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The Butterfly Life Cycle in JK

The JK’s are studying the life cycle of the butterfly. Our “cats” have now grown into caterpillars! There is much excitement “aflutter” in the JK classroom! This week we used pasta to resemble the four stages of the life cycle of the butterfly. We are now looking forward to stage 3 when our caterpillars form…

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Dance Mat in JK Technology

In order to get the JK’s feeling more confident about their computer skills we are focusing on the mouse and keyboard. They have started working on their typing skills using a program called Dance Mat. The first few weeks are dedicated to the home row and learning to identify all the letters. By listening to the prompts, they are able to…

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Bunny Sighting in Early Start & JK!

Well, there are no words for the excitement in the school today when the Easter Bunny was spotted. The children couldn’t believe it. Thank you to the Easter Bunny for making CGS one of her stops along the way today! Have a wonderful long weekend everybody.

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JK Digraphs

Breaking news – the JK’s are learning about digraphs! A digraph is a pair of letters representing a single speech sound, such as the sh in shoe or the th in tooth. This week we have learned the sh,ch, and th. It’s amazing how quickly the children picked up these tricky sound combinations. Thumbs up on a job well done! Sara A…

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JK is Right on Time

Time is really ticking for our JK friends. As part of our math unit on time, the JK’s have been introduced to time by the hour and half hour. They were excited to manipulate their individual clocks moving both the hour and the minute hand when completing their work. Just in the “nick of time”…

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JK Enthusiasm Hits Home

Thank you to the JKs for bringing Enthusiasm to life for all of us on Thursday! What an excellent job of hosting for the first time. We hope you felt as uplifted as we did after the Assembly. Congratulations to our ribbon winners. Thank you to Devon, Chair of the PA, for her update on what the PA…

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JK Practise Makes Perfect

The JK class has been busy practicing and preparing for next Thursday’s ribbon assembly. The character theme this month is ENTHUSIASM!  The children are excited to step up to the mic and be the “hosts with the most” enthusiasm. For many of our young friends, this will be their first time speaking in front of…

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JK Blending & Journaling

The JKs have finished learning all their letter sounds and are now blending the sounds together to spell and read words! This week they had the opportunity to print their words up on the smart board with partners during teamwork Tuesday. Now that the children are putting words together they can begin independent work in their journals.…

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JK Knows How to Celebrate

Jayan’s dad Muneesh came to visit the JKs for Jayan’s show and share this week. The children were asked to bring something “festive”. What could be more colourful and festive than the celebration of Diwali!? Muneesh brought a beautiful display of platters, fans and decorative stencils along with a book to help share this special…

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JK Checks Out the Local Library

The JKs really lucked out with the most spectacular fall day for our walk to The Library on Monday! We were treated to stories and a movie and spent time in the children’s section where we were allowed to pick books on our own. Thanks to our many volunteers who made our trip so fun…

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