CHS: Inspiring girls to discover and pursue their personal exellence.

Tickets on Sale for the Senior School Production of “Puffs”

For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs...who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world but works hard to remain loyal and true despite all odds. This clever, hilarious and heartfelt play gives a new look at a familiar ‘Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic’ with a winking fondness for all things Harry! Poster design by Grade 12 student Kristi L.

The livestream shows on March 4 and 5 at 7:00 pm. Get your ticket. (see instructions)

Family Trivia Night – Don’t Miss Your Chance to Play!

Time is running out to register for the PA’s Family Night Trivia, a school-wide trivia competition on Thursday, February 18 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Assemble your family team of mega-minds and prepare for a virtual evening of fun and games as CHS families vie for the title of CHS Trivia Champs! Questions and categories will range in difficulty and topics, suitable for everyone – from the youngest to the oldest in your family.

Spots, available on a first-come, first-served basis, are limited and filling up fast so don't delay! Register for free by Tuesday, February 16 at 12 noon.

Bai xin nian! We wish all CHS families a very happy and healthy new year (and a wonderful Family Day)! We also want to thank Senior School students for all the work that went into our Lunar New Year assembly this week. Learn more about what Lunar New Year means to CHS staff and students, and see some of the activities that took place on campus, and enjoy beautiful student performances from the assembly here: View video and blog.

Senior Kindergarten students have been feeling the love this month as they worked on four valentine designs each, in oil paint and pastel on watercolour paper. They made copies and delivered them to their classmates’ name bags, complete with coloured pencil and crayon decorations. The end result was a colourful celebration of love and friendship!

Junior School students jumped into the week supporting the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Jump Rope for Heart. It’s important not to “skip” good health habits, including staying active, eating well, and staying hydrated. Read more about what students had to say.

The classroom is full of things to be measured, from stationary to books, tables to chairs and even people! Grade 3 students have been measuring all sorts of things this week, including the trees in the woods to estimate how old they might be.

Grade 7 students had an engaging and very informative session with dietician Stephanie Dang, exploring key components of nutrition and a healthy diet as well as dispelling many of the myths and misleading information that we encounter in daily life.

In Social Studies, Grade 8 students dove into defining features of ancient Chinese dynasties, exploring contributions in art, technology, and innovation. The design component required students to have a final goal for their model in mind, and focus on how to break it down so they could create it. They found ways to show artifacts from paper presses, to ceremonial pottery representing trade and culture, architecture, and technological advances such as ox carts, or locks in waterways.

Stored energy, kinetic energy, speed management, structural stability… it turns out that engineers have to take a lot into account when building roller coasters, as Grade 10 students found out during their Physics class this week.

Senior School students in the Library Club got a head start on making some wonderful valentines gifts including pegboard yarn art, cards and bathbombs.

Athlete Profile: Rebecca, Grade 12

While competition is on pause, we want to make sure that the experiences of our athletes are captured and shared. This week, we caught up with Rebecca, Grade 12 to get her take on the importance of sport.

We asked what she sees as the benefits of sport:

“Through sport, I’ve developed confidence and learned how to communicate with others really effectively. It’s also helped me develop mental fortitude and strength—I think that translates to persevering through the pandemic. Especially now, it’s really great to be able to take a break from schoolwork and take care of your mental health. Connecting with others is really important. Sport helps us be social. I think doing sports is such a great way to take care of your health and wellbeing.”

And we wanted to know what was most challenging:

“When you lose a game, or you don’t get the results you wanted, it drains you and makes you want to do better. So there’s a benefit, but also a sense of loss—it sometimes just really sucks. But, you may find it in yourself to pick yourself back up and keep going. And that’s the balance. The benefit is it can teach you to keep going during difficult times. “It’s also hard to have injuries, especially multiple times. It prevents you from competing while you recover; that feels like you’re a bit useless, or can’t do what you want to do, or what you enjoy. But it’s important that you take that time to rest—you can’t just continuously push yourself. So I think with every setback in sports you get a lesson. It’s like one step back, two steps forward.”

We loved these insights for sport, and beyond and we hope this brings you some Crofton Falcon Pride! Look for more next E-Calls. #BringItHome

Courage, Creativity, Citizenship


Plans for upcoming events continue to be developed to meet Stage 2 guidelines. Events will be added to the calendar and communicated as plans are finalized.

Log into the My CHS portal to access the full school calendar.

Whole School

February 12
- Professional Development Day - No Classes
February 15
- Family Day - School Closed
February 18 - Family Night Trivia (Register)
February 24
- Pink Shirt Day (Anti-Bullying)
March 5 - School Birthday (No classes)
March 9 - Family Night Dance Party

Junior School

February 19 - Grade 1-2 Coffee & Conversation - 12:00 pm
February 22 - Grade 3 Coffee & Conversation - 12:00 pm
February 26 - Junior and Senior Kindergarten Coffee & Conversation - 12:00 pm

Senior School

March 10 - Senior School Parent-Teacher Conferences - 1:30 pm


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