 24th. Kindergarten Orientation and Open House is scheduled for Monday, August 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Open House for all other grades but kindergarten, is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23rd from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the respective buildings. All home room lists and bus schedules will be posted on August 22nd for the Open House.

Daily Excellence at your fingertips!

As I go through the district and visit classes and events, I will be posting to Twitter. I hope that you follow me, so that you can follow the excellence of our students, staff, and community. I am working on getting the feeds to Instagram and Facebook too. I am learning and I am sure that our kids will be able to assist me in tying together social media sites. We are life long learners!

Follow me @RebelSupt

Retirement Party

As a school system have been very lucky to have enjoyed John Dilling’s guiding hand over the last 18 years. Now as he takes on the next adventure in his life, retirement, we would like to say “Thank You”. We as a Board would also invite you to do the same. So on Sunday, July 17th from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. we will be holding an Open House at the Crestview Performing Arts Center. Please come join us and wish John well on this next chapter in his life and say Thank You for his guidance over the years. Sincerely Crestview Local Board of Education Members, Dr. Ed Miller James Weikart Brayden Tucker John Garwood Dave McGoogan

Crestview Rebels Boys’ Basketball Camp

The boys’ basketball program will offer

the following summer basketball camp. The camp will provide instruction in fundamentals of: ball handling, passing, shooting, and individual/team offensive and defensive skills. Time will also be allotted each day to play games.

June 6-10TH  9:00 am –12:00 noon

For those entering grades 2-8

c/o Herman Miller 44100 Crestview Rd., Columbiana, OH 44408 
Call (H) 330-482-1053 or (C) 330-692-3690 with any questions.

National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6

National Teacher Appreciation Week is
May 2-6 2016

The Crestview Cruise for a Cure

The Crestview Cruise for a Cure is the annual car, motorcycle and truck show with a goal to raise money for cancer research. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society through the Crestview student’s mini-relay for life. The car show will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in the PAC parking lot at Crestview HS/MS from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registration Form


Thanks to our volunteers!

Thanks to all of the Crestview Elementary volunteers for all of the help that you give our students. Our volunteers help at PTO special events, in the classroom, the library, at recess and in the HOSTS room. 

Crestview Local Alumni Association Banquet

Crestview Local Alumni Association, Inc.
Banquet Reservation Form
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Doors will open at 4:30 PM for registration,
Banquet activities commence at 5:00 PM
Crestview Local Performing Arts Center
Columbiana, Ohio

Upcoming Events at the PAC

Upcoming Events at the PAC

Please mark your calendars with the following dates for upcoming events that are scheduled at the Performing Arts Center:

  • Kindergarten Musical Show - Wednesday, March 16 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Elementary Talent Show & Art Show - Tuesday, April 26 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Grade 3 Musical Show - Wednesday, May 18 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Grade 4 Recognition Program - Wednesday, May 25 - 7:00 p.m.

This spring Crestview High School will
be performing the musical comedy
Anything Goes. The music and lyrics
are arranged by Cole Porter. The book is
by Guy Bolton, PG Wodehouse, Howard
Lindsay and Russel Crouse with a new
version by Timothy Crouse and John
Weidman. Performance dates are April
15th, 16th at 7 PM and Sunday, April 17th at 2:00 PM
in the Crestview Performing Arts Center. Tickets will be
sold at the performances-Adults $8.00, Students $5.00,
children 4 and under are free.
CHS Art Show student exhibits will be in the PAC lobby
during musical. April 15, 16 & 17th.

Foster Caregivers/Adoptive Parents

PTO Carnival

Step Right Up!

The PTO Carnival is coming to town!

February Informagram
A Wild Animal Reading Safari!

Family Literacy Night 

A Wild Animal Reading Safari!

January Informagram

Crestview National Honor Society will sponsor a blood
drive on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00
p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Students must be at
least 16 years old in order to donate. Students must bring
proper paper work and sign up in room 205
prior to February 11th. Members of the
community are asked to consider donating to
this worthy cause. All donors must have
photo identification. We need 45-50 pints of
blood to qualify for the American Red Cross
Scholarship. Thank you for your support.

