A Lovey Day to Do Nothing

Jun 27, 2019

“Don, isn’t it a lovely day to do nothing?” This is the question we heard at the pool every day as we vacationed in Barbados a few years ago. The daily question came from a most unlikely source… a tiny, spritely, not quite three year old, who was spending a year on the Island with…

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So Long 2018/19

Jun 18, 2019

The 2018/19 school year sped by so quickly! It was a whirlwind of drop-offs and pickups, high fives from Don, special events and performances, projects and progress. The CGS community as a whole accomplished so much. Thank you to our exceptional CGS staff for their endless creativity and dedication to bringing the best to their…

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Happy Camping

Jun 18, 2019

The weather was beautiful, spirits were high, the smores were tasty, and the river was awesome. Norval was another resounding success this year! A huge thank you to Paula for putting so much time and energy into making this a wonderful, magical time for the campers. There is a tremendous amount of planning that goes…

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Tree Top Terrific

Jun 18, 2019

We know there were some doubts as to how much fun the children would have at Tree Top Trekking in the rain last week but rest assured, it was lots! The children had a blast. They may have been soggy when they got back to school but they were so happy. There were some new…

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Positively Adorable

Jun 18, 2019

The PA sponsors an end-of-year culminating activity for all of the children. The Early Start class is too young to go off on the same kind of outdoor adventure as the big kids so instead they get special visitors at school. They were so thrilled to have Pawsitively Pets come to their classroom this year!…

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A Birdhouse for Don

Jun 18, 2019

For the past two weeks the Early Start class has worked very hard on creating wonderful birdhouses. The birdhouses were kindly donated by a longtime Leaside neighbour and good friend of Liz’s. The children were so excited to present a birdhouse to their favourite friend Don. The children helped to decorate and sign their names…

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School of Fish

Jun 18, 2019

CGS students are one big school of fish swimming together in harmony! The students in Grade 1 learned how to paint these beautiful koi fish during the last few weeks of school. They examined balance in art and how the position of the fish swimming is visually appealing and balanced. The pair of fish are…

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Father’s Day Coffee

Jun 18, 2019

Thank you to all of the Daddies who came out for coffee and donuts last week. We had to celebrate you a little early due to the end of school but the Principal’s Club wanted to make sure you felt special. We hope you had a great day on Sunday!

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Using Our Imaginations

Jun 18, 2019

During the final month of school we were focussing on Imagination. Here are a few words from Marie from the Character Education Assembly last week ~ The dictionary defines imagination as the ability to form a picture in your mind of something that you have not seen or experienced. It is the ability to think…

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