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Willowgrove Farm

June 1, 2018

Willowgrove Farm on Monday for Grades 1-3 was gorgeous. The weather was hot and breezy and the pond and streams were fascinating fun. The children loved looking for insects in the stream and discovering new creatures in the pond. The children had a blast in the hayloft playground and learning about the animals in the…

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Early Start Story Train

June 1, 2018

This week Liz’s Early Start class listened to the story “Big Sarah’s Little Boots!” After a wonderful discussion about Sarah’s shrinking boots, the children worked on a “Story Train”. This idea helped these talented young students learn about the sequential order of a story. They used their recall to illustrate the Beginning, Middle and End of…

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Checkmate 2018

June 1, 2018

Thank you all once more for another amazing year at CGS! Although I was unable to attend our last term personally, I’ve received great reviews from Mr. Septi. CGS has some of the brightest and inquisitive students and it has been our pleasure to be a part of their growth on and off of the…

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Extended French est Fini

June 1, 2018

Last Monday was our last Extended French class of the year. We read “Les Trois Petits Cochons “ and acted out the parts of this famous story. The kids love to speak french while acting in a play. When stories are familiar in english, the children make quick and easy connections in french. We finished up our final…

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Beauty and the Beast Roars

May 25, 2018

If you were there last night, you know that our funny, talented, professional performers received the first ever CGS standing ovation. What a show! Enough thank yous cannot be said. The musical is a labour of love every year and requires the commitment and creative energies of so many people. Lauren and Ashley for their…

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Grade 3 at Wanted Studio

May 25, 2018

Lauren, Norm and Frankie the Pig made their way to Wanted Studio on Tuesday to meet Emily and the Grade 3’s to do some recording. It was a very creative day for the children! They spent the morning at the dress rehearsal for Beauty and the Beast and then headed off directly afterwards to get…

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Guess Who?

May 25, 2018

In Health, the Grade 1-3’s have been working through a unit on Growth and Development. We have been talking about the stages of the human life cycle and the changes in our bodies and appearance as we go through life. To end the unit, the Grade 1’s all brought in pictures of themselves – one…

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Blast Off!

May 25, 2018

This week we had a “blast” learning about space. We started our week by creating an inquiry web where the children shared their knowledge about outer space and our solar system. The Early Starts had so much fun pretending to be space explorers in our “Rocket Ship” Dramatic Centre and digging around in our green…

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Fly Be Free

May 25, 2018

After three weeks of witnessing a true miracle, metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly, the JK’s finally had the opportunity to go to Don and Marie’s beautiful garden to release their butterflies last Thursday. Flying out of their cage came Luke Skywalker, Louise and Mitch Marner; we’re pretty sure Cinderella was the last to take flight!…

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