December 2015 Post

posted Dec 1, 2015, 12:25 PM by Christopher Reeve


Dear CGS Families,

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving break! These next few weeks are going to be action packed with the winter holidays just around the corner.  Here are some of the happenings this month:



  • The Continental Math League meet for grades 4-8 is on December 3rd.  Students have been working collaboratively to perfect their problem solving strategies.   

  • The mobile dentist will be here on 12/3.

  • On 12/7 we are hosting an Academic Bowl meet

  • The CGS Band concert is 12/15 at 7:00 on the

  • Students are collecting new mittens and hats for those in need through Debbie's Treasure Chest. There is a collection box in the main office.

  • Our grade 8 calendar fundraising Kickoff will occur the week of the 7th.

  • The 7/8th grade annual powder-puff football game will be held on the 23rd. This is always a fun event for the Upper School!


  • The CGS annual Penguin Patch holiday shop is in full swing!  Students are purchasing inexpensive gifts for loved ones.   This is a great life experience for our students, where they can explore the concept of money and making change.  Our wonderful PTO has been a big help!


  • The CGS proudly displayed our “Snow Place Like the CGS” at the Santa Parade.  The PTO, staff and students enjoyed the special day.  We were proud to bring some “snow” to the event.  


  • The CGS Pancake Breakfast will take place on Saturday, December 5th from 8:00- 12:00 in our cafeteria.  The CGS 5-8 chorus will be singing holiday favorites.  We hear that there may be a surprise guest from the North Pole!  Please join us.


  • Report cards will be issued on December 9th.  Parent conferences will be held on December 10th and 11th.  We look forward to discussing student progress with parents.  

  • Our Scholastic Book Fair fundraiser will begin on December 9th.  Parent Night is on December 10th.  The fundraiser concludes on December 16th.  


That's all for now. Happy Holidays to everyone!
Mr. Reeve
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