Every afternoon the JK children either have cozy story time or end of day check in with their teachers. Meesh and Sara A alternate groups on a weekly basis. Sara A is on cozy duty this week. (Anyone who knows Sara A knows that cozy is her middle name. The pillow in the picture above…

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It was an online start to Term 2 for our JK-Grade 3 students and it looks like they will be learning from home until Jan 25. At the time of this writing, the Jan 25 announcement was just made and I think we heard a collective heavy sigh from all parents everywhere. Our teachers are…

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A Very CGS Holiday Special indeed. What a tour de force! A huge thank you to Mani and the Grade 2/3’s for scripting such a fun show. It was full of music, magic, art, poetry and comedy – all the best things in life! We are so lucky to have Mani with us this year…

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There has been some pretty serious adventure training going on in the playground over the last few weeks. Aidan brought in his rope course gear to set up a great challenge for the children. (The canopy poles came in very handy!) Aidan did his teaching practicum at Norval and was so excited to bring his…

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We had such a fun day at school today! Our Halloween spirits were not dampened by Covid one bit. The kids all looked great and the staff had lots of laughs being masked superheroes. For those parents that are new to the school, the staff always dresses up on Fall Family Fun Night as a…

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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 are so pleased with how the gym has transformed into a learning space for the JK’s. It’s hard to imagine that it ever served a different function! The upstairs classroom is as lovely as ever.

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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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We did it! Our CGS Spirit at Home program is a wrap and our 2019/20 school year has come to a close. It will certainly go on record as the most unique in the school’s 35-year history. It was truly a team effort and we thank you all for everything you’ve done to make it…

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At the end of every term the Early Start, JK and SK teachers get together to plan a special, extra playful day for the children. I wish everyone could have been at school for Superhero Day. It was so fun! The children had an awesome dance party, flew over the city in their capes spreading…

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