The SK’s did a full-on experiment last week for their Solids, Liquids & Gases Science unit. The experiment explored the freezing temperatures of freshwater versus saltwater. The children had all their materials at the ready – water, food colouring, salt, string and ice. (Thank you to the parents at home that were able to assist.)…

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The SK’s are really enjoying their Social Studies Unit focussing on civil rights. They especially love to learn about the amazing people who were part of it. They’ve done lots of talking and reading about Martin Luther King Junior and his inspiring work. On Wednesday, they read about Rosa Parks and the courageous stand she…

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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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We are very pleased to welcome some new and returning friends to CGS! New students always add an extra layer of fun and excitement to the start of a term for the children. Our older newcomers had a virtual start on Jan 5 and our new addition to Early Start joined us in-school on Tuesday.…

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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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We all remember the story The Boy Who Cried Wolf. The SK’s tackled it this week for Character Ed and learned about the value of honesty and what it means to be trustworthy. Check out their beautiful drawings! The children are also doing a great job with their independent, inventive spelling. Well done SK, keep…

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We are so pleased to be celebrating Paula’s 25th year at CGS this year. She has touched the lives of so many children and families during her time at CGS. She has prepared countless assemblies, cut out a multitude of crafts, convened I don’t know how many Veteran’s weeks, organized Holiday Outreach events and Norval…

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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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Here is a little peek into our SK classroom. It’s working very well for the children. There is plenty of space to socially distance and there are good views of the SMART Board for remote sessions no matter where the children are sitting. When Paula and Clara want to work with a smaller group, they…

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