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5th Grade Math Challenge Raises Questions About Social Justice, Equity and Fairness

In February, Middle School math teacher Joshua Bookin’s 5th grade math class watched the film Hidden Figures in honor of Black History Month, which tells the story of an African American mathematician...

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8th Grade Squid Dissection Takes Deep Dive into Cephalopod Anatomy

The 8th graders found themselves taking a deep dive into their oceanography unit with a squid dissection, led by Prep School science teacher Cary Rosillo. While it was not a requirement for any class, this optional...

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19 Seniors Trek to Tufts University for Conference on Migration and Urban Spaces

By 12th grade dean David Morss and Prep School Assistant Director Monica Markovits

Nineteen seniors boarded a bus to...

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5th Graders Channel the Influence of Faith Ringgold in Mixed Media Artwork

This week, Middle School art teacher Veronika Bromberg’s 5th grade art classes presented their mixed media art projects in the Middle School...

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Photo by Rebecca Monteville, Academy for Teachers

Prep School Math Department Chair Selected for Competitive Academy for Teachers Class

In March, CGPS’s Prep School math department head Nathan Dummitt was nominated for a significant honor, a math master class, by Prep School...

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5th Grade Portrays Greek Mythology in King Midas Play

This week, 19 student actors and 2 student crew members put on a fabulous performance of King Midas and the Golden Touch in the Underground Theater. All students were members of the 5th grade and displayed...

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CGPS Makes it to the Sixth Round in the New York State Mock Trial Competition

Last week, CGPS competed in the sixth round of the New York State Mock Trial Competition — the furthest the team has ever gone in CGPS history. In this last round, CGPS was the plaintiff in the case. The burden of...

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On March 14, Middle School Math Department Celebrates All Things Pi

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Visiting Biologists Welcome Grammar School Students Aboard the BioBus

This week, a metallic silver bus pulled up outside of 5 West 94th Street with two expert biologists on board. Organized by Grammar School...

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Field Trip to Natural History Museum Offers A Lesson on Genetic Diversity

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