On Wednesday, June 19th the Grade 8 Graduation Ceremony was held in the CPC gymnasium. Awards were presented to our subject winners for highest achievement in their subject area, they received their diplomas and some special awards were presented. Click here to see a list of all the winners from the Grade 8 Graduation. You
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Congratulations to Crestwood’s Aaliyah Edwards (’20) who as a 16-year-old has been named to the Senior Women’s National team and will join the team later this month for a five-game European exhibition tour. Canada will be playing in Belgium (June 14-16) and Great Britain (June 18-19). Edwards is the youngest of 12
Congratulations to CPC’s Alexa Gibson (’19) who competed at OFSAA track and field last Friday. She threw an all time personal best of 32.25 meters and placed 10th in the province! Well done Alexa and best of luck next year!
What a year! What a day! What a family fun day! This event was a terrific celebration of our 2018/19 school year. Many thanks to our many volunteers and especially to our sponsors because without you this day would not be possible. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Paul & Dhurata Marku “McCarthy’s Southside Grill”
Dear Crestwood School, Thank you for your donation to SickKids. Your gift matters to us, and to patients like Cierra who had two brain surgeries here to remove a brain tumour. Today, she is recovered and gets to be a kid again, playing dress up with her little sister and watching Disney movies. Your recent donation
Last week, an important meeting of the minds took place in the cafeteria. Grade 6 “delegates” represented selected NGOs at our Global Issues Conference. Their informative displays shared NGO mandates and connections to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN’s Millennium Goals. Each delegate had $100 (in “Crestwood currency”) to donate at the end of
Many children still have Crestwood library books signed out. Parents please help them find all of their books and send them back into school on Monday morning. Thank you -Lara Bafaro
Used Uniforms We will be accepting “gently used” uniform items on Exam Check day (Monday, June 17th). All donations can be dropped outside of the Mane Essentials shop between the hours of 9:00am-12:00pm. It takes volunteers many hours to sort through all of this clothing so please do not send clothing that is visibly discoloured, ripped
Congratulations to Victoria Sun for placing first on the University of Waterloo’s Fermat contest. As a result, she was one of only 72 students in all of Canada who attended the Lloyd Auckland Math Conference from May 26th-June 1st. It was a week of enrichment through a series of collaborative problem-solving sessions, seminars, lectures and
Crestwood Cares is very proud of our school’s tradition of community service. Whether it be the Terry Fox Run, food drives, holiday gift drives, the MS Readathon or Jump Rope For Heart, our students, supported by their parents, take part in all of our charitable initiatives throughout the school year with generosity and enthusiasm. Community Service
Digital media are integrated into the everyday lives of children and adolescents, with potential benefits and risks for learning, mental and physical health, and for social life. This statement examines the cognitive, psychosocial, and physical effects of digital media on school-aged children and adolescents, with a focus on family routines, context, and activities. Evidence-based guidance
As an extension to our unit on Early Settlers in Upper Canada this term, the Grade 3’s visited Black Creek Pioneer Village on Tuesday, June 4th. The students all came dressed in time period clothing ready to experience life as it was in the 1800’s. During the day, we participated in a hands-on program. The workshop
A big CPC thank you and congratulations to Shannon Nevison and Heather Balter, who are graduating from the Parents’ Association. Their presidency has been a wonderful success story. Their commitment and dedication to the staff and students of Crestwood Preparatory College have been evident in every way and we will miss these two fine ladies
We have an inordinate amount of lost clothing items in our lost and found boxes throughout the school. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to return these lost uniform items to their owners, as the items do not have name tags sewn into them. In addition to the uniform items are many new name brand clothes
On Monday, the Grade 3’s had their final Track and Field Meet at Crescent School. We rotated through running and field events as a group. At our friendly competition our athletes participated in hurdles, relays, and 100 meter dashes. Great fun was had in high jump, triple jumps, javelin, and discus. Crestwood coaches are very
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Congratulations to Alexa Gibson (19′) for throwing 30.42 meters, a season’s best, in the Javelin and qualifying to compete in the OFSAA Track and Field Championships in Guelph next Friday! Congratulations Alexa and good luck at OFSAA!
Next Thursday is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and with the gracious support of Douglas Easton, we have an exhibit set up featuring uniforms and artifacts from some of the regiments (Canadian and American) who participated in the Normandy invasion of June 6th, 1944. Please take a moment during exams to view some of the
We hope exams go well for everyone. It’s a busy time, but we’re almost there!
After a lengthy series of playdowns and a very well-played final match, there was finally a winner to The Great Crestwood Chess Tournament Tuesday. Congratulations to Tim Kufner, the 2018/2019 champion, and to Kian Torabi as the finalist. Both players will join a stacked line-up of players for Crestwood’s competitive season next year, which will
This week the Senior Prefect Council presented another hilarious version of the Roary’s! The Roary’s is an awards show that focuses on nominees for comical categories, such as best hair, best teacher-student look-alike, and best hidden talent. The staff and students watched videos of the nominees, and voted on the winners! Best hair went to
On Thursday May 23 Crestwood hosted our annual Athletic Banquet to celebrate the athletic accomplishments of our student athletes. Aboard the Enterprise 2000, over 250 staff and students enjoyed an evening of awards and dancing. We had a lot to celebrate this year as this was our most successful season in CPC history. Crestwood had
Just a reminder for all graduating students, the deadline to accept an offer to an Ontario university is June 3rd. After accepting through OUAC, students should check their university specific account for important tuition and residence deposit deadlines, as well as information about course registration for Fall 2019.
Dancing – it’s fun to do, it’s entertaining to watch and it’s a great way to exercise. And it’s at its best when done in a group. Crestwood School welcomes dance teacher Niky Johnson this coming week. Johnson travels throughout the CIS community delivering dance instruction to large and small groups alike. She believes dance is a celebration
Badminton On Wednesday May 22th, Courtney Mayberry and Amy McCulloch fought their way to the Under 14 Championship badminton finals at Saint Andrew’s college and finished second. They played a total of 5 matches throughout the day fighting their heart out to the very end. This amazing result reflects their hard work, commitment, and improved
The Grade 3 students went on a field trip to “Baskits” this afternoon. Robin Kovitz, a Grade 3 parent, is the proud owner of Baskits. For over 30 years, Baskits has had the privilege of serving thousands of loyal customers on a regular basis. Baskits was founded on, and is motivated by, the kind and
The Grade 4’s had a visit from a knight straight from the Middle Ages. He explained the complicated armour that a knight had to wear daily to be worthy of the title of knight. The Grade 4’s loved hearing about epic Medieval battles and the journey from page, to squire, to knighthood. The best part
On Wednesday May 22 Crestwood hosted the Junior Boys Rugby Seven’s Championships. The tournament began with 7 CISAA teams and CPC went into the tournament ranked 3rd after league play. In the opening game against Holy Trinity School, CPC came away with the win by a score of 15-10 with Mateo Rocha, Jesse Codron and
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!