Aventures Françaises Amusantes à CGS!

Our CGS students thrive in French language class thanks to the welcoming and joyful teaching methods of resident French Educator, Xaviérine. As we reflect on the incredible work our CGS students are mastering, we are reminded that beyond personal development and increased communication skills, early second language learners experience stronger executive functions, like planning, focussing,…

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CGS Welcomes Our Newest Staff!

A new CGS school year has finally begun and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome some new staff members to our CGS family! Without further ado, please meet our new teachers! Karen Zarr – Early Start I’m Karen Zarr and this is my first year at CGS! I am thrilled to be meeting all…

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CGS Term 2 Ribbon Recipients!

Congratulations to all our CGS Term 2 Ribbon Recipients! Today we gathered in the gym to recognize some of our outstanding students for their growth and hard-working achievements from the past school term. Our Student Government executed a well-organized assembly that showcased our shining stars from Term 2! We are so proud of their courage…

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New CGS Staff

Welcome new Teaching staff We are thrilled to welcome these new teachers to our wonderful CGS staff roster. They are excited to meet you all, to get to know the fantastic students and to be a part of the CGS community! We are pleased to introduce: Melissa Alonzi Melissa is joining our amazing Early Start…

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Le Calendrier

M was the lucky winner in French yesterday – he was chosen to help Rim complete the daily calendar. He had to check his watch for the date but they got through it!          

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Making it Work!

Kudos to our wonderful, resilient specialty teachers. They have been on the move every day – teaching inside, outside, remote and live. Rim and Mani in particular have been struggling with voice strain and have been anxiously awaiting headset mics. They arrived this week and are fantastic – an outdoor teaching gamechanger! Now they can…

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Merci Rosie

Rim has been doing live French sessions and posting video lessons for the children. She is also posting story time sessions en français. If you haven’t had time to add this to your child’s day yet, remember the stories are posted and there for you to enjoy anytime. Merci Rim and Rosie!

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La Maison

Rim’s French classes from her living room (sometimes with her daughter and sometimes not) have been a real hit with children and parents alike. Rim’s sing-songy, bright French accent and enthusiasm for teaching the day’s lesson come across so well in her prerecorded videos. This week the children learned the rooms of la maison. Rim…

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