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Thanksgiving Pioneers at CGS

October 10, 2013

What a fun day in the SK and Early Start classrooms yesterday! The Early Starters dipped into the CGS tickle trunk and came out with all of Paula’s amazing Pioneer costumes. It was quite the photo shoot. The children celebrated together afterwards with the pumpkin pie that Paula and the SKs had made. Staff was…

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Grecian Beauties

October 10, 2013

The last 2 weeks in Art, we have been learning about Greek Pottery. The students were amazed to discover that these artifacts have been around for over 3000 years, discovered by explorers and historians inside ancient caves and tombs! We looked at the Proto-Geometric Era, the Geometric Era, Black Figure Vases, and Red Figure Vases.…

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A Busy Year

October 10, 2013

We are looking forward to seeing many new faces at CGS next year. 2014/15 is very busy already. Our full-day Early Start (preschool) program is doing beautifully and obviously filling a need in the community. As a result of having to turn away so many preschool families this year (due to the classes being full)…

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Which One Doesn’t Belong Here?

October 10, 2013

Kara’s Grade 1s had fun with their math this week. Their task was to represent numbers in different ways. Modelling the numbers with coloured pieces laid out on the floor helped them to understand that there can be different but equivalent representations for the same number. The lesson finished up with a fun game of…

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After School 123yoga

October 10, 2013

123yoga with Mai is going very well after school. The children are enjoying the peaceful time at the end of their school day. Classes are Wednesdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm in the gym. Late joiners are welcome! See Zandee in the office if you’re interested.

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Terry Prep

October 10, 2013

Karen Bourns, from the Terry Fox Foundation, came to speak to us yesterday. Staff and students gathered in the gym to ask (and answer!) questions and to watch a video all about Terry. Every image on the screen of this amazing man makes the room go quiet. Sara A, Paula, Monica and Sylvia (our Terry…

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At the School Fair

October 10, 2013

Every year CGS joins private schools from across the city and country at The Our Kids Private School Expo. On Saturday, October 26th, Roy Thompson Hall will be packed with parents looking to find the right school for their child. We have had many families find us through the school fair over the years and…

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JK & SK at Willowgrove Farm

October 4, 2013

What a great trip! JK & SK staff, students and parents had a wonderful morning at Willowgrove Farm and Outdoor Education Centre. The weather didn’t put a damper on anyone’s spirits and the apples were ripe for the picking. Something to sing together tonight…

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The PA is Working Hard

October 4, 2013

The PA met yesterday for the second time this year. It was a jam-packed meeting with lots of discussion about Fall Family Fun Night, The Terry Fox Walk, the QSP magazine fundraiser (ongoing) and the upcoming Acorn fundraiser. Thank you for your support of the PA initiatives. Monies raised by the PA are all used…

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