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They’re here!

June 4, 2013

The baby chicks have arrived! 4 in total so far. Staff and students have been equally excited to see this amazing process unfold. The babies have been moved out of the incubator into a larger environment. Mimi has just set up their heat lamp so they are in for a cozy first night on Earth.

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Butterflies Released Today!

May 31, 2013

The SKs have been watching over their butterflies for the last three weeks, witnessing their metamorphosis first hand. The first butterfly emerged on Monday and the last of their 22 ‘babies’ arrived today. They were released this morning into the welcoming trees and flowers on the front lawn. What a beautiful sight to see them…

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Butterfly, Butterfly

May 15, 2013

The weather has finally turned and Spring is in full swing. Flowers are blooming and pretty soon there will be butterflies flitting around our gardens. To kick off their Springtime Unit, the SKs dramatized the life cycle of a butterfly. They will see this process for real over the next few weeks. The butterfly hatching…

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Is There an SK Doctor in the House?

May 15, 2013

The SKs finished up their Human Body thematic unit way back in February. They have since completed a unit on Fairy Tales and are currently working their way through their Springtime unit. These units are cross-curricular, bridging science, art, language arts and math. The Human Body unit culminated in life size creations, mapping out all the…

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Green Acres is the Place to Be

May 15, 2013

The Grade 1s & 2s had a fun visit to Green Acres Farm last week. The children enjoyed the fresh air, a tractor ride, visiting with the animals, planting seeds and learning about egg production. Josh brought a butterfly hatching kit home from the farm to install in the SK classroom. The children will watch…

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Northlea Summer Camp

May 15, 2013

Looking for a camp for July and August in the neighbourhood? Northlea Community Childcare is right around the corner from CGS. Contact Leyla at leyla.nccc@bell.net.ca if you are interested.

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Wow.

May 14, 2013

ZooTek was here for Earth Day. Thank you to our PA for sponsoring this thrilling visit! The children LOVED it. It was so much fun to see these extraordinary creatures up close. No one ever forgets the first time they hold a snake. Handling animals with care and respect is a real skill and Joe…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2013

Happy Mother’s day CGS Mums. All the best for a restful weekend!

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Girls’ Schools Visit CGS

May 10, 2013

Please join us on Monday, May 27th, from 6:30 – 7:30pm to learn more about schools you may be considering for your daughter after CGS. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet Directors of Admission and ask lots of questions. Narrow your search before the busy Open House season next fall! Havergal College, The…

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