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

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

CHS Teacher Wins Non-Instructional Employee of the Year Award

February 18, 2016 | Alana Berry

Crestview High Schools Juanita Payne-Galbreath was selected by her peers as the Non-Instructional Employee of the Year for Crestview High. Because she was the winner of this award, she was entered in the contest for Okaloosa County. On January 20, … Continue Reading

Juniors, Seniors visit colleges and MEPS

February 16, 2016 | Joshua Nelson

As a junior and senior students are allowed school leave for college visits or military enlistment. Juniors are allowed one day and seniors are allowed two days. I recently went to the University of Mobile, in Mobile, Ala., to visit the … Continue Reading

Students Begin Next Year’s Course Registration

February 16, 2016 | Erika Newland

The 2015-2016 school is coming to a close and Crestview High School students are now signing up for classes for the next school year. Meetings with guidance counselors are also being scheduled for approval of course selections and aid in … Continue Reading

2 CHS science teachers nominated for PHF Teams Teacher Award

February 16, 2016 | Deanna Fincham

There were 14 teachers total but 9 of the teachers nominated for Paul Hsu Foundation Teaching Excellence Awards in Math and Science are Crestview High School teachers. This article is part 2 in a series of articles about all 9 of the … Continue Reading

Thespians Host Bulldog Idol

February 16, 2016 | Ariana Fulton

2016 Contestants pose on stage

Crestview High Schools theater department recently produced their 5th annual Bulldog Idol. Bulldog Idol is a singing competition based on the TV series American Idol.  The theater club, called Thespians, created Bulldog Idol to raise money to go to a State Festival where they compete … Continue Reading

Senior Personalities Selected for the Class of 2016

February 9, 2016 | Amberlyn Melvin

Senior personality nominations is a tradition at Crestview High School. It is done every year and the Yearbook Staff creates a list of different titles they feel will reflect the attitude and character of the senior class. Then, seniors vote … Continue Reading

CHS offers a unique elective called leadership

February 8, 2016 | Ariana Fulton

Crestview High school offers a variety of electives. One elective CHS has is leadership. In leadership students learn different types of leader qualities. There is 9th grade leadership where freshman get to learn the basics of leadership. There is also 10th grade … Continue Reading

The CHS Drama Department Prepares for “Emma! A Pop Musical”

February 5, 2016 | Alana Berry

This May, the CHS Theatre department is presenting “Emma! A Pop Musical,” based on the Jane Austin book of the same name. The movie Clueless is also based on this novel. The story takes place at Highbury Prep School as Emma Woodhouse … Continue Reading

Okaloosa County School District celebrates its 100th anniversary

February 3, 2016 | Madison North

The 2015-2016 school year is a historic milestone for the Okaloosa County School District. Feb. 1 marked the 100th day of the 100th year for the school district, and schools county-wide celebrated with a ceremony. In commemoration of the last … Continue Reading

CHS Student Gives Perspective On The IT Certification Exam

January 29, 2016 | Alana Berry

During the first semester, George Stakley and Megan Million’s Intro to IT classes took the Microsoft Word certification exam in order to test their knowledge of the software. For more information about the certification testing, read the Intro to IT Classes … Continue Reading

5 CHS math teachers nominated for PHF Teams Teacher Award

January 28, 2016 | Deanna Fincham

There were 14 teachers total but 9 of the teachers nominated for Paul Hsu Foundation Teaching Excellence Awards in Math and Science are Crestview High School teachers. This article is part 1 in a series of articles about all 9 of the … Continue Reading

CHS students represent well at Martin Luther King Jr. Contest.

January 28, 2016 | Alik Whited

On Jan. 9 five Crestview High School students traveled to Fort Walton Beach to participate in the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical and Poster Contest at the Strive for Perfection Center. These five students represented the school well. Two of the students in … Continue Reading

Crestview students take Foy Shaw scholarship survey

January 28, 2016 | Jazmyn Little

Recently at Crestview High School, Junior and Senior students who participate in an engineering, vocational and/or  technology course had to take what is called the “Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce Foy Shaw Scholarship Committee Student Survey”. The Foy Shaw Scholarship … Continue Reading

Join the Crime Scene Investigations Elective

January 27, 2016 | Joshua Nelson

Criminal Scene Investigations is an elective at CHS that allows you to learn more about the law and forensics. There are three levels for the class and you must be at least in 10th grade to be in the class. The … Continue Reading

Students Tour Embry Riddle University

January 27, 2016 | Melanie Candelario

On the weekend of Jan. 22, the ERAU (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) Worldwide’s Okaloosa Aerospace Academy (part of a semester class offered at Crestview High) took an Aerospace trip to Daytona Beach with Embry Riddle University. During the trip, students toured … Continue Reading

