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Veteran’s Week at CGS

November 9, 2011

                            Each year during our Veteran’s Week, Children’s Garden School is very fortunate to have soldiers come to visit and speak with our students. This year Master Corporal Nicole Laidlaw and Corporal Ryan Lock of National Defense, 2nd Military Police Regiment, Area…

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Principal’s Message – November 2011

November 3, 2011

                “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. “ ~Anne Frank The members of this year’s Principal’s Club have indeed not waited a single moment before making a difference for the children of Nepal. After spending the first couple…

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Did you miss our Open House? Class Visits at CGS

November 1, 2011

Attention SK Parents… Are you curious about the Grade 1 program at CGS? If so, please join Meg and our current Grade 1s for a classroom visit to see what CGS can offer your child in this important year. Class Visits: Tuesday, November 15 from 9:00-9:45 or Friday, November 18 from 9:00-9:45 Continental Breakfast will…

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123 kids yoga at Children’s Garden School

November 1, 2011

                          Afterschool 123 Kids Yoga classes are well underway for the fall semester. We are having lots of fun learning about yoga as we  focus on our breathing,  moving every part of our body and relaxing. Our class starts with a deep breath and a focus game…

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Kindergarten Enrichment at CGS

October 27, 2011

                            Great things are afoot on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the Kindergarten Club! Our R+ Phonics program has met with great success, and both our JK and SK students are enjoying using rice trays to practice their printing. While our JKs…

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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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