Fundraiser Round Up

2021 Terry Fox Fundraiser A huge round of applause to the entire CGS community for the amazing fundraising for the Terry Fox Foundation. Our 2021 Terry Total is over $16,000!! Don’t forget to see our spot in the South Bayview Bulldog posted on Tuesday, November 2. Special thanks goes to Sara for leading the fundraising…

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Astronomy in Action!

This week, CGS took part in an Astronomy in Action on-site field trip. In the program, students explored navigation by the night sky as viewed from our location, what to see in the current sky, some constellation stories, exploring the planets, and even flying around the galaxy and beyond. Our JK to Grade 4 students…

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CGS Staff Gets Swaggy

A huge thank you to our incredibly generous parents for the amazing swag bags that arrived today. We love them! Whether we’re at the beach or carrying schoolwork, we will be looking good. We can’t wait to try all the lovely things inside…. thank you! With gratitude, Your CGS Staff

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On the Road to Perfeckt Phitt

That was the best show EVER! ~ M, Grade 1 student Thank you to our thoughtful CGS PA for bringing Magnus Theatre‚Äôs production of Lig & Bittle to the children on Tuesday. The show came all the way from Thunder Bay. The story chronicled the adventures of Lig & Bittle as they made their way…

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For All You Do

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week and we’re sending out a big, heartfelt thank you to all of our CGS volunteers. Thank you for all you do to keep the CGS community humming along. For organizing wonderful events and activities for parents and students, for being Class Parents and attending PA meetings, for being so generous…

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Dinner is Served!

We are thrilled to report that the PA-sponsored Teacher Appreciation Dinner last Thursday was a great success! See below for some background on the event and how it came together this year. Typically, each spring, the PA provides a Staff Appreciation Breakfast. At our last meeting, there was a big discussion around this event and…

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Book Fair News

The Scholastic Book Fair was very different this year but families still took advantage of the great selection of books and had fun shopping with their children. Net sales from the Virtual Book Fair totalled $1,812.00. Thank you parents! Laura from The Children’s Book Bank also sends along her sincere thanks for the over 20…

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PA Baking Was a Blast!

A big giant thank you to the CGS PA for sponsoring so much fun for the children last weekend! Baking with Rosie was a blast. We’ve had so much great feedback. Early Start-SK joined Rosie on Sunday morning for a Pajama Party with fruit sculptures and scones and Grades 1-3 tuned in on Saturday morning…

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Scholastic Goes Virtual

Save the Date! Please mark your calendars for February 12th-25th. The Book Fair is always an exciting few days on our school calendar. The children love heading down to the gym with their class to browse and choose books for their Wish Lists. This year, things will work a little differently – the fair has…

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Fire & Ice

‘Electric Ellie’ and ‘Professor Iggy’ from Mad Science were here to share their Fire & Ice presentation this week. It was full of excitement – things were smoking and steaming and bubbling all over the place! Classroom doors have to remain closed during virtual, school-wide presentations to prevent feedback but cheers and claps could be…

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