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Principal’s Message December 2016

December 2016 There is something about Christmas and Angels that seem to go hand and hand. We see them on the tops of trees, on cards and in holiday music and movies. Angelic messengers always seem to be spreading love and joy, particularly during the holiday season. Angels have walked beside me all my life…and…

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Principal’s Message ~ September 2016

Welcome everyone to what promises to be another wonderful year at CGS, our 30th anniversary year! This seems an appropriate time to share a little Children’s Garden history with you, starting with the meaning behind our name. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with Oscar Wilde’s fable “The Selfish Giant” let me start…

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Principal’s Message May 2016

Recently there was a video that went viral on the internet about a baby elephant who was saved by her herd, after getting caught in a strong river current. While on safari, a group of travellers witnessed this amazing display of the powerful bonds that exist in the animal kingdom, and they caught it all on…

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Principal’s Message December 2015

We were in New York City over this past American Thanksgiving weekend. After enjoying the Macy’s parade in the afternoon, we went out for a Thanksgiving dinner in the evening. As I sat watching tables full of happy families enjoying the holiday together, sipping on sparkly beverages and chowing down on turkey and pumpkin pie, I…

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Principal’s Message October 2015

October 2015 This past Labour Day weekend I lived through a life changing milestone as a parent and to be honest, I am still recovering from it. I moved my youngest child, my baby girl, into her University residence. How could it possibly have already been time to do that? When your children are small…

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Principal’s Message May 2015

As Mother’s Day approaches I thought I would be remiss not to give a shout out to mothers everywhere. You are doing such an important job. I hope you will allow me the opportunity to “recycle” one of my Principal’s Messages from a couple of years ago…. all about Moms. Also, I wanted to remind…

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Principal’s Message April 2015

Early on in my parenting journey I decided that I would pour my energies into helping my children become happy and kind human beings. I figured the rest would look after itself. As an educator, of course academic success was important to me, but it never trumped “happy” and “kind”. Turns out I probably didn’t…

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Principal’s Message – February 2015

Cupid is always so hard at work during the month of February that we all seem to have love on our minds. Valentine’s Day, more than any other day of the year, is the time when even the love-shy amongst us feel okay not only telling people how they love them, but even counting the…

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Principal’s Message January 2015

Last year at this time my Principal’s Message went, in part, something like this…. “At the start of a new year we generally have such a long list of things we would like to change, improve, get rid of, or achieve, there is little wonder that we can’t successfully follow through with our resolutions. I…

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Principal’s Message September 2014

Last Spring there was an uproar in the news and social media about a school in New York that cancelled their annual year-end Kindergarten show. The reason? The students needed to focus more on their studies and preparing for the show was going to take too much time away from their academic study. Many of…

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