CGS Classes this week

The full day Early Start in-person and online enjoyed a wonderful winter story ‘The Sneezy Snowman’. The students are being introduced to reading comprehension and all successfully answered the question ‘Why did the Snowman melt?’ The Early Start’s are enjoying the wonder of literacy! The Early Start online students joined their in-person classmates on Friday…

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Optimism

Our JK class continued to make Optimism their focus this week. Their building challenge this week was to create a playground full of Optimism. They discussed the many things that could be incorporated into their structure. Students were eager to send pictures of their building structures. During their circle time on Tuesday, the JK’s renamed…

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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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January Optimism

The CGS character trait for January is Optimism and, as Jacob so aptly put it in his ‘Welcome Back’ message, this couldn’t be more fitting. Embracing optimism, both individually and as a community, will be so important over the coming weeks. Our JK class is embracing the January character trait with great enthusiasm. We will…

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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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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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Holiday preparations at CGS

CGS is preparing for the holidays in a big way. Everywhere you look you will find reminders that the holidays are near. Our students have been busy getting Christmas Trees displayed (JK and Grade 2 Trees are below), creating decorations, writing letters to Santa and welcoming the ‘Elf on the Shelf’. It’s so important at…

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