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Children’s Book Author Jessie Sima Visits Grammar School - 04/08/19

Last week, Grammar School librarians Ingrid Abrams and Joanna Sondheim hosted author and illustrator Jessie Sima, who presented to students in grades Pre-K through 2nd grade. The younger students... Read more

CGPS Hosts First Public Annual E-Waste Disposal Event, April 23 - 04/08/19

By Maggie Karlin, Prep School science teacher CGPS is pleased to announce our first annual community-wide electronic waste disposal event! This event is in coordination with 4th Bin, a company... Read more

CGPS Students Receive Scholastic Art Awards and Mentions, Maintaining Long-standing Tradition of Artistic Achievement - 03/15/19

For the past 15 years, CGPS students in grades 7-12 have participated in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Contest. Students submit work to the regional contest in December in hopes of winning... Read more

Columbia Grammar and Prep Advances to the 5th Round in the New York State Mock Trial Competition - 03/15/19

This year, 92 schools from all five boroughs in New York City participated in the New York State Mock Trial Competition, sponsored by the New York Bar Association. On Wednesday night, CGPS advanced... Read more

Field Trip to Natural History Museum Offers A Lesson on Genetic Diversity - 03/15/19

By Megana P. ‘20 Visiting the Sackler Lab in the American Museum of Natural History was an incredible experience not only because we were able to work in a professional lab setting, but also... Read more

On March 14, Middle School Math Department Celebrates All Things Pi - 03/15/19

By Jessica Merrick, Middle School math coordinator On March 14th, CGPS middle schoolers learned how to solve problems in the classroom and throughout the world around them. The math teachers... Read more

5th Grade Portrays Greek Mythology in King Midas Play - 03/15/19

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... Read more

5th Graders Channel the Influence of Faith Ringgold in Mixed Media Artwork - 03/15/19

This week, Middle School art teacher Veronika Bromberg’s 5th grade art classes presented their mixed media art projects in the Middle School library. The projects were inspired by Faith Ringgold, an... Read more

Virtual Reality Film Gives Students a New Perspective for Black History Month - 03/11/19

During Black History Month, technology teacher Melanie Royster's Prep School students experienced the virtual reality film, Traveling While Black. The film immerses viewers in African-Americans’... Read more

5th Grade Math Challenge Raises Questions About Social Justice, Equity and Fairness - 03/11/19

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... Read more