There are so many reasons that we love Norval and the Norval News Network is definitely one of them! Like all schools, the Norval Outdoor Ed Centre had to close due to COVID 19. What did Mr. Elgie, Mr. Evans, and the amazing Norval staff decide to do when students couldn’t come to them? Broadcast…

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We received a beautiful email from Deborah McCracken-Nangerke with some wonderful news this week. Deborah is the founder of the Olive Branch for Children in Tanzania. The CGS Principal’s Club funded playground and garden is complete! Principal’s Club has only supported the Olive Branch for one year and already so much has been accomplished. The…

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We have the most beautiful families at CGS. I wish I could include all of our first day photos. Everyone is full of such joy and anticipation for the year ahead and it shows in your glowing, smiling faces. For the mums and dads of our littest ones in Early Start (and for some our…

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Wow, the first few days of school are almost a wrap at the time of this writing. Congratualtions everyone! Getting back in the swing of things after a long summer is no small feat. The children are all doing a great job following their new routines and making new friends. We’re looking forward to our…

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Our first Dance Party Friday was so much fun. Thank you to George and Jayden for doing the announcements this morning and getting the party started. The children get to dance from classroom to classroom – meet up with their siblings or find a friend in another grade. Marie and all the teachers get a…

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The 2018/19 school year sped by so quickly! It was a whirlwind of drop-offs and pickups, high fives from Don, special events and performances, projects and progress. The CGS community as a whole accomplished so much. Thank you to our exceptional CGS staff for their endless creativity and dedication to bringing the best to their…

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The weather was beautiful, spirits were high, the smores were tasty, and the river was awesome. Norval was another resounding success this year! A huge thank you to Paula for putting so much time and energy into making this a wonderful, magical time for the campers. There is a tremendous amount of planning that goes…

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We know there were some doubts as to how much fun the children would have at Tree Top Trekking in the rain last week but rest assured, it was lots! The children had a blast. They may have been soggy when they got back to school but they were so happy. There were some new…

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Thank you to all of the Daddies who came out for coffee and donuts last week. We had to celebrate you a little early due to the end of school but the Principal’s Club wanted to make sure you felt special. We hope you had a great day on Sunday!

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During the final month of school we were focussing on Imagination. Here are a few words from Marie from the Character Education Assembly last week ~ The dictionary defines imagination as the ability to form a picture in your mind of something that you have not seen or experienced. It is the ability to think…

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