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The PA met yesterday for the second time this year. It was a jam-packed meeting with lots of discussion about Fall Family Fun Night, The Terry Fox Walk, the QSP magazine fundraiser (ongoing) and the upcoming Acorn fundraiser. Thank you for your support of the PA initiatives. Monies raised by the PA are all used…Read More
Congratulations CGS, you have already sold $1,100 in t-shirts and raised a total of $4,500 in pledges to support the Terry Fox Foundation. Let’s keep going! Donate online today. Our Terry Fox Walk is one of the best events of the year at CGS. Our community comes together with a tremendous amount of spirit. It is also…Read More
This month the JKs will be learning about Thanksgiving, Canada’s Food Guide, Fall, The Five Senses and Halloween. We are incorporating these themes into all areas of our learning. The JK children have been enjoying Yoga! Here is a fun group shot of us in “butterfly” pose. Michelle Heighington JK Teacher Children’s Garden SchoolRead More
This week, students in Grade 1 and Grade 2 participated in student government elections. Interested candidates were asked to bring two posters and to both prepare and present a short speech. They, and their classmates, then voted to elect their leaders for the year. The MAYOR is the symbolic leader of the student government, and…Read More
The CGS Because We are Girls Club had their first meeting yesterday. The focus of the club this term will be empowerment, self expression, as well as the continued communication with Merynpil, our Plan Canada child in the Phillipines. To begin their kick-off conversation about what beauty looks like for girls and women in the…Read More
Each morning in Paul’s math class, students begin with a friendly sharing of math strategies for a specific problem. Each problem can be solved in many ways, and students are encouraged to understand each other’s strategies. Grade 2 students are currently working on applying the “Find Ten” and “Find Doubles” strategies. For example, given 6…Read More