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Pre-K Students Visit Alley Pond Environmental Center

Recently, the Pre-K Diamonds and the Pre-K Stars headed out to Queens to visit the Alley Pond Environmental Center. The trip to Alley Pond has been a long-time Pre-K tradition, and is part of the students’ science...

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CGPS-Founded Chess Magnus League Draws Students from 35 Schools for Competition

Last week the CGPS-established Chess Magnus League, a league open to 7th-12th grade students in the Greater New York Area, was off to a record-breaking start. Its first tournament of the year featured 66 players...

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Girls 7/8 Soccer Wins First Ever NYCAL Championship

By Coach Matthew Hoek, Prep School math teacher and girls 7/8 soccer coach

The Girls 7/8 Soccer Team had a fantastic...

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5th Graders Design Devices for Egg Drop Challenge

Over the course of the past month, the 5th graders in Dr. Courtney St. Prix's science class were challenged to construct a device that would prevent an egg from cracking when dropped...

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4th Grade Travels Back in Time Along the Silk Road Trading Route

Last week, for the first time ever, the entire 4th grade participated in an on-campus field trip exploring the history and culture of the Silk Road, which were a series of trade routes between the East and the West...

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Pre-K & K Halloween Party Spooktacular! 

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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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