A huge thank you to our incredibly generous parents for the amazing swag bags that arrived today. We love them! Whether we’re at the beach or carrying school work, we will be looking good. We can’t wait to try all the lovely things inside…. thank you! With gratitude, Your CGS Staff  

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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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Pride Month is here and with it comes so much colour! The children have been making all kinds of rainbows, learning about all kinds of families and all kinds of love. The JK’s building challenge this week was to make a rainbow out of whatever they had at their disposal at home. They came up…

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This past month the Grade 1’s have been working hard on creating their own original story. They had to make story maps and storyboards, write a first draft, edit it and then make a good copy. They also created About the Author pages. The Grade 1’s are officially published! Two students even went so far…

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Our very dear CGS friend Fred Fox came to ‘visit’ last Friday. He came to us live from the Terry Fox Foundation in Burnaby, BC. It was so great to see him and to hear more about his relationship with his extraordinary brother Terry. We have heard Terry’s story so many times at CGS but…

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The Grade 1’s learned about Inukshuks this week. They learned that they were first created by the Inuit and represent a beacon for those looking for the right direction and safe passage. An Inukshuk in the shape of a person signifies safety, hope and friendship.¬†While stone figures resembling human forms are often referred to as…

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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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Whether you are a Grampy, a Dan Dan, a Nani, a Nana, a Ganny, a Bubbe, a Granny, a Popou, a Babooshka, a Dadu, a Dodi, a Poppa or a Grandma, we celebrate you! For those of you that are pre-Covid CGS families, you know that Grandparent’s Day is a very special event around here.…

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The Grade 1’s loved their STEM activity this week. They made clouds in a jar! The activity paired nicely with their science unit on the water cycle. They’ve been learning that when water heats up it turns into water vapor and rises (evaporation) and when it reaches the atmosphere it cools down to create clouds…

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Kudos to the Student Government for doing a bang-up job of presenting the Term 2 Ribbons last Friday. We were fully virtual this time around but the Government brought a real sense of occasion to their classroom presentations. They were very well prepared as usual! Thank you to Michelle L for making sure the Government…

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