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MS Science Teachers Present At National Science Teachers Association

The CGPS Middle School science teachers, Mr. Jonathan Olivera and Ms. Sara Moldofsky, presented at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National STEM expo and conference in Baltimore,... Read more

Congratulations Dr. Rainer Weiss '50, 2017 Nobel Laureate

The CGPS community would like to recognize and congratulate alumnus Dr. Rainer Weiss, PhD '50 for his outstanding achievement of winning the 2017 Nobel prize for physics. 

Dr. Weiss entered... Read more

CGPS Community Comes Together To Help Puerto Rico

This week our community came together to help out those affected by the disaster in Puerto Rico. Via donation boxes, our community pooled items that have been vetted as “needed and practical” by... Read more

Dr. Jose Baselga Speaks to CGPS Community

Dr. Jose Baselga, Medical Oncologist and Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer at Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, spoke to a near-full capacity theater on Friday, March 10th. After... Read more

The CGPS Maker Space is Now Open

The Columbia Grammar School is proud to announce the opening of its new Maker Space, located in the brownstones. A Maker Space, in an educational context, is a place where students can work with a... Read more

Third Grade Performs Annual Pow Wow and Participates in Columbia Cares Empty Bowls Project

On Thursday, February 23rd friends and families of third grade students joined together in the North Gym for the traditional CGPS Pow Wow led by Cliff Matias from the Redhawk Native American Arts... Read more

Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams Raise Significant Funds for Cancer Research

On December 10th, the Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams ventured downtown on a mission to raise as much money as they could to help fight cancer.  They arrived at 212 Crossfit's beautiful... Read more

7th Graders Engineer Usable Boats

The 7th graders have spent that last several weeks exploring chemistry and engineering. They began their chemistry unit by exploring matter, properties of matter, density (mass and volume),... Read more

Third Graders Enjoy Annual Assembly led by the Redhawk Native American Arts Council

Third graders enjoyed a CGPS tradition on Monday, December 12th as they gathered in the Center to experience the music and dance of the Redhawk Native American Arts Council led by Native American... Read more

Grammar School Students Get a Taste of Klezmer

Grammar school students in Grades Pre-K - 4 enjoyed a lively Klezmer and Yiddish Culture assembly in the Center on Monday, December 12th from the New York Klezmer Series (NYKS) led by CGPS parent... Read more