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The Box of Happiness

Jan 18, 2019

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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Alumni Fun

Jan 18, 2019

We had a great time at our annual CGS Alumni Open House last night. It was such a treat to spend the evening with past CGS students and parents. Lots of fond memories were shared. The children loved hanging out in the gym playing soccer and basketball, going through old school photos and reconnecting with…

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Robotics for Grades 1-4

Jan 18, 2019

The Grade 1-4’s loved their Lego robotics workshop today. Thank you to Intelligent Systems and Robotics for facilitating a great morning for the children. The children were thrilled to see their lego creations move around! Here’s a bit of what the children had to say about their experience. ‘It was really fun. I loved programming…

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Independence in JK

Jan 18, 2019

The JK’s have been focusing on self-reliance in the classroom as they lead up to hosting the assembly at the end of this month. (Reliability is this month’s character education trait.) The children are doing a great job of taking care of the things they are responsible for at school. Their jobs include putting their…

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Hop, Skip and a Vault!

Jan 18, 2019

The JK to Grade 4 students attended gymnastics lessons this past Monday at the Children’s Fitness Centres of Canada near Leaside. For some students it was their first time ever doing gymnastics outside of school. When we arrived, the students were divided into seven groups in order to keep the instructor to student ratio low. Each station…

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Arctic Dad

Jan 18, 2019

The SKs have been learning so much about the Polar regions this term, focusing on the animals that live there and how they survive and adapt to the various elements and frigid temperatures. They were very fortunate to have a special guest visit on Wednesday to talk to them about his very own experience in…

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A New Book for the Library

Jan 18, 2019

A very big thank you to our very young student Riley for making a very generous donation to our school library. Riley is all done with this book and thought that some other students may like to read it too. Marie was so pleased to see the spirit of generosity already taking root in such…

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Wellness for Young Parents

Jan 18, 2019

Irina, CGS mum and minister at Grace Church on the Hill, would like to share an upcoming program with the CGS community. Parenting very young children requires as much positive energy as we can muster and it isn’t always easy. Yoga and Mindfulness sounds like a very good place to start! Please contact Irina if you’re…

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Stanger in the Woods

Jan 18, 2019

The Early Start children are learning all about winter this month. We listened to a wonderful story this week called “Stranger in the Woods”. The children enjoyed learning about the different animals that came to visit the stranger in the woods, who turned out to be a snowman! At the end of the story, the…

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