School Board Recognition Month

January is School Board Recognition Month, and I would like to take this opportunity to encourage the Crestview Community to thank our local Board of Education for all that they do for the students of our district!

Christmas at Crestview
Tickets for State Football Playoffs

Crestview Rebels vs LaBrae Vikings


Friday, November 13, 2015 @ 7:30 PM at Boardman High School.

Practice Tests Available for Grades 3 & 4

Would you like to help your child get ready for the online state tests? You can help by practicing sample test items.

Taste of School

Tasting of the Lunch and Breakfast Foods Served to our Students

Cookie Dough/Pizza Fundraiser


2015 Rebel Run 5K Race/Walk


Saturday, November 21, 2015

Start Time: Registration/check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. Race Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Crestview High School Track/Auditorium

September Informagram Now Posted
Grades 1-4 Open House

Grades 1-4 Open House in August Open House for Grades 1-4 is scheduled for Thursday, August 20 from 4-6 PM. Students and their parents are invited to come to school to meet their teachers and see their new classroom. At Open House, students may bring their supplies to put into their desks, if desired. Homeroom and bus lists will be posted on the front doors of the school at that time.

Kindergarten Parent Orientation

Kindergarten Parent Orientation/Open House All kindergarten students and their parents are invited to an orientation meeting on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 4:00 PM in the elementary cafeteria. Mrs. Dangerfield and teachers will meet with the parents in the cafeteria first, then a visit to the child’s classroom will follow.

May 28, 2015 Last day for all students

Last day for all students May 28, 2015

All About My Friends Music Video

Created for our students at CRESTVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL! Kindness really can change the world.



All About My Friends Music Video

Locally Sourced Menu Items Coming To Crestview

Lake to River Food Hub is looking forward to partnering with Crestview School District to provide students and faculty with locally sourced menu items in the cafeteria.

April Infomagram

April Infomagram now posted.


Crestview Local Alumni Association, Inc. Banquet

Crestview Local Alumni Association, Inc.
Banquet Reservation Form
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Crestview Local Performing Arts Center
Columbiana, Ohio

Crestview STEM students created a music video

Crestview STEM students created a music video for a challenge through the vindicator. Vote for them here! There is a popularity vote so please vote often!

Remembering Emmett Till

Thursday, March 26 at 6:00pm

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Crestview Local Schools
Performing Arts Center
When fourteen-year-old Emmett Till left Chicago to visit family in 1955, no one ever thought he wouldn’t come home.

Electronics Recycle Drive

Electronics Recycle Drive Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. It’s Time for Spring Cleaning!!


COUNTY HONORS BAND AND CHOIR.  The band will be directed by Dr. Brandt Payne, Director of Athletic Bands at Youngstown State University, and the choir by Dr. Stephen Barr, Director of Vocal Activities, Slippery Rock University. The performance will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 2:30 PM at Crestview High School’s Performing Arts Center


THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA This spring Crestview High School will be performing the musical “The Phantom of the Opera.”

Spring Picture Day is coming

At Picture Day, students can take group class pictures, or they can take an individual picture, if they want.

The boys' basketball team is hosting East Palestine Tuesday (3/3 @ 7:00) in our first ever home state tournament game. Rebel Hoops is selling GOLD shirts to help turn the gym GOLD with a packed gym of our fans.

Tasting of the Lunch and Breakfast Foods Served to our Students

Weight Room

Weight Room
The weight room is open to the community from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you have any questions contact Dom Perry at

Important Notification - Calendar Change March 6, 2015

Important Notification - Calendar Change
March 6, 2015
Parents please be aware that there has been a change in the school calendar. The staff professional development day that was scheduled for Friday, March 6th has been CANCELLED. This will now be a regular school day for students. Please mark your calendars accordingly!

Advanc-Ed Participation

Advanc-Ed Participation

In an effort to improve system practices, Crestview Local Schools is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey.

Winter Coat Drive

The Crestview High School Student Council is sponsoring a winter coat drive. We are collecting gently worn winter coats, of any size, but especially kids’ sizes. Collection will run from December 3 – 10th. Please send in your gently worn coats with your student, or drop off in the school office.  Collection will be made at the end of each day by Student Council Members.

