A Terry Fox Honour for CGS

Apr 12, 2019

What an unbelievable surprise I got when I opened up my Terry Fox mail to find these beautiful and familiar faces looking back at me! It brought back much happiness and sunny memories of our very Terry day last October. This picture will be enjoyed by 9,000 other schools across Canada. Way to go CGS!…

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The Gala Canvases are Coming!

Apr 12, 2019

Only 15 more sleeps until the Gala! Carrie and our CGS artists are almost done with their canvases. Don’t miss your chance to bid on this beautiful work at Bar Buca on April 27th. Watch for all the class canvases on display in the hallway April 23-26. Look for the titles below… Early Start ~…

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Mystery Readers in SK

Apr 12, 2019

As if SK wasn’t already exciting enough at CGS! Meagan and Paula have added a wonderful new activity to their weekly schedule called ‘Mystery Reader’. Every Wednesday and Friday the SK class will welcome a special guest to read a story to the class. They have a job to do before they get to enjoy…

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Area & Perimeter

Apr 12, 2019

For the past two weeks we have been learning about area and perimeter in Grade 4. This week we worked in pairs to design a zoo. My partner was Gavin. (That’s me on the left in the picture above.) We created six animal enclosures with a given area and perimeter. Then we had to do…

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Bubble Bubble Pasta Pot!

Apr 12, 2019

The children in Early Start have fallen in love with the story “Strega Nona”. We’ve listened to the story many times over the past few weeks on the website storylineonline.net, a wonderful website where movie stars read their favourite children stories aloud. Strega Nona is read by Mary Steenburgen. After listening to the story during…

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Grade 1 Gets IT Support

Apr 12, 2019

The Grade 1 class is very excited to announce that they have started to learn typing skills. The program we are using is called “Dance Mat Typing”. The program teaches kids how to type implementing the correct fingers in a fun and interactive way. One of our students is quite proficient in the program. Our very own George…

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Composting Classrooms

Apr 12, 2019

Grades 1 – 4 gathered for a special Team Meeting on Monday morning. This month we are learning about Stewardship and the importance of taking care of different things in our lives. With Earth Day approaching, the students discussed the importance of taking care of our environment. The children talked about reducing and reusing as…

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Field Fridays are Back

Apr 12, 2019

It was a perfect sunny day for our first outdoor Field Friday of 2019. The Grade 1-4 students went to Leaside Field in the morning to have fun and run around in the open space. The children had a great time playing soccer, tag, and running laps. In future Field Fridays the students will also…

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Aladdin is Underway

Apr 12, 2019

  Rehearsals for CGS’s production of Aladdin are off to a great start. Students have been hard at work learning lines, choreography and music. Putting together a musical takes a lot of hard work but our amazing young performers are up to the task. Here’s a sneak peek at yesterday’s rehearsal! Lauren and Emily Aladdin…

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