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Outdoor Education at CGS

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the mountains and the stars up above. Let them look at the beauty of the waters and the trees and flowers on earth. They will then begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education. – David Polis During…

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Field Fridays are Back

It was a perfect sunny day for our first outdoor Field Friday of 2019. The Grade 1-4 students went to Leaside Field in the morning to have fun and run around in the open space. The children had a great time playing soccer, tag, and running laps. In future Field Fridays the students will also…

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CGS Goes Bowling

Wow what a great Friday morning we had at CGS school! The entire school went to Playtime bowling for our annual Bowleroo. Playtime bowling was a new venue for the Bowleroo, but it turned out to be a great venue.It was so exciting for everyone this morning heading off from CGS, none more so than…

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Garbage Ball House Games

We had such a fun Friday last week with Pizza Lunch, Toonie Free Dress and House Games all taking place. Before House Games there was only 300 points separating the leading house and the 4th place house, so everything was to play for. This House Games was the turn for Garbage Ball, a fast and…

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Water a Great Way to Start Term 3!

This week was the first week of swimming lessons at Holland and Bloorview Pool for Grades 1-4. We are so fortunate to be able to use their amazing facility at the hospital. Upon arrival, the students were divided into several swimming groups based on previous swimming experience. The swimming instructors were amazing and every groups…

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A Wintery Flashback

We didn’t get a chance to report on the last day of skiing before March Break so here is a little wintery flashback for you… The Grade 1-4’s took to the slopes of Earl Bales on the last day of term 2. It was the perfect day for skiing, not too cold and sunny with…

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Oh Mai, We Love Yoga!

In the fast paced world we live in, it can sometimes feel like there is no time for relaxation and slowing down. Practising yoga is a great way to help children of all ages focus on breathing, relaxation and physical exercise, which in turn enhances their overall mental and physical health. Our Term 3 Yoga…

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House Mascots Come to Life

TEAM- Together Everyone Achieves More The excitement has been building since Tuesday, ahead of this month’s CGS House Games. The Houses were separated by narrow margins leading up to Friday’s games. The challenge for today was to build an object using a random assortment of gym equipment, ranging from stacking cups to hula-hoops. Each team was…

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Hockey Day in Canada

The CGS Hockey Day teams were posted on Monday this week. By the time the tournament rolled around on Wednesday afternoon, the players were extremely excited to get on the ‘ice’. Everyone at school was sporting their hockey jerseys and this really added to the occasion. This year we had five teams – the Leafs, Canadiens,…

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Bunny to Advanced

Grades 1-4 travelled to Earl Bales Ski centre on Monday last. The previous skiing date was cancelled due to extreme cold. Monday was a cold day too, but it gradually got warmer as the day went on. On arrival, the students were divided into two groups based on their skiing experience. The first time skiers went…

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