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Mums and Dads Hit the Ice

Dec 7, 2018

Our family skate at the Forest Hill rink last Friday was a great success. The Grade 1-4 students have been taking skating lessons there since September. There were four skating groups for the lessons, ranging from first-timers to seasoned skaters. It was amazing to see the progress from the first week to our final skating…

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Santa Float Surprise

Dec 7, 2018

Welcome to the first Grade 4 Blog! The Grade 4’s have been tasked with providing one story per week for the rest of the school year. The correspondent of the week will be in charge of choosing their own topic, providing all the written content and making sure they have the pictures they need to…

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Legoland is Awesome

Dec 7, 2018

The Grade 1-4 classes had an absolute blast at Legoland on Thursday. It was the first time CGS has visited the Discovery Centre and it was well worth it. The children really enjoyed their Tall Towers Workshop with Sean. They started off talking about tall towers around the world and naming the ones they already…

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Victorian Christmas

Dec 7, 2018

The JK’s and SK’s had a wonderful time at The Scarborough History Museum on Wednesday. They were so excited to see how the pioneers celebrated Christmas and how houses and Christmas traditions evolved into the Victorian era. They spent lots of time in the fresh chilly air as they travelled from building to building for their…

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Growth and Change in Animals

Dec 7, 2018

The students in Grade 2/3 have been learning all about different classifications of animals, how they grow and change, and how both animals and humans impact each other. The children are currently working on their culminating research project; they each choose an animal they are excited about and are in charge of collecting specific information about…

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A Frosty Morning in Early Start

Dec 7, 2018

One morning this week the Early Start children experienced the wonder of frost. (We had the opportunity to be the first class out on the undisturbed playground on Wednesday.) What a terrific science class we had as a result. The first question was “Why is there snow all over the mirror?” We then discovered it…

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What Do You Like?

Dec 7, 2018

What do you like? The Grade 1’s want to know! Basketball? Skiing? Singing? Pizza? Wearing hair bows and elastics? The Grade 1’s were on the hunt for answers to these and other survey questions on Wednesday. The office/library was abuzz with information and the recording of names. The Grade 1’s have been working through their…

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Special Guests in JK

Dec 7, 2018

It has indeed been a fun and festive week for the JK’s. From being busy elves working on presents for their parents and making a special delivery to the mailbox with our Santa letters, we were also incredibly fortunate and appreciative to have two very special visitors. Spencer’s Mom Audrey arrived on Thursday afternoon, armed…

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Christmas Countdown

Dec 7, 2018

The Christmas countdown is on and our Early Start room is full of holiday spirit! We’ve been making tons of crafts, singing songs and reading holiday books all about Christmas and Hanukkah. Our dramatic play area has been magically transformed into The North Pole and the children are hard at work using the tools in…

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