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Field Trip Offers Bilingual and Bicultural Immersion for Students of Japanese - 02/20/19

By Mari Mitsuhashi-Reilly, Prep School Japanese teacher On February 11, as a part of their Japanese folktale curriculum, the Prep School level 4 Japanese language classes visited the Kodomo no... Read more

After Weeks of Dedication and Hard Work, 10-12th Grade Production of Chicago A Smashing Success - 02/20/19

Last week, CGPS premiered their 10-12th grade musical Chicago in the Prep School Theater. Unique to the musical this year was a professional band that played music for the show.  “The students... Read more

Six Latin Students Earn Top Marks on National Exam - 02/20/19

In November, 16 Latin students in grades 10, 11, and 12 participated in the National Classical Etymology Exam, a rigorous exam that has been administered to all CGPS students in Latin III and above... Read more

8th and 9th Grade Students Explore Shakespearean Drama - 02/20/19

This night I hold an old accustomed feast,Whereto I have invited many a guestSuch as I love; and you among the store,One more, most welcome, makes my number more.At my poor house look to behold this... Read more

Over 100 CGPS Community Members Participate in Polar Bear Run for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital - 02/20/19

This month, nearly 100 members of the CGPS community gathered in Central Park for the second annual CGPS Polar Bear Run. Organized by Middle School physical education teachers Venus Cooke and Katelyn... Read more

A Look at Life for Immigrants to New York City in the 20th Century - 02/20/19

By Anne Young, second grade classroom teacherOur field trip to the Tenement Museum follows our study of immigrants in the early 20th century. Once they arrived in America, where did the immigrants... Read more

Parents Association’s Kindness Coffee Launch Gets a “Grande” Reception - 02/11/19

By Stephanie Katzovicz, Pre-K, kindergarten and first grade Parents Association Co-PresidentOn January 25, the spirit of kindness swept through the Grammar School cafeteria at the CGPS Parents... Read more

Six CGPS Students Participate in the 2019 MEANYC All-County Middle School Music Festival - 02/11/19

By Kary Haddad, Middle School and Prep School Music Teacher On Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2, six CGPS Middle and Prep School students participated in the 2019 MEANYC All-County... Read more

6th Grade History Students Visit the Met, Develop Models of Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt - 02/11/19

Last week, Middle School history teacher Marc Peters took his 6th grade students to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a visit to the Egyptian Wing. The visit is part of their studies of Ancient... Read more

Middle School Students Place in MATHCOUNTS Competition; CGPS Senior Explains Options for STEM in the Prep School - 02/11/19

Recently, five 7th grade CGPS students competed in the national middle school math competition MATHCOUNTS. Graham S. ’24, Hannah W. ’24, Mason S. ’24, Moise S. ’24 and Sabina L. ’25 were the CGPS... Read more