CGS Snowday

Mother Nature reminded us this week just how powerful she is. While we were all anticipating the return to in-person learning on Monday, she had other ideas. Luckily, our CGS community just rolled with it and embraced the unprecedented TWO Snow Days that Mother Nature gifted us with. There were Snow Forts Snow Fun Shoveling…

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Optimism for January

This JK and SK art was inspired by the book ‘Positive Ninja’ as part of our focus on Optimism – the CGS character trait for January. The story ‘Positive Ninja’ is about a ninja who imagines putting her negative thoughts in a balloon and letting them go. The students drew themselves as ninjas floating into…

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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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CGS Holiday Camp Recap

CGS Holiday Camp ran Thursday, December 16 and Friday, December 17 Our ‘campers’ enjoyed wearing their festive clothing and civvies. In addition to enjoying being together, they made lots of seasonal and festive arts and crafts, heard holiday themed stories, played games and spent time outside. To cap the Holiday Camp off, volunteers from the…

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Holiday Presentation

Congratulations to Mani and all of our talented CGS students. This year’s holiday presentation, A Winter’s Carol, was such a success. The classes enjoyed watching the presentation – the first time that they were seeing it all put together. Every class contribution was so unique and special! Special thanks again to Mani for her work…

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Cooperation

COOPERATION – the CGS Character Trait of the month This week the Grade 3&4 class explored the Character trait of the month – Cooperation. The class took some time to brainstorm about what cooperation really means. They watched a video on cooperation and teamwork. To cap off their work, they did a fun Holiday activity.…

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CGS Fun

Santa Visits CGS CGS hosted a very special visitor on Monday. Santa himself visited the school virtually. Santa has been so impressed with our students this year. They have shown kindness, care and support to each other during these challenging times. Santa read everyone a story about a hibernating bear ….. Santa took some extra…

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CGS: Giving Back

  Giving back is a big part of what makes CGS the unique and special place that it is. We are so proud of the contributions, both locally and internationally, that our student and CGS community have made during this holiday season. The Children’s Book Bank We were able to make another large donation to…

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CGS This Week

Early Start  The Early Start class learned about Kwanzaa this week. They learned about the 7 Principles of the 7 day African-American celebration. Unity, self-determination, working together, sharing, purpose, creativity and faith. They read the story of Kwanzaa and based their phonics lesson on the letter ‘K’. It was a very exciting day when the…

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CGS anniversary celebrations

To kick off the celebrations, CGS enjoyed two virtual magic shows. Early Start, Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten students watched their own magic show at 9:30 AM with BenTastic’s Magically Fantastic Show. Grades 1-4 had their magic show and workshop at 10:00 AM. The Grades 1-4 brought along 2 or 3 different colour crayons, A…

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