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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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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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Rubber Band Duel Teaches a Valuable Lesson About Integers

Last week, 6th graders began their investigation into negative and positive integers. Middle School math teacher Joshua Bookin began by explaining the significance of absolute value -- the distance a number is from...

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Frank Stella Inspires 6th Grade Mixed Media Art and Performance

CGPS’s arts integration programming is especially unique. Within the Middle School, art teacher Veronika Bromberg has helped develop cross-curricular teaching that is introducing students to new ways of appreciating...

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Prep School Sustainability Efforts Have Momentum and Impact

The Prep School has been hard at work building a more sustainable community for themselves and the world beyond the School walls. Just ask Maggie Karlin, Prep School Environmental Coordinator, who oversees...

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Prep School Debate Teams Begin Competition Season

The Prep School’s two debate teams displayed open-mindedness and critical thinking during their recent debate competitions, despite being...

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