Documentary screening Saturday night at Greenwich Library

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Brown Saddle Films, Audubon Greenwich and Clean Water Action Connecticut will hold on Saturday at 7 p.m. a screening of the documentary “Unacceptable Levels” in the Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium. The film’s website describes it as a “film about chemicals in our bodies… and how they got there.” There will be a reception at 6 […] [Read More]
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More reactions to the U.S. News & World Report high-school rankings

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An article on A-1 of today’s print edition of Greenwich Time looks at Greenwich High’s placement in the latest U.S. News & World Report high-school rankings, which came out this week. Here’s the link to the article: http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/GHS-rises-in-U-S-News-ranking-5425443.php And here are some more reactions to the new rankings: Barbara O’Neill, Board of Education chairman: “I […] [Read More]
Sixth grade students Gabby Mullen, Grace von Oiste, and Hazel Schaus working in one of Greenwich Academy's organic gardens.

Greenwich Academy named a “Green Ribbon School”

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 There’s no doubt about it, Greenwich Academy has earned its recognition of being a green school, so green it’s just been named by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) as a “Green Ribbon School,” the only independent school in Connecticut to be so recognized this year – this Earth Day week.  “We are so honored,” […] [Read More]
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District announces 2014 Distinguished Teachers

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The district’s Distinguished Teachers Awards Committee has announced the recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Teachers Awards: Mara Adelsberg, guidance counselor, Greenwich High School Cheryl Iozzo, K-5 art teacher, North Street School Sheri McGowan, first-grade teacher, Riverside School James M. Micik, sixth-grade science teacher, Eastern Middle School Robert Walsh, eighth-grade English teacher, Eastern Middle School Lin […] [Read More]
Practicing a captain-in-the-making’s concentration is Young Mariner Kyle Keller at the helm receiving help from boat  owner Mike Zelenz.

Young Mariners will celebrate with Ira Flatow

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The Young Mariners Foundation (YMF)  celebrates its 17th anniversary on May 1 with a harbor side “Celebration of Our Commitment to Keeping Kids on Course” fundraising event and auction at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club. Highlighting the event will be special guest and speaker Ira Flatow, host of the popular Public Radio International’s “Science Friday” […] [Read More]
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Adopt-A-Dog volunteers Veronika Mayhew, left, of Greenwich, holding Sarah and Amy Garcia, of Patterson N. Y., holding Pork Chop at "Puttin' on the Dog" at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.

A call for volunteers for Puttin’ On The Dog Festival

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Adopt-A-Dog’s popular fund-raiser Puttin’ On The Dog Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 21 in Greenwich’s Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. To ensure its success, volunteers are needed! A volunteer meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Glenville Fire Station Meeting Hall located on Glenville Road, and interested individuals are encouraged to attend to […] [Read More]
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On tap tonight at the Board of Ed meeting

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Riverside School at 90 Hendrie Avenue. Here’s a look at the meeting agenda: 1.       Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2.         School Welcome – Christopher Weiss, Riverside School principal                             3.         Student/Staff Recognition                                                                                                          a.   Elizabeth Stepton, Johns Hopkins Talent Search b.   Distinguished Teacher […] [Read More]
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High school poets wanted for poetry contest!

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 Are you a 9th, 10th, 11th or 12 grade student with an eye and an ear for poetry?  In honor of  National Poetry Month the Greenwich Education Group (GEG) is  inviting you to use your creative expression and interpretation of the theme “by the time I turn 20″ in an original poem.   Your poem […] [Read More]
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