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CRCT for 3-5th Grades - April 21 - 25


CRCT for 3-5th Grades - April 21 - 25

Adrian Peterson
  • Check This Out!

    Adrian Peterson to Visit C.R.E.S.!

    Former Chicago Bear Adrian Peterson is coming to Camden County!  He will speak first to the parents of students in Camden County Schools, and then to our students right here at Crooked River Elementary School!  This is one event you don’t want to miss!  Click the image below for times and locations!


Special Education Pre-K Class

Participates in Special Olympics

On Thursday, April 10th, Mrs. Lloyd and Mrs. Tate's special education Pre-K class participated in the Special Olympics.  Fun was had by all!  Way to go boys and girls!


C.R.E.S. Awarded Top Honors by the Georgia Department of Education

Click the picture to below to read about the exciting news!  We are so proud!  A special thank you to our faculty, staff, parents, and students.

  • C.R.E.S. is now on Facebook!
    Click this link to subscribe to the Crooked River Elementary Facebook page and keep informed about upcoming events, news, and announcements.  You must have a Facebook account and be logged in to the account to access the link.
  • Camden County Schools Facebook Page

    Follow Camden County to keep up with the latest CCS news, photos, and videos.  To access the Camden County Schools Facebook page, click HERE
  • Healthy Food Choices
    As a new school year begins we would also like to remind you of the Camden County Guidelines for Food Being Brought to School and share with you The Camden County School System list of Healthy Snack Choices for your students.
If it is to be, it is up to me.  If I believe, I can achieve.
What's New at C.R.E.S.?

Purple Up for Military Kids!

In honor of Month of the Military Child on Tuesday, April 15th the students, faculty, and staff of C.R.E.S. wore purple with pride.  The color purple collectively represents all military services.  Thank you military moms, dads, and children for your service to our country!




Upcoming Events
  • Papa John's Pizza Night
    April 17
  • School Council
    April 17 - 11:00 AM
  • Adrian Peterson
    April 18 - 12:40 PM
  • C.R.C.T. Week
    April 21 - 25
  • PTO Movie Day
    April 28
  • Spring Book Fair
    May 5 - 9
  • Last Day of School for Students
    May 20

Information on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI)


Georgia was one of 10 states granted a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act in February 2012. The state created a new accountability system called the College and Career Ready Performance Index, which will roll out for the first time on May 7th. Please see the links below for more information on how our schools will now be scored.

School Success
The ABC's of School Success
Attendance - Be on time, all day, every day!
Behavior - Follow school expectations!
Course performance - Every class counts!
C.R.E.S. 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to our 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Melissa Halstead! Mrs. Halstead teaches 5th grade and is amazing! She is truely a gift to our school and the profession!

Helpful Information
Home of the Dolphins and a 2002 Georgia School of Excellence because of their exemplar history of academics, extracurricular programs and community involvement, Crooked River Elementary School (CRES) first opened its doors to students on August 29, 1986.  Named for its proximity to the Crooked River on the northern border of St. Marys, CRES provides a  motivating learning environment for Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade with an average enrollment of 520 students.  Serving students from the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and surrounding area, the CRES faculty is composed of 42 certified professionals, 12 paraprofessionals, 3 clerical employees and a registered nurse.