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

December saw another amazing Crofton House Carol Service celebrated at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. This holiday tradition has been hosted at the Chan Centre since 2018 when the audience size outgrew St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church. As usual, the service featured wonderful performances, including one that featured both Crofton House teachers and students. Congratulations to everyone involved in this special annual event!

Alumnae gathered at the Cecil Green Park House before the Carol Service to connect and enjoy refreshments. It was lovely to see so many alumnae come together for the seasonal tradition.

Key Dates - Crofton House School:

February 21, 2024 - Closing of the 125 Anniversary Celebration

Join us in Manrell Hall from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Refreshments to be served. Please register online.

February 4, 2024 - New York Chapter Alumnae Brunch

Alumnae in New York are getting together on Sunday, February 4 for a brunch. Reach out to for more information.

March 1, 2024 - Lunar New Year Dinner

Join us for a Lunar New Year Dinner at Continental Seafood Restaurant, 150 - 11700 Cambie Road, Richmond on March 1, 2024. The invitation will be emailed on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

March 8, 2024 - Crofton House School Birthday

The School Birthday celebration will be held on March 8, 2024. This full-day celebration will include a whole school assembly, visits with the Junior and Senior School students, the traditional alumnae lunch, tours of the campus and a cocktail reception to close the day. The invitation will be emailed on Monday, January 29, 2024.

Young Aumnae Social

The Young Alumnae Social took place on December 20, 2023, at Point Grey Golf and Country Club. It was great to see so many alumnae from the classes of 2013 - 2022 come together for a lovely evening.

Keep an eye out for more Young Alumnae events to come!

Victoria Holiday Tea

The Victoria tea has long been an important tradition at Crofton House School. This year the event was reintroduced after being on hold for a few years. The tea was held at the Pendray Inn with alumnae from the class of 1958 to the class of 2015 attending. Thank you to everyone who came to reconnect! Stay tuned for more region-specific alumnae events to come.

Alumnae on Campus

It was lovely to have Elizabeth Thomas-Raynaud ’89, Kathy (Thomas) Stevens ’84, and Suzie Thomas ’87 join us on campus for a tour. If you are interested in organizing a tour, please reach out

If you graduated or were part of a class year ending in ’4 or ’9 you are encouraged to reach out to for more details. The School offers the opportunity to organize reunions on campus.

Pen Pal Program: February 1 - May 27

The Pen Pal program is a cross-generational initiative that involves Grade 1 students and CHS alumnae residing in Canada. The program runs from Thursday, February 1 to Monday, May 27. If you have any questions or would like to be part of this initiative please contact Please register by January 30, 2024.

Work Experience Program

The Work Experience Program provides Senior School students with the opportunity to apply their skills and interests in a work setting. It is a 20-hour mentoring work project that can be done virtually or in person. If you would like to participate and support our students please email

Upcoming Events

January - March 2024 - Stringing a Yarn Knitting Club - Learn more
January - June 2024 - Alumnae Pickleball Every Sunday - Learn more
February 21, 2024 - CHS Community AM Book Club - Fresh Water for Flowers by Valérie Perrin - Learn more
February 28, 2024 - CHS Community Evening Book Club - The Gown by Jennifer Robson - Learn more
May 24 - May 28, 2024 - Capstone Program - If you would like to learn more about how to volunteer this year email at

See Alumnae Events page for more information.

Congratulations to Deborah Money ’77 on being appointed to the Order of Canada! Dr. Money was one of the B.C. residents appointed as Officers to the Order of Canada for her contributions to women’s health, notably in the field of reproductive infectious diseases, as a researcher, clinician, teacher and mentor. Congratulations! Learn more.

Other Crofton House alumnae have been appointed to the Order of Canada. We will be recognizing all of those winners in the February edition of 1898.

We would like to congratulate five CHS alumnae who participated in the inaugural Pan American Continental Cup Masters Field Hockey tournament held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nancy Moore ’74, Fran Sloan Sainas ’75, Deborah Money ’77, Alison Palmer ’78, and Clare (Guard) Ford ’79 represented Canada in this tournament. Their journey culminated in a final where they were narrowly defeated 2-1 by Argentina. Read more.

Share Your Message of Gratitude

“Nancy Moore ’74 taught both me and my daughter Kaitlyn (Class of 2032). Last year, when Kaitlyn was in Grade 3, Nancy introduced the girls to ringette. Kaitlyn took to it immediately and now plays for the Vancouver Ringette Association. Nancy was kind enough to attend Kaitlyn’s game and witnessed her scoring a goal! I am eternally grateful to Nancy for making a positive impact on my child."
- Christine Kim ’99

If you are interested in sharing a message of appreciation, please reach out to


Crofton House Merchandise Available Online Soon

You will soon be able to purchase some of the lovely CHS merchandise available in the Uniform Shop online. More information to come soon.


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