Crestwood Gives

Our Crestwood Gives initiative is well underway and we would like to thank all of the families that have made generous donations already.  This year we are supporting 33 children and their families through the Durham Children’s Aid, Holiday of Hope program.  Students have all been asked to bring in a specific gift for a


  Dear Parents, November has been a month filled with lots of wonderful learning experiences and exciting virtual events. The month started out with our much anticipated Book Fair! Thank you to all the parent volunteers who helped organize and facilitate this fabulous event. A big thank you to Ms. Bafaro for all her hard

Crestwood Tech Lions

Crestwood’s FIRST Tech Challenge competition team is once again in full swing. This year, the team got together to design & program a robot using aircraft grade aluminum U-channels & Java programming to solve a series of missions that are logistical & supply chain related. With the remote competition just around the corner, all team

CPC Guidance News (Nov. 25)

Grade 12 OUAC Applications All grade 12s now have access to their OUAC applications. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to myself or Ms. Somerville for assistance.  Note the important upcoming dates:  Ontario Universities December 6, 2021: Crestwood OUAC deadline (in-house) January 13, 2022: Deadline to submit your completed application to

CPC Alumni Update: Sean Abraham (’05)

Sean Abraham (CPC ’05) studied Mathematics and Engineering at Queen’s University (2010), got a bit of industry experience, then immigrated to Boulder, Colorado in 2012, where he’s been living ever since. Most recently, he’s been a senior software engineer at Google (2014-2021), working on Chrome OS’s continuous integration, delivery and hardware testing platforms. Sean took

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

Sunshine Therapy Dogs

Sunshine Therapy Dogs On Monday November 22nd, the Sunshine Therapy Dogs (Tico, Addie, Bella and Kono) will be back at Crestwood from 11:30-2:00pm in the Boardroom by the main entrance of the school. Therapy or “comfort dogs” are a great support for mental health – and our students will soon come to learn that their

CPC Guidance News (Nov. 19)

Grade 12 OUAC Applications All grade 12 students will have access to their OUAC application by Monday November 22nd. If any students have questions or concerns they should reach out to Mrs. Appleby or Ms. Somerville for assistance.  Please also note the important upcoming dates:  December 6, 2021: Crestwood OUAC deadline (in-house) January 13, 2022:

Anti-Bullying Week 2021

This week the Female Peer Leadership group put on several events to raise awareness around Bullying in schools and the impacts bullying can have on youth.   Each day started with a morning announcement sharing stats and facts about bullying, which helped to educate our students about the consequences and impacts of bullying.  We had a

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 ( 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)