Halfway Through Summer: Help Them Embrace the Summer Fun!

How did August get here so fast! As we flip another calendar page, we find ourselves right in the middle of the sunny and glorious season of summer. For kids, this time of year is filled with freedom, laughter, and endless exploration. As parents and caregivers, it’s an opportune moment to reflect on the joys…

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Grade 2-4 Yearend Overnight Trip to Norval!

Can you believe we’ve reached the end of the school year!? This last term flew by! But not before the long-awaited return of the Novral Overnight Sleepover Yearend field trip for our grade 2-4 students! CGS is so thankful that this trip is back in business after being closed all during covid. The Norval Sleepover…

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CGS Family Skate Night Is Back!

CGS has long awaited its return, and we are so thrilled to finally have our annual Family Skate Night back! After the last 3 years of no skating or CGS community socializing, this past Friday March 31st our Parent’s Association hosted our Family Skate Night at UCC and it was a huge hit! We are…

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Norval Maple Syrup Making Madness!

Today our JK, SK, and Grade 1 students took a field trip to the UCC Norval Outdoor School campus to explore and learn in wonderful mother nature. With it being Norval’s “Spring Maple Madness”, our students learned all about our Canadian staple sweet treat. All the students explored Norval’s vast outdoor playground. They toured the…

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Fun Field Friday & House Games!!

We had a blast last Friday at CGS! We were graced with some amazing weather where the sun was shining bright, and a fresh layer of snow came and covered our front school field! It made last week’s Field Fridays that much better to play and participate in. Every Friday our grade 1-3s get up…

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Playground Upgrades

Our CGS playground resurface is underway! This is a 4 person job that lasts over 4 days to allow each coat to dry overnight. The resurfacing process involves 3 layers of materials. There is a foam and rubber mix for the 1st layer (black) followed by a layer of recycled rubber (forest green) then a…

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Olympic Day and Monkey Movers

Olympic Day We couldn’t have asked for better weather on our Olympic Day last Friday. The entire school got in on the fun from Early Start through to Grade 4. Games, sports, treats and the sunshine – what could be better! Ice Cream Truck To cap off our Olympic Day and last Friday, our students…

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CGS in our classrooms

Junior Kindergarten Our JK class did some great work on the life cycle of a butterfly recently. They used Play-Doh on a small paper plate to illustrate the various stages of the life cycle. So meticulous, they even made sure that a leaf was added for the egg to rest on. Senior Kindergarten As part…

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Earth Day at CGS

Many of our Students arrived on foot, by bike or by scooter, the lights were dimmed or turned off, the announcements encouraged everyone to turn off water taps, keep lights off as much as possible, walk instead of drive, respect wildlife to prevent species from becoming endangered and even to plant a tree! Our classrooms…

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Our busy and helpful students

Junior Kindergarten Our JK classmates help each other out! The JK class was tasked with putting together some challenging puzzles. They took on their task with gusto and took the opportunity to help each other out as well. It’s wonderful to see friends helping friends! Cherry Blossoms In their art class this week, our Grade…

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