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Designing Soles for Terry

September 29, 2017

The Grade 3 class had the chance to decorate white canvas shoes for our Terry Fox Walk in art this week. They came up with fabulous ideas on how to decorate the shoes to convey their love for Terry. These shoes will be displayed as an installation on the day of our Terry Walk. They…

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Cross Country Training Begins

September 29, 2017

The Cross Country Club had a great first session at Leaside Field on Tuesday. Despite the heat, we had a full turnout and were completely inspired by the endurance and determination we saw in our young runners. We had a great discussion about endurance running and the importance of stretching, and set them off on…

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Le Calendrier

September 29, 2017

French has been off to a great start this year! We begin our lessons by practicing our calendar words such as the days of the week and the months. We also talk about the weather and how we are feeling. I have been so impressed by our youngest students’ ability to pick up new French…

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Skating on a Hot Day

September 29, 2017

Our Grade 1-3 skating classes got off to a great start last Friday. It was strange going off on the school bus to skate on such a boiling hot day! The weather definitely felt more seasonal today. For the next several Friday mornings, we will be heading to Forest Hill Arena to work on our…

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Picture Day

September 29, 2017

Storey and David, from Storey Wilkins Photography, were here yesterday to document students and classes for the 2017/18 school year. It was a hectic day and the children did a great job following directions and being patient as their classmates were having their pictures taken. David and Storey used their considerable skill to keep things moving…

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Just Because…

September 29, 2017

… Don took some lovely photos of CGS life this week. Some in the playground and some out front. They really capture the happiness we feel around here on a daily basis and I wanted to share them with you. Enjoy! Kelly Scott Director of Admission Children’s Garden School          

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Principal’s Message ~ September 2017

September 26, 2017

  SEPTEMBER 2017 Even while on vacation, I always have my eyes and ears open for inspiration for my Principal’s Messages. This summer was no exception. During one of our summer trips, while enjoying some time in a hotel pool, I watched a Dad and his young son as the boy concentrated on his swimming…

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Brickworks is the Best

September 22, 2017

The Grade 2 and Grade 3 classes went on an autumn trip to Evergreen Brick Works on Thursday and it was an AMAZING day! The sun was shining, the kids were laughing, and the wildlife was everywhere. We began with a game of Camouflage in the garden before separating into grade groups for a nature…

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Fairy Tale Fun in SK

September 22, 2017

The SKs have had an amazing time working their way through their Fairy Tale unit. Paula and Heather have weaved just about every cross-curricular activity they could into this fun and collaborative week! From baking porridge for Goldilocks, building rafts for The Billy Goats gruff in Science, baking gingerbread like The Little Red Hen and…

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