• May 15: 8th Grade Field Trip

  • May 29: 8th Grade Dance

  • May 26: NJHS Induction Ceremony

  • May 14: Principal's Honor Roll Celebration

New Members Inducted into NJHS

New Members Inducted into NJHS

Aiko Puerto

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is an international organization that establishes chapters in middle schools in order to recognize outstanding middle level students....  Read More »

May 31, 2015

Recent News Stories


2015 Summer Reading Assignments

May 25, 2015

School ends soon, and summer is just around the corner. Students in the Miami-Dade County Public School system have certain books...  Read More »


Lionfish: an Invasive Species Threatening Florida Waters

May 25, 2015

Brought to Florida from waters in the Indo-Pacific Ocean sometime in the 1980s or early 1990s, lionfish have become a major environmental...  Read More »

"We The People" team react after winning 2nd place in the state competition in Orlando, Florida.

“We The People” Team Finishes in 2nd Place for the State of Florida

March 26, 2015

The CGPA “We the People” team competed in the state civics education competition representing Miami-Dade County and finished...  Read More »

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8th Graders Enjoy Gradventure Trip

8th Graders Enjoy Gradventure Trip

Ana Contreras and Ashley Penaranda

As a tradition at CGPA to celebrate the eight grader’s departures from middle school, CGPA’s staff collaborates to organize a trip to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida....  Read More »

May 25, 2015

Recent Student Life Stories

CGPA 8th grader Ana Contreras standing in front of The United States Marine Corps War Memorial.

Students Visit DC and Colonial Williamsburg on Close Up Trip

May 25, 2015

On March 8, 2015, 20 eighth grade students along with chaperones Ms. Brown and Mr. Prieto flew to Washington DC to participate...  Read More »


Roller Coaster Projects Energize Science Students

March 10, 2015

On February 20th, Ms. Martinez had her students in physical science class present roller coasters that they designed...  Read More »


Have a Grande Breakfast

February 18, 2015

Starting January 12, 2015 until March 16, 2015 Students have a chance to win two Ariana Grande concert tickets at the American...  Read More »

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Worst Valentine’s Day Gifts

Worst Valentine’s Day Gifts

Aiko Puerto

On February 14th, known as Valentine’s Day, love was in the air, as well as regret about being with someone that has such a terrible taste in gifts. You know...  Read More »

February 18, 2015

Recent Seasonal Style Stories


Valentine’s Day “Pickup” Lines

February 12, 2015

Valentine’s Day...  Read More »


Popular Winter Destinations

February 6, 2015

Here in Miami winter...  Read More »


2014 Holiday Gift Guide

December 18, 2014

Christmas is just...  Read More »

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7th Graders Participate in Volleyball Tournament

7th Graders Participate in Volleyball Tournament

Priyanka Sharma

This year CGPA sponsored a volleyball tournament, a new tradition for the 7th graders. The tournament took place on Friday, December 19th, the day before...  Read More »

January 13, 2015

Recent Sports & Clubs Stories


2014 Turkey Bowl

December 16, 2014

The day before Thanksgiving was a very exciting time for the 8th graders as they had the opportunity to participate...  Read More »


5th and 6th Graders Participate in Field Day

November 26, 2014

5th and 6th graders enjoyed a Field Day at Phillips Park next to the upper campus on November 7th,...  Read More »

Serena Williams holds the winner's trophy for the 2014 US Open, her 18 grand slam singles title.

Female Athlete of the Year: Serena Williams

November 16, 2014

Throughout the years many talented tennis players have tried to become pro, but not all competitors have succeeded in following...  Read More »

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6th Grader Wins Poetry Contest

6th Grader Wins Poetry Contest

Astrid Trasobares

6th Grader McCall Horton recently won a student council-sponsored poetry contest. Her poem won her a Barnes and Noble gift card. Here is her winning poem.   Pain...  Read More »

February 20, 2015

Recent "The Writer's Block" Stories

Chase Bagnall-Koger

6th Grade Student Essay Wins District Recognition

November 17, 2014

Congratulations to 6th grader Chase Bagnall-Koger for being recognized for her essay in the No More Stray Bullets...  Read More »

Adrian Martinez receives his gift card from student council officers and Mr. Martinez.

Holiday Spirit Week Essay Winner

January 17, 2014

CGPA’s student council sponsored a Holiday Spirit Week during the week before Winter Break. One of the activities that was part...  Read More »

Melanie Rodriquez receives her award and gift card from Ms. Del Cerro.

“A Mile in My Shoes”

December 14, 2013

8th grader Melanie Rodriguez recently won a gift card for an essay she wrote associated with CGPA’s...  Read More »

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