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The Kindergarten Feast Gets Students in the Holiday Spirit - 11/26/18

Last week, the Grammar School organized a very special event for the entire kindergarten: the Kindergarten Feast. The feast is a decade-old CGPS tradition where the kindergartners gather in the 5W... Read more

Grammar School Participates in Scholastic’s Pajama Program - 11/26/18

On Tuesday, November 20, the Grammar School participated in meaningful and fun programming: the annual Scholastic Book Club's Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive. “The drive benefits Pajama Program, a... Read more

Prep School Badminton Tournament Declares Champions - 11/16/18

Last week, the Prep School hosted a highly-anticipated tournament that had the entire division on the edge of their seats: the Doubles Badminton Championships.The Doubles Badminton Tournament was... Read more

Model UN Heads to UConn for Regional Conference - 11/16/18

By Liza Tonetti, Model UN Club Co-Supervisor and Prep School history teacherOver the weekend of November 2, the CGPS Model UN Club participated in the University of Connecticut Model United Nations... Read more

CGPS Alumnus and J.P. Morgan VP Speaks to Business and Economics Club - 11/16/18

On Monday, November 12, alumnus Doug Sonnenshein ‘01, a Vice President of wealth management at J.P. Morgan, visited CGPS to speak to the Prep School Business and Economics club. Mr.... Read more

6th Graders Research Famous STEAM Professionals - 11/16/18

By Sara Moldofsky, Middle School science teacherLast week, the 6th grade science classes presented their scientist research projects. Each student chose someone working in the STEAM (science,... Read more

7th Grade STEAM’s Boat Project Enters Its Second Stage: Creating 3D Models of their Boats - 11/16/18

7th graders have begun the engineering and design process in their science and technology classes for their Boat Project — a major undertaking where the students build life-sized boats that their... Read more

5th Grade Met Field Trip Draws on Interdisciplinary Arts Integration Curriculum - 11/16/18

Recently, CGPS 5th graders visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in an enriching field trip that supplemented the work they are doing in their arts integration classes. The students were given... Read more

Pre-K Students Visit Alley Pond Environmental Center - 11/16/18

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... Read more

The CGPS Community Volunteers During Columbia Cares Day - 11/16/18

On Sunday, November 11, the CGPS Community came together for Columbia Cares Day, a day of volunteerism organized by the Parents Association. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, students,... Read more