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Joshua Stancato, senior, recently won the 2018 Inspiration from the Mike Cleary Northeastern Ohio Chapter of the National Football Foundation.

Joshua’s story of perseverance was selected from 235 Chapter schools! Joshua and his family will be honored at the Chapter’s 30th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Westlake, Ohio.

After School Study Tables

Crestview High School will continue with after school Study Tables on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4:30 p.m. Study Tables is an after school opportunity for students to get additional help with homework and other ongoing assignments. Students will receive remediation and additional instruction from certified teaching staff. Snacks are provided for students.

Communication and Open Door Policy

Parents and community members are always welcome at Crestview High School. Please contact the high school office at 419-895-1700, ext. 19002, if you ever have a question or concern, would like to meet with Mr. Ditlevson, principal, or participate in a building-walk-through.

Notable Dates:

  • Scheduling for 2018-2019 - CHS will begin scheduling for the 2018-2019 school year. This will begin with an overview of the high school curriculum presented to the current 8th grade students early in February. Questions regarding scheduling can be answered during the 8th grade scheduling night on February 8. Schedules can be turned in at that time. High school students in grades 9-11 will begin their scheduling process the week of February 12. All schedule requests will be due by February 28.
  • February 8 & 13 - High School Parent-Teacher Conferences. Please call the high school office at 419-859-1700 to schedule an
    appointment with your child’s teachers.
  • February 13 - College Credit Plus (CCP): Those students currently in grades 6-11 interested in CCP, there is a MANDATORY meeting set for Tuesday, February 13, at 6:00 p.m. in the high school media center. Representatives from area universities/colleges will be supplying information about entrance requirements, expectations, and the changes made to post-secondary opportunities. If you child is currently a CCP student your attendance is still required.
  • February 21 - ACT Boot Camp offered through Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center. Cost to each student is $49 and interested students should see the Guidance Office for registration details.
  • February 24 - ASVAB test interpretation will take place during English classes.
  • March 20 - All Crestview Juniors will take ACT (college entrance exam) free of charge beginning at 8:00 a.m. Pioneer students will report to Crestview High School and then return to Pioneer at the completion of the exam.
  • March 21 - Mandatory high school class meetings at 8:00 a.m. Pioneer students will report to Crestview High School in the morning then return to Pioneer when the class meetings conclude.

Spring Testing Dates:

  • March 21 - ACT given to all juniors
  • April 12 - ELA (Part I)
  • April 17 - ELA (Part II)
  • April 25 - American Government/History
  • May 1 - Biology (Parts I & II)
  • May 3 - Algebra/Geometry (Parts I & II)
  • May 2 - Biology (Parts I & II)

ACT Dates:

  • April 14 - Register by March 9 (April 14 last date to be considered for CCP classes)
  • June 9 - Register by May 4
  • July 14 - Register by June 15

Soils Judging

The Crestview FFA chapter competed in soils judging at Fackler’s farm on September 14. Crestview along with Clearfork, Shelby, Lucas, and Plymouth’s FFA chapters all met at Fackler’s farm. Crestview FFA chapter had a total of 21 members partake in the competition and came in first place for both urban and rural soils. On Thursday, September 28 the chapter competed in district soils among various other schools. Crestview placed in fourth overall for both urban and rural soils, moving the chapter on to state.

The rural team that went to state consisted of: Mason Maust, Kenzie Workman, Sierra Schaffer and Sierra May. The rural team placed 19th out of 46 teams. The urban team, consisting of: Kathy Lehman, Brynn Witmer, Erin Bernhard and Kaitlyn Hunt, placed 4th at state and are moving on to nationals.


FFA National Convention

This year on October 25-27, the Crestview FFA attended the National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. On the way down to Indianapolis the chapter stopped at Shroyers Club Lambs and Umbarger Show Feeds. The members were taken on a tour throughout the facilities and taught about the companies. In Indianapolis members were given an opportunity to visit the National Expo and as well as sessions at National Convention. This year the Crestview FFA is proud to announce that two of the members received their American degrees. The American degree is the highest degree a member can attain that only 2% of chapters receive. This year at the 2017 National Convention Jenna Purvis and Kelcie Chance were presented their American degrees.

Parents and Senior Students: Please sign up for “Remind” in order to stay up to date with Senior Class news, important dates, etc. Text 81010 with message @2018pride to join! Reminder...All outstanding dues and fees must be paid before Graduation. 

A MANDATORY CLASS MEETING for all seniors will be held Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 8:00am in the CHS Auditorium. Mrs. Wynn will be collecting important information and reviewing expectations for Senior Awards Night and Graduation. It is ESSENTIAL that all students attend. Pioneer students must sign in to be excused. Jostens will distribute caps/gowns, etc. to Crestview students during lunches on April 4, 2018. Pioneer students: please pay attention to announcements, as your items will be distributed to you in your building.

Several students still have not submitted pictures; please Email formal senior pics (head/shoulders), informal pics (casual; may be full body shots) and baby/childhood pics to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., save them on a flash drive/disc OR turn in prints labeled with your name to Mr. Estep. THE ABSOLUTE DEADLINE FOR PICTURE SUBMISSION FOR INCLUSION IN THE TIMES GAZETTE, YEARBOOK AND SENIOR SLIDE SHOW IS MARCH 23, 2018 (Friday before Spring Break).

On Friday, November 10 we honored men and women who have served in all branches of the United States military at our annual Veterans Day assembly. This special day began with a breakfast, followed by a prelude of music conducted by Crestview High School band director, Hannah Phillips. Pastor Peter Bors led the Pledge of Allegiance and provided an invocation. The Veterans Day assembly concluded with a musical selection performed by the choir, directed by Trevor Garrabrant and the reading of an original poem which was written by Joseph Cherveny.

The 6th annual Thanksgiving meal was held on Tuesday, November 21 for students, staff, and senior citizens. Staff and community were able to share a meal and fellowship together. At the same time, we were able to give back to our community. Enough food was donated and prepared so that we could bring delicious meals to a number of community and faith based organizations. These meals were personally delivered by staff and students from our school.

Lastly, Crestview High School is developing a biographical video series that we will send out to our social media platforms. The video series is called “Homegrown Heroes.” This project is a collaboration among administration, teaching staff, and community partners. We are gathering names of Crestview alumni that are making a difference in their communities while carrying on the tradition of excellence that can be traced back to the district. 

If you would like to nominate a Homegrown Hero to be interviewed so that they can share their story, please contact principal, Andrew Ditlevson, at 419-895-1700, ext. 19002, or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.