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How Do You Get to Narnia?

June 22, 2017

The Grade 2/3 class had the best time reading The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe in their third term Novel Study. They were also looking at Mapping in their Social and Cultural Studies so Emily and Jordan used the opportunity to create a really fun culminating activity for both units. The children were charged with the task of creating…

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Opa!

June 22, 2017

The SKs had a festive afternoon on Wednesday. They ‘travelled’ to Greece for a beautiful feast of olives, spanakopita, Greek salad, chicken, loukoumades (the best little donuts in the WORLD) and more. They came dressed in their finest and brought their best manners to the table. They even tried out the Greek dancing moves that they practised…

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We LOVE Norval

June 9, 2017

The Grade 2/3 class had a very special experience last week. For the second year running we went to the Norval Outdoor Education Centre for a two day, overnight adventure to celebrate their time at CGS. Norval is owned and operated by UCC and has become a very meaningful place for us at CGS. The students…

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Lemonade for Sale!

June 9, 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the last fundraiser of the year for Principal’s Club on Monday. The weather wasn’t as lemonade sunny as it has been in the past so Don and the children set the stand up under cover, at the entrance of the school, and they still had plenty of…

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Mini Horses are a Major Hit

June 9, 2017

On Friday, June 2, the Early Starts had the incredible opportunity to welcome two miniature horses for a visit to CGS. Miniature horse expert and farmer, Victoria Ayres of Victoria’s Minis, arrived just before 10am with her minis, Breezy and Evie. The children met Breezy and Evie out on the front lawn where they were happily…

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CGS Celebrates the 150

June 9, 2017

The students enjoyed a fun-filled week celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday this week. They learned so much about our great country while wearing their Life is Good 150 t-shirts to show off their national pride. Each child made a Canadian flag and decorated their classroom door with Canadian symbols. On Wednesday afternoon, the whole school gathered outside in the playground…

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Book Bank Delivery

June 9, 2017

Thank you to everyone who donated books to our Principal’s Club Book Drive through the month of May. The books were delivered to their intended destination, The Children’s Book Bank, on Thursday. The Book Bank is in a lovely house on Berkeley Street downtown. It isn’t a library, children can ‘shop’ there every day if…

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Lauren’s Private Students Perform

June 9, 2017

Congratulations to CGS’ young musicians! On Tuesday afternoon, my piano, voice and violin students performed in the annual CGS Recital. Our young musicians worked hard to prepare their pieces and everyone gave a wonderful performance! Learning a new instrument takes a lot of practice and it was amazing to see the progress everyone made this…

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CGS Track Stars

June 2, 2017

What a perfect morning for the annual CGS Track & Field Championships. Lisa was relieved, to say the least, after so much rain. Leaside Field was dry with no rain in sight. Congratulations to all of the athletes for their excellent effort, sportsmanship and spirit in all of their events. Thank you to the parents that came out to…

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