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See the Upbeat Music Video that 1A Made to “Lean on Me” - 01/20/19

The students of 1A have a budding talent for musical video production!The Grammar School has a unique philosophy that the faculty seeks to embed in all of their programming called C.A.R.E.S., which... Read more

Second Week of Wellness Month Focuses on Hydration and Healthy Eating - 01/20/19

Wellness Month programming is unique to CGPS and was developed last year by the Grammar School faculty. It was such a success that the program has grown to include a Wellness Month in the Middle... Read more

1st Grade Science Share Turns the Students into Educators - 01/20/19

By Beth Markowitz, 1st grade teacher The 1st graders proudly shared their knowledge at the Science Share this week. Over the course of the past few weeks, they have learned about the six simple... Read more

Award-Winning Author and Illustrator Victoria Jamieson Visits CGPS - 01/20/19

Last week, Newbery Honor-winning children’s book author and illustrator Victoria Jamieson came to CGPS to talk to Grammar School and Middle School students about her writing process. Ms.... Read more

Chess National K-12 Grades, Orlando FL: Columbia Grammar: Triple Play - 01/20/19

By Sophia Rohde, Chess teacher This year, CGPS sent a school record of 31 students to the National Grade Championships, held in Orlando, Florida from December 14-16. Showing great depth across... Read more

Astronomy Students Visit Special Event at the American Museum of Natural History - 01/14/19

By Prep School science teacher Ilya Yashin Columbia Prep School students from our Astronomy class visited the American Museum of Natural History special event “Astronomy Day.” In addition to the... Read more

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Rye Country Day, Maintains Undefeated Record - 01/14/19

The CGPS Girls Varsity Basketball team has gone undefeated with an incredible season record of 12-0. Last week, the girls faced off against one of their toughest opponents yet, Rye Country Day School... Read more

Wellness Month Kicks off in the Middle School with Mindfulness - 01/14/19

The Middle School is observing Wellness Month this January. Like the Grammar School, the Middle School will spend the first week focusing on mindfulness, the second week focusing on nutrition and... Read more

Middle School Math Students Achieve Top Scores in AMC 8 Competition - 01/14/19

Last Thursday morning, parents and faculty gathered in the Middle School Library to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of some of CGPS’s mathematical minds. Recently, CGPS Middle School... Read more

Third Grade Begins Practice for CGPS Native American Pow Wow - 01/14/19

Recently, the entire 3rd grade has been hard at work with practices for their Pow Wow. A Pow Wow is a Native American ceremony involving dancing, singing and sharing a big meal. The Pow Wow is a... Read more