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11th Grade Students Kick Off the College Process with Tour of Three Colleges - 09/28/18

On Monday and Tuesday, 11th graders were introduced to their CGPS college counselors, marking the beginning of a relationship that will last through senior year—and the discovery of the colleges they... Read more

International Expert Musician Teaches Interactive Orff Pedagogy - 09/28/18

By Ardith Collins, Middle School music teacher On Friday, September 14th, CGPS music classrooms were filled with singing and dancing, led by Professor Rob Amchin. A native of New York, Dr.... Read more

3rd Graders Dress Up as Their Favorite Compound Words - 09/28/18

This week 3rd graders are learning about compound words. It is an important lesson for 3rd graders as it introduces them to the flexibility of language - the idea that some words can have more than... Read more

After 3 Social Club Offers Benefits of Free Play - 09/28/18

This Thursday, from 3 to 6 p.m., Doretha Levine was smiling in the Upper Yard. It’s where she runs the After 3 Social Club, open to all Grammar School students every day after school hours, and where... Read more

The Kindness Project Founder Delivers Inspiring Message to Middle School - 09/28/18

This year, the Middle School has dedicated itself to exploring a particularly important theme within any community: kindness. On Tuesday, in the Middle School’s first assembly, Middle School Director... Read more

Four Prep School Students Are Recognized for Musical Talent in New York State - 09/28/18

Introduction by Sarah Stewart, Music Department Head Every year our Prep School Music Department participates in NYSSMA, which stands for New York State School Music Association.  Last June... Read more

Sports in Review - September 28, 2018 - 09/26/18

Friday, September 21 - Girls Varsity Volleyball defeats Calhoun 3-1The girls pulled away with a great 3-1 win against rivals Calhoun. Gigi Eisler and Kylie Knieriem locked down serve receive... Read more

Innovative Arts Integration Curriculum Debuts in the Middle School - 09/21/18

“What does interpret mean?” Veronika Bromberg, Head of the Middle School Arts Department, asks a table of 6th grade students.One young man raises his hand and offers, “Interpret means an object doesn... Read more

Dr. Lea Waters, Ph.D Visits CGPS to Discuss Strength-Based Parenting - 09/21/18

Last week, Head of Grammar School Sarah McLean and Assistant Director of Grammar School Chantal Balogh organized three Parent Meetings. The topic was “Strength-based Parenting with Dr. Lea Waters,”... Read more

Prep School Welcomes Seven New Faculty and Four New Roles for Veterans - 09/21/18

This year, the Prep School is seeing some new faces in the hallways, and some old faces in new roles. Heading into the new school year, four returning faculty have new positions: Joseph Grande is now... Read more