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Local Teachers Recognized and Receive PHF Awards

March 8, 2017 | Ariana Fulton

The PHF TEAMS was designed to recognize teachers that go above and beyond in the study of science and math at the high school level in North Okaloosa County. These awards are supposed to generate interest and improve performance in … Continue Reading

Crestview beats Booker T. Washington in Boys Varsity Basketball State Playoffs

February 16, 2017 | Zamiya Griffin

February 16th 2017, the Crestview High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team played a hard game against Booker T. Washington from Pensacola. The first shot of the game was shot by Rusty Moorer, earning Crestview 2 points. Throughout the first quarter, Crestview … Continue Reading

Crestview Cyber Patriots went big

February 13, 2017 | Alyssa Kronenberg

Crestview’s very own Cyber Patriot teams went to competition on Jan. 14th, this is the fourth year that Crestview has gone up to bat. There are two teams in the competition: Platinum and Gold team. Platinum is the more experience … Continue Reading

Little Dazzlers Show Up And Show Out

February 2, 2017 | Chadreck Harrison

Saturday, February 25 Crestview High School Dazzlers dance team had their Little Dazzlers Dance Clinic in the Crestview High School gym. As everyone signed in, the CHS Dance Team started forming a giant circle to play a game. After all … Continue Reading

CHS presents Top Dog 2017

January 25, 2017 | Amiya Tucker

Crestview High School’s Juniorettes are hosting this year’s Top Dog contest, a contest held at CHS for enjoyment and to raise money for a cancer fundraiser. They are looking for talented male students who will woo the crowd with several … Continue Reading

Crestview High School Arranges “Stage Door”

January 25, 2017 | Sevin Hagan

Crestview High School will be having a curtain-raiser about the choice between love or the spotlight in the theater. The play is called Stage Door, by Edna Feber and George  S. Kaufman. Usually, there is a spring musical, but “This play just felt … Continue Reading

Crestview vs. Choctaw Boys Varsity Basketball Game

January 24, 2017 | Zamiya Griffin

Friday, January 20th, the Crestview Bulldogs Boys Varsity Basketball team played a hard game against the Choctaw Indians and lost. The first couple minutes of the game Choctaw came out strong but Crestview ended the first quarter down by one point. The … Continue Reading

MLK Oratorical and Poster Contest Winners

January 19, 2017 | Shayla Trotter

On January 7th the Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical and Poster contest was announced. The contest is when participants draw a poster for Martin Luther King Jr. and public speaking. The contestants were assigned to make a poster with the theme … Continue Reading

“Hope for a Better Tomorrow”

December 12, 2016 | Sevin Hagan

On January 7, 2017 there will be a Dr. Martin Luther King Oratorical and Poster Contest. This date was chosen because it is within the month of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The theme for the contest is “Hope … Continue Reading

Okaloosa has a law enforcement programs at their middle schools and high schools

December 9, 2016 | Alyssa Kronenberg

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has a program called “Okaloosa Country Sheriff’s Office Explorers.” It is open to students with ages that vary between middle school through high school, and is for those who are interested in joining law enforcement, of … Continue Reading

Annual Canned Food Drive

November 18, 2016 | Amiya Tucker

Crestview High School participated in the annual Canned Food Drive in the month of November. Teachers and staff asked that students bring any type of canned food or non-perishable items to their 5th period teachers. The 5th period teacher with the … Continue Reading

CHS Tech Bowl team takes second in district competition

November 17, 2016 | Gavin Johnson

Crestview High School took second place in the district Tech Bowl on  Saturday, November 5th.  During Tech Bowl Students of every grade level are separated into divisions, elementary, middle and high school. The divisions compete within themselves and are graded … Continue Reading

Dr. McKenzie Wins Teacher Of The Year Award

November 14, 2016 | Kaleigh O'Neill

Tammy McKenzie is a well-known part of the Crestview High School staff and is now being recognized for her unending optimism and care towards hundreds of students by earning Teacher Of The Year. Dr. McKenzie has been a teacher for … Continue Reading