A Letter From Santa!

A Letter From Santa!

Looking to give a one-of-a-kind surprise for those SPECIAL CHILDREN on your holiday gift list?

Thanksgiving Break

Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving Break 
Wednesday, November 26-
Monday, December 1.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Bully Prevention T-shirts have arrived

Students have received their new bright safety yellow Bully Prevention T-shirts. Students are asked to wear them to school on Tuesdays to help our students remember that we are unified to keep our school bully-free.  


Crestview High School will hold its Winter Concert on
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
at 8:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

One ACT Plays

The High School one act plays will
be held on Monday, November 24,
2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Performing
Arts Center.

Football Playoff Round 2

The REBELS will play Canton Central Catholic on Saturday November 15, 7:00 p.m. @ Minerva Stadium.
Ticket hours will be as follows and can be purchased in the AD office.    

Wednesday 8 a.m. to  8 p.m.   

Thursday 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. 

Friday 8 until 3.  

October Informagram Now Posted
Time to Order Backyard Brawl T-Shirt !!!

Time to Order Backyard Brawl T-Shirt !!!
This year our design will be a surprise, but if you are a
Rebel Fan, you will like it!! It shows our Rebels as they
“Go To Work” on the Columbiana Clippers!

National School Lunch Week October 13-17, 2014

Celebrate NSLW 2014 with the theme of “Get in the Game with School Lunch.” It’s about encouraging kids to find a balance between healthy eating and physical activity. 

Second Harvest Food Bank

Help the Second Harvest Food Bank keep the #1 spot by continuing to vote every day through October 5! 

September Informagram Now Posted
Annual Christmas at Crestview Craft Show

The annual Christmas at Crestview Craft Show and Community Day will be held Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Crestview MS gymnasium.  Please update your calendars. We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience because of the incorrect date on the district calendar.

Sign up for the  Christmas at Crestview Craft Show sponsored by Crestview Student Council.


ALS Ice Bucket Challenge CMS Edition

Crestview Middle School steps up to the #icebucketchallenge
#alsicebucketchallenge #strikeoutals.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge CES Edition

Elementary school steps up to the #icebucketchallenge
#alsicebucketchallenge #strikeoutals

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge CHS Edition

Here is the high school staffs answer to the #icebucketchallenge

HOSTS Mentors Wanted

HOSTS Mentors Wanted at Crestview Elementary

Kindergarten Orientation meeting

A Kindergarten Orientation meeting is scheduled for August 20, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the Elementary cafeteria. 

Open House Information

Open House for Grade1-4 is Thursday, August 21 from 4-6 p.m.

Kindergarten Orientation meeting is Wednesday, August 20. Meeting will begin at 4 p.m.

Welcome Back 2014-15

School beings on Monday, August 25.  School hours are 8:45-3:10.

Mother’s Day Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters will once again be hosting a Mother’s Day program that will be held in the PAC on May, 12, 2014 at 9:00am. There will be entertainment and refreshments provided.  All mothers, grandmothers, and special women are invited to share in the program with their student(s). 


The Crestview Cruise for a Cure is the first annual car, motorcycle and truck show with a goal to raise money for cancer research. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society through the Crestview student’s mini-relay for life. The car show will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014 in the PAC 
parking lot at Crestview HS/MS from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Buddy Bench installed at Elementary Playground

On Friday, April 11, Crestview Elementary students celebrated Friendship Day.  They celebrated by playing friendship games, making new friends and learning about being a good friend.  Also, a Buddy Bench was installed at the school playground.  Students from Art classes will decorate the bench in the near future.  The Buddy Bench is a place that students can sit when they feel lonely at recess.  Other students will then ask those lonely students if they would like to play with them.  In this way, new friendships will be gained and bullying incidents will be prevented.    

