Family Skate at UCC

Feb 8, 2019

A huge thank you to the CGS PA for organizing our annual Family Skating Night on February 1. We are so lucky to have access to the wonderful ice and super comfy lounge at UCC. We hope you all enjoyed the night of physical activity and socializing. It was a really nice way to end…

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Dragon Dance for the Year of the Pig

Feb 8, 2019

It was the start of the new lunar year on Tuesday and Early Start, JK and SK gathered in the gym to welcome The Year of the Pig in properly with a Dragon Dance. The Grade 4’s played drums while the dragon danced it’s way around the room. The children were expert dragon dancers and…

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Getting Comfortable on the Mic

Feb 8, 2019

The Grade 1’s are getting excited for the Talent Show. The buzz of show biz was in the air this week so we decided to have an impromptu talent show of our own. During snack time, the children took turns performing songs in front of the class, showcasing their bravery and courage. It was wonderful…

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Water & Ice

Feb 8, 2019

This week in Early Start our little scientists explored water and ice. They made predictions and learned new vocabulary. We talked about water as a liquid and ice as a solid. The children wondered what would happen to water when it was put into the freezer over night. We filled up ice cube trays with…

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Reliability Wins the Day

Feb 1, 2019

Wow. WOW. The JK’s did a spectacular job on Thursday. Kudos to Meesh and Sara A and all the children for presenting such a fun, inspiring assembly chock full of reasons why we should always be reliable. The public speaking skills on display were just fantastic. All that practise with the karaoke microphone in the…

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Computer Skills in Grade 2/3

Feb 1, 2019

The Grade 2/3’s worked on a special project this week. We are very lucky to have the computers in our classroom, and this week we assigned our first technology project. Each student began by selecting their favorite author. They learned how to search their author’s name on Google and how to locate photos of their…

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Bunny to Advanced

Feb 1, 2019

Grades 1-4 travelled to Earl Bales Ski centre on Monday last. The previous skiing date was cancelled due to extreme cold. Monday was a cold day too, but it gradually got warmer as the day went on. On arrival, the students were divided into two groups based on their skiing experience. The first time skiers went…

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Happy Groundhog Day!

Feb 1, 2019

This week the Early Starts have been busy making predictions about our weather. We’ve learned that groundhogs are fortune tellers and can predict whether we will have an early spring or be stuck with six more weeks of winter. The Early Starts were divided when asked if they thought the groundhog would see its shadow…

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A CGS Vow

Feb 1, 2019

I often pass along the Coles Notes version of our Character Ed assemblies but this month I thought I would pass along Marie’s words to the children in their entirety. Reliability is such an important character trait and Marie had us all up on our feet to vow to be reliable CGS’ers at the assembly…

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