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Crestview first-graders live history at NRHC(0)

December 12, 2012

First-grade students in Saundra Wimberley’s class at Crestview Elementary School did more than hear about history last week. They experienced a little of what it was like. Students participated in “Candlelight at the Ranch” Friday night, wearing simple pioneer costumes and role playing as students in a one-room schoolhouse at the National Ranching Heritage Center […]

Crestview first-graders live history at NRHC

Frenship Crestview fifth-grader collects $14,055 for diabetes research

A fifth-grader at Crestview Elementary School and her friends raised $14,055 for diabetes research at the recent Diabetes Walk in Lubbock. Caisey Gailey, 10, was diagnosed with diabetes when she was 7 years old. For a year, she took shots of insulin, but now Caisey wears an insulin pump and has to monitor her glucose […]

Three Frenship educators win Beaumont Foundation honors

Three teachers from Frenship Independent School District have won the Beaumont Foundation award this year, taking home not only the honor but a $10,000 check. Joy Field of Crestview Elementary School, Karen Holt of Frenship Middle School and Courtney Ferguson of Frenship High School were selected in March for the 2012 Newton Excellence in Education […]

Best behavior: Crestview kindergarten students learn manners, fairy tales

Kindergarten students at Crestview Elementary School showed off their best manners at a banquet and ball Friday. Bowing, curtsying, asking for a dance and letting the ladies go first were among the skills the students have learned as part of a six-week series of lessons about fairytales. Teacher Jan Batson said students learn the parts […]

Crestview Elementary School student in charge for the day

Crestview Elementary School Principal Stacy Davis was replaced Monday by a fifth-grader. Josh Kennedy won a silent auction to be principal of Crestview for a day. His parents gave him some of the money, but he also used a bit of his own allowance to bid on the position. Proceeds from the auction went into […]

First-graders learn the ins and outs of grocery shopping

First-graders from Crestview Elementary School got a lot out of a trip earlier this month to United Supermarket, where they went on a tour and then made their own purchases from a list. First-grade teacher Saundra Wimberley said students start to gain an understanding of sorting, making lists, stocking and budgeting. They also learn about […]

Dance gives parents chance to get involved with kids’ activities

Students of all grades, and even a few younger brothers and sisters, danced with their parents at Crestview Elementary School last week. Known as the Hearts of Kings and Queens Dance, the event was put on by the Watch DOGS program of Crestview fathers, said Denise Stewart, assistant principal. “It was first going to be […]

Crestview first-graders learn about Christmas Around the World

Crestview Elementary School first-graders took a trip around the world with passports and suitcases last week without leaving the first-grade hallway.

Students were assigned the homework of decorating a paper bag to look like a suitcase before their whirlwind trip through eight countries. They also had to prepare their passports, but they did not have to worry about background checks or awful photos since they made their own.

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