Please note these two changes to the school calendar

Please note these two changes to the school calendar—school will be in session for students on Friday, April 4th and Monday April 21st

Blizzard Bag Information

   Blizzard Bags

As you know, this has been an unusual winter regarding the weather and the number of calamity days that we have used.  Recently, the Ohio legislature passed into law a provision dealing with making up calamity days.  The law, referred to as “Online Learning/Blizzard Bag,” specified that schools can utilize this educational format for up to 3 days beyond the standard five calamity days.  Your child’s classroom teacher is developing “Blizzard Bags” with work for your child to complete for 3 calamity days.  Our teachers are posting the work on their website labeled “Blizzard Bags - Day 1, Day 2, Day 3.”  Parents and students can access the work for their class online at  Paper copies for each blizzard bag are available for families who don’t have internet access. Each day’s Blizzard Bag needs to be completed within two weeks from the time that the teacher assigns the work.  All work from Blizzard Bags will count toward the 3rd nine week grading period.  Parents with questions may call the school at 330-482-5370.  

The Middle School Drama Club

The Middle School Drama Club will be presenting a one act play of "Ebenezer's Christmas Carol" on Saturday, December 21st at 7p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Join us to share in the holiday spirit! Free Admission!

Due to the weather we will be closing this evening's conferences at 6 o'clock. If you are scheduled for conference before six o'clock you may still come. If you are scheduled after 6 teachers will notify you to reschedule early next week. If you choose not to come tonight because of the bad weather you can always call next week to reschedule. Finally if you ordered items from the elementary fall fundraiser please come to pick your items up before 6. If you're not able to do so we will keep your items in our freezer until Tuesday December 3rd when school resumes have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving Holiday.
Giant Eagle Apples for the Students Program

Families and parents can help support our school when they shop at Giant Eagle.  

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader

is here at Crestview Elementary School!

It can help your child become a better reader!

(Your child can win cool prizes too!)


Reminder: Sign Up for e-Communication Notifications

One of the features of Crestview's website is an e-communications option for all community members. This new feature will provide enhanced communication between parents/community members and Crestview Local Schools. As a subscriber you can choose to receive important information including newsletters, school closings, news and announcements, and board reports. This communication can be sent to you through email and in some cases (School Closings) through text messaging.

November 15, 2013 - No School for Students
Teacher Inservice Day - No school for students
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences 
Parent Conferences will be held on Tuesday, November 
26th from 3:15-9:15 p.m. Any parents who have not yet 
scheduled a conference with their child’s teacher should 
contact the teacher to schedule an appointment. 


Elementary Book Fair
The Elementary Book Fair is in November. The preview week is November 18th-November 22 and the buying days for students are November 25 & 26. Parents can purchase books at parent teacher conference night from 3-8
Crestview Elementary Named an Ohio School of Promise
Congratulations to our students and staff for being named an Ohio School of Promise by the Ohio Department of Education.  This means that based on the test scores on the Ohio Achievement Assessments in Spring 2013, our students are making great progress in Reading and Math. We are proud of the work that our students and staff and doing to make sure that every student is reaching their full potential.  


Below is the news release from the Department of Education further explaining the award:


National School Lunch Week begins next Monday!

Crestview Local School District Organizes an All-American Salute to School Lunch


National School Lunch Week Aims to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Choices


Columbiana, Ohio  - October 07, 2013 – More than 32 million children eat school lunch everyday across the USA, and to celebrate the healthy lunch choices in Crestview Local, schools will celebrate National School Lunch Week: October 14-18, 2013. The theme, “School Lunch Across the USA” will include events and activities that promote the benefits of healthy school lunches. It will also celebrate the flavors, ingredients, and culture of various regions of the USA.

Teacher Inservice Day



Students will not have school on Friday, October 18, 2013.

Soccer Under The Light Wednesday Night

Crestview Local Soccer

This is Elementary Night at Rebel Soccer Stadium, it will be the first ever game under the lights. Come out and support and cheer on our High school athletes

Girls at 5pm Boys at 7pm (or thereabouts Under the lights!)

Progress Book


Welcome to ProgressBook

"Parent Access"

Parent Access is a school-to-home communication tool that lets you view your child’s grades, homework, schedule, attendance and report card information. In addition, Parent Access gives you class and school news, calendars and forms so you can keep up-to-date on what is happening at school.

