A big thank you to Marie for bringing Playocity’s Space Adventure Club to our SK’s. For the next five Fridays, the SK’s are going to be exploring planet Earth in the year 2563. It’s going to be an epic journey! The children will be exploring the fascinating world of outer space, planets and alien creatures.…

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There’s been a lot of activity for the children leading up to the Easter long weekend – there are Easter eggs all over the place, bunny masks and paintings, spring poems and chicks being ‘born’ in the Grade 2/3 classroom. The Grade 1’s even built conveyor belts for the Easter Bunny’s chocolate eggs in their…

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Parachute games are always a huge highlight for the children in gym class. Doing them outside makes them even better. Here’s a  look at the SK class playing Popcorn. The goal? To ‘pop all the popcorn’ by bouncing all of the balls out of the parachute. So fun!    

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A huge thank you to our inspired and generous SK teachers for hosting the SK sleepover last Thursday. Thursday night would have been the start of March Break and was the start of the long weekend – a much-needed night of rest for the teachers. But no, instead it was SK party time! There was…

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The SK’s learned that Science can take time this week. They watched with excitement as their colour theory experiment transformed over hours and days. What colours can you make using only primary colours? What are the secondary colours? They learned that checking results over time is an important part of the scientific method. They recorded…

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The SK classroom is bursting with Lunar New Year spirit. Their board is full of colourful dragon paintings, complete with fireworks in the background. You can hear the beat of New Year’s drums just by looking at them. The children created the work using watercolour and oil pastel with Carrie in virtual art class this…

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In case you haven’t heard, the children are 100 days smarter as of this Wednesday. 100 days of school, imagine that. And what a hundred days it’s been. The JK’s and SK’s celebrated with special crafts and lots of counting practice. (The JK’s had to fill their gumball machines with 100 dots.) Students learning from…

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Valentine’s Day is so great when you work at a school – teachers really know how to make it tons of fun. Not surprisingly, CGS was bursting with Valentine’s Day spirit. There was so much going on! Hilarious dance parties complete with disco lights (thank you Reuben), awesome outfits and headgear (you know who you…

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Humpty took a bit of a beating in SK Science class this week. The children were testing the properties of different materials and how height and impact would affect outcomes. They used their senses as a way to predict what materials would successfully protect Humpty. They tried natural materials and some manufactured materials, including feathers,…

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Aidan put together an amazing adventure for the children this week. The first image highlights the SK’s but the JK’s and Grade 1’s did it too. (I think the Grade 2/3’s got a chance as well even though it wasn’t in their schedule.) The children were transported by a time machine – yes, there were…

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