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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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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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Justine Speaks from the Heart

Justine Mallah, from the Terry Fox Foundation, was in to speak to CGS staff and students on Tuesday. Thank you to Sara A for organizing her visit. Justine is a cancer survivor and in 5 months she will have the ‘all clear’, five years after her diagnosis. Justine spoke about her experience with cancer in very relatable terms for the children,…

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Welcome Ceci!

Thank you for your warm welcome, Children’s Garden School. My name is Cecilia (Ceci) Scott. I am assisting in the Grade 2 class as a Resource Teacher and I am excited to be part of such a welcoming environment. One of the philosophies that drew me to CGS is that each and every student is…

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CGS House Spirit is High

House Games are off to a great start at CGS! All students (JK and up) are placed into a House that they will remain in for the duration of their time at CGS. The house system is designed to inspire  friendly competition, team spirit, and interaction among the older and younger students. All four Houses…

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