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Literary Posters Reflect Diversity of CGPS Faculty Interests - 09/21/18

With the start of the school year, the Prep School English Department has some new literature up for review. The Department has come together to print a series of staff-selected literary posters... Read more

Peer Leaders and 9th Graders Form Bonds during Overnight Trip - 09/21/18

By Ava S. '19 Last Thursday, the 9th graders, along with faculty chaperones and 28 senior Peer Leaders, arrived at Camp Mason, a YMCA camp in New Jersey. Upon arrival, the students walked to... Read more

Middle School Math Exercise Teaches Teamwork and Communication - 09/14/18

By Josh Bookin, 5th and 6th grade math teacherThe 5th and 6th grade math classes kicked off the year with a unique problem solving exercise. Students collaborated with each other to move a pyramid of... Read more

Prep School Math Department Chair Heads to Japan - 09/14/18

This past summer, Nathan Dummitt, the Prep School Math Department Chair, attended the 2018 International Conference on Teaching Statistics in Kyoto, Japan. Held every four years in a different... Read more

Girls Varsity Soccer Faces NYSAIS Champions Dalton - 09/14/18

 By Andy Chappell, Girls Varsity Soccer Head CoachOn Wednesday, CGPS Girls Varsity Soccer faced off against Dalton. Despite the rain, Freshman goalkeeper Samantha Stern made 11 saves, even... Read more

Middle School STEAM is Heating Up - 09/09/18

STEAM is a game changer in education, providing opportunities for students to produce inventive, personalized creations that unleash their unique creativity. “There is a major need to challenge... Read more

Chess Camp Meets Grandmaster Susan Polgar, Plus an Award for Sophia Rohdes - 09/09/18

While most of school was closed for the summer, an eager group of CGPS Grammar School students gathered together to strategize, compete and play chess. The Chess Summer Camp, started and coordinated... Read more

The Lion's Cub Farmers Market - buy locally grown, organic produce right here at CGPS! - 09/09/18

Every fall, the CGPS Lion's Cub farmers market sells organic produce from the 5 West Cafeteria. The market is a true community effort - it's run by fourth graders, who sell locally grown produce from... Read more

Grammar School Teachers Get Responsive Classroom Training - 09/07/18

In late August, 30 Grammar School teachers gathered in the Grammar School gym for a different kind of exercise. They were back to school early from summer vacation for a four-day intensive workshop... Read more

Girls Varsity Volleyball Pulls Out a Win Against Riverdale - 09/06/18

The day before the start of school, Girls’ Varsity Volleyball went head-to-head against Riverdale in their first official match of the fall season. “While this match doesn’t count towards league... Read more