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Painting and Drawing Teaches Dynamic Fine Arts Skills and More - 11/12/18

Last Tuesday Prep School students in Susan Cohen’s Painting and Drawing course began exploring issues of perspective and scale with the introduction of their new project, composing sustained pencil... Read more

Children’s Nonfiction Author Tanya Stone Urges MS Students to Write with Passion - 11/12/18

Last Monday award-winning children’s nonfiction author Tanya Stone visited the Middle School library to discuss the importance of writing about what excites you and using that passion to effect... Read more

Girls 7/8 Soccer Wins First Ever NYCAL Championship - 11/12/18

By Coach Matthew Hoek, Prep School math teacher and girls 7/8 soccer coachThe Girls 7/8 Soccer Team had a fantastic season! The team played an exciting style of soccer which resulted in their first... Read more

CGPS-Founded Chess Magnus League Draws Students from 35 Schools for Competition - 11/12/18

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... Read more

5th Graders Design Devices for Egg Drop Challenge - 11/12/18

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 from increasing... Read more

4th Grade Travels Back in Time Along the Silk Road Trading Route - 11/12/18

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... Read more

Prep School Fall Play WOMEN Premiered This Week - 11/02/18

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... Read more

Prep School Fall Play WOMEN Breaks the Mold - 11/02/18

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... Read more

Hands-on Demonstration Introduces Middle School Parents to STEAM - 11/02/18

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... Read more

For Abigail Rojas, Middle School Assistant Director, Education Was Always a Passion - 11/02/18

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... Read more