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Welcome to CGS

September 14, 2012

Joining a new school community is an exciting time for parents and it was our pleasure to celebrate our new CGS families on Friday, September 7th. Thank you to our gracious and fun-loving hosts, Mary and Angelo, for making us all feel so welcome and relaxed. Turn out was excellent and the evening was full of good…

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Bonjour Tout le Monde!

September 14, 2012

Extended French is back for another exciting year! This CGS after-school enrichment program offers students an opportunity to explore the arts, music, drama, crafts and games in a dynamic, engaging 100% immersion environment. We started with 6 students in our first term two years ago, and last year, the program reached capacity for all three…

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Boys Love Reading

September 14, 2012

Motivating Our Boys in Literacy The subject of boys and literacy is one that has been at the heart of classroom reading programs for seemingly over a decade. The tale is always the same – boys are less motivated to read than girls, boys do not read as well as girls, boys cannot handle a…

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Our Very Own Sara A.

September 12, 2012

Have you read your Fall 2012 Town Crier Education Guide yet? If not, check your mail! Our very own JK Sara A. has been featured on page 18. She discusses her love of teaching and the joy she finds in working with this amazing age group. We are so lucky to have Sara with us…

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It All Adds Up

September 12, 2012

Have you read your Fall 2012 Town Crier Education Guide yet? If not, check your mail! Our Grade 2 teacher, Paul Lacey, is featured in the issue. Paul discusses his highly successful math strategies and how critical it is to teach students why a particular strategy works. “… when we were taught in school, we…

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We’re Back!

September 10, 2012

Well the long and languid summer is behind us and the 2012/13 school year is here. Our first day was a lovely sunny day – perfect to welcome everyone back to CGS. It was a pleasure to see all the smiling faces. Parents enjoyed coffee and catching up under the welcome tent and new parents were…

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It’s a CGS Day

June 22, 2012

Well another year is done. It is always hard to believe how quickly the year goes. It was so lovely to see all of our families gathered together on June 14th for our Final Assembly. Our Final Assembly is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of all CGS students. Those students who have demonstrated exceptional skill, commitment and…

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Principal’s Message June 2012

June 21, 2012

My philosophy in life has always been to forge ahead and never look back. I am convinced that forging ahead is always a good thing, especially in times of adversity and challenge, but what about the never looking back part? It has been said that to be able to look back upon one’s life in…

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Adventure Valley

June 20, 2012

As the school year draws to a close and the weather turns summery, the CGS Grade 2s and 3s head outdoors – not for just a day (that wouldn’t be enough of an adventure) but for an overnighter . This year the CGS sleepover was at Adventure Valley in Thornhill. For many campers this was their…

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