Public Speaking Skills at CGS

Building confidence in public speaking is an important life skill with many valuable real-life applications.  Each year, we invite Grades 2 and 3 to participate in the CGS Public Speaking Contest. Grade 1s are our audience, so they can cheer on their friends, preview the event, and prepare for their public speaking the following year!…

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Why Were There No Classes on Monday?

After a long and lovely Winter Break, our team gathered early Monday morning as usual, except without the children in the building. Instead of our usual hugs, high-fives, and hellos from CGS students, this day we were greeted with light breakfast fare and the time to enjoy casual conversation amongst our dedicated group.   Our…

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CGS Annual Public Speaking Contest!

What at outstanding morning listening to our courageous Public Speaking finalists! Tuesday morning at CGS we hosted our Annual Public Speaking Contest. This is an exciting moment and “write” of passage for our Grade 2-4s to participate in. CGS was so thrilled to have our Public Speaking Contest back in full swing this year by…

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CGS Term 2 Ribbon Recipients!

Congratulations to all our CGS Term 2 Ribbon Recipients! Today we gathered in the gym to recognize some of our outstanding students for their growth and hard-working achievements from the past school term. Our Student Government executed a well-organized assembly that showcased our shining stars from Term 2! We are so proud of their courage…

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CGS Talent Show 2023!

  What an outstanding show! Congratulations to all of our incredibly talented performers and to Naomi, our resident Music teacher, for organizing a smashing show for all of us to enjoy. A Huge thank you goes out to all of the involved staff members as we would not have been able to conduct the show…

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SK Classroom Highlight!

  It’s time for a CGS classroom highlight! This highlight is all about the Senior Kindergartens and their BIG show-stopping achievement. They presented their first official full presentation of the school year! All their hard work and dedication has finally paid off for their Puppet Project Creations! In class our SK students are learning about…

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Closing Ceremonies 2022

On Wednesday, June 15, CGS held our 2022 Closing Ceremonies in person – after two years! The weather gods were in our favour and it was an absolutely perfect day. The ceremonies were divided by grade to allow room for all families to attend and gave us the opportunity to highlight the wonderful accomplishments made…

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In the classrooms

Early Start The Early Start classes read the story ‘Clark the Shark’ this week. Clark does some crazy antics in his classroom and the hilarious story does a fantastic job of helping children learn how to manage themselves in their own classroom. As part of their reading comprehension, each student chose to write about the…

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CGS Speech Contest 2022

CGS held our annual Speech Contest for Grades 2-4. Each student prepared a speech of between 2-4 minutes on a topic of their choice. The classroom teachers expertly guided students on their topic choice and talked to the students about the building blocks of a good speech, how to engage your audience and the fundamentals…

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CGS Classrooms this week

Early Start Our Early Start students are getting ready for Earth Day. They made these beautiful painted hand posters to commemorate the day. Junior Kindergarten The JK class prepared their own ‘earth’ on a paper plate using tissue paper – even including a special perimeter around their earth. They brainstormed about the many ways they…

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