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SK Predictions

The SK’s have been busy inferring, predicting and finding evidence. These skills are key to reading comprehension. Brave Irene was the story of choice this week and the children did a wonderful job of analysing the story and putting their thoughts down on paper. The inventive spelling you see in the work on display is…

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Looking to the Skies

The Grade 1 class visited the Science Centre this week and attended the Planetarium Program called “The Night’s Sky”. The children enjoyed ‘travelling’ to the dark countryside and being surrounded by stars and other visible objects in the night sky. They also explored the phases of the moon as it orbits the Earth, listened to…

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SK Halloween Hunt

SK loves to get outside. Paula and Meagan always look for ways to build in outdoor learning time for the children. Halloween presented an amazing, spooky opportunity to hit the sidewalk and see what’s going on in the neighbourhood! Our CGS neighbours have been very hard at work creating elaborate Halloween displays and the SK’s…

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Kitchen Chemistry in SK

As part of our Social Studies unit on Canadian Heritage and Legacy, the SK’s have been focusing on the staple foods that the pioneers would have cooked. The children chose apple crisp, pumpkin pie, corn muffins, butter, pancakes, and waffles to bake during Kitchen Chemistry, as many of these foods are still enjoyed today. The…

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SK Meditation

The SK class is off to a mindful and focused start to the school year through the support of their weekly guided meditations. Each week, the SK’s find themselves relaxed and breathing deeply as they take a few moments to ease their minds and bodies through guided meditation. With the help of a “breathing buddy”…

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Tennis Club Builds Skills

Ceci and Meesh have had so much with the kids in Tennis Club this term. Club starts out with a warm up and ends with a ‘We love tennis!’ cheer. The children have been mastering their forehands, volleys and backhands. The children have also been working on how to hit the ball gently (which is…

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Skating Fun at UCC

Thank you to the CGS PA for organizing another highly successful and fun Family Skating Night at UCC. Specific thank yous to Kelly and Aa-Na for heading up the event, to Antonia for being on hand to serve dinner in the lounge while Aa-Na was manning the hot chocolate station rinkside, and to Alumni Ginny…

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CGS Ski Bunnies

The Grade 1-3’s had two great ski days over the past few weeks. We lucked out with two great days weather wise, and Earl Bales had lots of fresh powder on the hills waiting for us! It was a treat to see our veteran skiers show off their stuff to their friends, and our new…

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Prehistoric Pals in SK

The SK’s recently started their ‘Prehistoric Pals’ unit. They loved it! The children learned about different dinosaurs and their specific characteristics. They learned the meaning of all sorts of big words like herbivore, carnivore, extinct and paleontologist. Did you know that dinosaur means ‘terrible lizard’ or ‘fearfully-great lizard’? Or that a flying dinosaur is called…

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Don’t Miss Family Skating Night!

Family Skating Night is so much fun. Thank you in advance to the CGS PA for planning this event for the third year running. Aa-Na, Kristi and Kelly are on it! We are very lucky to secure a space on the UCC ice each year. Dinner is included in your ticket price so come and…

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