Partner Pals

Partner Pals

Multi-age classes, activities, and play are integral to Crestmont’s philosophy. One of the ways we encourage multi-age connections is through Partner Pals. Younger children are partnered with an older buddy and engage in a variety of activities together throughout the year. Multi-age connections benefit both younger and older children, as…
Read-A-Thon is Here!

Read-A-Thon is Here!

  Crestmont’s annual Read-A-Thon is here! Students were thrilled to meet two therapy reading dogs, Kyle and Kobi, and their handlers Ruth and John on Wednesday. They learned what our Read-A-Thon is all about and how these pups love to read with the children. Our Read-A-Thon will be going on…
Middle School Science Buddies

Middle School Science Buddies

    Our Middle School students are partnering with the Kindergarten students as science buddies. Once a week, for 5 weeks, the 5th-7th graders will be meeting with their Kindergarten friends as the Ks explore their 5 senses. Besides the academic benefits, there are social emotional benefits for both the…
Admissions Open House

Admissions Open House

You are invited to come to Crestmont School’s Admissions Open House. Crestmont School is the Bay Area’s only cooperative K-8 school. Located in the scenic hills of Richmond, California, near the El Cerrito border, it was founded in 1969 with the goal of creating an environment that encourages curiosity, critical…
Book Fair!

Book Fair!

Come to our Annual Crestmont Book Fair this week! Our book fair is open to the public and a percentage of the proceeds go to support our school library. Dates: November 2-3 Times: 7:30am-8:30am, 12:00pm – 1:15pm, and 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Crestmont Goes Camping

Crestmont Goes Camping

Every year, Crestmont families come together near the beginning of the school year for a fun camping trip. There’s something about being out in nature out of cell service – finding garter snakes, playing games, eating junk food (so much junk food!), getting dirty (so much dirt!) – that brings…
Read for the Record

Read for the Record

Crestmont participated in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, the world’s largest shared reading experience, reaching over 2 million people. Thirty kids (and their teachers) from kindergarten, first, and second grade listened to one of our parents read Quackers, a story about a cat who thinks he’s a duck. It’s a…

Crestmont is looking for a new Head of School!

Crestmont is looking for a new Head of School! Check out the job listing below and email jobs@crestmontschool.org if you are interested. Crestmont School is a unique cooperative school located in the scenic hills of Richmond, California. It was founded in 1969 with the goal of creating an environment that would encourage…
POSTPONED – Community Harvest Fest

POSTPONED – Community Harvest Fest

Due to the increase in smoke and air quality advisories, the Community Harvest Fest will be POSTPONED until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. ———————————— Crestmont’s Community Harvest Fest is Saturday, October 14th from 11-2 PM. This year’s festival will be a collaboration between Open Door and Crestmont School…
Beth Touchette on NPR: Eclipse!

Beth Touchette on NPR: Eclipse!

Our very own Beth Touchette on the NPR segment Perspectives: Eclipse! When I described our journey to the upcoming solar eclipse’s path of totality to my sister, she questioned why we are driving 20 hours round trip and spending two nights in a dusty, crowded Eastern Oregon campground for two…