Crestwood Alumni Shine at the World Juniors

Crestwood Preparatory College is proud to congratulate Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Binnington on a hard fought World Junior Hockey Tournament. Dougie and Jordan represented Team Canada with class and pride, and we are very proud to be able to call them Alumni of the Crestwood Community. Over the years, Crestwood has been well represented at

Scott Masters honoured as a recipient of the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Crestwood Preparatory College is proud to congratulate Scott Masters for his selection as one of the seven recipients for the 2012 Governor General’s History Awards for Excellence in Teaching. A past recipient of The Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Baillie Award for excellence in Secondary School Teaching (as nominated by former

CISAA Curling Funspiel

On Thursday, December 6th, the three Crestwood Curling teams travelled to the Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club to compete in the season-opening CISAA Curling Funspiel.  Twelve teams from across the CIS and beyond played two games, competed in a skills competition, and enjoyed each other’s company in a fun way to begin the curling

Crestwood Gives

Over the past several weeks, Crestwood Preparatory College has been receiving donations from students in support of the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Fund and Sanctuary Toronto. Crestwood Gives! is an annual program run by Crestwood Preparatory College that asks students in the Crestwood Community to help those in need during the holiday season. The program has been

Students shine in the annual Crestwood Preparatory College Holiday Music Concert

On Thursday, December 6th, Crestwood Preparatory College held its annual Holiday Music Concert. Students from Grades Seven to Twelve performed in a variety of different ensembles including the Jazz band and Jr. Jazz band. The night featured classic holiday songs, as well as renditions of popular music. The music chosen, demonstrated the immense talent in

Holiday Music Concert

Crestwood Preparatory College will be holding its annual Holiday Music Concert on Thursday, November 6th. The concert promises to be a special event that will help to build the festive spirit in advance of the holidays. All participating music students in grades 7 to 12 are asked to arrive at school by 6:00pm in full

Case Study Competition Results

On Saturday, November 24, Crescent School hosted the second annual Crescent School Invitational Case Study Competition. Twelve Crestwood business students entered the day long competition. Students arrived at 8am, in their business attire, and ready for the competition. The morning began with a one hour “lecture” delivered by a representative ofthe Richard Ivey School of

Business Case Competition

On Saturday, November 24th, twelve students from Crestwood Preparatory College will be competing in a business case competition hosted by Crescent School. The event will be attended by eight schools in the Toronto area, bringing together students enrolled in business courses and those interested in studying business in University. The competition will follow a case

Human Rights and Tolerance Symposium

On Tuesday, November 20th, Crestwood Preparatory College held a Human Rights and Tolerance Symposium for over 200 students from seven Toronto area schools. Organized by Scott Masters and the History Department, the symposium provided an opportunity for students to engage in learning opportunities beyond their regular classroom instruction. Seventeen speakers participated in the event touching

Canadian Literature Trip

On Monday, November 19th, students from the Grade 11 Canadian Literature class travelled to the CBC Broadcasting Centre in Toronto to watch a taping of “George Stromboulopoulos Tonight”. The group greatly enjoyed the show, which featured Canadian musician Nelly Furtado, and Canadian comedians Elvira Kurt and Mary Walsh. Jake Pascoe won a genuine George Stromboulopoulos

Crestwood Gives!

It is that time of year again! Crestwood Preparatory College is once again participating in our holiday toy and food drive: Crestwood Gives! This year we are once again partnering with the Kawartha Haliburton Children’s Foundation to help several families in need during the Holiday season. Each homeroom has been given a family profile, which

Bullying Awareness Week

Over the past week, Crestwood Preparatory College has been participating in Bullying Awareness Week. Orchestrated by the Female Peer Leadership group, students have led information sessions, raised money through a bakesale, as well as show their support for the anti-bullying movement by wearing pink and purple clothing.

Human Rights and Tolerance Symposium

On Tuesday, November 20th, Crestwood Preparatory College will be holding a Human Rights and Tolerance Symposium for over two hundred students, from five participating schools in the Toronto area. Organized by Scott Masters, The symposium is headlined by speakers Julie Toskan Casale, founding member of the Toskan Casale Foundation, Marina Nemat, author of Prisoner of

Remembrance Day Assembly

Crestwood Preparatory College will be holding a Remembrance Day Assembly on Monday, November 12th. Remembrance Day occurs on November 11th, and is marked to commemorate those who have died fighting for Canada. Each year thousands of people pin a poppy to their jacket or lapel in recognition of the thousands who have lost their lives

Holocaust Education Week

Crestwood Preparatory College students had the opportunity to visit Forest Hill United Church as part of a special program held during Holocaust Education Week. Organized by Mr. Scott Masters, the program Bringing Generations Together: Survivors and Crestwood students on the responsibility to remember the Holocaust, provided students with the unique opportunity to interact with Holocaust

Social Media at Crestwood Preparatory College

What are the possible uses of platforms such as Twitter and Facebook in the school setting? Social Media allows Crestwood Preparatory College to provide a real time look into daily community interactions. CPC will be utilizing three platforms, all of which will provide parents, students and other community members with different forms of information. The

Inclusion Week

The Crestwood Ambassadors are a group of student leaders in grades 10-12 who work towards developing the school community and spirit through initiatives and everyday behaviour. Last week they put together Inclusion Week, a week dedicated to discussing inclusion and instituting an environment which does not permit bullying on any level. Each day focused on

Grade 7 and 8 Trips

Crestwood is organizing two fantastic trips for the Grade 7s (Niagara) and Grade 8s (Ottawa), scheduled to take place in the spring of 2013. The tours have been prepared for us by Brightspark, a fully licensed, full-service tour operator specializing in student group travel opportunities. Registration for the Grade 7 Niagara trip has begun, and