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

Holocaust Remembrance Day

  Yesterday, in honour of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Grade Sixes were fortunate enough to hear from Kathy Kacer, Carol Matas, and Eric Walters, three very talented authors who have dedicated their careers to educating others about the Holocaust through books and making sure that the tragic history is not forgotten. January 27th is a

Let’s Talk About Mental Illness

  January 26 was Bell Let’s Talk Day. Now in its 12th year, Bell Let’s Talk Day hopes to raise both awareness and money for mental health, with the goal of eliminating the stigma around mental illness, supporting organizations across Canada to help improve mental health care access, and funding research that could one day offer promising treatments. On

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

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

Compassion and Mental Health

You may be familiar with the #BellLetsTalk campaign, Bell’s annual initiative to raise awareness and increase acceptance of mental illness. We recognize that conversations about mental health and wellbeing should not start and end with the Bell Let’s Talk movement. This month, our character education topic at Crestwood is compassion. We have put together a collection of talking

Sean Eylott ’14

After I graduated from Crestwood, I was convinced that I wanted to study Computer Science at Queens University. Three years into my program, I realized that I wasn’t enjoying it as much as I thought I would and I made the hard decision to drop out. I started working as a brand ambassador for a

Mindfulness and PE Class

The grade 7 and 8 students in Physical Education classes have been working on adding mindfulness strategies and relaxation techniques to their toolbelt. Some of the techniques they have been working on are mindful minutes, breath work, progressive relation, and incorporating music into meditation. In such uncertain times, times Mental Health needs to be at

Elijah Fisher Foundation

Congratulations to Crestwood’s Elijah Fisher who started the Elijah Fisher Foundation and ran his first event this past month.  On Dec. 23rd Elijah hosted a free Holiday Hoops Clinic for 20 lucky 8-13-year-olds.  Elijah and other Crestwood staff ran skills and drills for the kids.  In addition to hosting the camp, the Elijah Fisher foundation also impacted the lives of 20 families by delivering toys, clothing, and

Return to Sport

We will be resuming our co-curricular athletic programming when we return to school on January 17th.  Games will not resume until the end of January and an updated schedule will be posted on team Edsby pages as soon as we have them.  For sports where we use rental facilities (hockey, swimming, curling), most facilities are