The Grade 2/3 class learned about Movement & Location in math this week. Navigation without a GPS may soon be a lost art so it was great to see the children learn about map reading and directional language. Up/down, north/south, left/right – the works. To practice their skills they played a fun game called I…

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Our 2020/21 Student Government campaign was very colourful and spirited this year. We hope you had a chance to peek in the front window at some point to see the full display of posters in the foyer. It was impressive! We had so many students take part. We were especially proud of our new students…

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‘Electric Ellie’ and ‘Professor Iggy’ from Mad Science were here to share their Fire & Ice presentation this week. It was full of excitement – things were smoking and steaming and bubbling all over the place! Classroom doors have to remain closed during virtual, school-wide presentations to prevent feedback but cheers and claps could be…

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World Kindness Day, celebrated on November 13th each year, is a global day that promotes being kind to each other, to yourself, and to the world. The purpose of this day is to focus attention on the importance and the power of compassion for others. In preparation for this special day, I did a little…

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  A huge thank you to our tireless CGS teachers for making it through a very busy and important week at school. It was their first-ever round of virtual Parent/Teacher Interviews. P/T interviews are usually spread over two evenings and this year, to accommodate the new virtual format, interviews were spread over 4 evenings. After…

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The Sunflower Project in Carrie’s art class is such a lovely one. It is only for the Grade 1-3 students though so the SK’s didn’t get to do it last year. This years’ Grade 1’s were so excited to get to make these big, beautiful flowers inspired by Georgia O’Keefe. We think these pieces are…

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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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When a teacher reaches a significant milestone of service at CGS, Marie always takes great care to celebrate and acknowledge them. In typical times, a parent with a particularly strong bond with the teacher is asked to say a few words at the final assembly. It is always a heartwarming moment for everyone. As with…

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It was our first Fire Drill of the year today. To accommodate social distancing and cohorting, staff and students had to follow a new routine. The children did an excellent job. Classes left the school separately (at three separate times) and gathered in different areas around the school. Once the children were out of the…

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We are incredibly fortunate to have three new exceptional teachers on our 2020/21 staff. Please join us in welcoming Clara in SK, Taylor in Early Start, and Aidan in Physical Education & Wellness. They have already brought so much energy and passion to their jobs and we’re only in Week 3! Clara comes to us…

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