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The Lorax Wins the Day!

May 26, 2017

Congratulations to our amazing performers! The Lorax was a complete treat from start to finish. We think it was one of our best shows yet. It was full of humour and left us all with it’s beautiful message of hope and reminded us of the profound role trees play in our world.  There were many thank yous…

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Salary for a Month

May 26, 2017

As you all know by now, the Principal’s Club has a big influence on the students at CGS. Marie has set a wonderful example of giving for the children. It is a cornerstone of what we want CGS students to take away with them when they move on. Principal’s Club is open to Grade 1-3 students but…

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Open for Business

May 26, 2017

What better way to practice your understanding of money than through hands-on learning experiences. The Grade 1s had an absolute blast role playing as shop owners and customers during their mathematics unit on money. They had an opportunity to put their skills into practice in ‘real life’ situations by not only purchasing items but providing…

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Making Your Hair Count

May 26, 2017

Do Emily and Tenley look different? You may have noticed they both have significantly shorter hair. That’s because they both recently donated their hair to two different organizations, Pantene Beautiful Lengths and Wigs for Kids. Emily has donated her hair four times over the last ten years and Tenley has donated for the second time in…

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Canada 150 House Games

May 26, 2017

Our Canada 150 celebrations have begun and it is a great time for all of us to learn more about our exceptional country. The school was a sea of red t-shirts for House Games. The children and staff looked so colourful and unified and the atmosphere was really festive! House Games included singing Canadian songs and learning cool facts about Canada and…

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Wind Power

May 26, 2017

The Grade 2s have been learning all about Strong and Stable structures this term. In Wednesday’s lesson they worked on creating a structure that can move an object using only the power of a hair dryer. Students were given a juice carton, wheels and axels, paper plates, tape and string in order to see how best to…

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We Love Our Grandparents

May 18, 2017

CGS staff and students were thrilled to host some very important guests today. Grandparent’s Day is one of the best days on our calendar. Thank you to all of the Nanas and Poppas and Grandmas and Grandpas that joined us today. It is such a privilege to honour the role that you play in the lives of…

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Grade 2/3 Songwriting Workshop

May 18, 2017

The Grade 2/3’s were so excited to meet local musicians Finn Scott, Michael O’Meara and Jackson Seaward from the band Frankie the Pig yesterday. The band was here, for the second year in a row, to workshop and write the graduation song for our Final Assembly with the children. The lyrics and tune are top secret!…

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Willowgrove Pond Adventure

May 18, 2017

Grades 1-3 had an amazing time at Willowgrove Farm on Monday. This is the first time CGS students have visited the farm and it was a huge success. Expect to see this field trip on the calendar in the future. Marie and Janelle from the farm were great with the kids. Highlights included the hay ride behind the…

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