Thursday | January 23, 2020

Skip It Campaign

  Hot chocolate after skating; a Happy Meal at McDonald’s; pizza night; a new video game: Crestwood students are skipping their hearts out in support of Neema International!  The Community Service students have been hard at work, promoting this initiative and collecting the House Colour leaves that document what we’ve been skipping. There’s one week left

U12 Hockey Result @RSGC

  The U12 hockey squad was topped by the Royal St. Georges College Knights on Tuesday by a score of 5-3, including an empty-netter. We started slowly and fell behind 2-0 in the first five minutes. A rising wrister by Ben Maharaj brought us to within one before first year forward Andy Huang tied it

Please Choose to Accept Our Mindfulness Mission

  Mrs. Badler is on a mission in the Kindergarten classrooms. Every Day 1, Mrs. B teaches the kindergarten children all about mindfulness. Mrs. B and the children collaborated this morning on a very important mission:  Make it your MISSION to make others happy today! Let’s all make it Crestwood’s mission to make others happy!

Bball Blue Cougars Corral Mustangs

The U12 boys ‘Blue’ bballers played their first game earlier this week and boy what a game they had! It was hard to hold back our lads as they defeated the Moncrest Mustangs by a score 26-4. Congrats to all members for their effort and we look forward to your game versus Sterling Hall School

May the Force Be With You!

This week, our grade 3 students welcomed a real life scientist to teach us all about Forces. We made predictions and used our observation skills. We used catapults and Newton meters to measure forces. We also learned about the importance of seat belts through a hands-on experiment with toy cars. Our exploration of magnetism and

Battling the Blues

The U12 hockey team turned in another great effort yesterday against the UCC Blues grade 6 team. The first period was a bit of a sleeper and we fell behind by a 2-0 score. We woke up in the second and matched the speed and intensity of our leagues best team. The score was 4-1

National Pink Shirt Day

National Pink Shirt Day will be held across Canada on Feb. 26th, 2020.  Crestwood will be taking part in this important initiative that supports kindness and raises awareness for bullying both online and off.   We will be encouraging everyone to wear a pink shirt on this day.  If any students would like to purchase the

Guidance News (Jan. 17)

Community Service Opportunities Providence Healthcare – Volunteers Providence Healthcare is a health care facility with a focus on providing rehabilitation, palliative care, long-term care and community programs in Toronto (https://www.providence.on.ca/) Providence is looking for volunteers for a variety of different roles: Meal Assistance Enhance the mealtime experience of a patient and/or resident by assisting them

CPC Semi Formal

Crestwood Preparatory College’s Semi Formal is on February 21st.  Tickets $60 last day to buy tickets is February 13th.  Semi-formal attire. Let it glow!!!

Spirit Week Schedule 2020

Spirit Week is finally here! It will be starting on Monday from January 20st-24th.  It’s time to grab your favourite pair of pyjamas, break out your hawaiian shirts, and practice your dodgeball skills because it’s going to be a fun week!      

School Day Photographs

Happy New Year! We want to remind parents and students to order their school day photographs online: www.newparamount.com For more info on promotions and posts please LIKE our Facebook page below: www.facebook.com/newparamount www.twitter.com/newparamount

FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team

On Sunday, the Crestwood Tech Lions FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics team competed at the FTC Provincials at Durham College in Oshawa. The day consisted of 6 matches where the robot had to collect points both autonomously and driven by human players. This is their first time participating in the First Tech Challenge, It is very

Sports Roundup (Jan. 17)

This week Evan Prosserman a grade 9 student competed in the National Skating Championships held in Mississauga.  Evan skated in the Young Man’s division in both the Short Program and the Free Skate.  Evan came 12th overall in the Nation.  We are very proud of Evan and wish him continued success.   Click to view:  https://photos.app.goo.gl/AX5oufToCaQt8e1a6

