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6th Grade History Students Visit the Met, Develop Models of Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt

Last week, Middle School history teacher Marc Peters took his 6th grade students to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a visit to the...

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

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Columbia Grammar and Prep Advances to the 5th Round in the New York State Mock Trial Competition

This year, 92 schools from all five boroughs in New York City participated in the New York State Mock Trial Competition, sponsored by the New...

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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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CGPS Students Receive Scholastic Art Awards and Mentions, Maintaining Long-standing Tradition of Artistic Achievement

For the past 15 years, CGPS students in grades 7-12 have participated in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Contest. Students submit work...

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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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Youngest Middle Schoolers Tackle Engineering Design Challenge

Last week, 5th graders were challenged to construct a free-standing tower that...

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A Look at Life for Immigrants to New York City in the 20th Century

By Anne Young, second grade classroom teacher

Our field trip to the Tenement Museum follows our study of immigrants in...

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