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We’ll Miss You Kara!

June 2, 2017

It has come time to say goodbye to our dearest Kara after six wonderful years. While at CGS, she has taught everything from Physical Education and Health to Resource to SK, and finally, Grade 1. She has also been an integral part of The Principal’s Club for many years. She has been a gifted and much beloved…

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Grade 1 Authors on Tour

June 2, 2017

The Grade 1s celebrated their accomplishments in writing, editing and illustrating their very own books at our ‘Book Signing’ party today. They were joined by their supportive fans, who were lucky to get the first official peek at these outstanding books. Leading up to the party, the children shared their work with other classes by…

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Butterfly, Butterfly, Fly Away

June 2, 2017

What a magical Monday it was when we visited Marie and Don’s backyard to release 17 beautiful butterflies into the spring air! The children nurtured the butterflies from ‘cats’ to caterpillars to chrysalises to butterflies. They were amazed at the transformations every step along the way. The conditions were perfect for the first flight. We…

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Persuasive Writing & Symmetry in SK

June 2, 2017

The SKs, in keeping with their impressive work all year, learned about Symmetry in their math enquiry unit and Persuasive Writing in Language Arts this week. I happened to stop by with a tour while they were working on their assignments. They were so happy to share all their crazy Christmas Crab facts! Make sure to…

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Time to Celebrate

June 2, 2017

The cast of The Lorax had one last excuse to get together this week – icecream! Staff set up a make-your-own- sundae bar to celebrate all of their hard work on the big show. How good is that? The children had so much fun singing their favourite songs from the show and reenacting some of…

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Creativity at Work

June 2, 2017

Creativity takes courage ~ Henri Matisse Well, I don’t think anyone could argue that May wasn’t a very creativite month here at CGS. The musical alone was a huge creative effort on the part of the staff and students. Not to mention the Art Fair on May 5th and the Songwriting Workshop for the Grade 2/3s…

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The Lorax Wins the Day!

May 26, 2017

Congratulations to our amazing performers! The Lorax was a complete treat from start to finish. We think it was one of our best shows yet. It was full of humour and left us all with it’s beautiful message of hope and reminded us of the profound role trees play in our world.  There were many thank yous…

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Salary for a Month

May 26, 2017

As you all know by now, the Principal’s Club has a big influence on the students at CGS. Marie has set a wonderful example of giving for the children. It is a cornerstone of what we want CGS students to take away with them when they move on. Principal’s Club is open to Grade 1-3 students but…

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Open for Business

May 26, 2017

What better way to practice your understanding of money than through hands-on learning experiences. The Grade 1s had an absolute blast role playing as shop owners and customers during their mathematics unit on money. They had an opportunity to put their skills into practice in ‘real life’ situations by not only purchasing items but providing…

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