Booklist for 2020-21 Available

The Booklist for the 2020-21 school year is available on the Documents tab of the Upper School webpage.  You can also click the link below to access it.

Primary Computers Says…

  Grade 1-3 students worked hard learning the ins and outs of Zoom.  They had the opportunity to use the annotation tool before class started to share something special with you.  Each class from grades 1-3 drew a picture and/or wrote a message for everyone at Crestwood.  We hope you enjoy their collage! –Jennifer Kim  

A Message from your PrinciPALs…

  Today, writing our final summer message, we are zoom fatigued, but ecstatic and proud.  As educators, and parents, our primary focus has been keeping children healthy, safe and engaged. What a journey this term has been for every human on our planet.   We’re so proud of our entire Crestwood community – our faculty and

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

CPC Uniform Store Summer Hours

Request for uniforms please contact Dave Cunningham at: Purchase Online: *Just to let you know that uniform items are available for purchase during the school year every Monday from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM in the uniform shop. Details will follow after the summer.

Congratulations to Our Grade 8 & 12 Graduates!

We hope you all had a chance to watch the grade 8 graduation ceremony aired on Youtube on Wednesday, June 17th. Congratulations to all our graduates.   If you missed the live airing of the presentation you can watch it anytime on the Crestwood Youtube channel. Here is a On Thursday, June 18th, the grade

Summer Office Hours

The Main Office will be open during the summer with revised hours.  The summer office hours have already begun, Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.  The school will also be closed Wednesday, July 1st for Canada Day and Monday, August 3rd for the Civic Holiday.

Meet the Teacher: Matt Castator

Meet the Teacher:  Matt Castator Subject:  Business and Economics Grades:   10 to 12 Mr. Castator grew up in Etobicoke and has a 9 year old daughter named Sydney. In the summer, Matt likes to golf, cycle and kayak.  In the winter, he loves to ski. Some of the great coaches and teachers Matt had when

Happily Ever After!

  Once upon a time, there were two Grade One classes – Grade 1A and Grade 1B. The beginning of the school year felt like, “Once upon a time,” when they started on the very first day in September and entered their magical kingdoms.  As time went by, they were transported into the Zoom Room

Grade 6 ZOOMlympics

  The Olympic motto, Faster, Higher, Stronger, motivated and inspired our Grade 6 Olympians during Wednesday morning’s grade-wide Zoom competition.  Divided into ten mixed-class teams, students strived for Faster in the rather comical “How many items of clothing can you put on in two minutes?” contest. (Twelve hats CAN be worn upon one head, it

My Future’s So Bright 

The Grade 3 students have had a fantastic year learning and working together. We are so proud of all the students and how quickly they adapted to our new learning environment. Over the past few weeks, we have participated in many different hands-on activities and experiments together. Nothing could stop us from having fun in

Cardboard Carnival

The students of 6D and 6E put their families’ extra cardboard boxes to great use this week as they created arcade-style games and attractions for our (virtual) edition of the annual Cardboard Carnival. We began this activity by watching a short film called Caine’s Arcade, about a young boy named Caine who turns his father’s

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

Just Around the Corner

  It’s almost time to cast your votes! The candidates for House Head next year have been working hard to perfect their speeches for you, so they can pass along the information they feel is important for you to know about them before you vote! By now hopefully you’ve had a chance to check out

Dream Cities

  For the past few weeks, students in Mme Gurney’s grade one and two French classes have been working diligently on two major year-end projects. The grade one students were asked to create their dream city filled with different places they found around them. Amazing projects came to life, both in 2-D and 3-D forms, as cities

Embracing Change by Faith Joseph (’20)

This is an essay by Faith Joseph, grade 12 student.  Faith Joseph (class of 2020) reflects on the need for change, the fight against racism, and the importance of finding the bathroom in a new school. It was probably the second week of grade 6. I was starting at a new school, in a whole

Musical Instrument Return

Students who rented a musical instrument for the school year are reminded to return their instrument on Monday, June 15th to Thursday, June 18th between the hours of 9:00 and 12:00 pm.  Please buzz the main office upon arrival and place your instrument on the table just inside the main doors.

Virtual Festival of the Arts & Technology

The Festival of the Arts & Technology was an incredible display of the talents  Crestwood Art, Music, Drama, and Technology students showcasing CPC student’s talent and creativity. The event went live on Tuesday, June 9th but if you missed it you can check it out at

Love Yourself

As many know, student’s under Joy Badler’s guidance will eventually learn the poem “Love Yourself” – words to inspire confidence and self-love. Well we have decided to try our hand at adding music to it and creating a virtual performance! This was a lot of fun. Thank you to our singers in Gr. 1 –

Book Talks With 4B

  4B dressed up as their favourite characters from their favourite books and presented fun, exciting and engaging Book Talks. We had a blast and have so many awesome book recommendations for summertime reading! -Miss Amar    

Artists of the Week

  Congratulations to Ari Gutnik, TJ Brooks and Anika Yang: our Artists’ of the Week! I hope you enjoy their versatile creative work! Artists of the Week Ari Gutnik My name is Ari Gutnik. I am 10 years old. I love to do art. It brings my imagination to life. Sometimes I am not sure what to create,

Meet the Teacher: Tracy Santomero

Meet the Teacher:  Tracy Santomero Subject:  Mathematics Grades:   10 and 11   Mrs. Santomero grew up in Picton, Ontario and has an amazing husband and daughter.  Her daughter, Sophia, is 12 years old and is in the sixth grade.  Sophia is a competitive dancer who loves school and her friends. Being a dance mom, Tracy doesn’t

Bus and Carpool Information 20/21

If you are interested in more information about Crestwood’s Carpool and Shuttle Bus services for the 2020/2021 school year please contact our main office.  Any questions or inquiries may be directed to  Below is information on both Carpool and Shuttle Bus Services.   CARPOOL INFORMATION:  We understand that some parents are interested in carpooling.

2020 -2021 Booklist

Dear Crestwood Students and Parents: On behalf of Alpha Textbooks Inc. and Crestwood Preparatory College, we would like to tell you about the textbook ordering procedure for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. 1) Your official booklist for 2020-21 will be available on our easy-to-use website, or at our store. Due to the changes in

Book Exchanges includes 2020-2021 Purchasing Books

Unfortunately, the regularly scheduled Parent Book Exchange on Tuesday, June 16th, 2020, and the Textbook Buyback session with Alpha Textbooks on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  In order to assist parents with the resale and purchase of textbooks, there are now two possibilities.  1. Alpha Textbooks – You may

Grade 8 & 12 Graduations

Dear CPC Community: I’m not sure how close this comes to a strategy we are all acquainted with by this time- making lemonade from lemons- but there are events that must be recognized, and a graduation is one them.  Please, then, join us on June 17th for our Grade Eight virtual graduation. The Grade Twelve

Guidance News (June 12)

Advanced Placement (AP): Score Reports June 30 is the deadline for grade 12 students to indicate or change their free score report recipient in ‘My AP’: Please make sure to indicate through ‘My AP’ the university or college you’d like to receive your free score report If you have any questions or concerns –

Award Winning Author – Kathy Kacer

  This week the grade 5 and 6 classes had the privilege of attending a virtual author visit with Kathy Kacer.  Kathy Kacer is a Canadian award-winning author of over 20 historical fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults.  Before the extended break we had been enjoying her books in library class and were really