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 Mr. Isaac McClinton
      CHS Principal 

Character Word of the Month:

Trustworthiness - Be responsible and dependable in all that you do.

Career Cluster of the Month:

Arts, Audio-Video Technology & Communication and Information Technology

Read Books Online
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Simplify the College Application Process with Parchment Exchange

Crestwood High School has partnered with Parchment Exchange E-Transcript Services for current students.  You may now use this service to send your transcripts anywhere in South Carolina at not cost.  Set up your account today and see your chances of getting into college.
Parchment Exchange Registration Website


Transcripts for Former Crestwood High Students
If you are a former Crestwood High student in need of a transcript please click on the link below to use the Need My Transcript service. 

Need My Transcript - Former Students

Stay Safe Online
All Crestwood students are required to complete Internet safety and cyberbullying training.  Click the "Read More" link to view the slide show presenting the rules for using the Internet at Crestwood and tips for staying safe online. 

Copies of all Acceptable Use Policies are available in the list or resources on this website.  All students, faculty, and staff must sign the Acceptable Use Policy each year.

Watch the videos at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website for additional information about how to stay safe online.



Crestwood parents/guardians, you may now get access to grades and attendance information on your home computers (See PowerSchool Parent Login under Parent Resources in the left column).
Parent Portal district letter-1.pdf
Stay Informed!

     Sign up for parent email alerts.  Click on "Register for E-mail Alerts" below.  After you register and set up your account you will receive email alerts each time your student's teacher updates their class page. 
      If you have an iPhone, iPad, or Android device you can sign up for eChalk mobile.  Just look for the "eChalk is Mobile" icon on your class pages for instructions. 

Register for E-mail Alerts

Need Money for College?

     Be sure to sign up early for the ACT and SAT.  Your scores on these tests can help you get into the college of your dreams and earn scholarships.  

Research Project Information

    Visit the DISCUS website to find information for projects in all subject areas.  The new IP geolocation technology will recognize your IP address originating in South Carolina and allow you to search without entering the password. 



South Carolina State Standards
The South Carolina State Standards will be fully implemented during the 2014-15 school year.  Visit the following websites to learn about these new standards and help your student prepare for success. 

SC Department of Education Standards Website

A Family Friendly Guide to the SC Standards

Answer Sample Questions from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Website

Welcome to Crestwood High School.


"Keeping Academics and Citizenship
First and Foremost!"

Flocking for a Cure!
For only $5 you can send a flock of flamingos to visit a teacher's classroom for a day!
This picture is of the library flocking. 
Teachers can buy insurance to prevent the flocking.
All proceeds benefit Relay for Life.

Attention Seniors and Senior Parents
The graduation letter has been published.  Please see your homeroom teacher for a copy or view this copy online. 
2014 Graduation Letter

Honors & Achievements

Congratulations to the winners of the Sumter School District Teacher Forum Scholarship!

Ashley Tolbert

Jessie Davis

Julian Holland

Micah Vaughn

Congratulations to Mrs. Avery's Virtual Enterprise Students!
They won third place for Best Trade Show Flyer at the VEI Southern Region Trade Show and Compeitition.


Apply for the $1250.00 Catchall Masonic Lodge #425 Scholarship.
Your application must the postmarked by May 4, 2014. 
Applications are available in the guidance office and in the media center. 

Congressional Black Caucus Scholarship

The Congressional Black Caucus Scholarship is up and ready for applicants. Seniors, go to and complete the online application.

Completed application and all required documentation must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on June 5, 2014

See Mrs. Nelson in the guidance department for assistance.

Apply Now
2014 Joye Law Firm Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all 12th grade students (seniors) in South Carolina that will be attending a 4 year university. Details of the scholarship contest can be seen at

Crestwood High School Library Catalog

Click here to view the books, ebooks, and other materials we have available in the Crestwood Library.  Click on FollettShelf for access to our ebooks. 
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Sumter School District
2014-2015 Course Catalog


Poetry Slam
Friday, May 2nd
First Block in the Media Center

Only the first 25 students who sign up are eligible to compete. 
Your poem must be approved by Dr. DuRant no later than April 17th. 


Upcoming Events

Friday, April 25
Spring Break

Saturday, April 26
Spring Break

Sunday, April 27
Spring Break

Monday, May 19
EOC Testing

Tuesday, May 20
EOC Testing

Wednesday, May 21
EOC Testing

Thursday, May 22
EOC Testing

Monday, May 26
Memorial Day Holiday
No School
Friday, June 6

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