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Looking to the Skies

November 16, 2018

The Grade 1 class visited the Science Centre this week and attended the Planetarium Program called “The Night’s Sky”. The children enjoyed ‘travelling’ to the dark countryside and being surrounded by stars and other visible objects in the night sky. They also explored the phases of the moon as it orbits the Earth, listened to…

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Everything I Know So Far

November 16, 2018

If you haven’t stopped by the SK board lately, take a look. The SK’s are full of all sorts of knowledge! Paula and Meagan asked the children what they have learned in SK so far and then scribed their answers, word for word. The results are charmingly diverse and interesting.

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Time to Hibernate

November 16, 2018

The Early Starts are getting ready for winter. In preparation for the season we are learning all about hibernation, migration and adaptation. We have been listening to stories, watching videos and having class discussions about what happens to our furry Canadian wildlife in the winter. The dramatic play centre has even been turned into a…

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St Ann’s Needs CGS

November 16, 2018

For those of you new to the school, Zandee and the Student Government lead the St Ann Food Drive initiative every holiday season. Zandee has been volunteering at the food bank for six years and we are very happy to support her and the clients at the food bank each year. The Food Drive begins…

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More Remediation Plus Clinic Training

November 16, 2018

We are pleased to announce that two more CGS teachers are set to be trained as Remediation Plus reading specialist practitioners. Meagan and Michelle L will be receiving their training from Remediation Plus founder Joanne Gross next week. (It is an intensive three days of study.) Once their training is complete, they will join Paula…

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Chocolate for Sale

November 16, 2018

We hope you’ve already ordered your delicious PURDY’s chocolate! If not, please order today. (The deadline to submit orders is Nov 25.) Your chocolate will be delivered to the school by Dec 7, in plenty of time for the holidays. 25% of all sales come back to the CGS PA. Thank you in advance for your…

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We’ll Miss you Chris!

November 13, 2018

Please join us in saying a heartfelt goodbye to Chris. She had her last day in the Early Start classroom on Thursday. To mark the occasion, Chris made a heart shaped cookie for every child and asked them to please always be kind and have a full heart. Chris has been with CGS for 10 years…

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We Remember

November 8, 2018

What a beautiful Assembly we had today. Thank you to Lisa and Jordan and the Grade 2/3 class for doing such a fantastic job of hosting. Your presentation skills are off the charts! Thank you to Ange and the Student Government as well for greeting parents as they arrived and making sure that everyone had…

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Mr. Rhind Remembers

November 8, 2018

On Tuesday, November 6th, we had the incredible honour of welcoming Mr. Jack Rhind to CGS for Veterans’ Week. Our Student Government did an amazing job introducing Mr. Rhind to the stage. He is a 98 year-old WWII Veteran who served as a Lieutenant with the artillery in Italy. Mr. Rhind captivated us all by…

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