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Prep School Fall Play WOMEN Premiered This Week

This week, the CGPS Prep School Theater Department premiered the 10th-12th grade fall play and their first production of the year, Chiara Atik’s WOMEN. A comedic mash-up of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and...

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The 2nd Grade Visits Ellis Island

This week, the entire 2nd grade took their annual field trip to Ellis Island. As part of the trip, students role-played going through the immigration service’s inspection process. This included a mock physical examination and...

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Young Scientists Have the Power in After School

Many of the after school options at CGPS take a deeper dive into the topics students are learning about in the classrooms. One example is the Science Power Hour, coordinated by Grammar School science teacher Christopher McLaughlin...

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Dancing, Doughnut Eating, and Pumpkin Bowling at the Student Government Halloween Assembly

The Prep School kicked off halloween right with a Student Government-organized Halloween assembly. It showcased a video by the CGPS Queer Straight Alliance, a performance by the Dance Cub and Step Club, a doughnut eating contest...

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7th Grade Global History Explores Ancient Greece

Last week, Marc Peters’s 7th grade Global History class and Veronika Bromberg’s 7th grade art class explored the culture of Ancient Greece. The project is a...

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Reservoir Runners Press On Despite Chilly Winds

By Venus Cooke and Jim Spellman, Physical Education Teachers

Last Monday, on a very cool, cloudy afternoon, the Reservoir Run, originally scheduled for this past spring, took place in Central Park. The Reservoir Run tradition is almost four decades old and has been organized by physical...

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Hitting All the Right Notes in the Grammar School 

The CGPS Grammar School Music Department is making noise! CGPS offers a unique and robust array of musical instruction starting at the Pre-K level. In Pre-K and Kindergarten, students have a music and movement class once per cycle...

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The Broadway Cast of Chicago Announces Prep School Winter Musical

By Sarah Stewart, Head of Prep School Music Department

What better way for the Prep Schoolers to learn what the winter musical will be than to...

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Kindergartners Make Arepas in Spanish Class

On Tuesday, kindergartners were taught how to make arepas — a corn cake, popular in Colombia and Venezuela, that is made of ground maize dough and eaten with a variety of toppings. The class was taught entirely in Spanish. “The...

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Girls Varsity Soccer Defeats UNIS 5-1 on 10.12

 

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