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Over 100 CGPS Community Members Participate in Polar Bear Run for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital - 02/20/19

This month, nearly 100 members of the CGPS community gathered in Central Park for the second annual CGPS Polar Bear Run. Organized by Middle School physical education teachers Venus Cooke and Katelyn... Read more

A Look at Life for Immigrants to New York City in the 20th Century - 02/20/19

By Anne Young, second grade classroom teacherOur field trip to the Tenement Museum follows our study of immigrants in the early 20th century. Once they arrived in America, where did the immigrants... Read more

Parents Association’s Kindness Coffee Launch Gets a “Grande” Reception - 02/11/19

By Stephanie Katzovicz, Pre-K, kindergarten and first grade Parents Association Co-PresidentOn January 25, the spirit of kindness swept through the Grammar School cafeteria at the CGPS Parents... Read more

Six CGPS Students Participate in the 2019 MEANYC All-County Middle School Music Festival - 02/11/19

By Kary Haddad, Middle School and Prep School Music Teacher On Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2, six CGPS Middle and Prep School students participated in the 2019 MEANYC All-County... Read more

6th Grade History Students Visit the Met, Develop Models of Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt - 02/11/19

Last week, Middle School history teacher Marc Peters took his 6th grade students to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a visit to the Egyptian Wing. The visit is part of their studies of Ancient... Read more

Middle School Students Place in MATHCOUNTS Competition; CGPS Senior Explains Options for STEM in the Prep School - 02/11/19

Recently, five 7th grade CGPS students competed in the national middle school math competition MATHCOUNTS. Graham S. ’24, Hannah W. ’24, Mason S. ’24, Moise S. ’24 and Sabina L. ’25 were the CGPS... Read more

Prep School Mathematics Students Visit Columbia University for the 2019 NACLO - 02/04/19

By Prep School math department chair Nathan Dummitt On January 24, 11 Prep School students traveled to Columbia University to participate in the 2019 North American Computational Linguistics... Read more

CGPS Prep School Delegates Attend the Harvard Model UN Conference - 02/04/19

By Liza Tonetti, Prep School history teacherRecently, the Columbia Prep Model UN club traveled to Boston to participate in the Harvard Model United Nations conference, which attracts nearly 3,000... Read more

GS Wellness Month: A Good Night’s Sleep is Crucial for Kids! - 02/04/19

The Grammar School focused on sleep during the final week of Wellness Month. Why is sleep so important for children? To gain more insight, CGPS Weekly checked in with Grammar School psychologist... Read more

February 22 is the Mosaic Hispanic Heritage Festival at CGPS - 02/04/19

On Friday, February 22 from 5 - 7:00 p.m., the Mosaic Committee is hosting the Hispanic Heritage Festival at CGPS. Grammar School and Middle School students have been hard at work preparing a... Read more