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Alumni and Olympian Akeem Haynes Puts Best Food Forward

Here’s a little inspiration on how hard work, perseverance, patience, love, family, and a belief in something bigger than yourself can conspire to an incredible situation. Here’s Akeem Haynes, both a CHHS alumnus and Canadian olympian, story on how he’s

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

Crescit Eundo – by Grant Paterson

A poem for the 100th Anniversary Celebrations of Crescent Heights High School Written and read by Grant Paterson North Hill Curling Club, Calgary, 16 May 2015 Friendi, Romani, Calgariani, lendibus earibus, CHHS celebratius centennial yearibus. “Crescit Eundo” motto schoolorum, “We

Century of Celebration in Videos

Century of Celebration: In Photos

We are excited to continue sharing our celebration of a Century of Crescent Heights! Please enjoy our collection of professional event photos on Facebook. Click Here   Click here to upload your own

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

1955-1956 – Kappa Gamma Omega Fraternity

1954 – Senior Boys Rugby Team

Left to right (top): Cliff Wylie, Rodger Johnson, Neil McNabb, Lawrence Hi-wo, Unknown, Unknown, Ken Craig, Jim Baldwin, Jock Osler, Gilbert Solner, Karl Zorn, Fred Korbey, Jim Bond, Jack Finlay Left to right (bottom): Claude Halpin, Daniel Edwards, Jim Harrington,