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Kandinsky in the Art Room

Jan 30, 2012

Students at Children’s Garden School have been studying the artwork of Wassily Kandinsky! A Russian artist during the early 20th century, Kandinsky is said to be the inventor of abstract art. His inspiration came from classical music. He was fascinated by a world in which he could see music as colors, lines, and shapes. After an…

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Join the Monkeys

Jan 25, 2012

The first session of Monkey Music Mondays at CGS is underway! There is a great group of babies/toddlers and parents/caregivers taking part. There are still spaces available and Alana would love to see you there. Take a little time to sing and laugh with your little one. Register today.

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Principal’s Message – January 2012

Jan 12, 2012

Happy New Year! A new calendar year often triggers the need in people to make resolutions. We look back at the year that just was and think about ways we can make the year ahead the best. The joke about resolutions is that no matter how good intentioned we may be, and how strong we…

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87,125 Toys and Counting!

Dec 16, 2011

Happy students pass toys from hand to hand to Tilly’s school bus bound for Toy Mountain. Every holiday season CGS staff organizes an evening of crafts, singing and games for our students and their siblings to give Moms and Dads a free evening to help prepare for the holidays. All that is asked in return…

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Principal’s Message – December 2011

Dec 6, 2011

Angels have walked beside me all my life ~ and they still do. When my father lost his battle with cancer two months before my 12th Christmas, my mom was left with very little to provide for the holiday season. She warned me that this would be a tough Christmas and not to expect too…

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Math Strategies in our Grade 3 Classroom

Dec 5, 2011

There is a lively buzz in the room as students work together on their multi-part addition problem. Some students have gotten out the base-ten manipulatives, others are busy drawing number lines. Another group is holding steadfast to the standard algorithm, working through the necessary trades and regrouping. The classroom is alive with activity as students…

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How Does Your Child Learn?

Nov 9, 2011

Learning Styles and Language Arts – Many children learn differently- some are primarily auditory, some are visual and some are kinesthetic. So often Language Arts lessons at school lack a kinesthetic component and those that do not learn best by simply sitting and writing can lose confidence. It is important to identify your child’s learning…

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Veteran’s Week at CGS

Nov 9, 2011

                            Each year during our Veteran’s Week, Children’s Garden School is very fortunate to have soldiers come to visit and speak with our students. This year Master Corporal Nicole Laidlaw and Corporal Ryan Lock of National Defense, 2nd Military Police Regiment, Area…

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Principal’s Message – November 2011

Nov 3, 2011

                “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. “ ~Anne Frank The members of this year’s Principal’s Club have indeed not waited a single moment before making a difference for the children of Nepal. After spending the first couple…

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