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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An SK Letter to Santa!

The glistening holiday season has begun here at CGS, and in our SK class, the spirit of joy and giving is thriving. In a heartwarming CGS tradition that has become a highlight of this festive time, our SKs recently practiced their best printing with letter writing to none other than Santa Claus himself! The children…

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A Sparkling Diwali Delight

Our CGS festive spirit reached new bright heights as we learned about and celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, in all our classrooms this last week. The occasion was marked by valuable lessons about the significance and history of Diwali, decorating and creating our own Diya crafts, themed stories, and a visitor from one of…

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It was a Ghoul-some Halloween!

What a thrilling and chilling Halloween Concert put on by our delightful Music teacher, Naomi, with our exceptional Early Start, JK and SK students. They filled the gym with so much halloween spirit with music, costumes, and wizardly fun! Our young performers showcased their talent with a variety of Halloween-themed songs, from “Monster Mash” to…

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Halfway Through Summer: Help Them Embrace the Summer Fun!

How did August get here so fast! As we flip another calendar page, we find ourselves right in the middle of the sunny and glorious season of summer. For kids, this time of year is filled with freedom, laughter, and endless exploration. As parents and caregivers, it’s an opportune moment to reflect on the joys…

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Summer Camp Adventures!

Our first week of CGS Camp was an exciting one! As the sun was shining bright and the laughter filled the air, our campers dove headfirst into a themed week of fun, exploration, outdoor adventures and friendships! Our campers adventured through themes of Pokemon Creations, Sports Extravaganza, Underwater STEAM Projects, Prehistoric Pals, and of course…

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Celebrating Moms and Families a Little Extra These Days

  It’s been a celebratory week for our CGS parents! All of our students have been crafting with love with Mother’s Day and International Day of Families as their motivation. All of our students enjoyed expressing their love and gratitude through fun homemade gifts like potted plants, personally designed tote bags, origami bouquets, rainbow painted…

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