Morgan, William

Bill Morgan was born April 23, 1925 in Consett, England, a small city on the east coast, not too far from Newcastle.  Bill’s mother passed away when he was just, and at that time he moved in with his grandparents and aunts, and his father’s role in his life diminished.  Bill grew up an only

Basketball Scholarships

The 2019-2020 women’s basketball season has been one of best ever in Canadian history! This week Grade 11 student’s Latasha Lattimore and Shayeann Day-Wilson committed to Syracuse University.  They will both become members of the “Orange” in 2021.  We would like to congratulate them on this amazing accomplishment. This brings the total to 7 scholarship

Online Athletic Activities

As part of the Online Learning Program Crestwood School is offering Online Athletic Activities, which may include a workout class, yoga, Tabata, dance or circuit training. In this regard, Crestwood physical education classes are bringing motivational workouts, health and fitness content and resources to your home as part of its online learning community. The student

Online Athletic Activities

As part of the Online Learning Program Crestwood Preparatory College, Physical Education classes are offering Online Athletic Activities, which may include a workout class, yoga, pilates or circuit. In this regard, Crestwood physical education classes are bringing motivational workouts, health and fitness content and resources to your home as part of its online learning community.

Parents’ Associations News (Apr. 3)

PA Committee Opportunities   The Parents’ Association is looking for new volunteers to fill some Committee positions starting in the 2020/2021 school year.  Open Co-ordinator positions include Secretary, Communications, Social, Spirit Week, Used Uniform Sales, Bake Sale and Treasurer.  The current volunteer will provide training and assistance. The PA is a down-to-earth, supportive group and

Parent’s Association (Feb. 13)

Happy Family Day to all Crestwood Families!     PA Committee Opportunities   The Parents’ Association is looking for new volunteers to fill some Committee positions starting in the 2020/2021 school year.  Open Co-ordinator positions include Secretary, Communications, Social, Spirit Week, Used Uniform Sales, Bake Sale and Treasurer.  The current volunteer will provide training and

Parents’ Association News

Crestwood Water Bottles Only $10   Since single use plastic water bottles are no longer permitted at Crestwood, why not pick up one of these handsome metal Crestwood water bottles? They are available at Mane Essentials for only $10.00.  Enjoy your water and look good, too!     PA Committee Opportunities   The Parents’ Association

Marchand-Lafortune, D.M.

Diem Marchand-Lafortune is a powerful Plains Cree Horizon-Dancer and Jewish Renaissance woman who describes herself as “Crewish”. Years of work on legal issues related to forced relinquishments of newborns and their disappearance into the system via an inhumane adoption industry came to fruition with the release of Senator Eggleton’s report: This Shame is Ours Canada. She

Shawnee

Shawnee Lynn Talbot uses her songs to advocate for queer, Indigenous, youth, and mental health issues.  She is an Indigenous Canadian singer who identifies as Two Spirit, meaning that she is fluid with her gender and sexuality.  Two Spirit people were once celebrated in Indigenous communities before European settlers colonized North America. Since the Indigenous

Book Fair Fantastic!

Thank you to all of the volunteers who made the book fair one of our best ever! A special thank you to book fair coordinators Hayley Wine and  Alison Waldenberg. They were here all day every day and the fair definitely couldn’t run without them!  It’s a “win-win” fundraiser:  the children get books and the

Introducing Lucas Allard

  I am the current 4E teacher at Crestwood School and am excited to be a part of this community. I completed my undergrad at University of Ottawa, where I studied criminology. After graduating from U of O, I was a Supervisor at a supported living house for men at risk of homelessness due to

Braybrook, Chelsea

Chelsea Braybrook was born in the city of Sarnia, Ontario, where she spent the majority of her childhood with her both her parents as well as her younger little brother.  She never intended on being a soldier at young age but instead had aspirations of becoming a star like her childhood singing idol Cher.  As

Jennings, Lara

Lara Jennings was born and raised in Grimsby, Ontario, and lived a sound childhood. She attended a plethora of high schools prior to graduation and deciding to pursue a military path.  Jennings studied and graduated from Engineering at RMC prior to her choice of field in the military, which was the airforce. Beginning with regular bootcamp, she

Lucas, Alison

Alison Lucas was born in Ottawa to parents that moved around frequently, since her father was in the Air Force.  Her mother was an Emergency Room nurse who took a “break” to manage the 3 kids and all the moves.  By the time she was in high school, she had moved 8 times, but was

Comisso, Amber

LCdr Amber Comisso is a member of Canada’s present day forces, serving her nation in the navy.  She visited Crestwood in April 2019, at which time she shared her experiences with Mr. Birrell’s Geography 9 class. She is originally from the GTA, and the military was not in her sights until the time for university

Parents’ Association News

P.A. Meeting  Please join us in the boardroom for our next P.A. meeting on Thursday, April 4 at 8:45 a.m.  Coffee and muffins will be available at 8:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome! Pizza Lunch The next pizza lunch is on Friday, April 12. Nominations Wanted The Parents’ Association has committee positions open for fall 2019.