Fall Picture Day is Coming

Picture Day is Monday, September 23.  Students should have brought home a packet last week.  Parents can save 10% on their picture order by ordering online.


Ohio's Third-Grade-Reading Guarantee - What it Means for You

3rd Grade Reading Guarantee

In summer 2012, legislation strengthened the Third Grade Reading Guarantee to give greater emphasis to reading instruction and intervention in the early grades. Through this initiative, school districts and community schools will diagnose reading deficiencies in students at grades kindergarten through three, create individualized reading improvement and monitoring plans and provide intensive reading interventions

This year the Crestview Local Schools is offering a new option for parents to make payments for their child’s student fees and lunch costs. (PFI) is a new option that will allow parents to pay for student fees online by using either a credit card or ACH Check. Payments are secure, and can be made at the parent’s convenience, 7 days a week, 24 hours per day.

Welcome Back to School! Welcome Back!

School Begins on Monday, August 26, 2013

CES School Supply List 2013-14
Photos of Special Person's Days at Lunch

Thanks to all of our Special Person's who visited our students at lunch last month!

Photos of the students and their Special Person's are now located on our website for your viewing pleasure. 

Benefit Pasta Dinner & Concert

The Pelino and Raneri
Benefit Pasta Dinner
& Concert
Saturday, April 27, 2013


Crestview Local School District
Performing Arts Center
 Performances throughout the day by the Performing Arts Department.

All dinner donation proceeds to benefit the Pelino and Raneri families.

Crestview Local Alumni Association

The Crestview Alumni Association will be hosting the 5th Annual Alumni Banquet on May 17th at 5:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.  The Class of 1964 will be celebrated and recognized during the evening’s events.  This year the Alumni Association is proud to be introducing new members into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.  Each of the inductees will be introduced and presented with an induction plaque honoring their accomplishments.

Wednesday March 27th

Crestview Local Schools will cancel all classes for Wednesday, March 27th to allow for staff and students to attend the funeral services for staff member Michelle Pelino.  Services are scheduled on

Wednesday at 10:00am at St. Charles Church 7345 Westview Dr. Boardman.

John Dilling
NBC News Highlighting the Efforts of a Crestview Family

NBC News will be highlighting the efforts of a Crestview family to change the laws in Ohio on distracted driving. The Tina Yanssens family has worked very hard over the past two years to educate the community about the dangers of distracted driving as a result of a crash that killed my father, Dave Muslovski on June 17, 2010. They also worked with Ohio legislative members and were instrumental in getting a law passed here in Ohio that went into effect 12/31/2012.

NBC news had been following the family’s story via online articles and did a story on them this past November. Our story will be airing tomorrow morning, January 10th on the Today Show and in the evening on Rock Center with Brian Williams. Mrs. Yansenns also indicated that the NBC Nightly News requested additional information as they also plan to do a piece tomorrow night.

Red Out Basketball Game
The high school National Honor Society along with the American Heart Association are sponsoring a Red Out game at the boys' basketball game against Lisbon Friday, January 11th. All students are encouraged to attend the game to wear red! To help support the Red Out, fans can make a $10 donation and receive an awesome Rock the Beat t-shirt. Hope to see you there!
School Safety
Principal's message about school safety
Crestview Elementary Observes Bully Prevention Week
BEE Nice!  Real Rebels Don't Bully!
CES is Excellent with Distinction
We are extremely proud of our elementary staff and students.  The Ohio Department of Education has designated CES as Excellent with Distinction.  The state report card indicates that Grades 3 and 4 students did well on last year's Ohio Achievement Assessments. They met 5 out of 5 indicators in Reading and Math.  Our school's performance index was 100.8.  our students met the Value-Added measure, which means that our students made more than a year's growth. Congratulations again to our students and their teachers for a job well done!  
Third Grade Guarantee
New State Law Affects Students in Grades Kindergarten - Grade 3
Kindergarten Supply List

Kdg Supply List

Family Math Night

Family Math Night

All Elementary Students are Invited to Family Math Night!

