Virtual Field Trips for our Grade 2 and Early Start

On Tuesday, October 26 our Grade 2’s went on the first CGS virtual field trip of 2021.2022! The students have been working their way through the unit Air and Water in the Environment in Science so a field trip with the Ontario Science Centre was a perfect compliment to their in class work. The ‘Wow…

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Amazing AGO Journeys for SK

The SK’s have been very busy over the last several weeks learning amazing new things about Art & Culture from the AGO. They’ve had three extremely enriching and engaging workshops – Art and the Environment, Art and the Senses and, most recently, Indigenous Art and Artists. This last session was perfectly timed for the start…

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A Tongue as Long as Your Arm

Early Start headed to the zoo this week to visit the giraffes. The children had lots of fun asking great questions. Did you know that giraffe tongues are purple and as long as your arm? Woah. A giraffe’s spots also act like air-conditioning in the hot sun. Thank you to Hailey, the zoo leader, for…

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On the Raod to Perfeckt Phitt

That was the best show EVER! ~ M, Grade 1 student Thank you to our thoughtful CGS PA for bringing Magnus Theatre’s production of Lig & Bittle to the children on Tuesday. The show came all the way from Thunder Bay. The story chronicled the adventures of Lig & Bittle as they made their way…

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Calling All SK Astronauts

A big thank you to Marie for bringing Playocity’s Space Adventure Club to our SK’s. For the next five Fridays, the SK’s are going to be exploring planet Earth in the year 2563. It’s going to be an epic journey! The children will be exploring the fascinating world of outer space, planets and alien creatures.…

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Heart Smart with Dr. Doug

A big, heartfelt thank you to Dr. Doug, cardiologist and JK daddy. Doug kindly offered to show the JK class around his clinic and tell them what it’s like to be a heart doctor. There were even a few siblings in attendance, including one in Grade 11 who is very interested in pursuing a career…

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Grade 2/3 Made It Out

Thank you to Snapology for their totally fun ‘Escape From School’ Escape Room session for the Grade 2/3’s on Monday. The kids loved it. It was 1 hour of trying to discover clues, solve puzzles, answer riddles and manipulate contraptions to complete assigned tasks. Well done 2/3’s, you made it out!

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Virtual Sharks

The Grade 2/3’s had a virtual trip to Ripley’s Aquarium on Tuesday via Zoom. The aquarium staff lead them through a live shark feeding! Pretty neat. They also met the resident turtles and learned all of their names. More field trips are coming up for the senior students on Friday with Snapology.    

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A Pioneer Christmas

The JK and SK classes had an amazing trip to Pioneer Village last Friday. It was a stunning, snowy day, perfect to be outdoors. The children learned all about life in Pioneer times – how houses were heated, how to make wool and churn butter. They made cookies and loaves in the wood stove and…

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Toys and Holidays Past

The Early Start children were thrilled to go on their first field trip of the year on Tuesday. The pure joy of their first school bus ride was so exciting for the children. When the bus started up they let out a happy shriek and said “the bus is moving!” When we arrived at Gibson…

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