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In Current International Issues, 7th Grade Students Reflect on the State of the World

“Globalization is no longer an abstract concept for young people. What happens politically, economically, socially and culturally far beyond the United States impacts their lives in many important ways,” William...

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For Abigail Rojas, Middle School Assistant Director, Education Was Always a Passion

Abigail Rojas, the new Middle School Assistant Director at CGPS, always knew she wanted to work in education. In college, however, Ms. Rojas decided to major in communications, and worked in public relations for several years. Then...

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Hands-on Demonstration Introduces Middle School Parents to STEAM

This week, Middle School parents were invited to a coffee talk and workshop in the Grammar School Center about CGPS’s new Middle School STEAM program. Parents were put to work, challenged by Middle School STEAM Coordinator Jon Olivera to master some of the technology their children use in class...

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Prep School Fall Play WOMEN Breaks the Mold

Last Monday, the entire 8th grade gathered in the Prep School Theater to get an introduction to the 10th-12th grade fall play, WOMEN. Sarah Cusick, head of the Prep School theater department, led the discussion alongside...

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Prep School Fall Play WOMEN Premiered This Week

This week, the CGPS Prep School Theater Department premiered the 10th-12th grade fall play and their first production of the year, Chiara Atik’s WOMEN. A comedic mash-up of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and...

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The 2nd Grade Visits Ellis Island

This week, the entire 2nd grade took their annual field trip to Ellis Island. As part of the trip, students role-played going through the immigration service’s inspection process. This included a mock physical examination and...

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Young Scientists Have the Power in After School

Many of the after school options at CGPS take a deeper dive into the topics students are learning about in the classrooms. One example is the Science Power Hour, coordinated by Grammar School science teacher Christopher McLaughlin...

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Dancing, Doughnut Eating, and Pumpkin Bowling at the Student Government Halloween Assembly

The Prep School kicked off halloween right with a Student Government-organized Halloween assembly. It showcased a video by the CGPS Queer Straight Alliance, a performance by the Dance Cub and Step Club, a doughnut eating contest...

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7th Grade Global History Explores Ancient Greece

Last week, Marc Peters’s 7th grade Global History class and Veronika Bromberg’s 7th grade art class explored the culture of Ancient Greece. The project is a...

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Reservoir Runners Press On Despite Chilly Winds

By Venus Cooke and Jim Spellman, Physical Education Teachers

Last Monday, on a very cool, cloudy afternoon, the Reservoir Run, originally scheduled for this past spring, took place in Central Park. The Reservoir Run tradition is almost four decades old and has been organized by physical...

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