Water Beasties!

Mar 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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How Do You Protect Your Brain?

Mar 7, 2013

Wednesday, February 27 was Brain Day at CGS. As a part of the physical education program this week, CGS students learned to “Think First and Play Safe”. Grades JK ~ 2 were involved in an interactive presentation about how to protect their brains and spinal cord from injury and concussion. This amazing presentation was brought…

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Kindness Leads to Inclusivity

Mar 7, 2013

              As we went to the front of the line, bypassing many “regular” travelers, into a much shorter and quicker security line at the airport, allowing us more time to enjoy free refreshments and the comforts of an airport lounge, before boarding our flight purchased with frequent flyer points,…

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Character Education in February

Mar 1, 2013

                                        February was Manners month at CGS and we would like to take this opportunity to highlight a student who demonstrates exceptional manners at school every day. Congratulations to Marcus in the JK classroom! He is unfailingly…

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Hockey Day in CGS

Mar 1, 2013

On Friday, March 1st, the CGS Grade 1 and 2 students held their annual CGS Floor Hockey Tournament. Special thanks go out to Liz and Kara for planning this exciting event. Good sportsmanship was shown by all, and everyone enjoyed an afternoon of positive physical activity. We had the pleasure of having two former olympic…

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Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Feb 20, 2013

February has been such a full month ~ Spirit Day, The Pancake Breakfast, Ski Days, The Talent Show, Mid-term Break and Family Day. Whew! Chinese New Year was not to be overlooked. As part of our Cultural Studies curriculum, CGS celebrated this important holiday on February 8. Teachers laid out a gorgeous banquet of noodles…

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Principal’s Club Pancakes

Feb 19, 2013

What a great start to our long weekend! Thank you to everyone who supported The Principal’s Club by coming out, bright and early, on Thursday morning for our Pancake Breakfast. The Club raised a whopping $880.00 for their chosen charity, Children of Hope Uganda. The children are very proud of their accomplishments so far. Principal’s Club…

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The SKs Make Us Think

Feb 8, 2013

Every month our students host an Assembly with themes that are directly tied to our Character Education program. This month our students were thinking about acceptance and anti-bullying, a much discussed topic in many schools and homes. The SKs dramatized what it feels like to be bullied with words – how every unkind word hurts…

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Principal’s Club Update

Feb 8, 2013

Our Principal’s Club Meeting on Wednesday, January 30th was very special as we welcomed a guest speaker, Lorna Pitcher. Lorna is the Founder and President of Children of Hope Uganda – Canada. As a former teacher, Lorna knew very well how to capture the attention of her young audience and the club members sat in…

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