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Skating Fun at UCC

Thank you to the CGS PA for organizing another highly successful and fun Family Skating Night at UCC. Specific thank yous to Kelly and Aa-Na for heading up the event, to Antonia for being on hand to serve dinner in the lounge while Aa-Na was manning the hot chocolate station rinkside, and to Alumni Ginny…

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CGS Ski Bunnies

The Grade 1-3’s had two great ski days over the past few weeks. We lucked out with two great days weather wise, and Earl Bales had lots of fresh powder on the hills waiting for us! It was a treat to see our veteran skiers show off their stuff to their friends, and our new…

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Prehistoric Pals in SK

The SK’s recently started their ‘Prehistoric Pals’ unit. They loved it! The children learned about different dinosaurs and their specific characteristics. They learned the meaning of all sorts of big words like herbivore, carnivore, extinct and paleontologist. Did you know that dinosaur means ‘terrible lizard’ or ‘fearfully-great lizard’? Or that a flying dinosaur is called…

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Don’t Miss Family Skating Night!

Family Skating Night is so much fun. Thank you in advance to the CGS PA for planning this event for the third year running. Aa-Na, Kristi and Kelly are on it! We are very lucky to secure a space on the UCC ice each year. Dinner is included in your ticket price so come and…

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Number Jumping in SK

How fun is this? Don’t you wish you learned math this way? Thank you to the CGS Foundation for purchasing this great learning tool for the SK class. (The Number Line is part of Paula and Heather’s $500 Foundation Wish List purchase this year.) The number line is an active way for the children to…

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Skating Skills Acquired!

The Grade 1-3’s have completed their 8 weeks of skating. We had a wonderful last class today. Parents were invited to come and watch their children’s lesson for the first half, then join us on the ice for a free skate. It was great to see so much parent support and the students had so…

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Choosing Math Models in SK

The SKs are doing just beautifully! They are really enjoying their math classes. This week they focussed on subtraction word problems and finding multiply strategies. The children practised using concrete models (or equations) and picture models (using drawings of objects to represent numbers) to solve the questions at hand. These simple concepts form the basis…

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Early Start & SK Get Together

On Monday morning Liz’s Early Start class had a visit with the SK class. The children enjoyed a story on the SMART Board called “Owl Babies”.  After learning about owls, the Early Start children found an eager SK friend to help them with a wonderful owl craft. The children enjoyed mingling with each other and…

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Pioneer Feast in SK

The SKs have already had their Thanksgiving dinner – Pioneer style! Heather, Paula and the children gathered in the gym to feast by candlelight yesterday. The table was set with all the trimmings. The children have been learning all about Pioneers in Social Studies and the feast was such a fun way to bring their…

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Skating on a Hot Day

Our Grade 1-3 skating classes got off to a great start last Friday. It was strange going off on the school bus to skate on such a boiling hot day! The weather definitely felt more seasonal today. For the next several Friday mornings, we will be heading to Forest Hill Arena to work on our…

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