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Creativity at Work

Creativity takes courage ~ Henri Matisse Well, I don’t think anyone could argue that May wasn’t a very creativite month here at CGS. The musical alone was a huge creative effort on the part of the staff and students. Not to mention the Art Fair on May 5th and the Songwriting Workshop for the Grade 2/3s…

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Student Government Rap

We had such a fun Assembly on Thursday. The Student Government did a great job of hosting and handing out the Term 2 ribbons and their Honesty Rap was awesome! A huge thank you to Lauren for putting the rap together. It was such a great addition to the Assembly. Congratulations to all of the ribbon recipients. Well…

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Enthusiasm is Contagious

Enthusiasm is one of the most important things we can bring to our lives and to the people we spend our days with. CGS is full of enthusiasm all the time – staff, students and parents bring their bright spirits through the doors every day – but it was a pleasure to pay particular attention to this wonderful…

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Perseverance Pays Off

“It’s not that I’m smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” ~ Maya Angelou Maya Angelou is wise about so many things but we particularly liked this quote. We hope you noticed it at the bottom of the October page of your school calendar! You will always find the trait we are focussing…

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OPTIMISM Matters

We had our first Character Education Assembly on Monday. (It falls on the last Monday of every month.) The children come down to the gym for morning announcements and O Canada and then Marie checks in with the children to reinforce the character trait of the month. She gives a short presentation on the trait, based on…

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Curiosity Character Education

We celebrated Curiosity at CGS during the month of May. Marie spoke to the students at the Character Education Assembly on May 30 about cultivating this very important quality and how critical it is for learning. Congratulations to our Curiosity Character Ed recipients! For June, our final month at school, we are thinking about Pride and how being…

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CGS Knows Funny

A sense of humour is a major defence against minor troubles. ~ Mignon McLaughlin Congratulations to April’s Humour Character ED Certificate recipients. Thank you for bringing your light, clever and sometimes mishchievous spirits to school every day! We look forward to the Humour Assembly on April 28. Paula’s SKs are working hard to put it together. The…

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With Love & Patience Nothing is Impossible

Thank you to the Grade 1s for hosting a wonderful Assembly on Thursday. The children did a great job at the microphone sharing their anecdotes about patience. The stories added a lot of meaning and humour to the event. Well done guys! Congratulations to all of our ribbon recipients for their efforts in Term 2. A special mention goes out to Shea for…

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December = Empathy

Our Character Recognition Assemblies are going so well. Marie speaks briefly about the trait we have been studying at the beginning of the Assembly and has a chance to get a sense of where the children are at in the understanding. The children are also able to focus on the words Marie says about each child…

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CGS is Determined

I can accept failure but I cannot accept not trying ~ Michael Jordan Determination is one of the most important qualities we can cultivate as human beings. So many things we do require it – whether it be school work, a job or learning a new skill. Life can be tricky and we need to keep…

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