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Cougar News

The Battle of the Boulevard Will Be Televised!

Crenshaw will be playing View Park in a televised quadruple header at home tomorrow! We will kick it off with the girls JV game at 2:30 pm and the boys JV will be playing at 4:00 pm. Following the JV Boys will be our Varsity Lady Cougars, who will also be celebrating their Senior Night at 5:00 pm. The Varsity Cougars will be closing the night with their 7:00 pm game. Tune in to Channel 36 to DVR the games or to watch if you can't make it out.
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ALL ABOUT THE SHAW!

Here's a quick commercial, produced by our very own Assistant Principal Mr. Guy Quinn, about some of the great things we have to offer here at Crenshaw Magnet High School!
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Athletic Brothers Excel in the Classroom

In the Crenshaw home where the Ebiriekwe brothers grew up, the family edict is that education is key. The three brothers' report cards prove the point. Kevin is a 6-foot-6 senior basketball player for Crenshaw, averaging 19 points with a 3.2 grade-point average. Steven is a 6-7 junior also playing basketball and an honors student. The oldest, Chemize, is a 6-5 former basketball player who's student body president at San Diego State.

"My parents are very big on academics and education so we can have great opportunities," Kevin said of his mother and father, who came from Nigeria.

Crenshaw (21-6, 8-0) has won 16 City Section championships in upper division basketball. The Cougars won consecutive Division I championships after the creation of the Open Division the last two seasons. They want to play in the Open Division this season.

A win over View Park Prep on Feb. 7 should clinch it. And count on the Ebiriekwe brothers to deliver.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CRENSHAW!!!

2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of our beloved Crenshaw High School! This Tuesday, January 30th at 10am, we will be kicking off our year long celebrations right here on our quad. All parents, community members and alum are invited to join us in this special occasion. Please wear your Crenshaw gear in support of our efforts. We look forward to having a great time showing our COUGAR PRIDE!!!
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Coach Garrett Wins NFL High School Coach of the Year!

Due to his excellence on the gridiron, the Los Angeles Chargers are proud to award Crenshaw High School's very own Robert Garrett as the team’s Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year. Garrett is one of 32 coaches nominated by each NFL team for displaying integrity, achievement, and leadership exemplified by the winningest coach in NFL history, Don Shula. Garrett has been at the helm of Crenshaw’s football program for nearly three decades. Currently, there are six Crenshaw alumni on active rosters in the NFL. This season, Garrett led the Crenshaw Cougars to an impressive 12-3 record including a 5-0 record in tough league play. They ultimately won a 46-43 shootout over Placer High School to win the 2017 CIF Division 4-AA State Championship. Garrett will be invited and recognized in special ways during the NFL’s week-long celebration of football at the 2018 Pro Bowl in Orlando. He will visit Pro Bowl practices, participate in the USA Football National Conference and attend the Pro Bowl at Camping World Stadium.
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Cougars Defeat the Dons!

On Friday, January 26th the Crenshaw Cougars Varsity Boys Basketball team beat the Dorsey Dons in an upsetting 92-50 victory! The Lady Cougars Girls Varsity team also won 59-50! Congratulations Cougars on beating our #1 Rivals. We look forward to an exciting playoff season coming soon!
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CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

The Magnet Application for the 2018-19 school year is available online. You can still apply for the current 2017-18 school year as well if you are planning on attending Crenshaw for the Spring semester. We look forward to having all future Cougars!
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Steppin' in the Right Direction College Fair!

This past Saturday several students attended the Steppin' in the Right Direction HBCU Fair in Long Beach, CA. Several students were granted onsite admissions and scholarships to schools such as Southern University, Paine University, Benedict College, Miles College, Alabama State University, and many others.

We look forward to taking our Cougars to the Black College Expo, February 10, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center for the opportunity to be admitted to even more schools! Any students interested in attending please see Ms. Hardridge or Ms. Pelikhova for details.
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5th Annual Community Day FALL FESTIVAL!

Our community day was held October 28th at 10am. We honored our employee's of the year and several volunteers for their hard work and dedication to Crenshaw. This year's theme was a Fall Festival, and in addition to a great breakfast, several families from within the community had a wonderful time playing games and winning prizes. We look forward to next year's Fall Festival and we invite everyone to join us!
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