No School / Teacher In-service Day Teacher In-service No School

No School on Monday, October 10, 2016

Welcome to Kindergarten

Kindergarten Parent Meeting and Open House

Monday, August 22nd at 4:00 PM


Supply List for Grades 1 - 4

Supply List

Family Literacy Night

Literacy Night

Family Literacy Night - Science is Fun!

Monday, March 19, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Elementary Cookie Dough Fundraiser Cookies

Cookie Dough Fundraiser will begin Thursday, October 13th

Welcome Back Open House for Grades 1 - 4

Welcome Back Open House for Grades 1 - 4

Tuesday, August 23rd from 4 - 6 PM



One of the features of Crestview's  website is an e-communications option for all community members. This feature provides enhanced communication between parents/community members and Crestview Local Schools. As a subscriber you can choose to receive important information including newsletters, school closings, news and announcements. 

Meet the Team...Fall Sports


We invite the community to attend Meet the Team Night on Monday August 13, 2018 at 6:30 PM in the Performing Arts Center. The HS has freshman focus beginning at 5 and that event will be completed by 6:30 PM

Meet the 2018 Fall Cheerleaders, Band,and Athletes.



Destination Imagination Team Qualifies for State Competition 2018 Destination Imagination Team 2018

Destination Imagination 2018

Halloween Parties and Parade Halloween Party

Halloween parties and parade will be on Friday, October 28th

Back to School 2016-17

School begins on Wednesday, August 24th for all students in Kindergarten through Grade 4 from 8:45-3:10.  

Progress Book for Parents

Log In to ProgressBook ParentAccess Web Site

Use the login or user name and password your school provided to log in to the ProgressBook

(User name and password from last year are still valid)

ParentAccess Web Site. You can even bookmark the Login screen in your browser’s Favorites, if you desire. Once you have logged in with that information, you may change your login name and password, as you desire.

1. On the Login screen, type your user name in the User Name field.

2. Type your

3. Click

password in the Password field.Login.
Kindergarten and Preschool Registration

kindergarten registration

Crestview Local School District is announcing Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year — April 11, 2018

Kindergarten registration and screening will be held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 11th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To be eligible for Kindergarten your child must be five years old prior to September 30, 2018. State law requires kindergarten experience prior to attending first grade. Please complete the form below and return it to the elementary office. Parents will receive a registration packet with their scheduled appointment time in March 2018. You may call the school office with any questions at 330-482-5370. 


Report Cards Go Home Report Card

Report Cards Go Home on Friday, November 4, 2016.

School Calendar 2016-2017 Posted
Athletic Passes for Sale: Passes Save Money!


Fall Sports 2018 sees Crestview student athletes competing in two different leagues depending on which sport.

Volleyball will compete in OVAC and AAC, Football in OVAC along with hosting 7 home football games! Boys and Girls Soccer will compete in AAC and Cross Country will run at the Suburban League meets.

The new leagues dictate the prices we sell our tickets for during regular season games and all adult varsity sports will be $7 at the gates. Pre-sale tickets for home football games will remain the same prices as last year, on the day of the game. The increase in ticket prices causes an increase in pass prices for all sports.

Ticket and pass prices and general information  can be found at

Passes for fall sports can be purchased the following dates and times:

8/10/18 5 pm - 7 pm at the CHS Football Stadium prior to the high school scrimmage

8/13/18 noon - 7 pm in the AD office by the middle school

8/14/18 9 am - 4 pm in AD office 

8/20/18 noon - 3 pm in AD office

8/21/18 noon - 3 pm in AD office


If you need to make other arrangements to purchase passes, please call the Athletic Dept Office at 330 893 3116 

Box Office Pre Sale Tickets

Beauty and the Beast

If you have not been able to purchase your tickets online yet, or would prefer to handle it in a face to face transaction, please come to the PAC lobby during one of the following times.   

The kids are working SO HARD and it's going to be a fabulous weekend!  I hope you can join us.  


The pre-sale dates will be:

Thursday, March 1st from 5 pm to 8 pm

Wednesday, March 7th from 5 pm to 8 pm

Monday, March 12th from 5 pm to 8 pm

Tuesday, March 13th from 5 pm to 8 pm

Wednesday, March 14th from 5 pm to 8 pm

Online sales are still possible at:

Veteran's Day Program Veteran's Day

Save the Date for our Veteran's Day Program!

