Sorting it Out

Apr 18, 2019

We had a great Earth Day at CGS today. It was wonderful to see so many students showing their Earth Day spirit by wearing something green. We were happy to welcome Lucy Cullen into our Earth Day activities this year.  She presented a wonderful and interactive food and plastic waste workshop for all the students.…

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Humber Adventure at The Arboretum

Apr 18, 2019

The Grades 1-4 students were at the Humber Arboretum on Monday, for our first ever CGS visit. It was wonderful. The staff were so impressed by the facility and programming. It was a chilly, chilly day but the kids still came back happy and muddy after a day full of indoor and outdoor activities. Thank…

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Gala Creations in Progress

Apr 18, 2019

Only 9 more sleeps until the Gala at Bar Buca! The paintings for the Live Auction are receiving their finishing touches and will be on display in the hallway all next week. Come to the Gala ready to bid on these beautiful pieces! If you can’t attend the Gala, remember, you can still bid. Just…

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Healthcare SK Style

Apr 18, 2019

Our SK health and safety unit has taken on a life of its own due to our very own SK parents! They have enhanced our unit immesurably this week by sharing their professions with the class, complete with interactive, real-life props. The SK’s could now be mistaken for health and safety professionals themselves due to…

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Heraldry in Medieval Times

Apr 18, 2019

In our Medieval Times unit in Grade 4 we recently learned about heraldry. Heraldry was a system of symbols that gave information about a noble family. Knights used their coat of arms on their clothing, their shields, and even on their horses. They did this so that they could tell each other apart during battle.…

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The Easter Bunny Hops By

Apr 18, 2019

Look like anyone you know? The JK’s have been busy making paintings of the Easter Bunny with Carrie this week, little did they know that they were going to see the real thing yesterday! What a surprise they got when the Big Bunny himself hopped by the playground to say hello. He hopped by to…

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La Ferme

Apr 18, 2019

The Grade 1’s have been working on farm and animal vocabulary in French class recently. They’ve really enjoyed working hard in teams of three to represent what a farm looks like and then to orally present their work to their peers. They did everything by themselves and had to explore this concept in a very…

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Stewardship in Early Start

Apr 18, 2019

This month our character trait is “Stewardship” – a tricky concept for little ones but one that the Early Starts have embraced by being actively responsible for their environment. We are helping our youngest students to be responsible by entrusting them to perform everyday duties in our classroom. The children are being encouraged to help…

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JK Explores Nature

Apr 18, 2019

The JK’s spent lots of time outside this week, leading up to Earth Day today. We had a great time in the playground shadow tracing animals and looking for birds and reading stories in Marie and Don’s garden. Back in the classroom, we painted with bits and pieces of nature we collected. Evergreen branches were…

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