Monday | September 16, 2019

Global Issues Conference

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

Parents’ Association News

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

CPC Student Attends the Lloyd Auckland Math Conference

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

Canadian Pediatric Society Releases Statement on Screen Time

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

Back in Time

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

Parents’ Association Parents Graduate!

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

Gr.3 Track Wrap

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

CPC Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

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

Crestwood Chess Championship Winner!

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

The Roary’s 2019

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

The Athletic Banquet

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

Guidance News

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.

So You Think You Can Dance?

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

CPC Badminton Strives to the Top

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

Knight to Meet You

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