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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Harmony of Growth: Nurturing Young Minds Through Drama, Music, and Mind Up

It has been heartening to witness the progression of incorporating Drama, Music, and Mind Up (Mindfulness through Education) into our CGS curriculums and how they have had such a powerful transformative impact on our students. These educational pillars are not just lessons in our school, they are gateways to fostering confidence, creativity, discipline, and emotional…

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Embracing Wellness

In the hustle and bustle of academic life, it’s easy to overlook the importance of mental health and well-being. Recognizing this, CGS dedicates an entire day each term to prioritize the mental well-being of our students and staff. The result? A resounding success that leaves a lasting impact on the entire school community. All of…

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Thankfulness is the Quickest Way to Joy

Thanksgiving is a special time of year when families and friends come together to celebrate and express gratitude for the blessings in their lives. It is a wonderful time to teach young children the importance of gratitude and appreciation. AT CGS our teachers play a significant role in instilling these values in students’ hearts. Through…

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CGS Wellness Day Term 3 2023

Can you believe we are already halfway through our last term of the school year! What better way to celebrate than with a Wellness and Mental Health Day as a reward! A lot of our students took this day to reflect on their contributions to our society, our community and the lands we share and…

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Mindful Movement with Mai

Big breathes in, and big breathes out. That’s what has been buzzing around our school the last few weeks. Isn’t it wonderful that some of our students have weekly mindfulness classes full of movement, breath work, and yoga! Our in-house Yoga Specialist teacher Mai has been guiding some of our students every week. Our older…

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Term 2 Mental Health and Wellness Day

  Selfcare is the best care. Taking a break from our regular scheduled programming is crucial in order to heal, destress and grow through any and all life experiences. Wellness is the act of practicing healthy habits on a daily basis to attain better physical and mental health outcomes, so that instead of just surviving,…

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Goldminds for You & Your Child

  This week the CGS Parent Association organized our parents and students to partake in a Mindfulness Workshop hosted by Cynthia Arscott founder of Goldminds. Goldminds offers mindfulness classes and workshops in schools and at home, along with kid-friendly meditations through the Goldminds App. Our visit from Cynthia was geared towards our children learning and…

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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! We are so excited to welcome all of our wonderful students back to school! After two weeks off, we are spending our time reconnecting and getting back into our routines. Our students were very enthusiastic to be back with their friends and share their stories from the holidays. We eased back into the…

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CGS Health and Wellness Day

In preparation for our Mental Health and Wellness Day, our JK students made colourful, cut out hearts. If a student sees a ‘friend in need’ they can share a colourful heart with them and be a ‘friend indeed’. The students put their own name on the back of their hearts so that their ‘friend in…

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