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Bah Humbug…Not!

Dec 14, 2018

It would be impossible to say ‘bah humbug’ after seeing our amazing holiday concerts this week. Gavin, and his powerful portrayal of Charles Dickens’ Scrooge, left us with the true spirit of Christmas; it is a time to give and celebrate and appreciate all the special people in our lives. A huge congratulations to all…

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Have You Seen Rudolph?

Dec 14, 2018

On Thursday morning the Early Starts were thrilled when a reindeer was spotted just outside their classroom window. They were so excited! They waved and pointed at the window, trying to catch a glimpse of Rudolph. Unfortunately, Don just missed seeing the reindeer but the Early Starts told him all about their experience afterwards. Later,…

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Keeping Others Warm

Dec 14, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Holiday Outreach this year. It was so much fun! Steve revamped our games this year and the kids loved all the different ways they had to deliver presents to houses. There were obstacle courses, scooter board routes and stacking cup challenges to get through before presents could…

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Need More Art?

Dec 14, 2018

This January, I am inviting the JK and SK children to join me after school for art classes on Tuesdays. The children will be able to further their artistic skills and knowledge while getting inspired by real life artists from the past and present. The children will experiment with several materials to create artwork using…

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Puppets Tell The Story

Dec 14, 2018

The SK’s have been learning about the elements of a story – the who, what, where, why and how. They chose their favourite fairy tale character (or any storybook character they love) and created a beautiful puppet. This activity is a hit in the SK classroom every year. The children love it and Paula and…

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Joy in the Classroom!

Dec 14, 2018

Welcome to the Grade 4 Blog! The Grade 4’s have been tasked with providing one story per week for the rest of the school year. The correspondent of the week is in charge of choosing their own topic, providing all the written content and making sure they have the pictures they need to support their…

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Gustav Klimt Inspires

Dec 14, 2018

This past month the children in Grades 1-3 have worked so hard on their versions of Gustav Klimt’s Tree of Life. Since Kilmt was a symbolist painter, we discussed what the tree of life represented. We talked about how works of art can have meaning and even tell a story. For example, that the growth…

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Stickers & Stories with Marie

Dec 14, 2018

The Early Starts had their usual visit to the Library on Friday morning but they had an extra special visit with Marie this time. Marie had recently purchased the storybook, The Night Before Christmas, for their classroom and when she presented it to the class they asked if she would please read it to them…

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STEM Gingerbread

Dec 14, 2018

This week, amongst all of the CGS Christmas Carol preparations, the Grade 1s found some time to build gingerbread houses and eat them too! They used their knowledge and experience from all of their previous STEM sessions, and their visit to Legoland, to help them build a strong and stable (and delicious) structure. They showed…

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