Teacher at Crestview High School Receives award from Governor

January 26, 2016 | Ariana Fulton

Florida’s Cabinet met in Tallahassee, Florida, on Thursday, January 21st, where Governor Rick Scott presented six educators with the Governor’s Shine Award. The Shine Award is given to educators who have reached far beyond Florida’s education standards, these teachers have done … Continue Reading

CHS HOSA wins Regional Competition, heads to State

January 26, 2016 | Cassie Schirk

HOSA refers to Health Occupations Students of America, future health professionals. It is a club at Crestview High School. HOSA helps students earn scholarships. “[HOSA] students are all interested in future careers in health care. By participating in HOSA, our students are … Continue Reading

CHS Competition Cheerleaders have a winning season

January 25, 2016 | Amberlyn Melvin

It is competition cheerleading season and the CHS competition cheer team has had great success. The competition cheerleading team is required by FHSAA to compete in four competitions a year as well as the Regional and State competitions. Since October the team has … Continue Reading

CHS Welding Class Spotlight

January 25, 2016 | Anthony Everhart

Crestview High School has many electives to choose from, whether it is writing articles in the school newspaper class, or working with metal in welding. There are so many fun and exciting electives to take. One of those electives is Crestview High … Continue Reading

Intro to IT Classes Take Certification Exam

January 22, 2016 | Alana Berry

At the end of the first semester, George Stakley and Megan Million’s Intro to IT classes at Crestview High School took the Microsoft Office Word 2013 certification exam. This exam was a competency test for the first semester to see how … Continue Reading

CHS Student Gives Insight into the Culinary Certification

January 22, 2016 | Erika Newland

During semester exams, Culinary students took the Culinary certification. For more information read the article 18 CHS Students Receive Culinary Certifications. Kyler Stratton, a student at Crestview High School, passed his certification exam. Paw Prints recently caught up with Kyler to … Continue Reading

18 CHS Students Receive Culinary Certifications

January 20, 2016 | Hannah Meredith

[media-credit id=30 align=”alignright” width=”375″][/media-credit] The culinary arts certification is called ServSafe. It is about food safety and management and is taken nationally. At Crestview High School the culinary students had to learn about food safety over a three week time period. Afterwards, the … Continue Reading

CHS receives a much needed exterior touch up

January 20, 2016 | Madison North

[media-credit id=22 align=”alignnone” width=”500″][/media-credit] The Crestview High School building was built in 1969. Years have gone by with the same faded red paint, cracked parking lot, and broken lettering, undoubtedly calling for a touch up. “It looked terrible!” principal Dexter Day stated. “It was … Continue Reading

The perfect pin to end the match

January 14, 2016 | Cassie Schirk

The Crestview High School boys wrestling team is off to a successful start this year. On Tuesday, January 7th the Bulldogs went head to head with Milton High School. It was a very intense meet but the Bulldogs came out with the win. … Continue Reading

Varsity Shoots Hoops With Fort Walton Beach

January 14, 2016 | Melanie Candelario

Tuesday, January 5th, the Crestview High School Boys Varsity basketball team went up against Fort Walton Beach High School. The Bulldogs started off strong. They led by 15 points in the first quarter. All of the fans were on their … Continue Reading

CHS students Doodle for Google

January 12, 2016 | Hannah Meredith

Doodle 4 Google is a annual contest that students from Kindergarten through 12th grade  can enter to win a $30,000 scholarship. The winner also gets a trip to Google and their school gets $50,000. This years theme was “What makes me… … Continue Reading

Seniors may start applying for bright futures

January 8, 2016 | Cassie Schirk

Seniors, now is the time to apply for the Bright Futures Scholarship. The deadline is August 31st after graduation. There are three different Bright Futures Scholarships. The three scholarships are the Florida Academic Scholars (FAS), First Medallion Scholars (FMS), and Gold Seal … Continue Reading

The Big Red Machine Performed a Christmas Concert

January 8, 2016 | Ariana Fulton

Friday, December 11th, Crestview High School’s band, “The Big Red Machine” hosted a special Christmas concert. The concert was open to the public and there was no admission fee. Nick Johnson, a student at CHS, said “There were people standing against … Continue Reading

Thespian Club Holds 2nd Annual Lip Sync Battle

December 17, 2015 | Alana Berry

The 2nd annual Lip Sync Battle, sponsored by the Thespian Club took place Saturday, December 12th in the Pearl Tyner Auditorium at 7 p.m. and cost $5 for admission. Auditions were Wednesday, December 2nd in drama teacher, Annette Gebhardt’s room, room 152 … Continue Reading

CHS Hosts Bulldog Bazaar

December 17, 2015 | Grace Melton

Culinary students sell baked goods

The Bulldog Bazaar was held on Saturday, December 12th in the Crestview High School lunchroom and multipurpose room. There were over 40 booths, some of which were occupied by students and teachers from CHS. The CHS culinary class, who helped … Continue Reading

What is the importance of Computer Science Education Week?

