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Early Start Ice Science

January 12, 2018

The Early Starts became little scientists this week, discovering what happens to snow and ice. They observed what happens to water when it is put in the freezer. The children explored the resulting ice as a sensory activity one morning in the classroom as they touched and played with the ice cubes. Many observations were…

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Don’t Miss Family Skating Night!

January 12, 2018

Family Skating Night is so much fun. Thank you in advance to the CGS PA for planning this event for the third year running. Aa-Na, Kristi and Kelly are on it! We are very lucky to secure a space on the UCC ice each year. Dinner is included in your ticket price so come and…

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Gratitude Adds Up

January 12, 2018

Every year in January, Marie empties the Gratitude Jar and tallies up all the entries. It is a task that Marie looks forward to each year. She dutifully documents every entry. If there are comments about specific people, she very kindly shares them. It is a lovely thing to receive one of these notes, knowing…

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Art in the Snow

January 12, 2018

The JK class fully embraced winter this week in Art Class. They created snow sculptures in our playground and in Marie’s backyard. It was a fun-filled morning of fresh air, teamwork and art through snow painting. Using snow, we made castles, farms and schools. The students used three spray bottles made up of the primary…

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Learning How to Give

January 12, 2018

I am going to give nine coins to a boy or girl in need. ~ Ethan SK We wanted to acknowledge a few children who recently brought unsolicited donations into Marie to share with Children of Hope Uganda. The Principal’s Club aims to give the children a clear model for giving and it is so…

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Happy Holidays from CGS!

December 20, 2017

It’s been a fun and productive Term 1 and it’s hard to believe it’s already over! Everyone has earned a well-deserved rest. Enjoy the holiday everybody and we look forward to seeing you back on Monday, January 8th for Term 2.

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Christmas Party Action

December 20, 2017

It has been a very happy last day of Term 1 today. Staff and students are celebrating with special food and gift exchanges. There are smiling faces everywhere you turn! Thank you to our incredibly generous parents for supporting the children to make such thoughtful Secret Santa choices for their friends and for sending in…

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Thank You from St Ann’s

December 20, 2017

Thank you CGS! We collected 18 crates of food for the St Ann Food Bank. 3 more than last year. The food was picked up on Monday and will find its’ way to people in need right away. Carlos and his team from the Food Bank send their heartfelt thanks. Zandee volunteers at the Food…

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Compassion Counts

December 20, 2017

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. ~ Dalai Lama This month’s character trait of compassion really seemed to resonate with the children. As a community, we had two opportunities in December to express our compassion for others – our St Ann Food Drive and our warm clothing collection for…

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