Royal Selfies

Jun 17, 2019

The JK and SK classes had so much fun creating their royal self-portraits using pencil, pastels, paper, and paint. We began the lesson by sketching an oval with pencil. The children were directed to lightly sketch guidelines of where certain features belong on the face. The children then learned step-by-step how to draw the unique…

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A Norval Teaser

Jun 7, 2019

The children and staff are on their way home from Norval at the time of this writing. They’ve all had an amazing time! The teachers have sent a few photos through that I’m sharing with you now. There will be lots more next week. Have a restful weekend campers!

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Olympic Day in the Park

Jun 7, 2019

What a special Olympic Day we had at Traces Manes Park last Friday. It was sunny and cool and so much fun. Olympic Day is a very big event that requires lots of organization so a big thank you to Steve and Liz for heading things up. Liz and Steve changed things up this year…

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Thank You Volunteers!

Jun 7, 2019

A huge thank you to all of our amazing parent volunteers for your hard work this year. Your spirit and goodwill adds so much to our lives at school. Your devotion and commitment to all of the children at CGS is enormously appreciated. CGS’ers are a very lucky group of kids to have so many…

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Rainy Day Lemonade

Jun 7, 2019

Well, it turns out that rain doesn’t dampen our CGS appetite for lemonade and cookies! It was a chilly, dark afternoon but everyone came out to support the final Principal’s Club fundraiser of the year. $510 was raised for the Olive Branch for Children and the playground we are helping to build at the Olive…

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Move Over Picasso

Jun 7, 2019

This past month, the students in Grade 4 learned about the famous Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso, and his cubism portraits. We learned to divide up the face into geometric shapes that did not have to be perfect or realistic. The students also divided the face into warm and cool colours. This was an especially fun…

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Principals for the Day

Jun 7, 2019

Congratulations to Ava and Daniel for a Principal’s job well done on Monday. They were so excited to shadow Marie for the day and see what a day in the life of the CGS Principal is like. There was a high level communications meeting with Kelly, some important accounting work to do with Zandée, and…

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Lauren’s Private Student Recital

Jun 7, 2019

This past Tuesday, my private students performed in the annual CGS music recital. This year’s recital was the biggest yet with over 30 talented performers, including CGS alumni Tyler and Melody. Students have been preparing and memorizing their recital songs over the last two months and everyone played and sang beautifully. A big thank you to…

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Barefoot & Focus

Jun 7, 2019

Thank you very much for your Toonie Free Dress Day contributions this year. Every toonie is appreciated. CGS staff also contribute money throughout the year so they can ‘Free Dress’ (ie wear jeans) on Fridays. All together we have collected $1000. Every year, the money collected goes to a different charity. This year, Marie was…

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