Volunteers Are Needed at School We Love Volunteers

Volunteers are Needed at School

Rebel Run 5K Race and 2 Mile Fun Walk Saturday, November 19, 2016 5K Race and 2 Mile Fun Walk

Crestview Local School District            

Rebel Run

5K Race and 2 Mile Fun Walk

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Bond issue to be on November Ballot



July 11, 2018 Board Meeting

The Crestview Local School Board approved a resolution to put a bond issue on the November 6, 2018 ballot. This bond issue represents the Crestview Community’s share in a building project with the State of Ohio. The board vote recommends building a new Pre-k to 12 building. Crestview is eligible for 88% State funding or 38 million dollars from the State of Ohio for a new building only. The local share then would be 5.2 million dollars for new construction. The total cost of the project is 43.2 million dollars

The school board has determined this is the most fiscally responsible choice to work with the State of Ohio to build a new Pre-k to 12 building. The initiative will save the local taxpayer millions because of the assistance by the State of Ohio. The district currently needs at least 9 million dollars in emergency repairs for heating and roofing. By pursuing the project with the State, the district will NOT need a 9 million dollar emergency levy for repairs. The ballot initiative asks for 5.2 million dollars locally. The millage is yet to be certified by the County Auditor.


March Breakfast and Lunch Menus Posted
Lunch Menus Posted Whats for Lunch
Attendance is super important in elementary school

Why student attendance is critical to academic success.

August / September Lunch Menu Posted
Grade 2 on TV with Pledge of Allegiance

WYTV will air Grade 2 classes reciting the Pledge of Allegiance

Paper Recycling/Fundraising
Crestview HS is asking the community to save and donate paper in the green and yellow Paper Retriever Recycling Bins located along the bus garage drive and in the stadium lot.
Rebel Cheerleaders Excel at Camp: Cheerleaders picked to Perform at Citrus Bowl


Group Picture: front: Araya Shaffer and Meadow Balmat; 2nd row: Adeline Whaley, Delaney Kacenski, Carly Mustake, Ally Beight, Lexi Bregar, and Sophia Wycoff; 3rd row: Kendall Hancox, Adysin Mercer, Breanna Tucker, Sheridan Ball, Trishelle Sienerth, Maddy Beight, Grace Forinash, and Reagan Heater.


Crestview High School Cheerleaders from Columbiana, OH were recently recognized as recipients of the Premiere Cheer Camps Award of Excellence at their summer cheer camp hosted by the national private cheer camp company, Premiere Cheer Camps.

The team was selected by Premiere Cheer Camps Staff based on their outstanding sportsmanship, spirit, and growth in the areas of cheer throughout camp. Premiere Cheer Camps is a National Cheer Camp Company, serving thousands of coaches and athletes each year. This squad demonstrated remarkable attributes which qualified them for this unique honor.

Crestview cheerleaders will be featured on the Premiere Cheer Camps national website in recognition of this achievement. Each squad member received an individual ribbon as well as the Premiere Cheer Camp Award of Excellence Team Certificate.


Read with your child every day!

Top 10 reasons you should read to your children every day!father reading

Gatlin Show: Benefit Concert for Crestview Music and Athletics 8/30/18 @7:00 PM



Daryl and Andrea Gatlin have performed over 11 times and at the Grand Ole Opry. They have a top 40 single 'No Sir" and will be performing a benefit concert for the Crestview Music and Athletic departments. They have performed with Reba McEntire, Alabama, and other famous groups All ticket purchases benefit Crestview High School Music and Athletic Departments. The Music of the Gatlin Show ranges from country to classical and they take requests!

When: August 30, 2018

Where: Crestview Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $12.00 Presale Only. Presale ends on August 29th @11:00 PM. Day of the Show... All tickets $15.00. Box Office opens at 5:00 PM day of the Show!

* Blue Seats are Handicapped




Kindness Matters


Kindness Matters! Hear it from our kids for our community. Pay it Forward! Put others First!