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Outdoor Education at CGS

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the mountains and the stars up above. Let them look at the beauty of the waters and the trees and flowers on earth. They will then begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education. – David Polis During…

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Chilly Track & Field 2019

It was a wet and cold start to our Track & Field Championship on Tuesday morning, but that did not dampen the spirit of the CGS athletes. The events for this year’s competition were the Long Jump, 400m, 200m, Baseball Throw and the 4 x 100m Relays. Each class had their own in-class competition so…

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Grade 1 Guess Who?

As part of the Grade 1 Health curriculum, we are learning about Human Growth and Development. During Thursday’s Health class, we discussed the four stages of human development and how we change as we grow older. Before Thursday’s class, I had asked the Grade 1 parents to send in baby photos of the students. We…

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Swimming with a Twist

The Grade 1 to 4 classes had their 5th swimming lesson at the Holland-Bloorview Pool this week. On Wednesday the lessons took an interesting twist. The swimmers wore their regular clothes into the pool for the lesson, minus their socks and shoes. The idea of the lesson is to make everyone aware of the feeling…

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Marshmallow Teeth

“Teeth are always in style”- Dr Seuss The Grade 4’s started learning about dental health this week in Health class. As you can see by the photos, they were very enthusiastic about the topic! The students worked hard to assemble their marshmallow teeth, so that they had 16 in the upper jaw and 16 on…

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Field Fridays are Back

It was a perfect sunny day for our first outdoor Field Friday of 2019. The Grade 1-4 students went to Leaside Field in the morning to have fun and run around in the open space. The children had a great time playing soccer, tag, and running laps. In future Field Fridays the students will also…

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CGS Goes Bowling

Wow what a great Friday morning we had at CGS school! The entire school went to Playtime bowling for our annual Bowleroo. Playtime bowling was a new venue for the Bowleroo, but it turned out to be a great venue.It was so exciting for everyone this morning heading off from CGS, none more so than…

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Garbage Ball House Games

We had such a fun Friday last week with Pizza Lunch, Toonie Free Dress and House Games all taking place. Before House Games there was only 300 points separating the leading house and the 4th place house, so everything was to play for. This House Games was the turn for Garbage Ball, a fast and…

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Water a Great Way to Start Term 3!

This week was the first week of swimming lessons at Holland and Bloorview Pool for Grades 1-4. We are so fortunate to be able to use their amazing facility at the hospital. Upon arrival, the students were divided into several swimming groups based on previous swimming experience. The swimming instructors were amazing and every groups…

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A Wintery Flashback

We didn’t get a chance to report on the last day of skiing before March Break so here is a little wintery flashback for you… The Grade 1-4’s took to the slopes of Earl Bales on the last day of term 2. It was the perfect day for skiing, not too cold and sunny with…

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