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Lauren’s Private Students Perform

June 8, 2018

On Tuesday, my piano and voice students performed in the annual CGS Music Recital.  Students have been working hard over the past few months preparing their recital songs and everyone played and sang beautifully! It’s been wonderful to see how much progress the students have made this year. Thanks to Zandee and the CGS staff for…

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Lemonade & Cookies

June 8, 2018

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the lemonade stand on Wednesday. It was the final fundraising event of the school year for The Principal’s Club and they are thrilled to announce that it raised $622 for Children of Hope Uganda! We look forward to finding out the total raised by the club this year…

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Early Start Tells Time

June 8, 2018

Liz’s Early Start class was introduced to tricky JK work this week! We had a wonderful introduction to telling time. The children looked at and talked about clocks. They had hands-on experience with the classroom clock sets. The children enjoy learning about the numbers on the clock and the minute and hour hands. It was…

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3D Shapes

June 8, 2018

In Math this week, we learned a lot of new words in our 3D shapes unit. We practiced a poem in which the children were introduced to cones, spheres, prisms, cylinders and cubes. The children also had lots of fun exploring these 3D shapes and sorting familiar items from around the classroom. They got to…

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Off and Away!

June 1, 2018

The Grade 2 and 3 students have been looking forward to their sleepover at Norval (UCC’s Outdoor Education Centre) for weeks. The big day finally arrived yesterday! Paula, Lisa, Jordan and Emily loaded the children on the bus early in the morning with great anticipation, as they set off for two days of extreme fun.…

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Adventurous Spirit

June 1, 2018

Having an adventurous spirit will take you far in life and there is no shortage of students at CGS who demonstrate this quality every day. Congratulations to our certificate recipients this month, your adventurous spirits remind us all that we need to put ourselves out there, take risks and have fun. Thank you to Melody, our ‘Principal…

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Track Champs

June 1, 2018

The 2018 CGS Track & Field Championships were held at Leaside Field on Tuesday. The children had a blast! The weather was perfect and the athletes gave the events their all. You can see from the pictures the intensity and spirit the children bring to this event. Thank you to Lisa for organizing the morning…

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Willowgrove Farm

June 1, 2018

Willowgrove Farm on Monday for Grades 1-3 was gorgeous. The weather was hot and breezy and the pond and streams were fascinating fun. The children loved looking for insects in the stream and discovering new creatures in the pond. The children had a blast in the hayloft playground and learning about the animals in the…

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Early Start Story Train

June 1, 2018

This week Liz’s Early Start class listened to the story “Big Sarah’s Little Boots!” After a wonderful discussion about Sarah’s shrinking boots, the children worked on a “Story Train”. This idea helped these talented young students learn about the sequential order of a story. They used their recall to illustrate the Beginning, Middle and End of…

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