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20 Years With Terry

What a special morning we had at school today. Fred Fox, Terry Fox’s brother, came to speak with staff and students. Fred is such a lovely man and it was a pleasure to host him for the second time. Fred is scheduled to come and see us again next fall so this trip was truly…

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Fair is Fair

We had our Fairness Character Education Assembly on Tuesday. It started off with bilingual O Canada and announcements with Quinn and Carter. Thank you guys! Marie did a little something different this month and read the children a story called, Fair is Fair, by Sonny Varela. The most important message from this story is that fair…

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Kids for Peace

Kids for Peace Pledge I pledge to use my words to speak in a kind way. I pledge to help others as I go throughout my day. I pledge to care for our Earth with my healing heart and hands. I pledge to respect other people in each and every land. I pledge to join…

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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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