Pep Rally that left everyone amazed

November 2, 2016 | Zamiya Griffin

Friday, October 28th was the day of the biggest Football game of the year and a pep rally to pump us  students up. This was a game we didn’t want to lose because both Crestview High School and Niceville High School, fierce … Continue Reading

Niceville Game

November 1, 2016 | Ayden Stoops

On Friday, October 28th, 2016, the Crestview Bulldogs played a tough game against the Niceville Eagles and took the win. The first couple minutes of the game Niceville quarterback, J. Toney, threw an interception, causing Crestview to gain possession. Shortly … Continue Reading

CHS Promotes Bullying Awareness

November 1, 2016 | Sevin Hagan

Crestview High School promoted bulling awareness within the school during October. This allows students to gain more confidence in standing up for their friends and themselves, alongside with sharing their stories about being bullied or being a witness to others … Continue Reading

The Math Olympics Test both the Mind and the Body

October 27, 2016 | Shayla Trotter

The Math Olympics were held on October 9th, 2016. The Math Olympics were a fun way for math students to get out of the classroom and into the sun. There were four different stations set up outside on the CHS track that … Continue Reading

Art Club Enriches CHS

October 18, 2016 | Kaleigh O'Neill

Art Club is a major part of Crestview High School, and has been for many years. Over the years it has grown tremendously, and Principal Day hopes for it to be even larger. The Art Club was created to provide … Continue Reading

Milton Vanquished by Crestview Bulldogs Homecoming Game.

October 12, 2016 | Sevin Hagan

The parking lot was filled with fans along side the stadiums for both Milton and Crestview. The smell of fate and boiled peanuts filled the air. While time drew closer for the game to begin, excitement hovered over all of … Continue Reading

CHS gets pumped for Homecoming

October 10, 2016 | Mikayla Schad

As the day for the much awaited Homecoming Game against Milton approached, the student body was getting its energy up. Decorations adorned the hallways; Greek columns and decorative pots, Rio’s jungle resided in the main hallway, birds with bright feathers … Continue Reading

Bulldogs beat the Pumas

September 27, 2016 | Ariana Fulton

Friday, September 16th, Crestview High School played a Football game against the International School of Broward. The Crestview’s Bulldogs and Broward Pumas played an intense game. In the end Crestview’s Bulldog won 53-6. Before the game Crestview’s Dance team performed. … Continue Reading

Cross Country team receives $1,200 at Josh Sprinkle run

September 13, 2016 | Alyssa Kronenberg

The Cross Country team recently received a $1,200.oo donation from the Josh Sprinkle run. Josh Sprinkle was a young 18-year-old; whom graduated from Choctawhatchee High School in 2005. He was involved shortly after his graduation in a tragic car accident. This left him … Continue Reading

First Pep Rally Overcome by Heat

September 7, 2016 | Sevin Hagan

The afternoon of September 2nd, 2016 was the day of the first pep rally of the year. Some of the students were having second thoughts on this one, for the simple fact that it was going to be outside, in the blazing … Continue Reading

Football Isn’t All You See On Friday Night

August 30, 2016 | Mikayla Schad

The Big Red Machine and Dog Pound are unique structures to Crestview High School. The Big Red Machine, the CHS band, is well known in the Florida Panhandle not only for its tremendous size, usually taking around nine buses to transport everyone, but … Continue Reading

Crestview Students go to Engineering Sea Perch Competition

May 23, 2016 | Grace Melton

Technical Studies I, Crestview’s Engineering class, competed in the regional Sea Perch Competition on May 6th, in Panama City. SeaPerch is an underwater robotics program that gives students and teachers the materials they need to build an remotely operated drone … Continue Reading

