Cougar News


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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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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School Site Council Tomorrow!

The SSC will be held tomorrow at 5pm in the parent center. We welcome the newest elected members Ms. Watson and Ms. Kain to the council. All stakeholders are invited to participate. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!
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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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Crenshaw Rocks at the Taste of Soul!

The Shaw was representing at the 12th Annual Taste of Soul on October 21st! Several community members and alumni were able to stop by our booth and show their cougar pride. The band and Cougarettes also marched in the parade and performed at the Lula Washington Dance Theatre's Dance All Day event. It was a fantastic day to connect with the community!
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