Which Club Did You Choose?

CGS Term 2 Clubs started this week! Which did you choose? Boxercise or Ballet? Comic Book Creating or Directive Drawing?  Multi-sport, Principal’s Club or Drumming and Games?   The best way for our children to discover their strengths and develop their interests is to experience a wide variety of activities. Each term CGS offers a…

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You’ve Got A Friend in Me

Our Reading Buddies Program began last week between our JKs and our Grade 2s, not only to assist our younger readers, but to build social connections within our CGS community, too. This program of cooperative learning was initiated at CGS this year by our Grade 2/3 team of educators, Michelle and Gabrielle as a brilliant…

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Why Were There No Classes on Monday?

After a long and lovely Winter Break, our team gathered early Monday morning as usual, except without the children in the building. Instead of our usual hugs, high-fives, and hellos from CGS students, this day we were greeted with light breakfast fare and the time to enjoy casual conversation amongst our dedicated group.   Our…

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Winter Solstice Games in the “House”! 

The shortest day, the longest night…winter’s chill takes a frosty bite. Light a candle, cuddle near,  Enjoy the season, Winter’s here!  The night sky this week will be filled with shooting stars, an exceptionally bright moon, and an array of constellations to usher in the winter solstice on the 21st. As we prepared for the winter…

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The Best Part of Giving…

The Best Part of Giving is the Feeling You Get in Return   Even though it’s “that time of year” also known as the holiday giving season, we like to instill a sense of giving back to our community all-year round at CGS. Throughout the school year, we take part in many meaningful community outreach projects.    Where do the…

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CGS JOYFUL Holiday Concerts

CGS JOYFUL Holiday Concerts  Each year we celebrate the holidays through song and performance in our classrooms and again this year…on stage!  Thank you to our entire team of educators and staff as they combined efforts with Naomi, our Specialty Teacher in Music and Drama, and our resident pianist Norm, to produce magical performances.  From…

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Grade 2 “Celebrations” Floats

Grade 2 Social Studies Celebration Floats  Can you confidently present your work in front of a crowd of your peers? Our CGS Grade 2s are honing their research and presentation skills while exploring the value of their own family traditions. Students were asked to create a “Celebration Float” to represent a holiday that is important…

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SK | Grade 1 Excursion Black Creek Pioneer Village

We woke to a snow-coated-Toronto on Thursday morning, and what a wonderful addition of excitement to the already thrilling day we had planned for our SKs and Grade 1s.  “We’re going to Black Creek Pioneer Village!”  Although it’s in Toronto, the village is meant to reflect an early settler town where visitors can experience a…

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A Hanukkah Extravaganza

This morning, our school was buzzing with excitement as we gathered for a spectacular Hanukkah celebration that brought the spirit of the festival alive in the most delightful way possible! The festivities kicked off with a mesmerizing concert by the talented Mark Feldman, whose musical expertise transported us into the heart of the Hanukkah story.…

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Spreading Joy and Giving Back

‘Tis the season of giving!!” Our CGS school and community once again showcased the true spirit of generosity during our Annual Holiday Outreach. This year, our collective efforts were dedicated to supporting the South Asian Women’s Centre and their inspiring “No Violence Against Women and Girls” project. The outpouring of support from our students, parents,…

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