Dear Parents and Friends of Crestwood Preparatory College:
They say that the older one gets, the more quickly days and months and years pass. That should be a cautionary tale while raising and teaching our young people. While I’m wondering where all the hours have gone, some of our students may be counting the seconds. But in the end, young or old, we managed to put another year behind us. This one was not as joyful as others. Tragedy has a way of reducing celebration and anticipation, and we had reason to limit both in the spring of 2018.
Your children have done a fine job. Even those or especially those that struggled should be applauded loudly for their efforts. Success comes in bits and pieces sometimes. Thanks to all those who learned to tippy toe around the house while CPC students studied for tests and exams. Thanks to all those students who believed in the teachers and in the system at school to give it 100% every day. You have made us all proud.
We are barely finished one school year before we begin to think of the next. Several important and exciting initiatives await CPC students in September. Our sports programs continue to be enhanced. Our basketball victories, and the players involved, have already become the stuff of CPC legend. Hockey will get its turn next year. Staff and coaches are busy honing up on all their sports skills to make sure their players can play their best. Success, which I define as working hard to achieve victory and not victory itself, should flow from our basketball and hockey programs to all our other sports. Encourage your son or daughter to get involved when the time comes.
The more important initiatives lie in the academic and programming side. Our technology opportunities will be enhanced with the purchase of a 3D printer, as well as a big boost in materials and recruiting for the Robotics program. I believe it’s time when kids were taught the more creative, engineering aspects of our booming technology fields.
Literacy has been the main topic of conversation at staff meetings and will continue to headline virtually all classroom endeavours for years to come. Our students must be taught the art of writing and speaking in more analytical and creative forms. We will be bringing back some speech and science fairs, working on student thought expression as well as literary skill in their homework and assignments. We will be giving specific talented students chances to perform in public. Our art classes will be working with new materials and objectives. All of this, of course, requires the guidance and inspiration of teachers who will enhance all projects with their own enthusiasm (many of these ideas came from the staff), encouragement, and meticulous assistance.
2018-2019 promises to be a great year. I’m thrilled that almost 500 students, about fifty teachers and a thousand parents will witness the daily success we are all bound to be part of. In the meantime, there’s summer to enjoy, carefree activities to indulge our senses, and, down deep inside us all, especially the older ones, the knowledge that September will be here before we know it.
Best wishes to all:
David Lee, father of grad Julia Lee, and Vince Pagano (his old teacher and mentor) provided desert for Dave’s staff luncheon that he held last week. Thanks again Dave!
Dave Lee, recently retired from Royal St. George’s as Admission Head, and will be joining the CPC Board in September.
The new school documents for Crestwood’s 2018/2019 school year are now available to view on the Crestwood Preparatory College website. To go to the page to view these documents, you may click on the link below.
Information about this year’s Basketball Camp held by Coach Ro Russell is now available to view on the Crestwood Preparatory College website. To go to the page to view this information you may click on the link below.
On Wednesday, June 20th our Grade 8 students graduated! You may view pictures from this event by clicking on the link below.
On Thursday, June 21st our Grade 12 students also graduated! Pictures from this event may be viewed in the following link.
Congratulations to all of our Crestwood graduates. We wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavours!
Dear New Student of Crestwood Preparatory College,
Welcome to Crestwood Preparatory College!
September will be an exciting month for you. We are excited to have you here and promise to do everything we can to make every day a happy and productive one. You are an important part of this success; work hard, smile, respect the good people around you, including your friends and family and embrace the many opportunities that will be provided by the excellent teachers at CPC.
Have a great day! My door is always open.
Mr. Vince Pagano
Crestwood Preparatory College
217 Brookbanks Dr
(f) 416 444 0949
Headmaster –Vince Pagano 416 391 1441 ext. 4322
Assistant Head – Dave Hecock 416 391 1441 ext. 4323
Assistant Head – Phil Santomero 416 391 1441 ext. 4372
Vice Principal and Athletic Director – Lisa Newton 416 391 1441 ext. 4325
Director of Special Education – Jordana Winograd 416 391 1441 ext. 4365
Guidance Councilor Jenn Hann – 416 391 1441 ext. 4329
Guidance Councilor Jeff Mitz – 416 391 1441 ext. 4338
Accounts – Sue Brownlee 416 391 1441 ext. 4344
Admin. Assistant (Attendance and Guidance) – Victoria Escamillan 416 391 1441
Admin. Assistant (Admissions) Linda Newbigging 416 391 1441 ext. 4328
The school calendar is now posted online on the Crestwood main website. Please click here to view it.
For those of you who have a holiday during the month of August and you wish to purchase uniform items earlier, please contact email@example.com so that we may arrange a time at your convenience.
