Friday, March 20, 2015

March 20, 2015

Crestwood Secondary Schools (7-12)
Twitter: @Crestwood_HS 

Special Events for the Week of March 23-29, 2015
Monday:          NICC Business Summit - All Day
Tuesday:         Teacher Meeting - 7:50 a.m.
                         TRIAD Visit - 8:30 a.m.
                         End of the Year PD/Academic BLT Meeting - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday:    Weekly Admin Meeting - 7:45 a.m. 
Thursday:        JB Holland Meeting - 1:00 p.m.
Friday:             Weekly At-Risk/Guidance Meeting - 1:00 p.m.

Youth Frontiers - The Character Challenge

Mountain Climber Award Selections
2015 Awardees recognized this week: 
Shianne Throndson
Lexus Six
Heide Lake
Michael Lensch
 Renee Fisher
Madison Rahlf


Mock Crash
Grades 11-12 will be observing a Mock Crash on April 8, 2015.  This may be a very impactful event to stress the importance of safe driving whether it be intoxication or texting while driving.

Student Counseling Support
Crestwood High School will now be hosting a counselor from Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health - Decorah available to see see students during a study hall. Below is the process to arrange an appointment for your son/daughter to receive counseling.

- Call Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health at 563-382-3649 or 1-800-400-8923.

- When calling to set up your first appointment, please tell the receptionist that you would like your son/daughter to be seen at Crestwood High School.  

- The receptionist will then schedule your first appointment in Decorah with the correct counselor.  

- Following the initial meeting, you son or daughter can be seen at the High School during a study hall.

21st Century "Cadet Skills"
The Competency Based Education (CBE) Team has been reviewing overarching skills that students need to have to graduate from Crestwood High School.  The following is a PREVIEW/DRAFT of their work:

Exchange information and ideas through appropriate methods to effectively meet the needs of a diverse audience.

Seek creative methods to solve problems with civic, environmental, cultural, and social relationships.

Critical Thinking
Create solutions to complex problems through inquiry and investigations to influence internal and/or external conditions.

Participate effectively as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and shared outcomes.

Thank You to the Cadet Family

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