CPC Kicks it Into Gear Over Montcrest & Trafalgar!

Soccer The Raptors may have a flair for the dramatic, but so do our U14 Girls soccer team!  The girls won in dramatic fashion against Montcrest Monday afternoon in the dying minutes of a 2-2 game compliments of a Chiara Codron goal, her third for the day.  But Chiara was only as good as her

Traffic Safety, Used Uniform and a BIG Thank You!

The Crestwood School Parents’ Association is only as effective as its volunteers and we have been extremely lucky to have met many great people over the past few years. Maryann, Pam and Melanie would like to specifically thank Linda Fata-Glover and Renita Greener for their extraordinary contributions as members of the CSPA 2016/2017/2018.  We were

CPC Reigns Victorious Over Trafalgar

Soccer On Monday the Varsity Girls’ Soccer team traveled to Trafalgar castle where they continued their winning ways.  Right from the start the girls played hard immediately demanding control of the ball.  Ella and Jahnai began by putting Crestwood on the board with goals while the team showed their skill and patience.  In the end Crestwood

Fun Fair Raffle

FINAL REMINDER!!!! THE CLOCK IS TICKING!!!!!!  PLEASE SEND IN YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS!!!  Don’t miss your opportunity to participate! Tickets are only $25 each, sell the booklet of four and you will be eligible for the free year’s tuition raffle draw for Crestwood School.  Silent Auction for Blue Jays Executive Box starts at 3:30pm. Bidding ends

Raffle Reminder

REMINDER!!!!  SEND IN YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS!!! Don’t miss your opportunity to participate! Tickets are only $25 each, sell the booklet of four and you will be eligible for the free year’s tuition raffle draw for Crestwood School. Questions?  Please contact Luanne Pearlman at lupearlman@gmail.com or Debbie Ng-Perkell at ngdebbie@rogers.com  Tickets are due back on Monday,

Family Fun Fair Raffle

The FUN starts here! The Family Fun Day Raffle is a fun raising activity to support programs that directly benefit the Crestwood School community, including the Welcome Back BBQ, Family Fun Day, Scientist in the School program, iPads for the classrooms, Smart Board replacement and the Winter Carnival. Last year, the raffle raised over $20,000,

Race is on for Fun Fair Raffle!!

Dear Parents, We would like to thank the following families and organizations for their generous donations towards our fun fair raffle: Adud family: Furniture from Arrow Furniture  Dr. Jordan Bender-Aurora Periodontal Centre: Sonicare Electric Toothbrush 
  Goldstein Family: Kitchen Aid Immersion Blender 
  Neil Lu & Family: Gift cards from LCBO & Toys R Us

DeSimone, Raffaella

Raffaella DeSimone was born in Italy in 1943, in the midst of the Second World War.  As her parents were farmers, and there was no work, the family relocated to France, and then to Canada.  The family arrived in Halifax, at Pier 21, and they began to adapt to their new country, reaching out to family

Spotlight on Alumni: Sarah Kraftchuk

Sarah graduated from CPC in 2005. She is an author, educator, mindfulness practitioner, holistic nutritionist and certified Rainbow Kids Yoga teacher. She has written some amazing children’s books—see for yourself on her website! www.sarahkraftchuk.com                        

Rafikis4Africa

“The international media have come and gone. The satellite is gone. The journalists are gone. The headlines have changed. But the situation hasn’t. Please don’t forget about Dadaab. Don’t forget about the thousands of children dying each day. Continue to tell the stories of the people you met here in Kenya. Continue to let people

Race, Equity, and Inclusion

Everyone at Crestwood Preparatory College are working together to eradicate racism, discrimination, and inequality.  Together, staff have compiled a booklist and a Self-Assessment tool. Self assessment tool:  Race Equity & Inclusion (2) (1) Anti-Racism Reading List ( Looking for something to read this summer? Take a look at these titles!) Fiction: For Juniors For Seniors

A Message from your PrinciPALs…

  “Fill Up” with Mrs. Fuller  This week we watched a TED talk titled, “Embrace the Shake”. Phil Hansen, an artist, discusses how he seized his limitations, embraced them, and used them to drive his creativity. His inspirational message reminds us all that sometimes we have to live “in the box”, with limited resources, and

3A Sock Puppet Show

The students in 3A have been learning about dialogue and quotation marks.  We put this skill into practice by writing and performing mini puppet shows.  We found old socks and “bits-and-bots” like yarn, buttons, stickers, markers, paper, and other craft supplies.  Each student named their sock puppet and created a conversation between themselves and their cute little

Robotics

FIRST Robotics Canada Build It Challenge Series Winners Just because we are social distancing, it didn’t stop our Engineers from continuing to build and compete! FIRST Robotics Canada launched a BUILD IT Series challenge nationwide and students can complete building challenges either by building with any real world items/material, LEGO pieces, or Minecraft. CPC’s very own

