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Going Cross Country

The 2019/20 CGS Cross Country Championships was one to remember! It was a chilly afternoon for running on Wednesday, but when the sun came out just before the race, it turned into ideal running conditions. It was a great way to spend a Wednesday afternoon outside. There was a big turnout of CGS parents which was great…

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Line Jump Challenge

It was the second House Games of the year last Friday and everyone was super excited for what lay ahead. There were only 200 points between the Houses coming into Friday, so it was all to play for. This month’s challenge was the House Games classic “Line Jump” challenge. Houses participated one at a time. The challenge was…

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Grades 1-3 On the Ice

CGS students have taken to the ice for another season! The Grades 1-3 skating lessons with Performance Skating at Forest Hill Arena have been taking place over the past two weeks. Each year, CGS students take part in eight lessons in the first term. Each child is assigned a group based on their skating experience…

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That Field Friday Feeling

Field Fridays are back for the new 2019/2020 school year. Last Friday our Grade 1 to Grade 3 classes made the trip over to Leaside Field. The weather was sunny and mild which really added to the fun. Everyone had a great time playing soccer, hill rolling, running and generally having an amazing time in…

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Farewell to House Games 18/19

It’s hard to believe that our CGS House Games are over for another year. The House teams were so close on points leading into the last games, with only 400 points separating the 4th place House and the 1st. The theme for the last House Games was the ‘Highlight Reel’, so the activities were ‘Jump…

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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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