Our Amazing CGS Staff

We are so proud of our CGS staff who pivoted to online learning with such short notice. Our students have settled into online learning seamlessly due, largely, to their dedication and efforts. In the midst of all this, our teaching staff are committed to continuing their professional development. Administrative and teaching staff participated recently in…

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CGS Classes this week

The full day Early Start in-person and online enjoyed a wonderful winter story ‘The Sneezy Snowman’. The students are being introduced to reading comprehension and all successfully answered the question ‘Why did the Snowman melt?’ The Early Start’s are enjoying the wonder of literacy! The Early Start online students joined their in-person classmates on Friday…

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Optimism

Our JK class continued to make Optimism their focus this week. Their building challenge this week was to create a playground full of Optimism. They discussed the many things that could be incorporated into their structure. Students were eager to send pictures of their building structures. During their circle time on Tuesday, the JK’s renamed…

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Welcome Back CGS!

Welcome back CGS! While this was not the return to classes we were all hoping for, the CGS community has made the pivot to online learning with agility and grace. We posted two beautiful Welcome Back messages this week. One from Marie and the other from Jacob, our CGS Mayor. Both messages beautifully invite all…

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January Optimism

The CGS character trait for January is Optimism and, as Jacob so aptly put it in his ‘Welcome Back’ message, this couldn’t be more fitting. Embracing optimism, both individually and as a community, will be so important over the coming weeks. Our JK class is embracing the January character trait with great enthusiasm. We will…

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The Final Tally

House Spirit was fierce this year. Even with so much time spent online, the competition was very healthy and tons of fun. The final push for points always happens at the end of the year when Olympic Day rolls around. The Houses always head into this event with lots of anticipation, knowing it is their…

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CGS Spirit at Home

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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We Did It ~ CGS Spirit at Home Style!

We did it! Our CGS Spirit at Home program is a wrap and our 2019/20 school year has come to a close. It will certainly go on record as the most unique in the school’s 35-year history. It was truly a team effort and we thank you all for everything you’ve done to make it…

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Comfort in Familiar Things

For the first two weeks of our CGS Spirit at Home online program, our teachers had no access to their teaching materials. The school building was closed and many of our teachers were self-isolating after travel during March Break. For the first little while, they had to make do with whatever they could find around…

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Finding Happy Moments at Home

It’s been an absolute whirlwind for everyone since returning to school after March Break but our CGS Spirit at Home is strong. We made it through Week 3! We’ve shared Joke Tuesdays, circle time, Spell Wells and birthdays. The CGS Staff have been working feverishly behind the scenes to develop and deliver our online learning…

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