CGS This Week

Early Start In Early Start aftercare we have big imaginations! The Early Start children made computers with paper, crayons, and a lot of imagination! Their computer knowledge was amazing! They typed with two hands, talked about downloading, emailing and even having a meeting! Senior Kindergarten As part of their unit on the human body, our…

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In our classrooms

Early Start The Early Start class has been working on spring themed mathematics and one-to-one counting. The students have been so attentive in their lessons and it shows in their great work! Junior Kindergarten The JK class did a great job completing their weekly estimation sheet. Sara and Meesh place ‘treasure’ inside the Estimation Jar…

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CGS Classrooms

Early Start The Early Start students have been learning all about opposites this week. Their lessons have discussed not only the meaning of opposites and why they are important but also some very practical examples. Our wonderful Early Start teachers have taken the opportunity to overlap this with continuing their handwriting work by learning to…

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CGS Classrooms

Early Start Even with all of the fun during Spirit Week our Early Start program continued working hard. The students have been using resources from ‘Handwriting without Tears’ program. It’s wonderful to see the progress that our Early Starts are making with their pencil holding and handwriting skills. Junior Kindergarten The JK class welcomed the…

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Mental Health and Wellness Day

To kick off Mental Health and Wellness Day at CGS, Marie treated staff to fresh bagels and cream cheese. Yoga All our classes participated in yoga sessions with Mai. Before starting their yoga, Mai taught the students how to make their own eye pillow. Then they used their eye pillow to enhance their yoga practice…

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Our classrooms this week

The Early Start class is continuing their Black History Month curriculum. Today they read the book ‘I am Strong’ featuring the life of Rosa Parks. The Early Start classes read the story and had a lively discussion time. They showed their solidarity with a display of their strong muscles. The reading time was followed by…

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Clubs Return to CGS

Junior Kindergarten  JK Playdough Club created their own Olympic grounds. They made a beautiful ‘Olympic Village’ sign, a hockey rink, a skating rink, ski hills, and a bobsled track. They even made little athletes (including a snowboarder!) and mascots for their village. It was only appropriate that they start the club off with the national…

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CGS classrooms this week

For Groundhog Day, the Early Start class made Groundhog puppets and learned all about shadows. They conducted a science experiment using a sheet and flashlights creating shadows and learning about light directionality. Junior Kindergarten For ‘Fun Fact Friday’, the JK class created their own ‘Mystery Bag’. Each student chose a small item from home that…

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CGS classrooms this week

Our Early Start class thoroughly enjoyed their gym time this week! Junior Kindergarten The JK class made their own maze this week. The goal was to guide magnets successfully through the flat paper maze. Each student got to make their own maze and Simon worked with each student to help them ‘drive’ their magnet through…

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Virtual Field Trips for our Grade 2 and Early Start

On Tuesday, October 26 our Grade 2’s went on the first CGS virtual field trip of 2021.2022! The students have been working their way through the unit Air and Water in the Environment in Science so a field trip with the Ontario Science Centre was a perfect complement to their in-class work. The ‘Wow Water’…

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