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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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Did you miss our Open House? Class Visits at CGS

Nov 1, 2011

Attention SK Parents… Are you curious about the Grade 1 program at CGS? If so, please join Meg and our current Grade 1s for a classroom visit to see what CGS can offer your child in this important year. Class Visits: Tuesday, November 15 from 9:00-9:45 or Friday, November 18 from 9:00-9:45 Continental Breakfast will…

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123 kids yoga at Children’s Garden School

Nov 1, 2011

                          Afterschool 123 Kids Yoga classes are well underway for the fall semester. We are having lots of fun learning about yoga as we  focus on our breathing,  moving every part of our body and relaxing. Our class starts with a deep breath and a focus game…

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Kindergarten Enrichment at CGS

Oct 27, 2011

                            Great things are afoot on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the Kindergarten Club! Our R+ Phonics program has met with great success, and both our JK and SK students are enjoying using rice trays to practice their printing. While our JKs…

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