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CGS Votes

November 16, 2012

Casting a vote Getting ready for the speeches Congratulations to all the CGS Student Election participants. After a week of campaigning, the votes are in. It takes courage and skill to run for office. We are proud of all of you! Your campaign posters were creative, well produced and persuasive and your speeches were delivered with…

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Great Holiday Shopping to Support Your PA

November 16, 2012

It is that time of year again – holiday shopping is upon us. Your PA has been hard at work this fall looking for fundraisers that will benefit the school AND make your life easier at this busy time of year. Please take a few minutes to look through the list below. All the information…

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Picasso

November 16, 2012

Our young artists have been studying the work of PABLO PICASSO!  As a class we looked at examples of Picasso’s abstract portraits while discussing the differences between realistic and abstract artwork. The children also became familiar with the terms portrait and self-portrait. During our discussion students began to realize that Picasso was able to show…

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Wrap It Up!

November 15, 2012

The holiday season is here and this year the PA is offering a gift wrapping service to help lighten your load. Bring us your unwrapped gifts and take one big thing off your list of things to do. Drop off your gifts to the Library, December 13 – 15th. Please put them in a clear…

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What Next?

November 13, 2012

Chantal Kenny, Director of Admission at UCC. On Monday, November 5th CGS hosted the Directors of Admission from several top private schools. It was a relaxed and informative evening for parents to learn more about schools they may be considering for their children moving forward. Upper Canada College, Royal St George’s College, Sterling Hall School,…

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Critical Media Literacy

November 13, 2012

The winter holidays are quickly approaching, and stores have wasted little time in their attempts to nudge shoppers into the festive spirit through elaborate store displays, special deals, and of course, the always-too-early appearance of holiday music. While many of us are trying to mentally prepare ourselves for this time of the year, as a…

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CGS Remembers

November 8, 2012

Today at 10:45 we held our Remembrance Day Assembly. Thank you to Mimi’s Grade 1 class for doing such a wonderful job of leading us through this meaningful event. It was a big responsibility. Well done! We were particularly impressed by how well even our youngest students were able to respect the (almost) two minutes…

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A Little More Halloween…

November 8, 2012

Halloween seems so far away, especially after our Remembrance Day assembly this morning. There are still many great Halloween pictures that you haven’t seen yet though, so I thought I would send you off on your extra long weekend with some fun images to enjoy. Thank you Don for tirelessly snapping all day long on…

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Chef Mickael and More…

November 2, 2012

Another productive PA Meeting was held on Thursday, Nov 1. It was an impressive turnout given that it was the day after Halloween! The PA is flush as a result of the success of QSP, Acorn and coffee sales at the last Assembly. Thank you for support. Morning coffee will be available at all Assemblies for…

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