Crestwood Weekly COVID Information

We would like to thank you and your children for your cooperation in a successful return to in-person learning.  We understand that some of you may have been apprehensive but things have gone smoothly this week once we were actually able to attend following the snow.  Your continued cooperation is needed with respect to safety

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

Glendon College Road

Dear Parents, Please be advised that the road coming down from Glendon College will be closed for an indefinite period of time. They had a mudslide which caused a sinkhole and they do not know how long it will take to fix the problem.  Dalia Eisen

CPC Athletic Update (Jan. 21)

It is great to see our students back in the gym and getting back to doing what they love!  CISAA games are still on hold and we should have a new and revised schedule out by the end of next week.  The goal is to get back to games by mid-February and play a revised

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

Winter Clothing Crucial

  A reminder to parents to please send their child to school with all the proper winter gear to feel comfortable outside, including: snow pants, waterproof gloves/mitts, hat, neckwarmer, etc. We try to get students outside in most weather, even for shortened periods of time. Amy Fuller    

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

Yearbook Cover Contest

It is finally time for students to cast their ballots for the 21-22 Crestwood Yearbook Cover Contest. All students are encouraged to take some time this week to submit their vote online here! Voting will be open until Monday, January 24.

Sending Sunshine – Volunteer Card Writer

Are you in need of community service hours and looking for a way to brighten someone’s day? Sending Sunshine is a not-for-profit organization that is trying to reduce the negative effects of social isolation among seniors by providing them with handwritten cards. With the pandemic, the opportunities for volunteering are limited.  With Sending Sunshine students

Uniforms for January

Dressing rooms are not good places in which to congregate during the pandemic. While kids will not be allowed to use them, they still need to be dressed for gym class (or practices and games after school). They will, therefore, be obliged to come to school in prescribed gym attire. Since so many kids are

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

Art Room Rumblings

  Happy New Year to you all! I would like to invite you to our virtual art class to view the self portrait gallery. We learned from the masters. We studied facial proportions and expressions, and we studied ourselves. So happy and proud to have such wonderful creative students. Anya Romanenko    

Rare Opportunity

To celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 27 at 4:30pm, Award winning Toronto author, Barbara Reid, will be doing a FREE virtual demonstration on how to create a picture from clay. In order to participate, you’ll need colourful clay, a sharp pencil or a toothpick and a paper plate. Please click on the link below for more information:

Re-enrolment for 2022/23

  Please be reminded that re-enrolment forms and deposits are due on January 31st. We presently have more new applicants than we can accommodate, so if your re-enrolment form and deposit are not received by January 31st, we will be opening spots for the new applicants on February 1st. Parents can locate all of the

Important Friendly Reminders

  Dear Parents, With in-school learning beginning on Monday, please note/ be reminded of the following: If you have traveled out of the country, your child may NOT return to school for 14 days from the date of their return to Toronto UNLESS the child has been FULLY VACCINATED (2 doses), and the second dose was

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

Tips on the 4 Classes a Day Schedule

With the switch from the 2 courses per day to the in person 4 courses per day schedule, we understand that there will be some needed adjustments that students, teachers and parents will need to make. Here are some additional items that we have begun to discuss here at the school and some answers to

Attendance Procedures

It is vitally important for the safety of all of our students that parents or guardians contact the office regarding any and all absences.  Anytime your child will be late or miss part or an entire day of classes, parents, and guardians must notify the office as soon as possible (this applies for any absence,

CrestWORD Fall 2021

The latest issue of the CrestWORD Newspaper is here… and just in time for the holidays! The CrestWORD is CPC’s very own student publication, and in this issue, we’ve got some great content ready for you: updates from our student-body, music reviews, news highlights, a couple of brand new columns, profile features, works of fiction, and some

Alumni Spotlight Jonah Elfassy ’12

After graduating from Crestwood in 2012, I went on to complete a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario. Following graduation, I worked as a Research Assistant at the International Centre for Surgical Safety, implementing the OR Black Box into several hospitals in the GTA, United States, and Europe. Subsequently, I

Experience Engineering―For Grade 9 & 10 Students

Are you interested in learning more about UofT’s Engineering Program? Join the UofT Engineering Recruitment staff for this special online presentation designed for Grade 9 & 10 students. The first 30 minutes of the event will be an overview of UofT’s Engineering programs, opportunities, academic requirements, and community. After the presentation, there will be a

Girls Who Code Club

In January, Crestwood will begin their very own Girls Who Code club. The aim of this club is to to close the gender gap in technology and to encourage more young females to engage in STEM related fields. Look out for the sign up form after the break!

Robotics: First Tech Challenge

Another season of FIRST Tech Challenge’s robotic contest is in the book! Our team of amazing student roboticists all pitched in to compete in the remote qualifying Sudbury tournament. The Crestwood Tech Lions continued to break their team scoring record each and every day in both the autonomous portion and the driver controlled portion of the