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Generosity Ends the Year

Generosity is a very important character trait to me and when I read all the things that the teachers said about the students nominated this month, I was bursting with pride to think that we have so many students at CGS that truly understand the importance of generosity and live their lives in very generous…

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Respect in November and Always

It was a particularly lovely Character ED assembly this week. Briony lead us through morning announcements and our Mindful Minute. As a result, we started our week (and the assembly) feeling especially calm, focussed and ready to listen. We have been focussing on respect this month and we are very proud to report that even…

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Adventurous Spirit

Having an adventurous spirit will take you far in life and there is no shortage of students at CGS who demonstrate this quality every day. Congratulations to our certificate recipients this month, your adventurous spirits remind us all that we need to put ourselves out there, take risks and have fun. Thank you to Melody, our ‘Principal…

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20 Years With Terry

What a special morning we had at school today. Fred Fox, Terry Fox’s brother, came to speak with staff and students. Fred is such a lovely man and it was a pleasure to host him for the second time. Fred is scheduled to come and see us again next fall so this trip was truly…

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Fair is Fair

We had our Fairness Character Education Assembly on Tuesday. It started off with bilingual O Canada and announcements with Quinn and Carter. Thank you guys! Marie did a little something different this month and read the children a story called, Fair is Fair, by Sonny Varela. The most important message from this story is that fair…

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Resilience is Like an Elastic Band

Our in-school Character Education Assembly on Resilience was a great one this month. It is such an important quality for all of us to cultivate and often one of the most challenging. Marie did an excellent job of demonstrating resilience with the help of an elastic band. She pointed out that when she stretched the…

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Kids for Peace

Kids for Peace Pledge I pledge to use my words to speak in a kind way. I pledge to help others as I go throughout my day. I pledge to care for our Earth with my healing heart and hands. I pledge to respect other people in each and every land. I pledge to join…

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Creativity at Work

Creativity takes courage ~ Henri Matisse Well, I don’t think anyone could argue that May wasn’t a very creativite month here at CGS. The musical alone was a huge creative effort on the part of the staff and students. Not to mention the Art Fair on May 5th and the Songwriting Workshop for the Grade 2/3s…

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Student Government Rap

We had such a fun Assembly on Thursday. The Student Government did a great job of hosting and handing out the Term 2 ribbons and their Honesty Rap was awesome! A huge thank you to Lauren for putting the rap together. It was such a great addition to the Assembly. Congratulations to all of the ribbon recipients. Well…

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Enthusiasm is Contagious

Enthusiasm is one of the most important things we can bring to our lives and to the people we spend our days with. CGS is full of enthusiasm all the time – staff, students and parents bring their bright spirits through the doors every day – but it was a pleasure to pay particular attention to this wonderful…

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