Please go to the Uniform shop (this room is next to the cafeteria) to purchase uniform items. Please be advised it is recommended that the purchase of uniform items be done in August, as the students tend to grow over the summer!
Request for uniforms please contact Dave Cunningham at:
*Just to let you know that uniform items are available for purchase during the school year every Monday in the uniform shop. Details will follow after the summer hours.
To view the full booklist for the 2018-2019 school year please click here.
September 4, 2018 – Opening Activities & Registration
September 5, 2018 – First Day of Full Classes
September 6, 2018 – Curriculum Night @ 7:00 pm
September 18, 2018 – School Photos – Full Uniform
September 27, 2018 – Gr. 11& 12 Parent Info Session Re: University Applications @ 7:00 pm
October 5, 2018 – No School – Professional Development Day
October 8, 2018 – No School – Thanksgiving
October 18, 2018 – Academic Awards Evening: Honour Roll Students from June 2018 @ 7:00pm
October 25, 2018 – Parent Association Social @ 7:00 pm
November 9, 2018 – No School – Professional Development Day
November 22, 2018 & November 23, 2018 – Parent – Teacher Conferences
November 23, 2018 – No School due to Parent – Teacher Conferences
December 6, 2018 – Winter Festival of the Arts @ 7:00 pm
December 20, 2018 – Last Day of Classes before Winter Break
December 21, 2018 – January 6, 2019 – Winter Break
January 7, 2019 – Classes Resume
January 10, 2019 & January 11, 2019 – Gr. 12 Graduation Photos
January 24, 2019 – Gr. 9 & 10 Parent Info Session Re: Course Selection @ 7:00 pm
January 31, 2019 & February 1, 2019 – Parent – Teacher Conferences
February 1, 2019 – No School due to Parent – Teacher Conferences
February 15, 2019 – No School – Professional Development Day
February 18, 2019 – No School – Family Day
March 7, 2019 – Last Day of Classes before March Break
March 8, 2019 – March 24, 2019 – March Break
March 25, 2019 – Classes Resume
April 19, 2019 – No School – Good Friday
April 22, 2019 – No School – Easter Monday
April 25, 2019 – Spring Festival of the Arts @ 7:00 pm
April 30, 2019 – Drama Production @ 7:00 pm
May 17, 2019 – No School – Professional Development Day
May 20, 2019 – No School – Victoria Day
May 23, 2019 – Co-Curricular Awards Assembly
May 23, 2019 – Athletic Banquet @ 6:00 pm
May 31, 2019 – June 12, 2019 – Final Examinations
June 19, 2019 – Grade 8 Graduation @ 5:00 pm
June 20, 2019 – Grade 12 Graduation @ 5:00 pm
We want to say congratulations to all the University athletes.
Sunday May 27th- Toronto Women’s 1/2 Marathon
Complete the online registration form immediately
Saturday June 2nd- Second Harvest Event Set Up
Sunday June 3rd, 2018 Ride for Heart
MUST sign up online.
Manulife Ride for Heart
Saturday June 9th at Sunnyside Park
MUST sign up online, only a few spots remaining
7am to 3pm
MEC Paddlefest 2018
Thursday June 14th and/or Friday June 15th- Central Eglinton Community Centre Event Set Up
June 13th-17th Journey to Conquer Cancer Run/Walk- Various opportunities
Sign up online
Saturday June 16th- Lulu Lemon 10K
The Varsity Girls’ Soccer team ended their season as one of the top four teams. The girls played their hearts out but unfortunately fell to a stronger St. Mildred’s Team. Overall the girls had a very successful season always finishing as one of the top teams. Special mention goes out to our graduating players, Jahnai Brown, Arden Kell, Saara Habib, Julia Lee, Saara Habib and Sam Mintz.
Saturday June 2nd– Second Harvest Event Set Up 11am-5pm
Sunday June 3rd, 2018 Ride for Heart-MUST sign up online.
Saturday June 9th- 7am to 3pm at Sunnyside Park– MUST sign up online, only a few spots remaining
Thursday June 14th and/or Friday June 15th– Central Eglinton Community Centre Event Set Up
June 13th-17th Journey to Conquer Cancer Run/Walk- Various opportunities– Sign up online
Saturday June 16th– Lulu Lemon 10K
There will be two opportunities for book exchanges in June. In both cases, the school is not involved in any of the prices or negotiations.
