Author: Deb Guebert

Crescent Alumni Mary Joyce Kerr Celebrating 90th Birthday as First New Year’s Baby in 1927

Mary Joyce Kerr (Wood), a member of our Crescent Heights High School Alumni community, is celebrating her 90th birthday as Calgary’s first new years baby in 1927. “I love being a New Year’s baby,” Kerr said. “It was quite a

Crescent Memory – Submitted by Connie Barnaby

It must have been a late spring evening and there was something going on at the school – likely either a dress rehearsal or a Stage 25 production. Maybe even an operetta. A blizzard blew in and it was cold

Crescent Memory – Submitted by Connie Barnaby

Great teachers are never forgotten and one of those special teachers was Mr., J. L. Laurie who was my first home room teacher at C.H.H.S… If I close my eyes, I can still hear his British tones reading the Bible

Crescent Heights High School hat from the early 1930’s

Submitted by Shirleen Smith (daughter of alumnus Frances Ann Smith, nee Collins): This hat belonged to my mother Frances Ann Collins. She was born in 1917 and attended Crescent Heights in about 1932-34, reaching grade 11. These were depression years

Calgary League Cup Champions 1934 – submitted by Brian Foster

Calgary League Cup Champions 1934, winners of the Richardson Cup. This photo was recently shared within our family as it shows four of our Uncles (Forbes, Joseph, George, and Thomas Campbell)    

OSAKA EXPO 1970 – submitted by Donna Russell, Class of ’71

OSAKA EXPO 1970 My memories are vivid of this tour and I still have my travel diary. I’ll try not to write a book, so I’ll highlight some of the memories… Over 200 teens and their chaperones from five Calgary

2014 Scholarship Winners

Announcing our 2014 Scholarship Winners! The Society of Alumni and Friends of Crescent Heights High School awarded 2 scholarships at the Crescent Heights High School Student Achievement Awards Evening on November 20, 2014. Congratulations to Vivian Ngo and Safiyya Punjani.

Lest We Forget

The Society of Alumni and Friends of Crescent Heights High School remembers  Flying Officer William Lidstone McKnight, DFC and Bar, one of more than 80 former Crescent students that gave their lives in the Second World War.

CHHS Archive Update: Items and Volunteers Needed

The Crescent Heights High School Archives is open every Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm. We welcome your contribution in preserving the history of our school and are actively seeking volunteers and various items. Volunteers are needed to continue