Sports Update

A great week for sports! Click for pictures and updates! Curling It’s been a busy week for the Curling Teams! The Varsity Boys Curling team travelled to Toronto Cricket Club early this week for their game against Toronto French School. The Boys jumped off to an early lead, stealing the first two ends on the

Sports Update

The Lions have had a successful week! A full practice schedule can be found here. U14 Volleyball The U14 Girl’s Volleyball team travelled to SJK for their first game of the near year. The Lions started off a bit rusty; losing the first two sets 25-16. However, CPC turned it around to win the last set 25-8

Crestwood’s Family Tree

Did you know that Crestwood has an extended family? CPC has been fostering children through the Foster Parents Plan for twelve years. CPC is pleased to introduce three of the children who have benefited from the Foster Parents Plan. Gertrude Banda (pictured) is ten years old and lives in Zambia Africa, Jandry Tumbaco (pictured) is

Holocaust Education

This week Crestwood was visited by Faye Kieffer who spoke to Mrs. Winograd’s Grade 8 class about her experiences during the Holocaust. Faye is a hidden child survivor and she was born in Binyacorna, Poland in 1928. When the war broke out, Faye and her family were quickly moved to Ghettos. Her mother and siblings were taken

Crestwood Foundation Grade Level Challenge

The Crestwood Scholarship Foundation is a registered charity which helps students enjoy the Crestwood experience and the rich variety of opportunities at the school while enhancing their post-secondary prospects.  At the same time, Crestwood is enriched by the presence of energetic and dynamic students who contribute to the Crestwood community. Since its inception The Foundation

Snow Days

Winter has arrived! Read on to find out about CPC’s policies on inclement weather. If Crestwood Preparatory College is closed for the day due to weather, an announcement will be posted on the School Website by 6:30am. If CPC is open, but you decide that your children will not be attending school, please ensure you call

Guidance News

This week, Ms. Hann and Mr. Mitz visited the Grade 8-11 English classes to discuss course selection for the 2016/17 school year.  Grade 9-11 are completing course selection online through the career cruising website and are asked to return their signed course selection sheets (printed from career cruising) to the guidance office by February 10th.  Grade 8

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher interviews are just around the corner! The booking process is essential to ensure you are able to find a time that works for your schedule. The ability to book appointments will begin on January 19th at 9:00 am, and will remain open until January 26th at 3 pm. Below are instructions on how to book

Holocaust Education

            This week Crestwood was visited by Hedy Bohm and Leonard Vis, who spoke to Ms. Young and Mrs. Winograd’s respective grade 8 classes about their experiences during the Holocaust. The grade 8 classes have been studying the novel The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, and discussing the social and

Spirit Week

The week of January 18th to 22nd will be Crestwood’s Spirit Week.  This is a fun-filled week with lots of exciting school spirit activities. We will be having staff versus student games, assemblies, theme days, raffles, and fundraising efforts. Students will be permitted to wear “street clothes” all week providing they participate in the theme for the

Summer School

Crestwood Preparatory College is pleased to offer a number of Ontario high school credit courses conveniently located in Toronto. 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 vacation with

Roll Into Summer

Over the past three years we have held “Swing Into Summer”, a golf tournament and silent auction event.  The event was a great success and raised over $75, 000 for the Crestwood Preparatory College Bursary & Scholarship Foundation. The event brought together current students, parents, friends, alumni and supporters of Crestwood in a day of fun.

Birthdays at Crestwood

                      Looking for a good way to make your son or daughter’s birthday special while they are at school? Well, Roary the Birthday Lion is your solution! For only $5.00, Roary will bring them a birthday card, a small treat, and lead the class in singing Happy

Course Selection

Course Selection for the 2016-2017 school year will begin next week. Starting Monday January 11th, Ms. Hann will be visiting Grade 8 through 11 English classes to review diploma requirements and discuss the course selection process.  This year, course registration will be done online through Career Cruising for all students in Grades 9-11. Completed registration forms

Course Drop Deadline

The last day to drop a course is Friday January 15th.  Only Grade 12 students currently taking 7 or more classes and Grade 11 students taking 8 classes are eligible to drop a course. Please see Ms. Hann in the guidance office before Friday if you are considering dropping a course. Signed course drop sheets must be submitted

Spotlight on Alumni: Jeffrey Radford-Grant

Jeffrey Radford-Grant received the Gold Level in the Duke of Edinburgh Program, after years of skill and determination. Recipients of this award must demonstrate consistent commitment in Service, Skills and Physical Recreation for a minimum of 12 months, as well as completing a multi-day adventurous journey and residential project. This award is difficult to achieve,

Playdium Night

On December 15th, Crestwood’s Student Government organized a fun-filled, after-school event for Grade 7 and Grade 8 students. Eager participants ventured to Playdium, an interactive entertainment centre, for an evening of arcade games, simulators and high-tech attractions.  Playdium was a blast, and those in attendance returned to school with big smiles, full bellies and some prizes

Crestwood Gives

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Crestwood once again participated in our holiday toy and clothing drive: Crestwood Gives! This year we partnered with both Ve’ahavta and the Kawartha Haliburton Children’s Foundation to help 12 families and many others in need during the holiday season. During Town Hall today representatives from both organizations detailed how our donations would be used–what a

Hour of Code

This week was Computer Science Education Week! Crestwood students were challenged to participate in a number of coding activities done online through the hour of code website. This site has lots of different activities related to programming and is for students of all ages! Even though the week is over, the hour of code website has new coding activities going up year round. Happy coding!

U14 Volleyball

The U14 Girls Volleyball team had 3 games this week! On Monday, the girls traveled to Montcrest for their first game of the season. The first set started off with CPC in the lead with some ace serves from Kyra Grossman, Maddie Milberg, and Madison Horne. Unfortunately, Montcrest caught up at the end and took the

Senior Volleyball

This week the Senior Girls’ Volleyball team took on Trafalgar Castle. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts they weren’t able to overcome the strong offence that Trafalgar attacked them with, losing 25-21, 25-13, and 25-19. Highlights of the match included phenomenal serving by Marina Morris and Rachael Pape who had a handful of aces each, and

U14 Hockey

The U-14 Hockey Team travelled to Rinx early this week to face off against TFS.  The Lions came out flying and never looked back. Alexa Gibson notched her first shut out of the season and Jacob Hanning, Jordan Seigel, Aidan Kay, James Gilday, Aaron Little and Cole Eichler all had multi-point games. Great play by all

U14 Basketball

The U14 Boys Basketball travelled to Montcrest this week. The Lions started off hot, outplaying the Mustangs. The first quarter ended 18 – 5. Montcrest made a few attempts to close the gap, but CPC continually shut them out. CPC’s defensive plays were outstanding, limiting the opponents to just 4 points in the 3rd quarter.

Junior Basketball

This week the Junior Boys Basketball team travelled to TMS for their first away game of the season. While the first quarter was a bit of a struggle, the team ultimately prevailed by a score of 52-33. Special shout outs to Emre Desiru and Erik Usher for scoring 13 and 8 points respectively. As well as


Crestwood’s beginner and novice curlers headed to Toronto Cricket Club for the CISAA’s annual funspiel. Two teams represented Crestwood in the 12 team field. Team Eisentraut, featuring Zach Halpern at lead, Amir Rafati at second, Aaron Greenspan at vice and Joseph Eisentraut at skip, played two nail biting games against Crescent and Montcrest. Team Siu,