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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Cooperation

COOPERATION – the CGS Character Trait of the month This week the Grade 3&4 class explored the Character trait of the month – Cooperation. The class took some time to brainstorm about what cooperation really means. They watched a video on cooperation and teamwork. To cap off their work, they did a fun Holiday activity.…

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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

Senior Kindergarten – Arctic Landscape Our SK class created an Arctic Landscape with pastels. These beautiful pieces included polar bears and pastel colours for the Northern Lights. Gr 1  – Where the Wild Things Are Last week, our Grade 1‘s read “Where the Wild Things Are’ and discussed various things that we do ‘when we…

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Virtual Ribbons

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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Soup Drive Success

Thank you to our CGS community for bringing in bundles and boxes of soup for The St Ann Food Bank over the last few weeks. Colette, who runs the food bank with her husband Carlos, was here on Wednesday to pick everything up. (The Student Government pitched in to get the donations ready to go –…

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Reaching Out During The Holidays

Our 2020 Holiday Outreach was a true outpouring of generosity – thank you CGS community! Dale from the Diaper Bank arrived yesterday to pick up the donations. Paula and Aidan made this great display first so we could express our thanks to everyone who donated. Thank you to the Student Government for their help carrying…

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Terry Delivery

We had a very special visit from Wendy and Lisa from the Terry Fox Foundation on Wednesday. They came to collect our 2019/20 donation. Sara A usually takes the donation to the Foundation personally but their office building is under renovation so Wendy and Lisa made plans to come to CGS this year instead. We’re so…

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Congratulations to Our 2019/20 Student Government

While the big, outside world was busy with the Federal Election this week, the Grade 1-3’s were busy with the 2019/20 CGS Student Government campaign. The stakes were high and all of our brave candidates rose to the challenge! From the creative campaign posters, to the passionate speeches, our CGS candidates gave it their all.…

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