Crenshaw School

Pumpkins Galore

Every year, the Crenshaw classes compete in the pumpkin decorating contest. This year was equally as spell-binding as the rest. With judging categories being Most Glamorous, Spookiest and Silliest, it wasn’t difficult for the judges to rate 1st, 2nd and 3rd for each category. These students really put their hearts and souls into this project. And the Overall Winner was a unanimous choice.

Crenshaw student wins Earth Day T-shirt design contest

Crenshaw School was honored this year to have 6th grader Joshua Florence as Grand Prize winner of the annual UTMB Earth Day T-shirt design contest. Jada Browning (L) and Mariah LaRue (R) received Honorable Mention.

Top Honor for Bulldog Boss

annette-0By Katie Wiseman
Everyone knows how hard it is to keep a secret. How about assigning over 150 school aged students with that task for 10 days! Well, that’s just what needed to happen as our campus was abuzz with excitement to celebrate our beloved principal Annette Dailey. Mrs. Dailey was named Texas 2017 National Distinguished Principal (NDP) by the

Eight Principals Selected as Texas National Distinguished Principal Finalists

TEPSAAward Recipient Will Receive $10,000 and Represent Texas as National Distinguished Principal
Eight Texas principals were recently selected as Texas National Distinguished Principal (NDP) finalists by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). The award recipient will be announced in May at a surprise school visit. That principal will receive

Crenshaw Newsletter

Week 26, March 2017

Week 26, March 2017       (click image)

Crenshaw Kids receive new jackets

crenshaw_0By Annette Dailey
Principal, Crenshaw Elementary & Middle School
On behalf of Crenshaw Elementary and Middle School, we would like to thank Brint Construction and Ronnie & Kim Russell for their contribution towards the purchase of winter jackets for all our Crenshaw students. The jackets have our Mighty Bulldog logo embroidered on the top left

PBVFD Fire Poster Contest

fireposter_0On Friday October 16, the Port Bolivar Volunteer Fire Department judged the Second Annual Fire Poster Contest at Crenshaw School. There were three winners in 4 categories. First Place winners in all categories received a $25.00 Wal-Mart gift card. Second and third place winners received ribbons, and Honorable Mention received certificates. Congratulations to all the winners!

Crenshaw seeking funds for new Playground

playgroundFrom Annette Dailey
Principal, Crenshaw School
Crenshaw School is a Pre-K to 8th grade campus. We serve about 165 students on our campus. Our school was built ten years ago prior to Hurricane Ike with only a Pre-K and Kindgarten playground. We have sports areas for our middle school students, but we do not have a playground area

New Tile Mural installed

mural0By Rhea Raymond
The Crenshaw Middle School 8th Grade Class completed the design and installation of a new tile mural at the entrance to the school’s habitat. This mural was made by all students and staff from the 2013-14 school year as a commitment to “Rachel’s Challenge”. We would like to thank Jimmy Lumpkins for installing the mural and Seaside Lumber

Crenshaw School Happenings

crenshawNJHS New Inductees Program, June 4, 9:00 am
Elementary Awards Program, June 4, 1:00 pm
Kindergarten and 8th Grade Graduation, June 4, 6:00 pm
Middle School Awards Program, June 5, 9:00 am

All programs at the Crenshaw Cafeteria
CONTACT: Front office at 409-761-6350


Crenshaw Staff and Mrs. Dailey would like to thank the Lion’s Club for the donation that is providing school supplies for all of our students and also for purchasing books for our Balanced Literacy Program. The Lion’s Club dedication to the students of the Bolivar Peninsula is truly inspirational and greatly appreciated. Thank you for helping better the lives of our students and for continually helping nurture their academic successes.

On September 9th Crenshaw will host the first PTO meeting. The meeting will begin at 5:30 and end at 6:30. Crenshaw Staff would like to invite and encourage all Crenshaw parents to attend this meeting. Staff will be introduced, STATE scores will be discussed, and student projects and assignments will be

Harp Recital at Crenshaw

Crenshaw Elementary and Middle school teacher Catherine Jackson’s daughter Caitlyn is an aspiring young harpist, and they have organized a harp and clarinet performance featuring Dr. and Mrs. Gary Mizener, both music professors at Lamar University. The concert is Friday, November 22 at Crenshaw School. The evening will begin with a stuffed baked potato dinner provided by

Crenshaw Bulldogs Facebook Page

Please check out our Crenshaw Bulldogs Facebook Page. We have adopted a platoon stationed in Afghanistan. They have been away for two years, and need our support. They are requesting cards, letters, supplies…anything to help raise morale, and help them know that they are not forgotten. All of the items and back ground story is on our page. Please drop off any donations,

Rachel’s Challenge

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.” Rachel Joy Scott
Tuesday, October 15th is the Rachel’s Challenge presentation for all Crenshaw Middle School students. It will take place at 1:00 in the cafeteria. We are inviting

Crenshaw School NEWS

October 8
Fire Prevention. The Bolivar Fire Department will present to our elementary students during their fine arts times on this day.

October 10
Parent conference day (also an early release day). Please call the office at (409) 684-8526 to schedule

Crenshaw participating in World Day of Bullying Prevention

October 7 is Blue Shirt Day™ World Day of Bullying Prevention. Wear your BLUE SHIRT and join us in solidarity to stop bullying and cyberbullying on Monday, October 7th! Drive awareness of anti bullying programs and STOMP out bullying around the world! October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month!!!

Crenshaw School News

Crenshaw Elementary and Middle School Meet the Teacher event is scheduled for Friday, August 23rd from 3:30 to 5:00.


This week at Crenshaw School

Crenshaw Elementary Awards Program
Wednesday, June 5
1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria

Crenshaw Middle School Awards Program
Thursday, June 6
9:00 a.m. in the cafeteria

Crenshaw Dinner Theater

Crenshaw Elementary and Middle School for Environmental Science and Fine Arts presents Three Doors to Death Dinner Theater on Friday, April 26, 5:30 p.m. at Crenshaw Cafetorium. Crenshaw’s Theater will perform an audience interactive murder mystery. Crenshaw’s cheer and dance team will be serving as waitresses. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased prior to the performance. Please

Crenshaw Dinner Theater

Crenshaw’s Theater invites you to an evening of fun on Friday, April 5th for the presentation of the comedy spoof “Mother Goose Land Has Talent?” The Spaghetti dinner will begin at 5:30 pm with the performance beginning at 6:00 pm. Crenshaw’s Cheer and Dance team will serve as waitresses. Come show your support for an amazing group of students. This is a comedic spoof of America’s Got Talent with

Houston Grand Opera to perform on Bolivar

On Wednesday, December 19 at 1:00 and 2:00 PM, the Texas Commission on the Arts and Target will offer free Houston Grand Opera performances of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel to students at Crenshaw Elementary School in Crystal Beach, TX. The 1:00 performance will be with elementary students and the 2:00 performance for the Middle School group. The performances are open to the public.

Tiki Beach helps Crenshaw students

by Catherine Jackson
Chris and Karen Gatlin of Tiki Beach Bar and Grill, a local AMAZING restaurant located in Crystal Beach, donated $1,800 for Crenshaw student academic and extra curricular needs. This donation purchased head sets with boom microphones for all student computers at Crenshaw and three listening centers needed in

Jane Long Art Contest Winners

To help celebrate the Jane Long Festival, elementary and middle school students from several area schools were invited to participate in the Jane Long Art Contest. This year, 120 entries were received. The winners were announced at the festival and ribbons were presented by local artist Patty Hagstrom. Congratulations to all participants.


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