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!
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…
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…
2018 Spring Gala & Auction

2018 Spring Gala & Auction

Crestmont Families & Alumni, Join us for Crestmont’s Spring Luau, Saturday, March 24th from 6-11 pm at the Hillside Community Church in El Cerrito. The Fundraising Team is busy creating an evening event filled with music, pupus, festive drinks, and a modern take on a traditional luau dinner! Unique surprises are…
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…
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…
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…