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Holiday Warmth

December 8, 2017

Holiday Outreach last Friday was great. THANK YOU for your generous contributions to the Native Women’s Resource Centre. We received a ton of beautiful, warm coats, hats, gloves, boots and snowsuits for women and children. The clothes are sorted and all ready to go and no doubt will be well used by the clients of the…

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Gingy Was Here

December 8, 2017

This week in Early Start, we enjoyed learning all about the story of The Gingerbread Man. Our very own Gingerbread Man, named Gingy, came to visit us for the week. During our morning Circle Time on Thursday, we discovered that Gingy had run off! In his place, we found a gingerbread shaped note that led…

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Purdy’s Power – PA Update

December 8, 2017

The PA has been very busy working behind the scenes, as usual. Your Purdy’s chocolate orders have arrived. Please come to the office/library to pick them up. Your orders brought $775.04 back to the school. Thank you! Funds raised by the PA and the CGS community go directly to funding special events and activities for the…

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Holiday Sale Success

December 8, 2017

Thank you to everyone who supported the Principal’s Club Holiday Sale on Monday. The Club raised $510 for Children of Hope Uganda. There are a few jade plants left over. Please watch for them on sale before and after the Holiday Concert on Wednesday, Dec 13. Grab your coffee at the PA table and pick…

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Getting Ready for the Big Show

December 8, 2017

We hope you’re all planning to come to the Holiday Concerts next week. The children have been rehearsing diligently with Lauren and are very excited about the show. The Grade 3s, as the leaders in the school, have lead roles in the show. They have also been working with Ceci and Emily on the set.…

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A Castle Christmas

December 8, 2017

This past Wednesday, the Grades 1 and 2 students visited the famous Casa Loma, where we joined in to take part in the holiday spirit!  The historical attraction was beautifully decorated for the holidays, with so much for all to see. We started off our morning by walking through the very impressive 800 foot underground…

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Welcome Candace

December 8, 2017

Hello CGS parents! My name is Candace and I am the new After Care Teacher at CGS. With over 28 years in the childcare field, it’s been an awesome experience working with children throughout my life. I have worked with infants right through school age children and most recently with teenagers on a cruise line. Travelling around the…

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Celebrating CGS Scientists

December 8, 2017

Congratulations to ALL of the participants in the Science Fair this year, we think it may have been the best one yet. The projects were diverse and the scientists came very well prepared to present their findings to judges, staff, students and parents. It was an extremely tough decision for the judges to recognize only a few…

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Light Brings Peace & Love

December 8, 2017

Irina Dubinski, Assistant Curate at Grace Church on-the -Hill (and Sophia’s mum!), came to visit the SK class this week to teach the children about Advent. Advent begins on the Sunday that falls between November 27th and December 3rd each year. Irina spoke to the children about hope, peace, joy, kindness and love and the symbolism…

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