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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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Skating Night at UCC is On!

Our Annual CGS Family Skating Night at UCC is on! Please mark your calendars for Friday, Feb 1. Ice time is from 4:30-6:30. Dinner will be served in the lounge from 5:30-7:00pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Kids 3 and under are FREE. Skating, pizza, veggies, dessert and hot chocolate included!…

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SK Predictions

The SK’s have been busy inferring, predicting and finding evidence. These skills are key to reading comprehension. Brave Irene was the story of choice this week and the children did a wonderful job of analysing the story and putting their thoughts down on paper. The inventive spelling you see in the work on display is…

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Looking to the Skies

The Grade 1 class visited the Science Centre this week and attended the Planetarium Program called “The Night’s Sky”. The children enjoyed ‘travelling’ to the dark countryside and being surrounded by stars and other visible objects in the night sky. They also explored the phases of the moon as it orbits the Earth, listened to…

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