Male Mentors

Yesterday the Male Mentors and those who identify as he/him at the Crestwood community joined to support our female students and staff for their annual  Because I am A Girl Day.  We ran a cooperative initiative called the Moosehide Campaign, which seeks to end all violence against women and children by calling men and boys

Alumni Update Josh Boothroyd – 2014

Since leaving Crestwood, I got 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 semester. I’ll then be embarking on a nine-month qualification called an LPC (Legal Practice Course) before starting a two-year

Black History Month

Black History Month continued this week at Crestwood. During homeroom this week, students were introduced to the lives of 5 individuals who have made significant contributions to Canada’s history. The week began with a look at Portia White, who in 1944 became the first Canadian invited to perform at New York City’s prestigious Town Hall

Science – Grade 7

              Recently, the Grade 7 students designed and carried out a scientific inquiry investigating the effectiveness of one material’s ability to protect against exposure to ultraviolet radiation. In order to test the effectiveness of their selected materials, which included sunscreens, fabrics, lenses, sand and saltwater, the students used special

Guidance News

Course Selection Evening Thank you to those families who attended the Course Selection Evening on January 20th. The virtual presentation is available on-demand on Crestwood’s YouTube channel if you weren’t able to tune in live. To download a copy of the presentation slides, please click here!   SIUK: UK University Fair – Sat March 5

CPC – Weekly Attendance Update

Dear Parents and Guardians, We would like to thank you and your children for your cooperation in another successful positive week in the return to in-person learning.  Your continued cooperation is needed with respect to safety protocols and screening. Please ensure that the following is taking place: Students are bringing proper masks and wearing them

CPC – Environmental Science

The Grade 11 Environmental Science class has been learning about impacts of oil spills as part of the Energy unit. After learning about Exxon Valdez (1989) and BP Deepwater Horizon (2010) incidents, our scientists researched the methods that were used during these incidents.  The information was used to design a way to test out their

CPC – Moosehide Campaign

This Thursday Feb 10 the Crestwood Male Mentorship Program and all those who identify as he/him or they/them will be taking part in the Moosehide campaign.  This movement started as a response to domestic violence against indigenous women and children; but has grown to include all those who stand against domestic violence.  Efforts to address

CPC – Chinese Lunar New Year

On Tuesday, Crestwood students dressed in red to welcome the “Year of the Tiger” and celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. Crestwood will keep the Lunar New Year’s celebration going next Friday, February 11th, with an online celebration, featuring performances from many students in our Chinese community. To join the festivities on Friday, February 11th,  please

CPC – Pancake Breakfast

The Female Peer Mentorship Group is hosting a pancake breakfast for all Crestwood girls on the morning of Feb. 10th.  We are encouraging all girls to come out and join us and join in on discussion regarding Gender Inequalities and Barriers for Females.  The breakfast will take place in the Crestwood gym between 7:45am-8:30am.

CPC – Donations Needed

We Need Your Donations The Female Peer Mentorship Program has partnered with Native Child and are working with their female youth empowerment group to help end Period Poverty in Indigineous communities.  We will be collecting feminine hygiene products (pad, tampons, pantyliner), all next week to donate to Native Child’s transitional housing, shelters, and their youth

CPC Athletic Update

We are looking forward to the return to game play next week.  The CISAA has been working hard to put together a condensed winter season, and get the kids back to doing what they love.  BUT we are still awaiting an announcement from the Ministry of Education and local Public Health regions to give school

CPC Black History Month

Tuesday February 1st marked the beginning of Black History Month at Crestwood. Every school day during the month of February, students will be introduced to a Black Canadian who has made significant contributions to our collective history. The celebrations kicked off, appropriately, with the Honourable Jean Augustine. In 1993, Ms. Augustine became the first Black

CPC – Athletic Update

Our elite basketball teams were back in action this week.  Our senior girls played Lincoln Prep on Tuesday and despite a strong effort, they fell short listing 77-70.  Toby Fournier scored an amazing 33 points, followed by Taija Sta. Maria with 21 points and Chantells Stuart with 13 points. Our boys senior elite team had a

CPC – Math Contest

In November, members of the problem-solving club participated in the Canadian Intermediate and Senior Math Contests. The following students achieved a certificate of distinction for ranking in the top 25% of contestants! Intermediate Contest: Siyue Cao (1st Place) Yuning Cai Jingye Wang Senior Contest: Hanyuan Jian (1st Place) Sophia Gu Manrong Sun Yuhao Wu Haochen

Ending Period Poverty

Our Female Peer Leadership group has partnered with Native Child Services (Malvern) to work on some female empowerment initiatives.  As part of our February ‘Because I Am A Girl Day’ (Feb. 10), we will be collecting donations of feminine hygiene products to be distributed to Native Child’s transitional housing units, shelters, and to mothers that utilize

Ella Okubasu DI Commitment to Binghamton University

We would like to congratulate Senior Ella Okubasu (2022) on her commitment to Binghamton University in Vestal, New York.  The Binghamton Bearcats compete in the America East Conference, and they compete at the NCAA Division I level.  Ella has been a student at Crestwood since 2018 when she started in Grade 9.  Ella has been a huge part of the growth of our Basketball

Mac Downey ’13 – Alumni Update

Shortly after starting college I began working for the music publication “The Come Up Show.” I ran their social media until I was given the opportunity to do photography for one of the concerts the publication was covering. My boss loved the photos and promoted me to photographer/ journalist. Since then I’ve worked as a

Accolades for the Oral History Project

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Crestwood Preparatory College for developing and supporting your extraordinary Oral History project, which Mr. Scott Masters so capably directs. Your students interviewed my father, Frank Haley, in November and December of 2021 for his contributions as a Canadian armed forces veteran. Your program allowed my father

Guidance News

Course Selection Evening Thank you to those families who attended the Course Selection Evening on January 20th. The virtual presentation is available on-demand on Crestwood’s YouTube channel if you weren’t able to tune in last night. To download a copy of the presentation slides, please click here!   The Global Health Leaders Conference at Johns

Oral History Project – Don White

Mr. Hawkins and Mr. Masters’ Grade 10 History students are meeting with World War 2 veterans every Sunday over Zoom, as part of their studies of this important period of Canadian and world history.  It’s a fantastic opportunity for students to meet and interact with the men and women of this generation! Last week we met

Summer School @ CPC

Crestwood Preparatory College is pleased to offer a number of Ontario high school credit courses. Courses are designed to provide students with an exceptional academic experience in the early summer. This schedule allows course completion by mid-July allowing students time during their summer months to work, attend camp, or a vacation with family. CPC’s School’s

Kyle Lockyer ’07

Since graduating from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2011, Kyle started his career in the CPG industry. After a successful stint working with Coca-Cola and KIND in NYC, he took his skill set to help Enterprise CarShare enter the car-sharing industry and take on Boston-based ZipCar. He was tasked with acquiring car-sharing companies across Canada and