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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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 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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The JK’s have been on a trip down Memory Lane this week. It’s hard to believe we’ve reached this time of the year already! We’ve been reviewing short vowels, rhyming and punctuation in Language arts. In Math, it’s ten frames for addition and reviewing numbers 1-20, both recognizing and printing. On Wednesday morning, to get…

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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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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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You can see how much the JK’s loved this activity by the big grins on ‘both’ their faces. Sara A and Meesh set the stage by doing their own self-portrait building challenge first. Their portraits gave the kids an example of just how much fun, and just how BIG, they could go with this challenge.…

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