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Art with Ceci

You can almost feel the creative energy in the art room at CGS.  The students have had a busy first week experimenting with new materials and exploring colours. Here are pictures of the Early Start students and the Grade 1 class creating beautiful art pieces. The Early Start students painted places and things that they love;…

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CGS Celebrates the Visual Arts

On Friday, May 4th, CGS held our annual Art Show. It was a day to showcase and to celebrate pieces of art recently produced by the students. The pride the students take in their work was very evident. I am amazed each day by their creativity and enthusiasm for art. Thank you to everyone who…

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Art Goes Outside

The JK’s had a great time in art class this week. We explored Mother Nature’s beauty and looked for early signs of spring. We were very lucky to use Marie and Don’s backyard. We saw beautiful robins, a cardinal and even a woodpecker. Using different bits and pieces of nature found in the garden, the…

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Art in the Snow

The JK class fully embraced winter this week in Art Class. They created snow sculptures in our playground and in Marie’s backyard. It was a fun-filled morning of fresh air, teamwork and art through snow painting. Using snow, we made castles, farms and schools. The students used three spray bottles made up of the primary…

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Giving Thanks Through Art

The German philosopher Nietzsche said, ” The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.” At CGS we are celebrating gratitude as our character trait for the month of October. In class, the students in Grades 1, 2 and 3 have been talking about the role of art in our lives. They concluded…

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Every Child is an Artist

In Art Class this week all of the CGS artists, from Early Start to Grade 3, started the year off with original self-portraits. We are excited to celebrate being a part of the CGS community. The children all brought something very special to their drawings. As Picasso said, ‘Every child is an artist.’ I think…

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Art Rocks at CGS

Thank you to everyone who came to our Art Show last Friday. It was a real celebration of our talented artists at CGS. The pride the students take in their art was evident in the display of varied works and in the conversations the students enjoyed having about their pieces. Sharing work with others is a very important…

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Ceci Masters the Stage

We are so lucky to have Ceci with us at CGS. We’re sure her talents haven’t gone unnoticed by anyone who has been to the Holiday Concert or Talent Show this year. We wanted to take this time, officially, to celebrate Ceci’s efforts and accomplishments. Her sets are extraordinary. They are a tremendous amount of work and…

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Term 1 Fun in Art

Art at CGS was in full bloom during Term 1. Beginning in early fall, we took advantage of the good weather and discovered art in nature. We observed the colours and textures from Mother Nature’s palate. Inside the art room, students experimented using bark as canvas and leaves to create figures. The students also created…

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Our Hearts Grow Three Sizes

  What a show! Our Holiday Concert, The Grinch, was a smash hit on Wednesday. All of the children did an amazing job. Congratulations to our CGS staff too – the music and script, the set, the choreography and blocking, the hair and makeup, the back stage skill – all represent hours of work. We are so fortunate…

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