Cougar News

Coach Garrett to Announce NFL Draft Pick!

This year has been huge for our very own legendary Coach Robert Garrett! Announcing the Chargers 6th Round pick (191st overall pick) will be 2017 NFL Don Shula Coach of the Year and our Crenshaw High School Head Football Coach along with members of our State Champion football team. Nominated for the NFL Don Shula Coach of the Year by the Chargers, Coach Garrett led the Crenshaw High Cougars to an impressive 12-3 record and a 2017 CIF Division 4-AA State Champion title. Coach Garrett’s success on the field is matched by his outstanding role as a mentor to young student-athletes. He is also the former coach of two current Los Angeles Chargers players, linebacker Hayes Pullard and defensive tackle Brandon Mebane.
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Crenshaw Students Breaking the Barriers!

Crenshaw Students were given the honor of attending the Breaking the Barriers Conference held at Dodgers Stadium. Each year April 15 marks the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball in 1947. Honoring this
important event, the Breaking Barriers Essay Contest is a chance for diverse students of all backgrounds to share their personal stories about how they use Jackie Robinson’s nine values to face their own barriers.
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Crenshaw BET Students Take on NYC!

Crenshaw BET Magnet students had the opportunity to attend the VEI Global Business Summit in New York City! The Youth Business Summit brings together thousands of rising young professionals and budding entrepreneurs from over 40 countries, educators, school/district administrators, business leaders and industry professionals for a one-of-a-kind global convention. During a dynamic week of business competitions, leadership events, and professional networking, rising talent from middle and high schools around the world display the professional skills and business acumen they have developed by running a Virtual Enterprise company during the school year.
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School Site Council Agenda

We will have our last official meeting of the school year, tomorrow at 5pm in the Parent Center. We want to thank all of the council members who gave their time to ensure that Crenshaw made the best decisions with the budget and the Single Plan to increase student achievement. Please plan to attend we look forward to seeing you tomorrow. The agenda for the meeting is linked to this announcement. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Judith Kain, SSC Chair or Ms. Stanton, AP over Title I @ (323) 290-7800.
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We Build

On March 22nd, Crenshaw students participated in "We Build", an event sponsored by LAUSD Small Business Program along with the SoCal chapter of The National Organization of Minority Architects. Their mission is to champion diversity in the Architectural and Engineering professionals.
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GIRL TALK 2018!

Led by our Assistant Principal, Ms. Stanton, Girl Talk is a mentoring and leadership development club focusing on the relationship between and among girls of color. We are in full affect! Girl talk will host meetings in room 223 every Monday we hope to see you there! If you have any questions see the officers listed below.

President: Chanel Green
Vice President: Johnea Hampton
Secretary: Alejandra Lopez
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Honors Assembly and Parent Conference Night

On 3/15 we honored 133 students for making the Honor Roll. In addition to those students, 66 students also made it on the Principal's Honor Roll list, meaning they achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the fall 2017 semester. We also had 6 students who were awarded for being in our "E Club", as they received all E's in all of their classes for work habits and cooperation. Following our Honors Assembly we had parent teacher conferences and distributed report cards.
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Pi Day!

This year Crenshaw students had a very successful educational experience surrounding National Pi Day on 3/14 & 3/15. Lead by Math Department Chair, Dr. Ashford, the celebration for Pi Day was full of fun interactive activities such as bracelet making, graphing the sky line, t-shirt making, circumference of an oreo, and more. Each student received a mini pie as a reward for participating.
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Crenshaw Marine Biology Adventure!

Last month Crenshaw students boarded a boat in Marina del Rey and set out to sea on the voyage of educational Marine Biology adventures with Reef Check Foundation. This trip was a highly interactive marine conservation course, taught by trained marine scientists that gave the opportunity to our students the chance to become marine biologists for the day. During the cruise, we watched dolphins and whales. Students used a microscope to observe living plankton swimming across the computer screen. Students also learned how to test the chemical properties of seawater to determine pollution levels.
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