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Coming Up: Senior Plays Reflect Creative and Directional Autonomy

This fall, a unique theater class has been underway in the Prep School called the Senior Play Project. It’s a program designed to give seniors creative autonomy while also testing their management skills. It gives...

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Three Students Selected to Attend New York State School Music Association Winter Conference

By Dr. Kary Haddad, Middle School and Prep School music teacher

The 2018 New York State School Music...

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Spirited Away: Pep Rally Caps Off Fall Semester of CGPS Pride

By Amanda P. ‘19 and Edward F. ‘19, Student Government Co-Presidents

The CGPS Student Government’s mission is...

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8-9 Grade Musical All Shook Up Premieres Next Week!

“It’s 1955 -- and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you...

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Success in Failure: Engineering Physics Class Tests the Strength of Model Bridges

Recently, Prep School science teacher Nick Verga imparted an important lesson to his students during Engineering Physics: there can be great success in failure. “In the span of five minutes, my students watched...

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8 Students Earn Top Marks on the 2019 National Latin Exam

By Scott Wilson, Middle and Prep School Latin teacher
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3rd Grade Movie Night Featuring Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Is Part of A Long Tradition

Throughout the year, the Grammar School library hosts movie nights for Grammar School students. Each night is geared towards a different Grammar School grade, with the choices curated by Grammar School librarians...

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Math and Current Issues Teach 6th Graders a New Way to Conduct Research

Recently, Middle School math department chair Jessica Merrick and Middle School history teacher Audrey Shalom joined forces to lead a lesson for Ms. Shalom’s 6th grade CIRS class. The CIRS class — short for Current...

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The Kindergarten Feast Gets Students in the Holiday Spirit

Last week, the Grammar School organized a very special event for the entire kindergarten: the Kindergarten Feast. The feast is a decade-old CGPS tradition where the kindergartners gather in the 5W cafeteria on...

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Grammar School Participates in Scholastic’s Pajama Program

On Tuesday, November 20, the Grammar School participated in meaningful and fun programming: the annual Scholastic Book Club's Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive. “The drive benefits Pajama Program, a national...

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