Crestwood Athletic Banquet Awards Presentation 2019-2020

On this beautiful day of May 21st, 2020 at 6:00pm we should be setting sail on Lake Ontario for our annual athletic banquet boat cruise. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic we aren’t able to be together to celebrate the accomplishments of our school teams and student athletes. Instead all of your coaches have gotten together

Rhyming with 4B

There’s a room I know that’s the best around It’s a place where the greatest kids can be found It’s not on the moon and it’s not ‘cross the sea It’s not an amusement park or on YouTube TV   You may wonder how I can come out and claim this I’m no basketball star

A Message from your PrinciPALs

  “Fill Up” with Mrs. Fuller has continued in Grades 3-6 classes. This week we looked at some different ways to practice self-love and self-care. We shared the different things we do to stay relaxed and happy. We talked about the importance of having activities we can do to get fresh air, move our bodies

A Message from your PrinciPALS

Crestwood Zoom School Updates: “Fill Up” with Mrs. Fuller has continued in Grades 3-6 classes. We focused on the idea of “keeping our buckets full”, by using self check-ins as a means to help us figure out what our bodies and hearts need. We brainstormed some of the things that have been tricky these last

Back in Time

  Today, the Grade 3’s stepped back in time and role-played what it would be like to be an Early Settler in Upper Canada in the 1800’s. The students were encouraged to dress up and to participate in some nineteenth century learning.  Our first activity had us drawing log cabins.  In our second activity, we

A Message from your PrinciPALs

  Welcome to Week 2 of our PrinciPAL resource centre. We want to offer you a sneak peek into what’s been happening at Crestwood Zoom School outside of the academic sessions, as well as lots of ideas to help you, Stay Home, Stay Safe and Stay SANE!   Crestwood Zoom School Updates: 1. “Fill Up” with

News from the Art Room

  We had another creative week! We were learning about 20th Century artists. The grade 6 students chose work that inspired them and created replicas of famous art. Well done guys and girls!! Our grade 5’s studied birds of Canada and worked on interactive art. So many great ideas came out of this project! The

Sports Roundup (Feb. 28)

On Feb. 24th,  the Junior Girls Volleyball team faced off with Toronto Montessori School. It was a match that kept everyone on the tips of their toes. Early on, the ladies took a comfortable lead, taking the first two sets with some great digs from Isabella Rigny and hits from Ella Okubasu. With just one

Sports Roundup (Feb. 21)

On Wednesday afternoon, the U-14 curling team travelled to The Thornhill Club for the Page 1-2 Playoff game against the Bayview Glen-A team.  This was the only team that had beat Crestwood all year long, and they proved similarly tough opponents this time.  Our team struggled on unfamiliar ice and Bayview Glen took full advantage.

Sports Roundup (Feb. 13)

The Crestwood Prep Junior Lions roared to their second straight Kawartha Classic championship over the weekend. The Junior Boys Basketball team battled the weather and four tough teams on their way to the trophy. The Lions defeated St. Stephens and St. Mary in back to back day one games. Mikkel Tyne was named our MVP

Spirit Week 2020

The halls of Crestwood were filled with Spirit this week!! Five days of themed grub days and staff versus student challenges made for a fun and lively week at Crestwood. Whether playing basketball, soccer, volleyball or floor hockey the competition between teachers and students was alive and well. The students also took on their teachers

McKee, Fraser

Fraser McKee was born on Feb. 22, 1925 in Toronto, a city where he has lived most of his life. He grew up in the city’s north end, attending UCC and living a fairly good life, even against the backdrop of the Great Depression. Fraser’s father had a significant military pedigree; he was a major

Guidance News (Jan. 17)

Community Service Opportunities Providence Healthcare – Volunteers Providence Healthcare is a health care facility with a focus on providing rehabilitation, palliative care, long-term care and community programs in Toronto (https://www.providence.on.ca/) Providence is looking for volunteers for a variety of different roles: Meal Assistance Enhance the mealtime experience of a patient and/or resident by assisting them

White, Rod

Rod White was born in Trenton, Ontario in 1925. Rod’s father died when he was only four, and some of his early memories are of his mother struggling to raise her seven children in difficult economic times. Rod was a sickly child, suffering from bouts of tuberculosis and jaundice; combined with wearing glasses from an

Linde, Walter

Walter Linde was born April 28, 1928 in Wiesbaden, Germany.  Like all young boys in his day, he went into the Hitler Youth. . Walter elected to go with the bicycle brigades – he remembered that the emphasis on propaganda and singing was downplayed, and Walter was happy to do without that.  The family left