The Sears Drama Festival

On Monday, February 25th, Crestwood participated in The National Theatre School Drama Festival at Victoria Park Collegiate Institute.  Students performed in a poignant play written by grade 12 student, Georgia Gardner, called The Deliberation Room.  Directed by Sam and Sarah Douey, the play tackled difficult themes of consent and sexual assault.  The show was performed

Glendon One-Way Road Closure

Please be advised that the one-way road which leads to the Proctor Field House will be closed for river embankment work from Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 15, inclusive. Thank you for your cooperation and we regret any inconvenience.  For further information, please contact Paula Rodriguez, Project Coordinator, at paula789@yorku.ca or cell number 647-217-9164.  

Parents’ Association News

Happy March Break to all Crestwood families.  Enjoy! Nominations Wanted The Parents’ Association has committee positions open for fall 2019.  Coordinators are needed for various areas, including Mane Essentials (the PA store), Pizza lunches, Volunteers, Parent Social, Communications and Used Uniform Sales.  The role of Vice-President is also open. Participation in the PA is a

CSPA Meeting Recap

CSPA October Meeting 2018 A new initiative for used uniforms (ones that are ripped and unsellable at the sale). We can collect and donate to Value Village who will shred and sell them for auto body shops as rags (etc.) We can collect any textiles for this. – staff contact Ms. Patton   Dalia’s Dish Pot

Barber, Andy

Andy Barber is from Montreal, where he grew up during World War Two.  Not one for school, he left to find employment in the CN rail yards of Point St-Charles, where he found work as a carman’s apprentice.  But the lure of the navy proved strong, and Andy joined up just as the Korean War

Guidance News

1) University Admissions Representatives Visits at Crestwood  Tuesday October 9th- McMaster University Wednesday October 10th- Wilfrid Laurier University Thursday October 11th- McGill University College (Montreal, Quebec) & University of Windsor Friday October 12th- OCAD University   2) Volunteer Opportunities In order to graduate, all students must complete 40 hours of community service. It is recommended

Guidance News

1) University Admissions Representatives Visits at Crestwood  Monday September 24th– University of Toronto Tuesday September 25th– Quest University Wednesday September 26th– Boston University Thursday September 27th– St. Francis Xavier University   2) The Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF) will be held September 28th-September 30th at the Metro Convention Centre.  This is a great opportunity for students to meet

Sanson, Bill

L Cdr Bill Sanson is a member of the present-day Canadian Forces, serving in the Canadian Navy, where he helps to respond to the many crises where intervention is necessary.  As L Cdr Sanson notes, Canada is a maritime nation, and the nature of the interconnected maritime world makes the Canadian Navy very relevant, from

“Bee’ the Change

On Tuesday, the Eco-Team had a guest speaker from our very own school community: Ms. Davies! Not only is she a fantastic music teacher, she is a beekeeper! She taught our team about the big job of little pollinators! We explored the importance of pollinators for plants, animals and humans! We discussed threats they encounter

Farming for Energy in Gr.5

The Grade 5 students had an incredible opportunity this morning to hear from Dave Hayles, the operations coordinator at Grand Valley Wind Farms, about the process of constructing, operating and managing a wind farm. Students enjoyed seeing pictures of the construction process and were amazed to hear the amount of time, effort and money that

Parents’ Association News

Pizza Lunch Don’t forget, the next pizza lunch is on Friday, April 13. Spring Bake Sale It’s almost bake sale time!  The spring bake sale is on Wednesday, April 25.  Mmmm… P.A. Nominations The Parents’ Association has board positions open for the 2018/2019 school year.  The PA provides a great opportunity to get involved and make a

Parents’ Association News

Happy Easter, Happy Passover and Happy Happy Spring!   April Parents’ Association Meeting   Please join us in the boardroom this Thursday, April 5th for our next P.A. Meeting.  Coffee and muffins will be available at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting will start at 8:45 a.m.  Everyone is welcome. Parents’ Association Nominations The Parents’ Association has board positions open for the

Parents’ Association News

Parents’ Association News Parents’ Association Nominations The Parents’ Association has board positions open for the 2018/2019 school year.  The PA provides a great opportunity to get involved and make a positive contribution to the Crestwood community.  It’s a supportive and casual environment where everyone pitches in and there is always back-up.  The time commitment is