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SK Pioneers Feast

Oct 10, 2019

The SK Pioneers had a bountiful Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday. They had so much fun dressing up in costume and then sitting down to a beautifully decorated fall table. The Feast is an SK tradition at CGS and big thanks must go to Meagan and Paula for all of their hard work to prepare such…

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Norval is the Best

Oct 10, 2019

Norval is just the best. It was a beautiful day for the JK-Grade 1 field trip last Friday. Bill and the Norval staff had so many amazing, totally engaging activities planned for the children. The Grade 1’s picked apples and made their own apple cider. The JK and SK classes collected crayfish in the creek,…

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More Learning About Terry

Oct 10, 2019

A big thank you to Hilary Kellam from the Terry Fox Foundation for coming to speak with us on Monday. The children were proud to share their Terry knowledge with her and she gave them lots more to think about. Hilary brought along a replica of Terry’s artificial leg and everyone practised running like Terry.…

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Counting Turkey Feathers

Oct 10, 2019

In Early Start number recognition and value are something we do almost everyday. Our youngest CGS students practise the “Touch Math” program, enjoying many hands-on activities. This week we are counting turkey feathers! The children were thrilled to make a turkey craft and count out the different feather colours as they glued them on their…

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Numbers in the Neighbourhood

Oct 10, 2019

The Grade 1’s had a great time out and about in the neighbourhood this week searching for numbers in action. They were on the hunt to complete their BINGO Scavenger Hunt. Check out some of the things they were on the lookout for below. Feel free to try a little of your own neighbourhood math…

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You Sunk My Battleship!

Oct 10, 2019

Competition was friendly but fierce in Board Games Club this week! Who doesn’t love Battleship? Playing board games is such a simple pleasure and the children are loving this quiet time with their friends after school. Thank you to the Foundation for purchasing several new board games for the children this year.

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Our Seneca Fall ECE Placements

Oct 10, 2019

You may have noticed a few extra adults in some of the classrooms the last few weeks. We are happy to be hosting three ECE field placement students from Seneca College. Nataschi is in the JK classroom on Thursday and Friday, Yolinda is with the SK’s on Wednesdays and Sachiko is with the Early Starts…

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Friday STEM in Grade 2/3

Oct 10, 2019

The Grade 2/3’s have been enjoying their Friday morning STEM activities! For our latest challenge we decided to leave it quite open-ended, creating a ‘STEM Buffet’ for them to choose their materials from and build whatever they desired from their randomly selected teams. Our only instructions were that time had to be set aside for…

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JK Foundation Delivery

Oct 10, 2019

The JK’s had a ‘mini Christmas’ last week when several of their Foundation Wish List items arrived. Beautiful table top toys, costumes to inspire imaginative play and even a pet carrier to take doggies on road trips. A huge thank you to the CGS Foundation and our parent community for providing new, fresh toys and…

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