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Persuasive Writing & Symmetry in SK

The SKs, in keeping with their impressive work all year, learned about Symmetry in their math enquiry unit and Persuasive Writing in Language Arts this week. I happened to stop by with a tour while they were working on their assignments. They were so happy to share all their crazy Christmas Crab facts! Make sure to…

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SKs at the Zoo

The SKs had an amazing trip to the Zoo on Wednesday. The weather was perfect and everyone was so excited to be going! The children came back full of tales about their favourite moments and animals. They also came back very tired (we had more than one sleeper on the bus on the way home)!…

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SK Outside

The SKs spend lots of time outside when the weather allows. This week it was time for a signs of spring scavenger hunt. The children headed out with clipboards and magnifying glasses in hand. They made their way through the neighbourhood, spent time in Marie and Don’s garden and checked out the school grounds. They…

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Ending Blends in SK

The SK’s have progressed to working on end blends in their phonics program. This week they focussed on the SK and ST sounds in words like ‘mask’, ask’, ‘desk’, ‘cost’ and ‘nest’. Whiteboards and rice trays are great tools for practise. The children are working on their word lists for their Spell Well on Tuesday.  

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SK Teddy Bear Picnic

The SK’s were given the homework assignment of interviewing their teddy bears this week. Questions included; how many blocks high is your bear and what does your teddy bear like to play? The kids loved this activity and it evolved into plans for a Teddy Bear’s Picnic. The picnic was planned for the warmer weather this afternoon but the SKs were…

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SK Heads Outside

Michelle M & I took the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful spring weather with the SKs for Outdoor Education this week. We spent 45 minutes working collaboratively in small groups, illustrating with chalk. This was an unstructured, totally free choice activity for the kids. Their creations included; aliens, space vehicles, cars, pets, houses and a…

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The SKs Love Canada

The SKs love their social studies units and the latest one, Our Canadian Heritage, is one of their favourites. The children did some lovely drawings of our Canadian symbols, including the Parliament Buildings, the Northern Lights and The Mounties. They also had to do some writing about what they love best about Canada – the results…

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The SKs Reflect…

Paula and Michelle gave the SKs an open-ended opportunity to reflect on what they think, see and wonder about this week. The results were charming, insightful and graphically striking. The portraits turned out so well! Check them out in the SK classroom.  

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Fairy Tale Portraits in SK

The SKs completed some beautiful work in Language Arts this week after studying their favourite Fairy Tales. Fairy Tales provide an excellent way for children to deepen their understanding of character development and narrative texts. Paula and Michelle asked the children to pick their favourite character, draw it, and provide several adjectives, of their own choosing, to…

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How Are You Going to Ask Your Sweetheart to The Prom?

http://cgsschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-gala-promposal.mp4 Please join us! The Gala Committee and the CGS Foundation are looking forward to seeing everyone there. Any questions or ideas/items to donate to the Silent & Live Auctions? We need your help! Please contact Gala Committee Chairs Shannon Wright or Kristi Daniels.  Forever Young Tickets can be purchased here. Can’t attend The Prom on April 22 but would like…

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