Honey Novick, Toronto Poet visits CPC

What an absolute honour it was to welcome Toronto-based poet and singer-songwriter Honey Novick to Crestwood this week. As part of the Grade 9 English course’s Poetry Unit, Honey spent time with each English class sharing a wealth of knowledge and insight. In addition to sharing her life-experiences as an artist with us, she led students through writing and vocalization

Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Conferences

Report Cards have been completed and an email was sent out on November 8th with instructions on how to access the report cards on Edsby. Information regarding the Parent-Teacher Conferences and instructions on how to book a time slot was included with the reports. All interview bookings will take place through Edsby (https://crestwood.edsby.com/) and interviews

CPC Athletic Update (Nov. 11)

This week Crestwood has been running our tryouts for winter sports teams.  Things are well underway and the winter season looks promising.  Tryouts will continue this upcoming week, students can check dates on the bulletin board outside the PE office. This week also wrapped up our 3-on-3 basketball intramural tournament for our U14s.  After 5

Remembrance Day (Nov. 11)

Today is November 11 – Remembrance Day.  Today we remember all the veterans who have sacrificed for Canada.  We also remember Bob Middleton, who passed away last month.  Originally from Toronto’s east end, Bob was a proud Canadian who served in the RCAF during the Second World War. Bob grew up in the Beaches neighbourhood

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day, we thought we would share some very special news with all of you. When you are outside the school, take a look at the Canadian flag flying in front of the school. The flag that flies over Crestwood today is one with a very important story. Thanks to an amazing gift from 102-year

Guidance News (Nov. 11)

Research & OUAC Applications This is a friendly reminder to all grade 12s to keep working on your post-secondary research and refining your list of schools/programs that you would like to apply to. Below are the upcoming OUAC application seminar dates that will take place in your English classes: November 15 – ENG4U-04 (Mr. Jull)

Grade 11 Environmental Science Class

Our Grade 11 Environmental Science class has been working on an out of this world project.  We are part of the award-winning Tomatosphere ™  program that will investigate the effects of space on growing food. Students have designed their own ultimate growing medium and have planted two groups of tomato seeds: untreated ‘control’ tomato seeds, and

Junior Boys Volleyball

   Crestwood’s Jr. Boys Volleyball team are the undefeated DII Volleyball champions! On Wednesday, November 3rd, CPC Jr. Boys Volleyball closed off their season with a win against Lakefield College. CPC dominated the game and won it in a best 3 out of 5 sets. This all-star team went undefeated throughout their Division II season, and

CPC Alumni Update: Ty Ellis (’17)

After graduating from Crestwood in 2017 I attended Queen’s University and studied Philosophy.  I am currently a Co-creative director of a design and fine garment studio named Fragil. Currently we are working on releasing our first full collection, and hope to continue to expand into the world of design when we relocate from Kingston to

Senior Boys Volleyball

The Sr. Boys Volleyball team ended their season on Wednesday with a final game against LCS. They fought hard, taking it to the fifth set, but unfortunately could not take the win. Coaches Colwill, Letham and Podlovics would like to congratulate the team on a great season, finishing 2nd in their league!

Guidance News (Nov. 5)

Upcoming Post-Secondary Presentations Held during lunch in Room 227 @ 1:15pm Ryerson University– November 8th Research & OUAC Applications This is a friendly reminder to all grade 12s to keep working on your post-secondary research and refining your list of schools/programs that you would like to apply to. Below are the upcoming OUAC application seminar

CPC Winter Athletic Tryouts

Our tryouts for the CISAA winter season will begin the week of Nov. 8-9th, with the exception of Hockey tryouts which begin next week.  The following teams will be running this winter: U14 Girls DIII Volleyball Junior Girls DIII Volleyball Senior Girls DIB Volleyball U14 Boys DI Basketball U14 Boys DIII Basketball Junior Boys DI

Mr. Rachlis’ Grade 7 Science Class

Recently, the Grade 7 Science students participated in an investigation to predict and then measure the number of water drops that would fit on various Canadian coins. The students used the opportunity to develop their science-process skills including safe conduct and proper use of equipment, while practising making accurate quantitative and qualitative observations.       

Guidance Update (Oct. 29)

Upcoming Post-Secondary Presentations Held during lunch in Room 227 @ 1:15pm Trent University – November 3rd Ryerson University– November 8th SHAD Shad Canada is an annual Canadian summer enrichment program for high-achieving grade 10 & 11 students in July SHAD focuses on STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics The program is open to

CPC Alumni Update: Jasmin Katz (’15)

Since graduating Crestwood in 2015, I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree from Queen’s University, where I majored in Psychology and minored in Biology. I was quite dedicated to pursuing my ambition of becoming a clinical psychologist. In my fourth year of undergraduate studies, I applied to several Canadian clinical psychology programs. I was accepted

CPC Alumini Update: Josh Boothroyd (’14)

Since leaving Crestwood, I received my commerce degree at Dalhousie and afterwards relocated back to the UK where I’ve been ever since! I’m currently in law school at the University of Southampton and will finish this summer. I’ll then be embarking on a nine-month qualification called an LPC (Legal Practice Course) before starting a two-year

CPC Food Drive

The Crestwood Food Drive is in action! Please drop off your non-perishable food items in the front lobby beside the lion statue. A reminder that grade 7s are bringing in canned fish, grade 8s – canned meat, grade 9s – cooking oil, grade 10s – rice, grade 11s – canned vegetables, and grade 12s –

Person’s Day Tea Party

On October 18th, 1929, the High Court of the British Privy Council ruled that women were “persons” and qualified to serve in any position in the Canadian government.  This day marks the 92nd anniversary of the Person’s Case. Today, we will be celebrating this important moment in Canadian history with a tea party. The Famous Five-

Mr. Pagano and Sons

Mr. Pagano and his two sons.  Mark Pagano, a teacher at Crestwood for 17 years with Matthew Pagano, a teacher at St. Mike’s for 22 years, joins his brother in dad’s office for a photo shoot.  Matthew was at CPC with a team from St. Mike’s competing in a CPC flag football tournament. Great day

Bobby Freeman at CPC (’22/’23)

Bobby Freeman to Produce Musicals at the Upper School Beginning in 22-23. I take great pleasure in announcing that Bobby Freeman, producer and director  of the wonderful Lower School musicals for decades, will be doing the same at the Upper School beginning September of 2022. We welcome Bobby to CPC ! Vince Pagano Headmaster

CPC Oral History Project (Oct. 22)

The Crestwood Oral History Project continues to do its outreach work, especially as we approach Remembrance Day.  While we would like to be able to meet the veterans in person, we continue to use zoom.  Last week Mr. Masters’ History 12 class was able to meet three veterans at Sunnybrook, and the week before that

CPC Annual U14 Girls and Boys Flag Football Tournament

Crestwood hosted the annual boys and girls Flag Football tournament on Monday and Tuesday this week.  It was a beautiful day filled with teams from St.Mike’s College School, Kingsway College School and Holy Name of Mary College School.  The Crestwood Lady Lions went undefeated for the round robin but unfortunately lost in the Final game