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Sunday May 27th- Toronto Women’s 1/2 Marathon -Complete the online registration form immediately Saturday June 2nd- Second Harvest Event Set Up 11am-5pm Sunday June 3rd, 2018 Ride for Heart -MUST sign up online. Manulife Ride for Heart Saturday June 9th at Sunnyside Park MUST sign up online, only a few spots remaining 7am

So You Think You Can Dance?

Dancing – it’s fun to do, it’s entertaining to watch, it’s a great way to exercise. And it’s at its best when done in a group. Crestwood School would like to welcome dance teacher Niky Johnson who travels throughout the CIS community delivering dance instruction to large and small groups alike. Johnson believes dance is a celebration

Art Classes Visit AGO

On Wednesday April 1st, Ms. Reay’s grade 12 visual arts class visited the Ontario Art Gallery and attended the Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibit: “Now’s the Time”. Students brought art history lessons to life, as they participated in a docent guided tour of Basquiat’s body of work, during which themes of race, struggle and power shaped lively

Sports Update

Varsity Track and Field The Track and Field team competed at the CISAA Indoor meet. Crestwood is very proud of our athletes efforts and their great results. Special congratulations are extended to Daven Siu, who came in third place in the 60 metre hurdles, and to Derek Boecker, who made it into the finals for

Examination Schedule

Exams begin for all students on Friday May 29, 2015. A general schedule is available on the website under the documents tab. All students will be receiving a personalized examination schedule in early May. All morning exams begin at 9:00 am and all afternoon exams begin at 1:00 pm. Exams in Grades 7 – 10

Grade 12 Prom

On Friday May 8th, 2015 Crestwood Preparatory College will hold its annual prom at the Bayview Golf and Country Club (25 Fairway Heights Drive, Thornhill). All students in Grade 12 are invited to purchase tickets for the event. Tickets are on sale in Mrs. Santomero’s room until Friday May 1st and are $90.00 per person.

Parent Association

Once again the PA will be offering the Supply Bundles, Calculators, French and English Dictionaries (and new this year, Locker Shelves) for the 2015-2016 school year.  More information and order forms will be posted on Edsby and hardcopies can be found in the office over the next little while. Save yourself some time while supporting

Crestwood Scholarship Foundation – Growing Strong

Growing Strong is the first newsletter of the Crestwood Scholarship Foundation. This edition features ’14 Valedictorian Thalia Rassis’s reflection on her time at Crestwood, an account of the student fundraising charity challenge, and a message from our headmaster, Mr. Pagano. Also inside is important information about upcoming community events such as the “Swing into Summer”

Sears Ontario Drama Festival

On Tuesday March 31st, cast and crew members of the Sears Ontario Drama Festival, attended the Toronto North Awards Night at L’Amoreaux. Taking home an Award of Merit for Performance, was Grade 12 student Sam Downey, for his performance as Captain English in “S.S. Ethie.” The show was performed as a part of the Festival

Business Case Competition

Do you have an interest in business? Are you looking to add business experiences to your resume? If so, the business case competition is for you! This competition will provide an opportunity for students to come together to read, analyze, and deliver a presentation on a real world business problem from an Ivey Business School case.

Spring Sports Schedule

Practice Schedule for next week Junior and Senior Boys rugby Tues. Apr. 7 – 3:15-4:30 Thurs. Apr. 9 – 3:15-4:30 U14 Boys Rugby Wed. Apr. 8 – 3:15-4:30 Fri. Apr. 10 – 3:15-4:30 Varsity Girls Soccer Wed. Apr. 8 – 3:15-4:30 Fri. Apr. 10 – 3:15 – 4:30\ U14 Girls Soccer Wed. Apr. 8 –

Parents Association

Our last Pizza Lunch takes place Friday April 10th.  A big thank you to all who have supported Pizza Lunches by participating and/or volunteering. It is a PA fundraiser which helps to supplement the many initiatives that the Crestwood community takes on each year. Our Interguild is hosting a Parenting Workshop entitled Mindful Parenting on

Me-to-We Nicaragua Trip

Over the March Break a group of 15 students and three teachers traveled to sunny Nicaragua to help build a playground for a school located in the El Trapicha community. Eager to begin their work, Crestwood kids quickly settled into their lovely accommodations in Managua. After only a day of getting acquainted off they went

National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month and to celebrate we have created an educational health and wellness campaign “Fuel Up with Smart Sugars”. For the month of March posters have been displayed to educate students on types of sugars that are good for you and which ones to limit in their diet. On Wednesday March 25th

Parents Association

The PA Volunteer Drive has officially kicked off and we are looking for some volunteers for the remaining school year and the upcoming school year. Our April PA meeting will be on Thursday April 2nd, directly after school drop off. Join us for some coffee and get caught up on some of the school activities.

Swimming Results

The results for the OFSAA swim meet are in and the Skain sisters proved that they are as strong at the Provincial level, as they are at the local one. Maddie Skain, in her first OFSAA appearance, swam a personal best time in the 50 fly, to place 8th overall. Not to be out done, Caiti

S.S. Ethie

Ms. Bryant would like to extend a huge, all-encompassing, world-turning congratulations to the cast and crew of Crestwood’s Sears Festival production of “S.S. Ethie.” The show, performed on Tuesday evening at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, went extremely well and students should be extremely proud of themselves. None of this, however, could have been possible without


On Monday March 2nd, Crestwood’s Student Government organized a fun-filled, after-school journey to Playdium for Grade 7 and 8 students. Those in attendance enjoyed high-tech attractions, arcade games, bumper cars and more! It was a great experience and we are looking forward to similar events in the future.

Spring Tryouts

With all the snow, it is hard to believe but the Spring Athletic Season is upon us!  Below is a list of teams we will be offering this spring.  The first tryout date and the coaches are also included. Team Coach First Try-out date U14 boys rugby (Gr. 7-8) Mr. M. Pagano / Mr. Tanev


Grade 8 student, Alex Martin and grade 7 student, Samara Black competed in Kiwanis this past week in the musical theatre category. They preformed magnificently and in the up tempo, Alex got first gold in her group and in contemporary she was awarded first platinum. Samara was wonderful in her play (she played Marmee in

Black History Month Guest Speaker

On Tuesday February 24th, the grade 8’s attended a workshop given by Shelley Hamilton, educating them about Black History Month from a Canadian perspective.  Ms. Hamilton used musical and spoken word to enlighten students about the history of her roots as were passed down to her from her Nova Scotian ancestors.  The workshop included how

S.S. Ethie Production

On Tuesday, March 3rd, Crestwood student will be performing in the Sears Ontario Drama Festival at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts. Their production, “S.S. Ethie” by Shane Ellis Coates, tells the story of a group of passengers on a coastal steamer that was run aground in December 1919 off the coast of Newfoundland. Using both

Ice Skating

On Tuesday February 24th, Crestwood’s International Club braved the cold to go ice skating at Harbourfront. While the wind was cold, we bundled up and hit the ice! Great fun was had by all.

Cafeteria Update

Over the past few months, food prices across the country have risen and all of our grocery bills have climbed.  These rising food costs have been felt here at the school in our cafeteria costs.  We have been absorbing these costs and have not increased meal costs to the students since September 2013.  Unfortunately, we