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New York, New York! 1st Grade Studies The Big Apple for “New York Day”

By Alisyn Lima, first grade teacher

First grade students have spent the year learning all...

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Grade-Wide Shakespearean Performance Puts Modern Twists on A Midsummer Night’s Dream

On Friday, March 8, the entire 7th grade gathered in the Underground Theater for a morning of Shakespearean drama, organized by Middle School English teachers Jamie Rubenstein and Stefanie Forman. 

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5th Grade Math Challenge Raises Questions About Social Justice, Equity and Fairness

In February, Middle School math teacher Joshua Bookin’s 5th grade math class watched the film Hidden Figures in honor of Black History Month, which tells the story of an African American mathematician...

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Pre-K “Animals in Winter” Are Everywhere at the Science Share

Things got wild during the Pre-K Science Share last week. Now in its 20th year, the Pre-K Science Share showcases the lessons our youngest students have been learning in science. The curriculum focuses on “Animals...

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Discussing 3D Relief Sculptures, Middle Schoolers Think Critically About Abstract Art

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CGPS Middle School FIRST Lego League Team Wins Second Prize

By Grammar School art teacher Kim Witkowich and Grammar School science teacher Claire Rose

On Saturday,...

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7th Grade Basketball Unit Gives Students Responsibility on the Court

It’s basketball time in PE for the 7th grade. This year, Middle School physical education teacher Katelyn Savage is using a new approach to teaching the unit, called the “Sport Education Model.” “What differentiates...

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Prep School Model Congress Goes to Harvard

By Middle School history teacher William Buckley and Prep School science teacher Ilya Yashin with a reflection by Allison L. ‘20

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8th Grade humanKINDness Project Creates Inspiration for Social Good

Recently, 8th grade English teachers Jennifer Bogart and Brian Pennington returned to a project they developed last year: the HumanKINDness Project. 

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Grammar School Librarians’ Book Recommendation Service is Turning Heads -- and Pages

Many libraries offer recommendation services to the public -- and now, CGPS’s Grammar School Library does as well. When Grammar School librarian Ingrid Abrams worked at the Brooklyn Public Library, she worked on a recommendation...

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