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Kindergartners Learn About the “Festivals of Light”

Every year, the kindergartners go on an excursion to see the “Festivals of Light,” an educational and fun holiday program offered by the Jewish Museum. “We celebrate how light is represented in all of the winter...

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Chess National K-12 Grades, Orlando FL: Columbia Grammar: Triple Play

By Sophia Rohde, Chess teacher 

This year, CGPS sent a school record of 31 students to the National Grade Championships...

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Award-Winning Author and Illustrator Victoria Jamieson Visits CGPS

Last week, Newbery Honor-winning children’s book author and illustrator Victoria Jamieson came to CGPS to talk to Grammar School and Middle...

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Graduates Show Off Their Skills in the 14th Annual Young Alumni Boys Basketball Tournament

On Saturday, January 5, nearly 40 alumni practiced their handles and crossovers, put on their game faces and returned to their old stomping grounds — the North and South Gyms — to compete in the 14th Annual Young...

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Third Grade Begins Practice for CGPS Native American Pow Wow

Recently, the entire 3rd grade has been hard at work with practices for their Pow Wow. A Pow Wow is a Native American ceremony involving dancing, singing and sharing a big meal. 

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Middle School Math Students Achieve Top Scores in AMC 8 Competition

Last Thursday morning, parents and faculty gathered in the Middle School Library to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of some of CGPS’s mathematical minds. Recently, CGPS Middle School administered the AMC 8...

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Wellness Month Kicks off in the Middle School with Mindfulness

The Middle School is observing Wellness Month this January. Like the Grammar School, the Middle School will spend the first week focusing on mindfulness, the second week focusing on nutrition and hydration, the...

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Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Rye Country Day, Maintains Undefeated Record

The CGPS Girls Varsity Basketball team has gone undefeated with an incredible season record of 12-0. Last week, the girls faced off against one of their toughest opponents yet, Rye Country Day School, in a game that...

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Middle School Musical Mary Poppins Premieres

Last week, the Middle School performed Mary Poppins for the CGPS community. Their performance came across perfectly, exemplifying the hard work and skill the cast and crew have put into rehearsals in the...

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Astronomy Students Visit Special Event at the American Museum of Natural History

By Prep School science teacher Ilya Yashin

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