Thursday | September 24, 2020

Bridge Projects

In Science, the Grade 7s are currently working on the Crestwood Bridge-Building Challenge. For this project, the students are acting as civil engineers, and each one is expected to design, build and test an efficient bridge model (one that holds the most mass sing the least materials) made of Popsicle sticks and carpenter’s glue. The

Sports Update

With the winter sports season wrapping up, teams are getting ready for playoffs. The following teams are playoff bound : U14 Girls Volleyball Jr. Boys Basketball Sr. Boys Basketball Sr. Boys Hockey Varsity Swim Team U14 Swim Team Varsity Boys Curling Team Varsity Girls Curling Team – Heading into playoffs in first place

Parents Association

Fabbrica Night! Fabbrica night was a great success. Special thanks to all the volunteers who helped make it happen and to everyone who participated. It was a night that reinforces the many reasons why we are part of the Crestwood community. The service was fantastic and the food was delicious. It was a wonderful setting for everyone

Cafeteria

Crestwood staff and students will eat well this upcoming week! Tuesday, February 17th is a pancake lunch to celebrate Mardi Gras. Wednesday February 18th will be a Chinese themed lunch, to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Sports Wrap

The Grade 3 Finals Basketball Jamboree will take place on Friday, February 20th at Crescent. Click here for full tournament details. The U10 Basketball Championships will take place at Crescent on Saturday, February 21st. The U12 Girls Volleyball Championship will take place on Saturday, February 21st as well. Details to follow. The U12 Badminton Final Tournament

Primary Skate Program

Every Thursday Grades JK-3 busily boards the Fun Bus en route to York Mills Arena. These boys and girls with the help of their teachers and many parent volunteers’ lace up their blades and hit the ice for their skating instruction as part of their Physical Education program. The Letskate® and Letspowerskate® programs were designed by Tammy

Fit for Festivals

The big day is fast approaching.  The Crestwood Junior Choir is working hard preparing for their upcoming performances at the Ontario Vocal Festival at Mayfield High School in Caledon and the Kiwanis Music Festival at Crescent School on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015.  We are performing an array of songs for these events which include the hit

Performance Festivals Upon Us

The big day is fast approaching.  The Crestwood Junior Choir is working hard preparing for their upcoming performances at the Ontario Vocal Festival at Mayfield High School in Caledon and the Kiwanis Music Festival at Crescent School on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015.  We are performing an array of songs for these events which include the

Multicultural Day

On Friday, February 6th, Crestwood Preparatory College hosted its 13th annual Multicultural Day.  This is a time when the students, who are enrolled in CGC1D, research a country of their choice discovering interesting facts about it and learning how to cook a dessert, appetizer or main traditional dish of the country. As part of Multicultural

Sports Update

Coach Reay would like to congratulate the amazing group of U14 swimmers. Your hard work and dedication is evident and shines through at each of our meets. Wednesday’s competition, at the Olympian Pool in Etobicoke, was a great example of your talents and dedication to Crestwood’s swim team. You should all be very proud of your strength and

Official Safer Internet Day

The 12th Safer Internet Day will be celebrated worldwide on Tuesday 10 February 2015. The theme for the day is: “Let’s create a better internet together”. All children and young people, parents and carers, teachers and educators, or industry and politicians – are invited to join us in marking the day and working together to build a better internet

Ski Day Next Week

On Thursday the Junior Division will be heading out on our annual ski trip to Beaver Valley Ski Club. Please make sure your son/daughter are prepared for the day with proper winter ski clothes/gear, lunch or money for lunch, reading material/snack for bus ride and a sunny disposition. In order to ensure a safe and enjoyable ski

CDS Clips Crestwood

The Crestwood Boys basketball team hosted Country Day School yesterday in what turned out to be a tight and tense affair. Country Day started the game off on fire, going on an 8-0 run. Vinnie “The Microwave” Lin responded with a brilliant array of offensive moves, helping close the gap. In the second half, Crestwood

U12 Edged 6-5 by CDS

The Crestwood Cougars Hockey Team got off to a slow start vs CDS yesterday at York Mills Arena and after 10 minutes of play found themselves trailing 3-0. The second period did not begin much better with CDS striking again to take a 4-goal advantage. Despite the lopsided score the boys and girls from Crestwood

