Crestview Elementary School serves students in Preschool through fifth grades and is a part of South Washington County Schools. The Crestview Elementary School community is based on a culture of learning by promoting respect, responsibility and a sense of belonging.
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We have had a report of a stolen bike from the bike rack at Crestview. If your child bikes to school, be sure to send a lock to keep the bike secure.
The Cardinal Safety Patrol is officially back on duty after a yearlong hiatus!
Some friendly reminders:
- kids should be ready to get out of their vehicles quickly, with backpacks and lunch boxes in hand (or on back) AND MASKS on faces
- The student patrol members will help with the vehicle door, and parents & guardians should stay in vehicles.
The Department of Teaching and Learning is looking for parents to represent their child’s school and school community. There are 2 seats available for the cities of Afton, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Grey Cloud Island, and Woodbury. This committee will meet from 4:00-5:30 on the following dates:
- Nov. 22, 2021
- Jan. 24, 2022
- March 21, 2022
- May 16, 2022
The Nov. 2 election will be critical in providing the stability needed to address other pressing issues. If the ballot questions are approved, we will continue planning for our next challenges - growth in our communities, overcrowded schools and uneven enrollment increases.
Help us learn more about how your family uses electronic devices at home by participating in the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) Digital Equity Survey. It’s important that we gather accurate information so each student and family has the equipment, help and support they need.
Get Ready for Picture Day!
Event Code FE64421
September 30, 2021
Students should be prepared, with a mask on, as they enter the school bus and prior to entering the school.
We are excited to announce that students in grades 2 and 3 are invited to apply to join Crestview Explore LEGO teams. Students in grades 4 and 5 are invited to apply to join the Crestview DISCOVER teams.
Our clothing closet is overflowing. If you need clothes for your kids, please call the school and set up a time to come in and shop for free.
Crestview has resources and support available for Crestview. Mrs. Blankenship, one of the School Social Workers, is the school contact for many of our services.
Please review important transportation reminders:
- Masks must be worn by all passengers when riding the bus.
- Students who continue to not wear a mask on the bus may have their riding privileges suspended.
- Seating charts will be used on all vehicles.
- Drivers may not be able to accommodate seating requests.
- Students are required to wear seat belts if the vehicle is equipped with seat belts.
- We encourage families to view the Bus Safety Video with their child/children.
SoWashCo Schools students will be able to pick up free Vault COVID-19 saliva test kits from their school’s health office starting on Monday, Sept. 20. Tests will be completed at home over Zoom with a Vault test supervisor and can be dropped off at school health offices on designated collection days.
Through the 2021 Advanced Child Tax Credit, eligible families can receive advance payments of up to $300 a month for each child under the age of six and up to $250 per month for each child older than age six. Families can benefit from the credit even if they don’t have earned income or do not owe any income taxes. Payments will be sent monthly from the IRS through Dec. 15, 2021.
SoWashCo Schools is experiencing some unavailable menu items or last-minute replacements due to the nationwide food shortage. We are working to replace items with similar options, however, menus are subject to change.
The Crestview Parent-Student School Handbook is attached. Please take time to review it.