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Prep School Model Congress Goes to Harvard - 03/04/19

By Middle School history teacher William Buckley and Prep School science teacher Ilya Yashin with a reflection by Allison L. ‘20Last weekend, we had the privilege to take 11 CGPS students to the... Read more

7th Grade Basketball Unit Gives Students Responsibility on the Court - 03/04/19

It’s basketball time in PE for the 7th grade. This year, Middle School physical education teacher Katelyn Savage is using a new approach to teaching the unit, called the “Sport Education Model.” “... Read more

CGPS Middle School FIRST Lego League Team Wins Second Prize - 03/04/19

By Grammar School art teacher Kim Witkowich and Grammar School science teacher Claire RoseOn Saturday, February 23, the CGPS Lions brought home the second place trophy for research, innovative... Read more

Discussing 3D Relief Sculptures, Middle Schoolers Think Critically About Abstract Art - 03/04/19

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Pre-K “Animals in Winter” Are Everywhere at the Science Share - 03/04/19

Things got wild during the Pre-K Science Share last week. Now in its 20th year, the Pre-K Science Share showcases the lessons our youngest students have been learning in science. The curriculum... Read more

PS Math Teacher Andrew Chappell Named Assistant Coach of USA Women’s Soccer Team for the 2019 Maccabiah Games - 02/25/19

Andrew Chappell, head coach of both Girls Varsity Soccer and Girls Varsity Basketball and Prep School math teacher, was named as an assistant coach of the USA Women’s soccer team for the 2019... Read more

CGPS Athletics Triumphs at NYSAISAA Games - 02/25/19

Last week, three CGPS Prep School sports teams competed in the opening rounds of their respective NYSAISAA league championships. The results?  Boys Varsity Basketball won 53-51 at Trevor Day... Read more

5th Graders and Kindergartners Join Together in Song and Music - 02/25/19

The halls are alive with the sound of music! The Middle School and Grammar School were in harmony recently during a 5th grade and kindergarten music share. Middle School music teacher Madeline... Read more

Grammar School Librarians’ Book Recommendation Service is Turning Heads -- and Pages - 02/25/19

Many libraries offer recommendation services to the public -- and now, CGPS’s Grammar School Library does as well. When Grammar School librarian Ingrid Abrams worked at the Brooklyn Public Library,... Read more

February is Math Contest Month in the Prep School - 02/20/19

By Nathan Dummitt, Prep School math department chair February is math contest month at CGPS! In addition to sending a team of four 8th grade students to MATHCOUNTS on February 2, the Prep School... Read more