U12 Girls Bball Undefeated

  This was an amazing week for the U-12 Girls Basketball Team. They had not one, but TWO victories, defeating Montcrest and Country Day School. While their defence was solid, as usual, it was their spectacular offence that stole the show this week. The ball was whizzing around the court like a hot potato leading to open shots

U10 Girls Bball Cap Competition

  The U-10 Girls Basketball team had an amazing week. The team dominated Tuesday’s game against Montcrest with a score of 20-12.  Then on Thursday at their tournament against Havergal and Bayview Glen, the girls were once again victorious and won all three games (Crestwood vs Bayview Glen 8-3, Crestwood vs Havergal 18-2, Crestwood vs

Hands-on Habitats!

  This week, the children in classes 4D and 4E had a hands-on and engaging lesson all about habitats from the Scientists in the School! The children were tasked with exploring one particular habitat as part of their group. Amongst many activities, they had the chance to investigate animal furs, skulls, and real life reptiles,

WOW!!  What a finish!  

On Thursday, the Cross Country Team had their last meet before the finals taking place on October 23rd.  Wesley managed to gain a first place ribbon in the Under 12 category and Davis placed 2nd in the Under 10 group of runners.  The coaches are so proud of all the work that has gone into

To A Library Near You

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Crestwood School!  Please mark your calendars for the week of October 28. First the students will be coming to the bookfair on Tuesday, October 29 for a “walk-through” where they make a list of books that they would like to buy. Shopping takes place for each of the

It’s A Secret

The CSPA will be hosting a surprise event for students on Monday afternoon at school. Please make sure your child is in class so they can be a part of this celebration.

Uniform Changeover

  Dear parents, Please note, that going forward, students in the Junior Division are expected to be in dress uniform on non-gym days. Dress uniforms include: dress shirt with a tie, or long sleeved blue polo shirt, with grey dress pants or grey skirt. The Crestwood short-sleeved polo shirt is no longer accepted for the

Gr.3’s Visit Top of Toronto 

  As an extension to our unit on Living and Working in Ontario, the Grade 3’s travelled downtown to the core of our great city. We took a 58 second elevator ride to the top of the CN Tower to witness urban sprawl and to see how beautifully green our city has been kept. Many

Plant a Seed, Watch it Grow

It’s apple and pumpkin time in Senior Kindergarten! We estimated how many seeds are in an apple and how many seeds are in a pumpkin.  Can you guess which has more?  We discovered that a pumpkin has more seeds and an apple has less. Our apple had 8 seeds inside it and our pumpkin had

Girls Bball Cap Kingsway College

  The U-12 Girls Basketball team had another big win, moving their record to 2 and 0 this season. The team was well matched by their opponents from Kingsway College. The game started close and Crestwood was behind 11-10 at half time. Solid defence and tremendous rebounding helped the squad take the lead in the

7th Annual Crestwood Cross-Country Meet

  On Thursday October 3rd, Crestwood School hosted it’s 7th Annual Cross Country Meet at Sunnybrook Park. This year invitations were extended to 34 schools. We had athletes from Grade 3 and 4 enter the 1700m race,  as well as participants from Grade 5 and 6 who ran 2300m.  All Crestwood runners got off to a great

Animal & Insect Exploration

The Grade 2 students had a fantastic day at the Royal Ontario Museum on Wednesday, October 2nd. We spent the morning learning about growth and change in animals, as well as the different classifications of animals. During the afternoon session, the students visited the lab to observe different kinds of insects. They also learned about specific

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

Getting to Know Sarah Marcantonio

  I am the current 6C teacher at Crestwood School and I am thrilled to now be part of this warm community. I completed my undergraduate degree at Carleton University, where I studied Political Science. After graduating from Carleton University, I travelled and worked in South Korea for almost two years. This is where I

“A-MOO-zing” Grade 3 Workshop

Today, “Milkshake the Cow” and a Dairy Farmer visited the Grade 3 classes to discuss and identify the distinguishing features of urban and rural communities. We learned about the different types of cows that are raised in Ontario as well as career opportunities on farms. All of the classes discovered how a cow produces milk

Art Room Rumblings

  We have had a great start to the year! Welcome to this years Art Committee members. I am excited to start our artistic journey together! Our first projects including the Haunted House and the Gr. 2 stage set are well on their way. Congratulations to our first artist of the month: Max Nadler. Come see

Introducing Lucy Mandel

  I am the current Grade 2A teacher at Crestwood School and I am very pleased to be a part of this wonderful community. I completed my undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education at Ryerson University and then attended university in the UK to complete my graduate degree in Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University. I

Getting to Know Windy Charles

  I am the current grade 3 & 4 French teacher at Crestwood School and I am very happy to be a part of this community. I completed my undergrad at Concordia University, where I studied Modern Languages and Education. After graduating from Concordia University, I moved to Japan to teach English. Since I wasn’t

Welcome Back BBQ Big Success

  A huge thank you to the Crestwood community for attending this event.  It was the busiest Welcome back BBQ ever!  The ‘Crestwood Cares’ donations for the food bank were tremendous as were our community donations to the Multiple Myeloma Shoelace initiative. We could not have done this without the many parent volunteers as well

Girls Basketball Bounces BVG

  The U-12 Girls Basketball Team kicked off the season on a tremendous note, as they defeated Bayview Glen by a score of 52-10. The girls took a big lead early in the game, and kept the momentum throughout. Tenacious defense and good passing were the keys to success. The team has very high hopes

Multiple Myeloma

  Crestwood Cares is selling pink shoelaces in conjunction with Crestwood’s upcoming Terry Fox Fundraiser, to raise money for Multiple Myeloma.  Multiple Myeloma is a form of plasma cell cancer that causes pain, infection, bone damage, and is often fatal.  Many thanks to all the students and their parents who have already donated, by purchasing

Crestwood Cares

  With one more week to go for the Crestwood Cares Autumn Food Drive, I am extremely proud of the generosity shown by our community.  When I spoke to the Community Share Food Bank two weeks ago in preparation for our drive, I was told that their shelves were practically empty.  The thought of children in

Planned Absences with Edsby

  Not only does Edsby allow parents to keep track of their child’s homework, assignments, team games and practices, it is also a convenient location for Planned Absences.  Please let us know if your child will be absent using this Planned Absence in Edsby. If you have any questions regarding Edsby, please contact Luke Connors

Introducing Kyra Gurney

  September is upon us and, once again, the summer has flown by! What an amazing year the students will have learning new concepts, making new friends and enjoying all the wonderful activities Crestwood has to offer. Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Kyra Gurney and I am the new Primary French teacher.

Getting to Know Amanda Birchard

  Hello! I am the new Primary Music Teacher at Crestwood School! I also lead Junior Choir and teach Recorder for 4A and 4B. I began my career in music as a singer/dancer/actor performing musicals throughout Canada. I have released two albums as well as two music videos of original works. I am a funk/soul