Crestmont’s 50th Anniversary Party

Crestmont’s 50th Anniversary Party

Crestmont welcomed the new year with a hearty 50th-anniversary party that honored its roots and gave thanks to its loving and robust community. Families and alums from near and far packed the school’s campus on a wintery day in January, reuniting with beloved former teachers and one of the school’s founders. The…
Crestmont 50th Anniversary Kick Off Event

Crestmont 50th Anniversary Kick Off Event

Happy 50th Birthday, Crestmont! Join us for Crestmont’s 50th Anniversary kick-off party Saturday, January 26th 1-4 pm at Crestmont We welcome you to celebrate our school’s rich, unique history and current adventures! Take a walk through the main building as we will have themed activities in each classroom such as…
Building Community at Crestmont

Building Community at Crestmont

by Dianne Driscoll, Head of School The early weeks of school are all about creating community, both in the classroom and in the school as a whole. There is a strong relationship between academic success and social emotional learning. I had an experience recently at Crestmont that reinforced how having…
Harvest Fair October 13th

Harvest Fair October 13th

A celebration of Fall for the whole family! Featuring: Pumpkin Patch Face Painting Bouncy House Food Crafts & Games Pet Costume Parade Raffle Saturday, Oct 13, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm At Crestmont School, 6226 Arlington Blvd, Richmond, CA This is a free, kid-friendly event and is open to the public…
Book Fair!

Book Fair!

Come to our Annual Crestmont Book Fair in November! Our book fair is open to the public and a percentage of the proceeds go to support our school library. Dates: November 13-16 Times: 7:30am-8:30am, 12:00pm – 1:15pm, and 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Thinking about Crestmont? Sign Up for a Tour!

We will be happy to show you what makes this school so great! Crestmont requires attendance at a tour or information session before an application is submitted. School tours begin on October 24th for middle school and October 25th for elementary.  You can see the full list of  dates and…
Kindergarteners Travel to Space!

Kindergarteners Travel to Space!

The Unicorns were studying outer space in April, so we went to visit the Chabot Space and Science Center. We met up outside and had a quick snack before being ushered into the planetarium for a film. There was some anxiety about whether the film would be scary, but Justice,…
But… Is Crestmont for Me?

But… Is Crestmont for Me?

This blog post is by Crestmont parent Chamia LaRae Chambers. My son had been attending a fantastic, private preschool for almost three years when I realized that I had no idea where he’d be going next.  The school he was at was a real school (not a daycare center), they…
Patterns

Patterns

Our Kindergarten students have been using concrete and visual models to learn about patterns. Using models in math makes those concepts easier to understand and remember. And why are patterns important? Patterns are the building blocks to higher level math (Statistics, Algebra, Measurement) and it all starts in Kindergarten!