The first is a Parent book exchange where parents are able to meet in the cafeteria to sell their books to other parents or to purchase books from other parents. The prices are to be negotiated between the individuals involved. This will take place on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
The second is provided by Alpha Textbooks, our trusted book supplier. They will facilitate our used book exchange to accompany the regular supply of new and used books to the student population. Their book return will take place on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Please note the new times) and will work as follows:
Last year was a success and we are confident that this system was more efficient and served our population well. If you have any further questions please feel free to email Alpha Textbooks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Monday, June 18th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm students will have the opportunity to come into the school and check their exams. If a student is unable to come that day they will be able to make an appointment with the office to arrange to check their exams. Teachers will not be sending marks home until reports go out.
Thursday May 24th Crestwood hosted our annual Athletic Banquet. It was a beautiful night aboard the Empress of Canada Cruise ship. We spent the night celebrating the accomplishments of our student athletes and coaches. We sailed around the Toronto Harbour, while dancing the night away. Congratulations to our major award winners and teams!
Click here to see the full list of award winners.
Click on the link to view all of the Athletic Banquet pictures from this evening taken by Mr. Ronny Wan.
On Thursday we celebrated the success of our students and presented them with co-curricular awards, as well as presenting the house point system winners. To see a full list of the awards and winners please click on the link below. Congratulations to our Crestwood Lions for all of their achievements!
The Junior Boys’ Rugby team had an exceptional day of rugby Wednesday at Sunnybrook Park. The day included tough matches against RSGC, Greenwood and HSC. The boys were heavily outnumbered by big physical teams, but were able to battle with every single game, nearly clinching huge victories in each game. A huge shoutout to every single player on an awesome season and an incredible amount of progress along the way. We have some tough rugby lions! Jacob Hanning had some fantastic runs, alongside Callum Braund who kept touching the ball down in the try zone. Another kudos to Jonas Weissland and Aidan Kay for their phenomenal defensive tackling and offensive prowess. Very proud of the boys, good luck in summer rugby!
Congratulations to the U14 Girls Soccer team on their win Wednesday night against Trinity College. The girls had a great game, playing 1 player short during the second half. A special mention to Kaila Lewin for her amazing saves in net, Taylor Howell for her awesome defense and Jordan Nikolov with the game winning goal in overtime.
A big congratulations to the Varsity Girls’ Soccer team for their win Wednesday against Holy Trinity School. Julia Lee opened up the scoring early while Sam Mintz had to take up her position as a temporary goalie until our star goalie Alexa Gibson returned from track. Crestwood played a great game and now advances to the final tournament on Saturday in Hamilton. Congratulations and good luck on Saturday. Please be at school on Saturday 7:00 am to travel to Hamilton.
Grade 8 Graduation
On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 our Grade 8 Graduation will be held in the gymnasium starting at 5:00 pm. Gym doors will open at 4:15 and seating is on a first come basis. The ceremony will last until approximately 6:00 pm and will be followed by light refreshments. Students are to be dressed for this formal occasion (males – shirt & tie and females – dress or skirt) and will be wearing Graduation gowns for the ceremony. All students are to arrive at the school by 4:30 pm. You should have received a formal invitation in the mail and are asked to RSVP to Ms. Victoria Escamillan at victoria.escamillan@
Grade 12 Graduation
On Thursday, June 21st, 2018 our Grade 12 Graduation will be held in the gymnasium starting at 5:00 pm. Gym doors will open at 4:15 and seating is on a first come basis. The ceremony will last until approximately 6:15 pm and will be followed by light refreshments. Students are to be dressed for this formal occasion (males – shirt & tie and females – dress or skirt) and will be wearing Graduation gowns for the ceremony. All students are to arrive at the school by 4:15 pm. There is no limit to the number of guests you are allowed to bring to the ceremony and we hope everyone will be able to join us to recognize the accomplishments of the Grade 12 Class of 2018. You should have received a formal invitation and response card in the mail and asked to return them to the office by Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 (please ensure you complete both sides of the response cards).
Check out CPC’s follow-up interview, Teaching the Heart with YPI on VoicEd Radio, with Mr. Tanev and the winners of the Grade 10 YPI project.
We welcome all grade 8’s to please come celebrate with us at the Grade 8 Graduation Party!
Click here to view the invitation and RSVP.
This is a reminder that all Grade 12 students must accept an offer from an Ontario University by June 1st. After this date, all offers expire and students can no longer accept.
OzTREKK would like to invite counsellors, students and parents to our Study Medicine in Australia Information Session on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Hilton Toronto.
This session will give attendees the opportunity to learn more about applying to Medicine in Australia directly out of high school or after finishing a Canadian undergraduate degree. During this event, you will get a chance speak with the OzTREKK Admissions Team and all 11 of our Australian University Partners.
If you are unable to attend the morning event, we will also be holding a fair from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.on the same day. For more Information and to RSVP for that event you can click here:https://study.oztrekk.com/study-june-2018/
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to reach out.
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