Holiday Outreach Event

CGS had such an amazing Holiday Outreach event this year! With a record number of students in attendance our families overwhelmed us with donations of almost 200 pajamas, slippers and bathrobes for the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto. Our students enjoyed decorating gingerbread cookies and houses, making holiday themed art, a virtual holiday dance party,…

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Welcome Simon & Wanda

This week we welcome two new staff members to CGS! Simon Pang Simon is our new experiential learning educator who is super excited to be joining the CGS community. He is an OISE (University of Toronto) graduate who has taught in a variety of places such as: Toronto, South Korea, and spent last year teaching…

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Grade 2 Heart Maps

The Grade 2 students created their very own Heart Maps this week. They started in the centre of the heart, where they placed the most important person, place, or thing in their lives. They, then worked around the rest of the heart, adding other important things, activities and people. These heart maps will be a…

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First Days of School

We have had such amazing first days of school! It was so great for us to see our friends again in person. Some of us are new to CGS and we made sure to welcome them, into our community, with open arms. It was great to meet and learn a little bit about our new…

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Welcome to our new CGS teachers!

This year we welcome 4 new teachers to the CGS community! We are so excited to have them with us and look forward to learning and growing with them. They have great energy, warmth and a passion for teaching, all the things that CGS holds dear. Cheryl Fan comes from an ECE and Montessori teacher…

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In Person at Last!

It was a busy, festive morning at school today. Classes arrived by cohort to drop off their at-home learning kits and pick up whatever work and belongings they still had at school. It was a great chance for everyone to see each other in person before heading off for the summer!      

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Class of 2020-2021

It was a virtual end to another school year. We so hoped to be in school for the final days but it was not to be. So, in characteristic CGS fashion, once we knew what we were dealing with, several plans were put in motion to make sure that the final assemblies were meaningful and…

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You Can Find What You’re Looking For!

The Grade 1’s really know how to take advantage of a sunny day. Their spring scavenger hunt sent them off in all directions looking for flowers, bugs, noisy things and smelly things, just to name a few. There was a long list to complete so it was no easy task. L takes us along for…

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Get Smashing CGS!

Ever wanted to smash an egg, or maybe even two, on someones’ head? Now’s your chance. Please join CGS parent Brook Hamilton and Get Smashing CGS! Brook has come up with an incredibly creative way to make sure the 2021 Easter Seals Paper Egg Campaign does not suffer due to COVID-19. This important annual campaign…

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Blue Light Protection

Some of you may already know about blue light glasses, but if you don’t, you may want to consider them for your child. They work by filtering out the blue light from screens before it reaches your eyes. Blue light has been shown to disrupt the body’s wake-sleep cycle. It also has the potential to…

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