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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

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

Grade-Wide Shakespearean Performance Puts Modern Twists on A Midsummer Night’s Dream - 03/11/19

On Friday, March 8, the entire 7th grade gathered in the Underground Theater for a morning of Shakespearean drama, organized by Middle School English teachers Jamie Rubenstein and Stefanie Forman.... Read more

New York, New York! 1st Grade Studies The Big Apple for “New York Day” - 03/11/19

By Alisyn Lima, first grade teacherFirst grade students have spent the year learning all about New York City, which culminated in presentations and song on Friday, March 8 with “New York Day” in the... Read more

To the Rescue! 4th Grade Students Research Solutions to Make CGPS More Environmentally Friendly - 03/11/19

Students in the 4th grade came together for a very big project: to brainstorm ways in which CGPS could be a more environmentally-friendly place. After students learned about waste in their... Read more

And They’re Off! During Swim Time Trials, a Riveting Race - 03/11/19

This week, both the 1-3 grade swim team and the 4-6 grade swim team competed in time trials, yielding personal best times in all grades. In the 4-6 time trials, a riveting relay had the crowd on the... Read more

Three CGPS Math Teachers Compete in Masters Math Tournament - 03/11/19

Recently, several CGPS faculty participated in the National Museum of Mathematics’ Annual Masters Tournament. Prep School math department chair Nathan Dummitt, Prep School math teacher Matthew Hoek... Read more

8th Grade humanKINDness Project Creates Inspiration for Social Good - 03/04/19

Recently, 8th grade English teachers Jennifer Bogart and Brian Pennington returned to a project they developed last year: the HumanKINDness Project. After reading Lord of the Flies, Ms. Bogart... Read more