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Five Fifth Grade Students Take Action to Combat Climate Change - 04/15/19

In the Middle School, environmental action and an entrepreneurial spirit have come together in the efforts of five fifth graders who want to make a change. After learning about climate change and its... Read more

6th Grade Science Class Researches Modern Bacterial Pandemic - 04/15/19

Last Friday, Middle School science teacher Sara Moldofsky’s 6th grade class gave presentations on antibiotic resistance. Student topics included: “What is antibiotic resistance?”, “How is antibiotic... Read more

Art and Science Come Together for the 7th Grade Pinhole Camera Project - 04/15/19

Recently, Middle School art teacher Veronika Bromberg found a seamless way to integrate science and art studies for 7th graders. The students are creating pinhole cameras — homemade cameras that will... Read more

Lenore Skenazy, President of Let Grow, Discusses the Power of Independent Learning - 04/15/19

While a common stereotype of the kind and caring parent includes having a watchful eye, Lenore Skenazy, president of “Let Grow,” is advocating for something else: allowing children to take risks. “... Read more

π Day Competition Fundraises to Give Children Unforgettable Experiences - 04/08/19

The Prep School Math Department celebrated π Day (3/14) with its annual "piathlon" on Monday 3/11 and Friday 3/15.  Students were placed in multi-grade teams to compete in a variety of events (... Read more

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