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Be a Self-Regulation Superhero

March 29, 2018

Well done SKs! You did a great job hosting the Self-Regulation Assembly today. As always, everyone was so impressed with how well the children handle themselves on stage. The Public Speaking Contest is coming up for Grade 2 and 3 at the end of the month, and it is amazing to see our younger students…

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BINGO Night is Right Around the Corner

March 29, 2018

CGS Family Bingo Night Friday, April 20 4:30-7:00pm Don’t miss this PA sponsored family event! Space is limited.¬†Please return your sign up sheet asap. Come ready to bid! Silent Auction Items include: Principal for the Day, 1 Reserved Parking Space for Special Events, Reserved Special Event Seating (front row left and right x 2) $20…

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The Lost Boys

March 29, 2018

I had the pleasure of attending a conference called The Lost Boys hosted by Steph Jensen last month. The conference was about navigating the world of boys in schools. I brought back what I learned to present to the CGS staff for a professional development session. I spoke about how boys brains work in comparison…

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Swim is On!

March 29, 2018

The Grade 1-3s had a great first swim day at Holland-Bloorview on Wednesday. They were split into 5 different swimming groups, met their instructors and had a great time showing what they already know and learning some new techniques. Swimming is fantastic exercise and the 45 minute lesson in the pool most certainly puts them…

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Self-Regulation in March

March 29, 2018

Take care how you speak to yourself because you are listening! ~ Unknown During the month of March we have been focussing on the all-important skill of self-regulation. In truth, we all focus on this trait every day at school, moment to moment. Our students are very fortunate to be growing up in a time…

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Welcome Sarah

March 29, 2018

Please join us in welcoming Sarah Morris to CGS. She is here to do her six week volunteer work placement. Sarah is currently studying to be a Child and Youth Care Worker at Eastern College. Sarah has also completed her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at Acadia University. The neat news is that Sarah used…

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CGS Hot Chocolate Pays Salaries

March 8, 2018

The children just wrapped up their Hot Chocolate Party hosted by the Principal’s Club. Hot chocolate and cookies were served and the children watched a reading of Beatrice’s Goat on the SMART Board. (Beatrice’s Goat is the true story of how a goat changed the financial future for a young girl and her family in…

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Team Meeting Talks Self-Regulation

March 8, 2018

This month the students are recognizing the trait of self-regulation. The Grades Ones, Twos, and Threes met in the gym for Team Meeting to learn more about what self-regulation means. They explored the science of their senses. We discussed smell, touch, taste, hearing, sight, balance, and spatial. We talked about how all the messages from…

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Namaste CGS

March 8, 2018

We had a fantastic day of Yoga on Wednesday. A big thank you to our instructor Stephanie from 123 Kids Yoga who came in to teach all of the classes a special yoga and mindfulness session. Stephanie catered so well to all ages and each class left in a more focused and mindful state then…

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