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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We had a wonderful launch of our 2020/21 Character Ed program on Thursday. It was so fun! Marie addressed the whole school as she would have pre-Covid, the only difference this time was that she was broadcasting from her office. We have never chosen an overarching theme for Character Ed but this year, given that…

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We were blessed with a beautiful day for our Terry Fox Walk today. The children and teachers showed such resilience and spirit! We missed our extended CGS community very much and there were some tears (especially during the slideshow) but the day was full of joy regardless, as it always is. A huge thank you…

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CGS Staff finished off the year on Wednesday with some inspiring professional development with life coach Parisa Samet. It was a time to reflect on the extraordinary school year we’ve all had. Thank you to Parisa for her nurturing attention and for guiding us to create powerful statements of purpose as educators.  

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Marie’s son Dan shares his feelings about Black Lives Matter… Over the last two weeks, much of the world’s attention has been focused on the Black Lives Matter protests, ignited by the death of George Floyd. I can only hope that you have read, seen, and shared the stories, opinions, and experiences of black people…

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The Grade 2/3’s have been talking about racism and the huge events we’ve seen unfolding over the last few weeks. They’ve been creating images of support and tolerance. It has been an incredibly troubling time in the United States that has had far-reaching effects across the world and it has galvanized public discourse and engagement…

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This week, the SK’s have been focusing on this month’s character education trait of Contentment. We’ve been talking about how to be content and “look on the bright side of things” even during this time away from our beloved classroom and their friends. They read the story Happy Right Now by Julia Berry to help…

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As most of you know from the Food Drive at Christmas time, Zandée has been an active volunteer at The St Ann Food Bank in Cabbagetown for 8 years. COVID 19 has definitely affected how things are done at the Food Bank but Zandée wanted to let everyone know that they are still open and…

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Sincerity is the face of the soul. ~ Sanial Dubay Marie had fun at the Character Ed Assembly on Tuesday testing the children on what is real and what is fake. She had several pieces of real and fake fruit to show them. She used this process of discerning as a jumping-off point to illustrate…

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Please join us in wishing a very happy birthday to Fred Arsenault. Fred is a WWII veteran turning 100 years old on March 6. Fred has asked for 100 birthday cards to mark the occasion and it looks like he will be receiving many more thousands than that! Our Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mayor…

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