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Let The Countdown Begin

2018-12-09T08:32:15+00:00December 9th, 2018|

We are counting down the days until Christmas break, but first, we are hopeful you will join us for our annual Christmas musical at GCS. Christmas Concert Reminders: This year we are very pleased to be presenting the musical  Straight Outta Bethlehem on Thursday, December 13th, with a matinee performance at 1:30 pm and an evening performance [...]

Enough Winter Weather Already!

2018-11-30T16:08:21+00:00November 30th, 2018|

It is hard to believe that we are only entering the month of December.  It appears that we could be in for a long winter!  We sincerely appreciate your flexibility and support as part of our school community when we are required to make decisions about school closures and delays.  When winter storms arrive on PEI, [...]

Snow Day Updates

2018-11-23T12:12:40+00:00November 23rd, 2018|

It sure looks and feels like winter has set in a little early this year. Here are a few things to note for the upcoming week: Annual Pancake Breakfast: You're Invited The 14th Annual GCS Pancake Breakfast is TOMORROW- Saturday, Nov. 24th from 8am - 11am. Tickets are $5 each and children under five [...]

Second Quarter Begins

2018-11-16T20:45:11+00:00November 16th, 2018|

And just like that, winter has arrived and so has the beginning of our second quarter of the school year.  A sincere thank-you to each parent who took the time to meet with me to discuss your child’s progress throughout the first quarter.  I cannot wait to see what this next quarter of learning will [...]

Coming Soon: Report Cards

2018-11-12T09:26:04+00:00November 12th, 2018|

The first quarter of our school year saw my students investigating the realities of World War One & Two and completing some of the most incredible representations of their learning - from toy figurines representing the contributions of women during the Second World War and radio broadcasts outlining the significance of some of the [...]

A Week Of Remembrance

2018-11-03T20:07:49+00:00November 3rd, 2018|

History Project Extension: Students have been working diligently throughout our class time studying various aspects of World War One & Two.  Although the due date for their final unit projects had been set for Monday, November 5th,  a number of students have asked for an extension to ensure their projects are done well.  I [...]

End of Quarter 1

2018-10-28T12:13:37+00:00October 28th, 2018|

It is hard to believe that one year ago this Tuesday, October 30th, we broke ground for our new academic wing at GCS.  The beautiful classrooms that our children are learning in each day are a true testimony to God's hand at work in our school community and the generosity of His people.  In [...]

Three Day School Week

2018-10-19T21:53:53+00:00October 19th, 2018|

It's hard to believe that we are just a few weeks away from the end of first quarter.  Please take note of the following announcements and important dates. ACSI Convention – No School Each member of the GCS team is committed to professional excellence and seeks to improve their teaching skills through professional development [...]

Science & Technology Week

2018-10-11T15:22:08+00:00October 11th, 2018|

Science and Technology Week – October 15-19 It’s that time of year again when staff and students of GCS celebrate our Creator and the wonder of science! We have lots of activities planned for next week, including a Let's Talk Science Presentation, a robotics demonstration, a coding and mapping activity as we prepare to navigate [...]

Happy Thanksgiving

2018-10-06T09:03:37+00:00October 6th, 2018|

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. (1 Chronicles 16:34) We have so much to be grateful for in this life, but the reality is that sometimes we forget to pause and give thanks for all that God has done, and continues to do in our lives. One of the many blessings I [...]