Summer School at CPC

Crestwood Preparatory College is pleased to offer a number of Ontario high school credit courses conveniently located in Toronto. Courses are designed to provide students with exceptional academic experience in the early summer. Classes will run from June 22, 2020 to July 17, 2020.  This schedule still allows students time during their summer months to work, attend camp, or a

U12 Hockey @BoydCaldwell

  The U12 hockey team had a fantastic weekend at the Boyd Caldwell Invitational tournament hosted by UCC. We finished Friday with a 2-1 record after posting an exciting last minute 4-3 victory over Lower Canada College in our final game. The day started with a hard fought loss to UCC “6” before bouncing back

Annual Burger Ball Event

  On Tuesday, January 7th, Crestwood Upper School hosted our Annual Burger Ball Event.  Grades 4, 5 and 6’s from Crestwood lower school came to join us for an evening of basketball and fun.  The excited young basketball players were paired up with some of our top Elite Basketball players such as, Elijah Fisher, Aaliyah

Guidance News (Jan. 10th)

OUAC: Ontario Universities Application Centre With the January 15th application deadline quickly approaching, we once again ask that those students who have not yet submitted their application to do so as soon as possible in order to avoid the frustration of slower online response times and the chance of delays. Please note that students are

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 on January 30th and 31st, 2020, is included with the reports. All bookings will take place through Edsby (https://crestwood.edsby.com/) using the same process that was followed in

Sports Roundup (Jan. 10th)

Over the holiday break, The Crestwood Junior Prep Boys Basketball team finished 3-1 at the 2nd National Junior Circuit session. The session was hosted at Turner Fenton Secondary School in Brampton by Excel Hoops. The boys defeated D’Youville, St. Martin and Father Henry Carr, but fell to the hosts Excel Hoops. Mikkel Tyne earned two

Environment Crestwood

  Leading up to the Holiday Break our grade two students were learning about the weather in French class. They learned how to read a thermometer by practicing their numbers in French, as well as participate in various games and activities in order to understand how to describe the weather using negative and affirmative sentences.

“Uber Eats” etc. etc.

Please be advised that students, and in any grades, will no longer be able to order food from outside sources, such as “Uber Eats”.  While the habit is not widespread, even a few of these things can cause disorder, confusion, and problems I would rather not deal with.  I’m sure you understand.  We have an

Congratulations to CPC’s Marlo Davis

Congratulations to Crestwood’s Marlo Davis on being selected as an assistant coach for the Canadian women’s basketball team.  Marlo Davis has been a teacher and basketball coach at Crestwood for the past 4 years.  In this short time he has led the Senior girls team to 4 CISAA Division I basketball championships.  Last year Crestwood’s

Elijah Fisher (’23) and Canada’s Walk of Fame

Elijah Fisher and Canada’s Walk of Fame – Basketball’s Past meets Basketball’s Future On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019, Crestwood Preparatory College student Elijah Fisher (’23) participated in the induction ceremony for Dr. James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, into Canada’s Walk of Fame.  Elijah was able to interact with a holographic image of Dr. Naismith

Guidance News (Dec. 19)

Western University – Extraordinary Extracurricular Activities and Contributions to Citizenship Profile Admission under the Extraordinary Extracurricular Activities & Contributions to Citizenship category is designed to recognize a candidate’s commitment to “extra-curricular activities and active citizenship” through ongoing contributions to school and community life. Students who believe that their average will fall marginally below the University’s

CPC Head Master wishes Happy Holidays to All!

Dear Members of the CPC Community Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all !  Enjoy the well-deserved break. Give the kids a big pat on the back from all of us. They have been remarkable in every way and made us all proud. Thanks to all the parents for their kind words and support. Know

Parent’s Association News (Dec. 19)

Happy Holidays from the PA Committee.   The Parents’ Association Committee enjoyed our annual holiday luncheon this week, joined by Matthew David and Vince Pagano. Thank you to Justine Codron and Kit O’Rourke who hosted a beautiful meal in lovely surroundings. We wish you all a joyous holiday in the company of loved ones. Join