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Welcome to our online school newspaper, The Comet Connection. This newspaper is written by Crestwood High School Students who are members of the Newspaper Club. Advisor for the club is Mrs. Brozena, amy.brozena@cdscomets.org.

Crestwood Clubs and Activities for 2016-17 School Year

There are many clubs and activities at Crestwood High School. Ranging from Key Club to Star Fleet Club, there are many choices for students at CHS. The clubs and activities offered at Crestwood include:

Senior class: Advisors:  Mrs. Rozitski (Rm. 58) and Mrs. Laubach (Rm. 45)

Junior Class: Advisor:  Mrs. Gorman (Rm. 70)

Sophomore Class: Advisor:  Mrs. Krzywicki (Rm. 6)

Freshman Class: Advisor:  Mr. Matyas (Rm. 53)

Band: Instructor: Mr. Roberts

Jazz Band: Instructor: Mr. Ziegler

Book Club: Advisor:  Mrs. Zavacky (Rm. 9): Book club meets every activity day in Room 9. During every activity period, the students read and discuss about books that are chosen by students at the beginning of the year.

Book list for 2016-2017:

October:  Mort by Terry Pratchett

                     Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

November: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

                         The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

December:  The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney

                         Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

January:      The Revenant by Michael Punke

                        Ruined Amy Tintera

February:    Cinder by Marissa Meyer

                         Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz

March:        Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

                       Nerve by Jeanne Ryan

April:           TBA

May:            King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard (release date 2/7/17)

                        Legend by Marie Lu

Fly Tying Club: Advisor:  Mr. Morris (Tech Room)

Chorus /Play: Advisor:  Mrs. Leo (Band Room) Chorus meets after school every week and performances are held twice a year.

The Play is performed during the fall semester. Both onstage and behind the scenes roles are available. See Mrs. Leo for more information.

French Club: Advisor: Madame Schwartz (Rm. 73) French Club Officers organize cultural activities and games for each meeting during Activity period in the Middle School Cafeteria – French cuisine competition days, French holiday celebrations, French movies, French culture trivia days, French game days, etc.

Green Club: Advisor: Ms. Randle  (Rm. 23) The Green Club help maintain the school greenhouse. The Green Club plants, waters, and harvests “fruits of our labor.”  The Green Club also supports the school’s recycling efforts.

Interact Club: Advisor:  Madame Schwartz (Rm. 73)

Key Club: Advisor:  Mr. Garrett Henderson (GarethHenderson@kings.eduKey Club members volunteer in the community through various events and activities throughout the school, such as Trunk or Treat near the end of October or fundraising for the Food Bank.

Literary magazine: Advisor:  Mr. Reznak (Room 5) Students work to gather literary submissions during meetings and then work to compile them to a publish a literary magazine that is available to the student body.

Magnolia Project: Advisor:  Angeline Abrahma, VOA (aabraham@voa.pa.org)

Math Club: Advisor:  Mrs. Kreider (Rm. 52) The club meets during Activity Period in Room 52. The Math Club participates in PA Math League Contests during meetings. The Math Club also sells Pi Day t-shirts in March. Go to Room 52 for more information.

Model UN Club: Advisor: Mr. Healey (Rm. 47)

National Honor Society: Advisors: Mrs. Gryzewicz (Rm.24) and Mrs. Zanolini (Rm.27)

Newspaper Club: Advisor:  Mrs. Brozena (Art Room) Newspaper club meets for a few moments in the beginning of activity period in the ART ROOM, but most of the work will be done through e-mail. Students are asked to choose from a list of topics to write an article about for the school newspaper, an online blog that can be found on the high school website under the heading, Comet Connection. Students generally have a couple of weeks to turn in their articles after writing the interview questions needed for the article.

PJAS: Advisor:  Mrs. Harper (Rm. 54) First meeting will be in October. PJAS is for students who are interested in science and math. Students will complete a presentation on a science or math topic and will present their project at the Regional meeting on March 4, 2017. Students who qualify will go to the State Meeting on May 14 – 16, 2017. For more details, come to the meeting during October Activity Period.

Science Olympiad: Advisors:  Mrs. Gryzkewicz (Rm. 24) and Mrs. Zanolini (Rm.27) Science Olympiad is a middle school and high school competition in which students compete in events revolving around different science topics. See Mrs. Gryzkewicz or Mrs. Zanolini for information on joining the team.

Spanish Club: Advisors :  Mrs. Cinoski (Rm. 43), Mrs. Moulton (Rm. 72) and Mrs. Masteller (Rm. 71) Spanish Club is a newly added club this year. Activities will be determined throughout  the year. See Mrs. Cinoski, Mrs. Moulton, or Mrs. Masteller for details on joining the club.

Star Fleet Club: Advisor: Mr. Wagner (rm. 46) Star Fleet Club meets during activity periods and once a week after school, day TBD.  During meetings, members play and talk about video games, science, technology, and popular culture. It is a place to meet with and make new friends with similar interests.

Student Government: Advisor:  Mr. Herring (Rm. 25). Meetings will be arranged by the Student Government President. Meetings will be announced on the AM and PM announcements. Members of Student Government will represent Crestwood High School. Student Government raises money and supports activities at CHS. See Mr. Herring in Room 25 to get involved.

Trout in the Classroom: Advisor:  Ms. Randle (Rm.23) Do you like to fish?  Do you like fish?  A small group of students are needed to set up, maintain, and run the fish tank. The Trout Club will receive brook trout eggs through the Trout in the Classroom program and raise them throughout the school year. Daily feeding, tank cleaning, and water testing are required. Trout Club will meet during Homeroom from October through May during Activity Period

Information source: Crestwood High School 2016 -2017 Clubs and Activities pamphlet

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