The SK’s have had a very diverse week focussing on Canadian history and accomplishment. To get in the spirit for our Norval Sugar Bush field trip on Thursday, we had a lesson on the discovery and creation of sap to syrup by the First Nations People, almost 400 years ago. Our students were inspired by…

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It was an unseasonably mild and wet Monday in March to go skiing this week but our CGS Grade 1-3’s were determined to get their second Ski Day in this year, following earlier cancelations. The weather failed to put a damper on everyone’s positive spirit. The students were so excited to ski and learn from the…

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  For STEAM on Friday, January 17th, the SK’s enjoyed listening to Windblown by Édouard Manceau. In the story, colourful scraps of paper in various shapes blow in the wind. One by one they take shape and transform into different animals each with their own stories to tell. Towards the end of the story, with one…

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Mark your calendars for Friday, January 31st everyone. Our ice time at UCC is booked! Please join us for this terrific evening of family fun. We’re really lucky to get ice time at the UCC arena (it is in very high demand) so don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy this great facility. Dinner and hot…

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What an ice way to finish skating! It’s hard to believe how fast the term is going by. Our eighth and final skating lesson took place today at Forest Hill Arena. We had a big turnout from our CGS parents who joined in some free skating time. It’s a great memory to cherish for the…

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The SK’s have made many STEAM discoveries this term and one of their particular favourites is Engineering. They’ve been fascinated to learn that examples of engineering are everywhere, even in the houses they live in. Engineers are people who use math, science and creative thinking to solve problems, so with this in mind, the SK’s…

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The SK Pioneers had a bountiful Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday. They had so much fun dressing up in costume and then sitting down to a beautifully decorated fall table. The Feast is an SK tradition at CGS and big thanks must go to Meagan and Paula for all of their hard work to prepare such…

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A huge thank you to Naya and her mum Nina for their comprehensive and totally engaging presentation about India this week. The SK class (and several staff members) were treated to really interesting information about the geography and culture of India, including how to spell Paula and Meagan’s name in Hindi! Naya and Nina performed…

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The Grades 1-4 students were out of the building on Tuesday morning for Track & Field so the very important job of doing morning annoucements fell to the SK’s. Ethan and Kyle did a fantastic job! Everyone in the office was so excited to see them take on the responsibity with such confidence. The boys…

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Our SK health and safety unit has taken on a life of its own due to our very own SK parents! They have enhanced our unit immesurably this week by sharing their professions with the class, complete with interactive, real-life props. The SK’s could now be mistaken for health and safety professionals themselves due to…

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