Guidance News

REMINDER: Course Selection due for 2019/2020 Academic Year Students in grades 9, 10 and 11 will complete course selection online using the website Students must then print off their course selection sheets directly from their career cruising account and submit the parent signed course selection sheet to Ms. Hann or Mr. Mitz in the


It’s finally here! Next Thursday October 29th is our Parent Social at Fabbrica! Come on out–solo, with a friend, or with a spouse, and meet some new parents and teachers. There will be exciting raffle prizes, such as a weekend at Blue Mountain or a Mark Giordano signed Calgary Flames Hockey Jersey.  Start time is 7pm, and we already checked,

Come and Visit Crestwood

Crestwood Lower School (grades JK-6): Oct.15 from 9:30-11:30am Oct. 23 from 9:30-11:30am Nov. 15 from 9:30-11:30am 411 Lawrence Avenue East Toronto, Ontario M3C1N9 416 444 5858 For more information and interview opportunities, please contact Dalia Eisen, Lower School Director at 416-444-5858. Crestwood Preparatory College (grades 7-12): Nov. 1st 7:00 pm 217 Brookbanks Drive Toronto,

Get Loud!

Congratulations to the entire Crestwood population. Last year Crestwood raised money for “Get Loud!”. In fact we raised more money than any other school in the GTA. Special thanks go out to Anna W. for making this all happen. As a special thank you we received enough Kernels popcorn for the entire school! Keep it

Terry Fox Day

Terry Fox Day is fast approaching and we will be participating on Monday, Sept. 24th. Pledge sheetswere given to all students this week in their homerooms. Students may gatherpledges by using the sheets or going online at and searching forCrestwood (online info is outlined on the pledge sheets as well). Cash or checkis accepted

Spirit Point

From Sept 12-14 the Grade 7’s at Crestwood PreparatoryCollege participated in their first adventure as a combined grade when they travelled to Spirit Point Wilderness Camp in Trout Creek, Ontario. The students immersed themselves in new lifeskills and refreshed some old ones while making new friendships and continuingold ones. From raft building to firestarting and

Graduation 2012

Congratulations to all of our 2012 Graduates! All of the groups, as they say, took home a lot of “hardware” for their accomplishments. We are all very proud of them. Our high schoolgrads, in particular, have received admission into prestigious universities andprograms. The number of scholarships announced was testimony to all the hardwork, character and

Athletic Banquet

Last night, staff and students all boarded onto a boat cruise of Toronto Harbour for our annual Athletic Banquet. It was a fantastic evening of good food and music, honouring Crestwood’s outstanding athletes and their accomplishments this year. There were many awards given out yesterday, but the two most prestigious awards are: The Lion Heart

Co-curricular Awards Assembly

On Thursday, the school gathered into the gymnasium for the annual co-curricular assembly. It was a phenomenal demonstration of the commitment and dedication of the staff and students in our community. Points are awarded to students for: school teams, clubs, MVP, MIP, leadership roles, academic prowess (90% average or higher), school bands, choir, and drama

Crestwood Flawz!

Crestwood’s Senior Ambassadors premiered their “Flawz” video today in Town Hall, a months-long project spearheaded by grade 11 student Gabi Sandler, with a focus on inclusion and accepting differences. The video encourages students to declare their flaws as a means of accepting that nobody — no matter what they say — is perfect. Students and

Book Drive

BOOK DRIVE!!! Give a book. Be the difference. Please help encourage a young person to read by donating new and gently used books that have inspired you, changed your life, or that you loved reading. Second Chance Scholarship Foundation and The Children’s Breakfast Club are holding a book drive and we are collecting books at

Annual Business Fair

On Monday, the entrepreneurs of Ms. Lyons and Ms. Dickinson’s grade 10 Introduction to Business classes, kicked off the week off with Crestwood’s Annual Business Fair. Students displayed their inventions and innovations to the school population over junior and senior lunch. Students had a great time pitching their product to both students and teachers.

Begbie History Contest

This April, almost 30 Crestwood students from grade 9 to 12 participated in the Begbie Society’s Canadian History Contest, an annual competition designed to test students’ knowledge of major historical concepts and events, as well as their critical thinking and essay writing abilities. This contest is written by over 1200 students across the country. The

PA News

1. Attention all grade 11 students. For a very limited time grad sweatshirts and ties for the Class of 2013 will be on sale. Put your orders in now. Take a look and try them on Tuesday at the Bake Sale. 2. Thank you to all the parents who volunteered for our bake sales, they

PC Skypes with students in the Congo

Members of the senior French classes and YARRD students recently held a Skype session with students in the Congo, a conversation that was held in French. Crestwood students shared some information about themselves and were able to learn a little about life in the Congo. The call was made possible through YARRD’s connection to the

The Our Town Project

Early on Tuesday morning, Crestwood welcomed The Our Town Project to the cafeteria. Grade 9 English students studied Thornton Wilder’s play “Our Town” towards the beginning of the year, and had the opportunity to see the play come to life right here in the school. The play tells the story of the citizens of Grovers

Guidance Update: Postsecondary Planning

The Guidance Department has been busily meeting with grade 11 students to discuss postsecondary planning and course selections for next year. Appointments will continue into next week, and will provide students with information regarding the university application process and how best to research using tools such as Career Cruising and eInfo (please see links below).