Let it Glow 2k16 Prom

May 18, 2016 | Alik Whited

Saturday, May 14 Crestview held it’s annual prom at the Destin Community Center. The theme of this years prom was “Let it Glow”. The dance started at 8 p.m. and ended at 11 p.m. To prepare for my night at … Continue Reading

CHS’ take on Emma! A Pop Musical

May 16, 2016 | Anthony Everhart

On May 6th and 7th at 7:00 p.m. and May 8th at 3:00 p.m., Crestview High School’s drama club produced “Emma! A Pop Musical.” This play was based on Jane Austin’s novel called “Emma”. It is a story about a senior named Emma … Continue Reading

CHS students placed in Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Art show

May 11, 2016 | Jazmyn Little

On April 27 and 28, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation hosted the Okaloosa County Schools K-12 Art show. The art show was exhibited at the Fort Walton Fairgrounds. Many of the art works by students at Crestview High School were … Continue Reading

CHS Paints the School Purple

April 28, 2016 | Erika Newland

On Friday, April 22nd Crestview High School hosted Relay for Life from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. the next morning. Relay for Life is an event to raise money for cancer patients and research to cure it. Despite the rain … Continue Reading

SSTRIDE Biology Students go on Field Trip

April 27, 2016 | Grace Melton

Students study marine animals in a net

On April 18th the SSTRIDE biology students went on a field trip to Dauphin Island, AL., to study Marine plants and animals. After the students arrived, they went to a short class where they learned about the things they would … Continue Reading

JROTC Service Learning and Community Garden Project

April 26, 2016 | Seth Sutton

JROTC at Crestview Community Garden

Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. The Crestview High School JROTC, with the goal of helping those who … Continue Reading

Senior Trip to Orlando, Florida

April 22, 2016 | Anthony Everhart

On Friday April 15th, Crestview High School had a senior trip to Orlando, Florida. The trip  included around 170 people, including the chaperons. In order to attend the senior trip students must be a senior, have a 2.5 GPA, and have no … Continue Reading

CHS Senior Class Hosts High School Fest

April 21, 2016 | Alana Berry

On Friday, April 29th, the senior class hosted High School Fest as a way to help pay for graduation this year. This event was an end of the year celebration and included live performances, games, food, activity booths and more. … Continue Reading

Engineering students compete in the Emerald Coast Electrathon

April 19, 2016 | Madison North

Engineering students who competed

The Electrathon is a type of electric marathon in which the winner is determined by how far you go in a certain time with a given amount of battery power. Everyone in the competition must follow the specific design rules and … Continue Reading

Key Club offers community service opportunities to students

April 5, 2016 | Madison North

Key Club is a student-run organization, meaning there is a student president and elected members who come together to hold the meetings. This international club holds a mandatory meeting the first Tuesday of every month to discuss important community service opportunities … Continue Reading

CHS hosts 47th Annual Miss CHS Pageant

April 4, 2016 | Erika Newland

Winner Jodi Meeks and 2015 Homecoming Queen Rebecca Bryan

On April 2, 2016, the 47th annual Miss CHS pageant was held at 6 p.m. The contestants were scored based on introductions, outfit of choice, formal gown, and the interview portion. The awards were presented by 2015-2016 Homecoming Queen Rebecca Bryan … Continue Reading

CHS Presents a Mock Car Crash

March 31, 2016 | Ariana Fulton

Firemen work to rescue a crash victim

According to MADD statistics, Florida experienced 716 alcohol-related traffic fatalities as of October in 2013 – that number is estimated to have increased, by at least 10, since then. On March 16, between 9:50 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Crestview High … Continue Reading

CHS Juniorettes present the annual Top Dog performance

March 17, 2016 | Madison North

Participants pose on stage in superhero costumes

The much anticipated, superhero themed, 2015-2016 Top Dog performance was held March 11 at Crestview High School. Six superheroes took the stage to give everyone a laugh, and more importantly, raise money for Relay For Life. Relay For Life events are life-changing … Continue Reading

