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13th Annual Terry Fox Walk at CGS

October 25, 2011

October 7th, 2011 was certainly a day to remember at CGS. The weather was perfect and Terry’s spirit shone down on us every step of the way as we walked together. As always, it was a magical way to celebrate Terry’s incredible achievements. Students, teachers, parents and grandparents assembled in the gym to watch an…

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Student Government at CGS

October 19, 2011

The idea of Student Government was introduced to Children’s Garden School several years ago.  I have had the honour of being a part of this student directed group since the planning of the very first election. Members of the Student Government put into practice the skills and qualities we pride ourselves on here at CGS.…

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What did you do today? Preschool at Children’s Garden School

October 13, 2011

The Early Start Classroom Oct 3, 2011 9am Circle Time and Announcements: Stand for O Canada Sing the months of the year and the days of the week Use flash cards for Aa Bb Cc Dd  to practice letter names and related sounds Create Calendar for October to practice numbers Read ‘Turkeys on the Farm’…

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Technology at CGS – iPad 2.0

October 13, 2011

The iPads are here! Thanks to the generosity of the CGS Foundation, we were blessed with three brand new iPad 2s for use throughout the school. The students were already familiar with the iPad basics thanks to the iPad pilot program which was run through the French program last year. It has been exciting to…

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Monkey Music Mondays!

October 13, 2011

Alana Kurtis, our music teacher, is teaching an exciting new music program for Babies and Toddlers at CGS! Join us Monday mornings for fun, interactive and educational music classes for you and your child. Together you will sing, giggle and play while developing musical skills. Registration is now open for the Fall and Winter sessions. To…

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Principal’s Message – October 2011

October 7, 2011

For those of you who may be unfamiliar with Oscar Wilde’s short story  “The Selfish Giant”, let me give you a brief synopsis. The children love to play in the Giant’s garden, where the grass is soft and green and the peach trees flower in the spring.  But the Giant doesn’t like it.  “My own…

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Open House at Children’s Garden School

October 4, 2011

October is a busy time for families looking for a private school. There are so many Open Houses to attend and so much  information to sort through. The time you invest now is well worth it as schools can be very different. Please plan to drop by to see us on Tuesday, October 25, from…

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SMART Boards at CGS

September 22, 2011

The first thing I saw when I walked into my new classroom at the beginning of September was the SMART Board. All summer I had been thinking about it. What kind was it going to be? Would we be able to use it right away? I had used SMART Board technology before, but this was…

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Principal’s Message – September 2011

September 12, 2011

This week I had two messages sent to me by friends.  Both of them ended their message by saying “Happy New Year”!  It was comforting to know that there are people other then me who view September as if it was January 1st. In the world of an educator the end of the summer is…

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