We’ve had to call on our CGS Spirit at Home again this week. Here’s Marie presenting our Spirit at Home Ribbon to the children last June. None of us thought we would be here again, almost a year later. We hope that everyone is managing ok. No matter what an amazing job the teachers are…

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Magic Monday kicked off Spirit Week with a magical bang. It was a chilly day but magician BenTastic warmed everyone up with his amazing tricks and hilarious sense of humour. He had the children laughing and cheering for the whole show – no small feat to achieve virtually. Thank you BenTastic! Thank you to Marie…

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A big giant thank you to the CGS PA for sponsoring so much fun for the children last weekend! Baking with Rosie was a blast. We’ve had so much great feedback. Early Start-SK joined Rosie on Sunday morning for a Pajama Party with fruit sculptures and scones and Grades 1-3 tuned in on Saturday morning…

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Our new zippered hoodies are a total hit with the kids – they love them! They are proudly wearing them around the school. If you ordered a hoodie and have yet to receive it, the new shipment will be arriving the week of March 8. Marie was so happy with the response to this new…

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Happy Hanukkah! Thank you to Early Start mum S for sharing her Hanukkah family traditions with the class on Wednesday. She brought a story to share with the children, explained the significance of the menorah (we learned there is always a ‘helper’ candle to light the others), and told us all about the yummy treats…

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Our hat order from InSchool Wear has arrived! The hats were packaged up and waiting for the children this morning. The children were very excited to receive them. Reports are unanimous – the hats are very cozy and soft. One student said they felt like chinchilla! Thank you to InSchool Wear for sourcing and cresting…

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The Grade 2/3 Class had a very special visitor yesterday. Dr. Doug is a Grade 2/3 class daddy and cardiologist at Humber River Hospital. He came to visit to answer questions about COVID 19 and what it’s like to be a doctor in these uniquely challenging times. The children prepared their questions in advance and…

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Some of you may recognize this lady – it’s Emily’s lovely mum Trish. Trish is an excellent seamstress (just like her daughter!) and she has put her talents to use during COVID 19. Trish was a neonatal nurse for many years at St Joe’s Hospital in Hamilton. When she heard through the grapevine that midwives…

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