Crestview Students Share Tips On Keeping Grades Up

March 16, 2016 | Jazmyn Little

The 4th 9 weeks begins on March 28. It is also vital for students to keep their grades up for the rest of the year. Here are some tips from some Crestview High students. “Study hard and do your homework, but … Continue Reading

Eglin EOD Gives a Presentation to Outdoor Education and Robotics Classes

March 14, 2016 | Alana Berry

Eglin EOD members discuss an explosive device

On March 10, Eglin Air Force Base sent men from Explosive Ordinance Disposal to educate students from the outdoor education and robotics classes on the profession. The men that gave the presentation were Kyle Macey, Nick Cox, Devin Stuart, and … Continue Reading

Student Comments on Recent Academic Team Success

March 7, 2016 | Alana Berry

The Academic Team is a club that participates in competitions against other schools. During a competition, a moderator reads a question to the teams. The players who buzz in first, with the correct answer, score points for their team. The … Continue Reading

CHS student wins 1st place at the East Panhandle Regional Science Fair

March 2, 2016 | Erika Newland

Aleja Johnson, a 12th grader at Crestview High School, won 1st place in the Chemistry category at the 39th Annual Robert Sheffield East Panhandle Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Aleja also won the Yale Science and Engineering Award along with … Continue Reading

HOSA holds a Butter Braid fundraiser

March 2, 2016 | Madison North

HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) is an after school club for students interested in the medical field. Students in this club attend bimonthly conferences, practice medical skills and go to competitions relating to anatomy and physiology. For more information … Continue Reading

Crestview students, teacher chosen for women in technology awards

February 26, 2016 | Jazmyn Little

2016 NCWIT Crestview Group

Crestview High School had an educator winner, student winner and two student runner-ups for the 2016 National Center for Women and Information Technology Mid-Gulf Coast Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing. NCWIT is a non-profit community that works to increase involvement … Continue Reading

2 CHS technology teachers nominated for PHF Teams Teacher Award

February 26, 2016 | Deanna Fincham

There were 14 teachers total, but only 9 of the teachers nominated for Paul HSU Foundation Teaching Excellence Awards in Math and Science were Crestview High School teachers. This article is part 3 in a series of articles about all 9 of … Continue Reading

Students have numerous options for registration for IT classes

February 25, 2016 | Melanie Candelario

Every day, new innovations are being discovered that help further our society technologically. But, in order for these technologies to positively impact the world, people must be taught to use the technology to manage and process information. Here at Crestview High, there are courses … Continue Reading

Incoming Freshman Gives Insight to the Upcoming School Year

February 24, 2016 | Alana Berry

Becoming a high school student can be an exciting time. To get an incoming freshman’s feelings towards coming to high school, Paw Prints caught up with a current 8th grader at Davidson Middle School, Henrique Canuto, to get his perspective on … Continue Reading

CHS students participate in Cyber Patriot competition

February 22, 2016 | Anthony Everhart

The Cyber Patriot competition is a competition where students work together to solve computing challenges such as locating where viruses are and where they came from. They have to do this in a six hour period of time. The competition is sponsored by Air … Continue Reading

Young Drivers Participate In Teen Driver Challenge With The Sheriff’s Office

February 19, 2016 | Hannah Meredith

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Teen Driver Challenge offers the opportunity for teenagers, ages 15 to 19, to learn driving skills they do not learn in Drivers Education. In the class, the students practice emergency breaking, figure eights, off road recovery, and skid … Continue Reading

Crestview High School’s Jazz Band presents ‘Valentine’s and all that Jazz’

February 18, 2016 | Madison North

Ensemble performs during concert

On February 12th, Crestview’s Jazz Band 1 presented their second annual showing of “Valentine’s and all that Jazz”. This concert was sponsored by the Crestview Friends of the Arts. The band played the following selections: “Abracadabra” “Shiny Stockings” “Peter Gunn” … Continue Reading

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