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Bowleroo = Spring

April 26, 2013

Bowleroo is always the first sign of Spring at CGS.  It is an event designed purely for fun and a great opportunity for CGS staff and students to have a good time together. For some students it is the first time they have ever bowled! Good sportsmanship was displayed by all Houses. Thank you to…

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The SKs Weave Kente Cloth

April 26, 2013

Last week in the art room we took a journey to Ghana to study the tradition of Kente cloth weaving. Students in SK learned about Kente cloth, weavings traditionally made by men and worn during celebrations or special occasions. Kente weavings are bold and colourful using geometric patterns and symbolic colours. As a class we…

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Architects and Engineers

April 24, 2013

The Grade 1s are at it again! This term we are exploring our urban environment, and this means looking at structures and simple machines. We are well on our way to becoming engineers and architects already, working hands-on to help choose the best materials to use in our own buildings and every day objects! We…

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Full-day Preschool at CGS

April 18, 2013

Looking for a full-day preschool for your child? CGS Early Start is now available to those families requiring a full day of care for their children. Space is extremely limited. Please contact our Director of Admission, Kelly Scott, as soon as possible at kscott@cgsschool.com if you are interested in a 2013/14 space. Now accepting applications…

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123 Yoga DVD Now Available

April 18, 2013

There is still space in our after school yoga program on Wednesdays. If you would like to register, please contact Zandee at ztoovey@cgsschool.com.

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Girls Are Good at Math

April 18, 2013

Girls’ Anxiety Toward Mathematics: The Research Over the past three years, a study regarding a potential dilemma in the mathematics education of elementary school girls has been making the media rounds all around the world. According to a 2010 study conducted by Sian L. Beilock, Elizabeth A. Gunderson, Gerardo Ramirez, and Susan C. Levine of the University…

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Principal’s Message April 2013

April 4, 2013

This past Christmas, as I was opening a gift from my son and his girlfriend, they said, “It’s just a little extra gift that we couldn’t resist when we saw it because it reminded us of you!” I curiously opened up the gift, wondering all the while what it could be that reminded them of…

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Thank You CGS Foundation

March 12, 2013

A very big thank you goes out to the CGS Foundation (and CGS parents) for providing our physical education program with fantastic new equipment! The Foundation kindly purchased gymnastics equipment, tennis rackets, balls and nets, more stacking cups and a new iPod & dock for music in the gym. A full gymnastics unit is planned for all…

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Water Beasties!

March 12, 2013

Experimenting with Water Surface Tension ~ Grade 1 has been learning all about the ocean this term, and recently we had fun learning about surface tension on the water. We all made floating ‘water beasties’ – modeled off of the insects we see skating across the water in the summer – and tested our designs to…

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