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Test Schedule By Grade

posted Mar 3, 2016, 10:47 AM by Heather Klenke   [ updated Mar 3, 2016, 10:48 AM ]

Jazz Spotlight April 9 & 10

posted Mar 1, 2016, 8:43 AM by Heather Klenke   [ updated Mar 2, 2016, 11:23 AM ]

​The Crestwood High School and Junior High Band ​Departments will be presenting "Jazz Spotlight", featuring Great Music, Great Food, and a Lot's of Laughs on Saturday, April 9th at 6:30 PM and Sunday, April 10th at 1:00 PM.  Please return orders and money to one of the Cresco Banks or to Mr. Jason Dobbs at Crestwood High School by Thursday, March 31st.  You may download an order form by clicking on the provided link above.  

Preschool and Kindergarten Registration

posted Feb 10, 2016, 12:53 PM by Heather Klenke   [ updated Feb 10, 2016, 12:55 PM ]



Howard-Winneshiek Community Schools 

Preschool and Kindergarten Registration 

For the 2016-2017 School Year 


Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten registration for the Howard-Winneshiek Community School District is scheduled for the week of February 29-March 4.


Parents may register any time during this week by calling the Cresco Elementary Office and speaking with Linda. (Try to call or stop in during the following hours: 9:00-11:00 a.m. or 1:00-3:00 p.m.)


Crestwood Elementary: Secretary – Linda Middlebrook 563-547-2340 



Preschool – A student entering preschool must be 4 years old on or before September 15, 2016.
Preschool classes will be held at the Cresco Early Childhood Center and Lime Springs/Chester Elementary School for 2016-2017. Preschool parents (Cresco and Lime Springs) will receive and return preschool packets at a Spring Parent Meeting. No forms will be mailed out at this time.





Kindergarten – A student entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 15, 2016. Current preschoolers enrolled in a Howard-Winneshiek program will receive kindergarten registration material at Parent Teacher Conferences. New Kindergarten students to the district will receive their packet by mail after calling the elementary office.



Parents should feel free to contact any of the schools concerning other questions they might have.

2015-2016 School Calendar

posted Apr 16, 2015, 9:12 AM by Heather Klenke   [ updated Apr 16, 2015, 9:12 AM ]


SINA Plan: Year 4

posted Oct 16, 2014, 6:58 AM by Heather Klenke   [ updated Feb 17, 2015, 5:43 PM ]


Crestwood Elementary is seeking parent input and thoughts regarding our SINA plan.  Please email John Carver  (jcarver@howard-winn.k12.ia.us) or Terese Jurgensen (tjurgensen@howard-winn.k12.ia.us) with any comments, ideas or concerns by October 30th, 2014.  Parental input is a critical component during this planning year for the restructuring of building leadership teams for the 2015-2016 school year.  


To view more information on SINA, please click here

H-W Facility Assessment Report

posted Dec 21, 2012, 1:30 PM by Heather Klenke


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