Dear Parents, As we bring week 3 of remote learning to a close, we hope everyone has some successes and joyous moments to share. While it can feel stressful and overwhelming to get through these weeks, remember to stay positive, and focus on the good things that happened. Wrapping up the week with our

Waddle of a Week!

  We had a waddle of a week learning about penguins! They are fascinating birds. Our Kindergarten ZOOM room was filled with penguin songs, crafts, literacy and numeracy activities. See if you can solve Hudson’s penguin joke. What do penguins like to eat? A: Icebergers   –Julie Fox & Carly Hebscher

Backwards day in J.K. today

We wore our clothes and hats backwards We sat backwards on our chairs We counted backwards and wrote our names backwards (see in the corner of our screen) We even sang the ABCs backwards A fun day in K.J …..I mean J.K –Ros Sandler & Melodie Young

Check it Out!

  Please take a moment to check out some of the fun and cooperative clubs being offered next week, starting on Monday, January 25th.   Click image below to view the club list with Zoom links and additional info. Students can also navigate via Edsby to their Groups and click on ‘Find More’ – once

Re-enrolment due by January 31st

  Hello everyone I hope this message find you well. Just a friendly reminder that the final day for re-enrolment is JANUARY 31st. If you have not received the link and personal code that is necessary to re-enrol online, please email Stay home and stay safe!! Dalia Eisen

Artist of the Month

I am pleased to announce the artist of the month – Lyla Bender. I know how much energy,time and effort this little artist has been putting into her work.Every class,Lyla brings full pages of new drawings to show me. I am proud of you Lyla, keep up the good work! Congratulations Lyla!!! My name is

Academic Adjustment to Timetable

Dear Crestwood Preparatory College Family and Friends: We have all been obliged to alter courses frequently in the last year. Current circumstances require some redirection in our academic journey.  Had we known we would be teaching online to this extent when we returned from the break, we would not have continued our two-course a day

Ontario Government Stay at Home Order

Dear Crestwood Preparatory College Community, I hope this communication finds you all well. In an ongoing attempt to manage an ever-increasing Covid crisis, the Ontario government has issued new orders and restrictions.  As usual, these include new rules involving school attendance. Kids in Toronto will not be attending schools in person until at least February


  Dear Parents, Congratulations on completing the second week of online learning! We hope families have started to settle into a routine, and that students are adjusting to this virtual environment (again). We know how challenging remote learning can be, and we are so proud of our students for trying to make the best of

CPC School Nurse

To the CPC community: The stress surrounding each and every one of us is at an all time high as a result of the pandemic. I’d like to remind everyone in the Crestwood Community to be mindful of our mental health and use outreach programs when needed. Remember to take time for yourself each day

Health & Wellness Group (Edsby)

We know that the non-stop news coverage and social media posts, combined with social distancing, can cause feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. This second lock down may separate us from friends, family and other support systems, and our self-care routines have no doubt already been disrupted. It’s in times like these that we recognize the

Peer Tutoring Available

Is your son/daughter having trouble with a particular subject(s)?  If so then Peer Tutoring could be a great option for your child.  We have carefully selected several grade 9-12 students with proficient academics to provide this service.  Tutoring is available to students in all grades from 7-12.  Sessions will take place over Zoom to adhere to

Measuring with Mittens

  The JK boys and girls have had such fun talking about winter in ZOOM School. We…. did an experiment to make fake snow with a powder and a liquid melted snow made ice played with ice measured with mittens made paper snowflakes made snowmen with plasticine and even had a penguin day – we called

Online Learning & Re-Enrolment

  Dear Crestwood Families, I’m sure you’re all aware that online learning has again been extended to February 10th. Please note the following: Students are being assessed online and we are monitoring their work completion and progress. We are making an effort to reduce the amount of homework so that students do not need to

When YOU Were Five?

  “For January’s  “Of the Month” artist, we discussed and listened to the music of Mozart. Since Mozart began playing the piano and composing music at age five, I asked the students what they were doing at age five. Click on the image below to reveal their unedited, raw responses using the Zoom chat platform.”


  Dear Parents, Welcome to 2021! We hope you all had a much-needed restful and relaxing holiday season. While we could not return to in-person learning this week, we were excited to welcome the students to Virtual School and it was so nice to see everyone’s smiling faces again; this time without masks! We are

Re-enrolment due January 31st

Dear Parents, Thank you to the many parents who have activated their School Admin accounts. For those who have yet to register please take the opportunity to do so at your earliest convenience. We will be unable to hold a spot for your child next year if you have not completed your re-enrolment form and

Poem Written by Jack Van Volsen (’24)

CPC’s grade 9 student, Jack Van Volsen, has received an honorable mention for his poem entitled, “Dear 2020” in the Conference of Independent Schools Fall Writing Contest.  His poem was judged in the top three of the Grade 9-10 division of the competition, which included over 100 entries from 25 CIS schools. Dear 2020 You

Report Cards and Parent Conferences

Midterm Report Cards have been completed and mailed out and you should be receiving them by the end of next week.  Information regarding the Parent-Teacher conferences, that will take place by Zoom on January 28th and 29st, 2021, is included with the reports. All bookings will take place through Edsby ( using the same process that was

Extended Online Learning for Our Grade Sevens and Eights

Dear Parents and Guardians of Crestwood Preparatory College, I hope this communication finds you all well. I received important news today that I need to share with you. In response to severe increases in Covid infections, the Ontario Government has extended the online learning for elementary students (which includes our own Grade Seven and Eight


  Dear Parents, We can’t believe we are writing to you on the last day of Term 1, 2020! We are so proud of the progress our students have made and are so thankful to the teachers for the tremendous job they have done during this unprecedented time.  We are so grateful to have made

TSN Features 2 of Crestwood’s Athletes Elijah Fisher (’23) and former student Aaliyah Edwards (’20)

Crestwood’s Elijah Fisher is one of the top ranked 2023 basketball players in North America.   He is continuing to make history as a Canadian Basketball phenomenon.  Elijah has been with Crestwood since grade 7 and is currently in his Grade 11 year.  He continues to dominate the Canadian and US basketball circuit wherever he plays.  TSN