CGS Fun

Santa Visits CGS CGS hosted a very special visitor on Monday. Santa himself visited the school virtually. Santa has been so impressed with our students this year. They have shown kindness, care and support to each other during these challenging times. Santa read everyone a story about a hibernating bear ….. Santa took some extra…

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Holiday Outreach Event

CGS had such an amazing Holiday Outreach event this year! With a record number of students in attendance our families overwhelmed us with donations of almost 200 pajamas, slippers and bathrobes for the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto. Our students enjoyed decorating gingerbread cookies and houses, making holiday themed art, a virtual holiday dance party,…

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Remembrance Day 2021

Remembrance Day 2021 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Poppy, Canada’s symbol of Remembrance. Today, the Poppy is worn each year to honour Canada’s Fallen. In July of 1921, the Great War Veterans Association adopted the Poppy as the flower of Remembrance. The person who first introduced the Poppy to Canada and the Commonwealth was…

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Hallowe’en Fun at CGS

CGS has been gearing up to Hallowe’en fun for over a week now. Our SK Arts & Crafts Club creating their Mummies (picture), the Grade 2’s and their slime creation, the Grades 3&4’s and their masks! Our CGS PA provided some fantastic outdoor decorations that have set off the Hallowe’en festivities. Many thanks to Devon…

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CGS Virtual Talent Gets Real

Lights, Camera, Action… Press Play! This year’s Talent Show went virtual. Thank you so much to the students and families who submitted videos. Talents ranged from piano and singing to skateboarding and drawing. Even Sally, Mani’s kind, soft-spoken teaching assistant turtle, sang a song! For those of you familiar with this annual show, you know…

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Appreciation Rap

We had a wonderful Character Education Assembly on Tuesday. Appreciation was the subject and the Grade 2/3’s had lots to share. The children talked about WHAT they appreciate and HOW to show it. If you appreciate pizza, have a Pizza Day! If you appreciate your country, be a good citizen and stand for the national…

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CGS Remembers

Thank you for joining us for our first-ever ‘live event’ assembly on Wednesday. It was wonderful to be ‘together’ for Remembrance Day. The children and staff did an absolutely beautiful job. Special mention to the downstairs Grade 2/3 pod for hosting so with so much maturity and poise. The Royal Canadian Air Force flew over…

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Diversity and Art Come Together

It was a celebration of Diversity and Art on Thursday. We had our usual Term 1 Awards Assembly but this year we also had the added bonus of learning about and seeing what the Grade 2/3 class has been up to in their art classes. The children presented their work – a mix of pieces…

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Remembrance & Forgiveness

How can we promote peace? Breath in and out. Be kind to one another. Stop it when you see someone hurting someone else. Make friends with everybody. Hold peace in your fingers and love in your heart. Thank you for sharing Remembrance Day with us last Thursday. It is an extremely important day in the…

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