December 16, 2015 | Erika Newland

December 7th  – 13th is known as Computer Science Education Week. This week focuses on the importance of computer sciences classes and their impact on students. The IT teachers at Crestview High School consist of Mrs. Shanna Suggs, Ms. Yolanda … Continue Reading

Concert in the Park

December 14, 2015 | Alana Berry

Concert in the park was a fundraiser on Saturday, November 21st sponsored by the Cretsview Rotary club. It was an event for the Big Red Machine’s uniform fund. Gates opened at 11:30 and closed at 2:00. Admission was $10 and … Continue Reading

Success for the Lady Bulldogs Weightlifting team

December 14, 2015 | Alik Whited

The Girls on the Lady Bulldog Weightlifting team got off to a good start in their first meet on Wednesday, November 11th. They were able to defeat Choctaw and Baker by their total team points. The Girls that racked up points … Continue Reading

CHS Wrestling team shows promise

December 10, 2015 | Amberlyn Melvin

Crestview High School wrestling has come a long way since Andrew Black, a former high school wrestler himself, took over in 2012. This season so far, Bulldog wrestlers have seen success with a winning record. The following students represent the Varsity … Continue Reading

Students Compete In Academic Contests

December 8, 2015 | Joshua Nelson

The Academic Team is a team of different students placed together to do trivia type contests. The sponsor of this is Mrs. Lester. The Academic Team consists of 9th through 12th graders. So far, there are only 8 members; but it is always open for sign up and … Continue Reading

Students compete in the CyberPatriot competition

December 7, 2015 | Erika Newland

CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program and is sponsored by networking and robotics teacher William Martello.  According to its website “At the center of CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The competition puts teams of high school … Continue Reading

CHS selects Teacher of the Year

November 19, 2015 | Amberlyn Melvin

Every year, CHS nominates and votes on a teacher who has done an outstanding job throughout the year. This accomplishment is called the Teacher of the Year award. Teachers nominate one another. The nominees are then voted on by other teachers based … Continue Reading

ROTC presents Colors

November 19, 2015 | Ariana Fulton

Taking place on November 9th, Crestview High School ROTC visited the Crestview Rehabilitation Center. They visited the Center to support the retired veterans.  ROTC color guard detail presented the colors. On November 10th, the ROTC visited Davidson Middle School and again presented … Continue Reading

EMS visits Health Classes

November 12, 2015 | Grace Melton

On November 6th, North Okaloosa EMS visited Mrs. Tammy Mackenzie’s medical skills classes. They taught the class about what it is like to work in the medical field and the struggles they deal with on a daily basis. Many students, … Continue Reading

Leadership Holds Annual Canned Food Drive

November 10, 2015 | Hannah Meredith

The CHS Leadership Annual Canned Food Drive took place through the month of November. It was a competition between the third period classes, in which, the class who collected the most cans received goodie bags and certificates for free snowcones. “Their goal is … Continue Reading

CHS Offers New Class

November 6, 2015 | Joshua Nelson

JAG (Jobs for American Grads) is an elective at Crestview High School. The main objective of the class is to prepare students for life outside high school. Some of the subjects the class covers are management skills, employment skills, interviews, resumes, job … Continue Reading

Getting a New Sister

November 5, 2015 | Melanie Candelario

The thought of having a complete stranger in your home can be pretty unsettling at times. That’s how I felt once I agreed to host a French foreign exchange student from our sister city, Noirmoutier, at my house. Since I was smaller I … Continue Reading

French students experience life at CHS

November 3, 2015 | Amberlyn Melvin

Students from France have arrived in our small town, Crestview. Hosts, or students in French who have volunteered to house the students, were very excited for their arrival. They arrived at Fort Walton Beach airport at 10:28 PM after a … Continue Reading

CHS Theater Presents The Night of the Living Dead

November 1, 2015 | Alana Berry

Student applies make up to other student

The Night of The Living Dead is a Halloween based play written by Lori Allen Ohm and is based of the original black and white film by George Romero and John Russo. It was  shown only on  Halloween night and is … Continue Reading

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