Summer School

Crestwood Preparatory College is pleased to offer a number of Ontario high school credit courses this summer. Courses are designed to provide students with an exceptional academic experience. This schedule provides for course completion by mid-July, allowing student’s time during their summer months to work, attend camp, or vacation with family. For more information on

Public Service Announcement

As part of the Communication Technology course, Grade 9 students had to create a Public Service Announcement to raise awareness of a topic related to their life at Crestwood. During the next few weeks, we will be publishing some of the PSA’s.  This week, we are glad to introduce “True Self” that was written, directed,

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is organized in February each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. During this week, leading to February 10th, we will be reading some facts about how to be safer online. You can also sign the

Parent Association

Tickets are over 70% sold out. Win a 2 night stay at Blue Mountain, one of two Acer tablets, a pair of Maple Leaf Hockey Tickets or a $200 Gift Card from the McEwan Group. Everyone attending Fun, Food, Friends and Fabbrica night is automatically entered in the draw to win. Come join the parents

5C Making a Difference

Ms. Calway’s 5C students have been exploring various community service opportunities as of late and have asked if they could do some charity work as a group.  The students came to a consensus and decided to bring in their old books to donate to The Children’s Book Bank downtown (www.childrensbookbank.com), a local charity that gives

Crestwood Basketball Bounces Crescent

The U12 basketball team sent Johnny Lin away happy yesterday with a win in his final appearance as a Crestwood Cougar. The boys played a solid overall game building up a comfortable lead before coasting to victory. Vinnie “Microwave” Lin led all scorers while D’animal Jeon chipped in with a dominant defensive effort. Ethan “Gamer”

Coyotes Down Cougars

Despite a lopsided final score the Crestwood School hockey team may have played their best game of the year yesterday against one of the top U12 teams in their league. The Cougars got off to a quick start and grabbed a 1-0 lead with a partial breakaway goal by Brad Parker. With the game tied

International Corner

Each month, the International Corner will feature interesting information on different countries that students at Crestwood Preparatory College call home. The month of January has been dedicated to Brazilian culture. On Thursday January 29th, the cafeteria served some delicious Brazilian themed food for lunch. Stay tuned, next month’s theme is China!

Multicultural Day

Every year during the first week of February, Grade 8 and 9 Geography students research a country from all different parts of the world.  The students learn about how this country and their people have helped to impact our Canadian society and how to make some of that country’s most delicious foods.  This year on

Guidance News

Grade 12 University Application Reminders Applicants should read all electronic and snail (hardcopy) mail to ensure they do not miss deadlines or supplemental information such as personal statements of experience, portfolios, interview dates, and/or auditions. Log-in information for school portals will be contained within these documents. Additionally, students are reminded that most, however not all,

Public Service Announcement

As part of the Communication Technology course, Grade 9 students had to create a Public Service Announcement to raise awareness of a topic related to their life at Crestwood. During the next few weeks we will be publishing some of the PSA’s.  This week we are glad to introduce “Does He Jump?” a story about standing up

Sports Updates

Monday, after school, the Senior Boys Basketball team played Crescent at CPC. Playing with a short bench, the team got off to a slow start, as they trailed by 14 going into the second quarter. With great leadership by Aaron Jackson and  great offensive play by Ahmed Izzeldin dropping 32 points, along with Victor Xie’s tenacity,

Parents Association

It’s a “Friend-Raiser”! And it’s less than TWO weeks away! Do you have your tickets? Join us for FUN, FOOD, FRIENDS and FABBRICA. Tickets are being sold during parent interviews, online, and in the office for those of you that drop off or pick up your children. You don’t even need to leave your car

Spirit Week

This year’s Spirit Week was another huge success! Students, you are applauded for your heart and school spirit. From jersey day, to beating the teachers in our student-teacher basketball game, to wearing your “Hear Me Roar” shirts, all of you have shown Crestwood to be full of character, heart and community. That spirit continued as

Poetry Contest

In November, senior Crestwood students submitted entries to the poetry contest of The Young Writers of Canada, a national organization promoting the craft of writing by young people.  Each year, they select the best high school poets from across the country to be published in their annual anthology.  This year, 45 Crestwood students were chosen for