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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Fundraiser Round Up

2021 Terry Fox Fundraiser A huge round of applause to the entire CGS community for the amazing fundraising for the Terry Fox Foundation. Our 2021 Terry Total is over $16,000!! Don’t forget to see our spot in the South Bayview Bulldog posted on Tuesday, November 2. Special thanks goes to Sara for leading the fundraising…

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Terry Fox Fundraiser Update

To punctuate our CGS pre-Hallowe’en celebrations, Sara will be announcing our CGS final Terry Fox fundraiser total next Friday, October 29. It’s still not too late to donate or do more fundraising! Here is our CGS Terry link Terry Fox Foundation CGS  for any CGS families who still have fundraising or donating to do.  

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Virtual Book Fair

  Scholastic has developed a Virtual Book Fair to provide an opportunity for our students and families to experience the joy of reading together. Our CGS Scholastic Virtual Book Fair will take place on October 18-26 (date had been extended). Every purchase earns valuable Book Fair Rewards that can be used to support our students. The book fair is open 24 hours, beginning at 12:01…

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A Very Terry Fox Day for CGS!

Sara A. was out every morning this week to remind us all about the Terry Fox Run that took place today. Our Junior Kindergarten Class built an incredible Terry Fox prosthetic leg from Lego which took pride of place at the outdoor display along with an fantastic showing of Terry Fox pictures made by our…

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My Time with Terry – Fred Fox Comes to Visit

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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Terry Fox Honours

Look what Sara A found in her inbox this week? Our Terry Fox Top Fundraising badge accompanied by the lovely letter below from The Terry Fox Foundation. CGS ranked 7th in the Elementary School Division in Ontario. Well done CGS, this is a truly great accomplishment for a school of our size. We are up…

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Anything Is Possible If You Try

We were blessed with a beautiful day for our Terry Fox Walk today. The children and teachers showed such resilience and spirit! We missed our extended CGS community very much and there were some tears (especially during the slideshow) but the day was full of joy regardless, as it always is. A huge thank you…

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Supporting Terry’s Dream

Congratulations Children’s Garden School for placing 2nd in the elementary division of our Top 50 Fundraisers of 2019! Thank you to our amazing CGS community for making this a reality. See below for a lovely letter Sara recieved from the Terry Fox Foundation ~ More than ever, good news is something to celebrate and treasure…

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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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