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SK Pioneers Feast

The SK Pioneers had a bountiful Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday. They had so much fun dressing up in costume and then sitting down to a beautifully decorated fall table. The Feast is an SK tradition at CGS and big thanks must go to Meagan and Paula for all of their hard work to prepare such…

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Learning About India in SK

A huge thank you to Naya and her mum Nina for their comprehensive and totally engaging presentation about India this week. The SK class (and several staff members) were treated to really interesting information about the geography and culture of India, including how to spell Paula and Meagan’s name in Hindi! Naya and Nina performed…

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SK Takes the Reins

The Grades 1-4 students were out of the building on Tuesday morning for Track & Field so the very important job of doing morning annoucements fell to the SK’s. Ethan and Kyle did a fantastic job! Everyone in the office was so excited to see them take on the responsibity with such confidence. The boys…

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Healthcare SK Style

Our SK health and safety unit has taken on a life of its own due to our very own SK parents! They have enhanced our unit immesurably this week by sharing their professions with the class, complete with interactive, real-life props. The SK’s could now be mistaken for health and safety professionals themselves due to…

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Mystery Readers in SK

As if SK wasn’t already exciting enough at CGS! Meagan and Paula have added a wonderful new activity to their weekly schedule called ‘Mystery Reader’. Every Wednesday and Friday the SK class will welcome a special guest to read a story to the class. They have a job to do before they get to enjoy…

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Amazing Mazes in SK

STEM continues to be a huge success in the SK class! This week, the SKs worked together to plan, design, build, and test their own mazes built from Q-Tips. With the introduction of Art to STEM (making it STEAM) the SKs incorporated their creative side in each of their designs, developing intricate and absolutely outstanding mazes. They continue…

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STEM Aliens in SK

The SK’s absolutely love their STEM days. This week, the challenge was to build an alien animal. There were a few requirements for the STEM teams to fulfill (see below) but after that, they could let their imaginations run wild! 

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Family Skate at UCC

A huge thank you to the CGS PA for organizing our annual Family Skating Night on February 1. We are so lucky to have access to the wonderful ice and super comfy lounge at UCC. We hope you all enjoyed the night of physical activity and socializing. It was a really nice way to end…

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Computer Skills in Grade 2/3

The Grade 2/3’s worked on a special project this week. We are very lucky to have the computers in our classroom, and this week we assigned our first technology project. Each student began by selecting their favorite author. They learned how to search their author’s name on Google and how to locate photos of their…

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Hop, Skip and a Vault!

The JK to Grade 4 students attended gymnastics lessons this past Monday at the Children’s Fitness Centres of Canada near Leaside. For some students it was their first time ever doing gymnastics outside of school. When we arrived, the students were divided into seven groups in order to keep the instructor to student ratio low. Each station…

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