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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The SK’s had their last AGO workshop this week. Paula & Clara have been doing lots of Pride activities with the children and they were so happy that this workshop was on offer. A huge thank you to the AGO for their progressive, highly accessible programming. Honoring Pride – Art & Identity was an excellent…

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“Let me paint a picture for you. Close your eyes and imagine you are in the great outdoors. You are standing in front of a marsh surrounded by fresh air and the smell of water lilies. All of a sudden, a red winged black bird flies over your head toward a group of tall pine…

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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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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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This week in SK we started off with frogs and ended with toads. It’s been a very powerful unit for the class. First up was the life cycle of frogs lesson. To build on this inquiry unit, we headed out for a field trip to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority for their ‘Frog Watch’…

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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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Thank you to SK parents Julia, Kevin and Erica (who all just happen to be doctors), for coming in to share their knowledge about the human body with the children over the last few weeks. The SK’s are right in the middle of their Human Body unit in Science and parent visits make an already…

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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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