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Children’s Nonfiction Author Tanya Stone Urges MS Students to Write with Passion

Last Monday award-winning children’s nonfiction author Tanya Stone visited the Middle School library to discuss the importance of writing about what excites you and using that passion to effect...

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Painting and Drawing Teaches Dynamic Fine Arts Skills and More

Last Tuesday Prep School students in Susan Cohen’s Painting and Drawing course began exploring issues of perspective and scale with the...

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In the Prep School, Art Department Head Lynn Schulte Shares a Passion for Film and Video

When Lynn Schulte, the Department Head for Prep and Middle School Art, was growing up, she and her brother were obsessive movie buffs. Her love for storytelling on screen influenced her...

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The CGPS Community Volunteers During Columbia Cares Day

On Sunday, November 11, the CGPS Community came together for Columbia Cares Day, a day of volunteerism organized by the Parents Association. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, students, faculty and parents...

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Pre-K Students Visit Alley Pond Environmental Center

Recently, the Pre-K Diamonds and the Pre-K Stars headed out to Queens to visit the Alley Pond Environmental Center. The trip to Alley Pond has been a long-time Pre-K tradition, and is part of the students’ science...

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CGPS-Founded Chess Magnus League Draws Students from 35 Schools for Competition

Last week the CGPS-established Chess Magnus League, a league open to 7th-12th grade students in the Greater New York Area, was off to a record-breaking start. Its first tournament of the year featured 66 players...

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Girls 7/8 Soccer Wins First Ever NYCAL Championship

By Coach Matthew Hoek, Prep School math teacher and girls 7/8 soccer coach

The Girls 7/8 Soccer Team had a fantastic...

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5th Graders Design Devices for Egg Drop Challenge

Over the course of the past month, the 5th graders in Dr. Courtney St. Prix's science class were challenged to construct a device that would prevent an egg from cracking when dropped...

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4th Grade Travels Back in Time Along the Silk Road Trading Route

Last week, for the first time ever, the entire 4th grade participated in an on-campus field trip exploring the history and culture of the Silk Road, which were a series of trade routes between the East and the West...

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Pre-K & K Halloween Party Spooktacular! 

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