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Paul Schott

On the school board agenda: Greenwich High students’ achievements

Board of Education meetings — they’re not only about budgets and other planning documents. Go to one, and you’ll often see some very impressive student accomplishments recognized. At the board’s meeting Thursday at Central Middle School, school officials recognized Greenwich High School students for some major achievements. Senior Andrew Ma and sophomore Ethan Novek were […] [Read More]
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Board of Ed meeting tonight at Central Middle

The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Central Middle School. Here’s a look at the board’s agenda: 1. Meeting Opening A. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2. School Welcome A. Shelley Somers, Principal, Central Middle School 3. Student/Staff Recognition A. National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists B. National Science & Engineering […] [Read More]
ISD Dance

ISD third-graders dance through history

Going to school these days – it’s not all about what you do with a computer or tablet or pencil and paper. Third-grade students at the International School at Dundee choreographed and performed last week their own dances, representing seven important periods in U.S. history. They covered the following periods:  Colonial Times (1620-1774); American Revolution […] [Read More]

NBC Olympics executive producer to speak tonight at Greenwich Library

Jim Bell, executive producer of NBC Olympics and a Greenwich resident, will speak tonight at 7 p.m. in the Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium, as part of the Greenwich Reads Together initiative. Here’s a preview of the event from the library’s website: “As the Executive Producer of NBC Olympics, Jim Bell is uniquely positioned to discuss […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Library
GHS Spooktacular Concert

‘Spooktacular’ Concert Oct. 29 at Greenwich High

Some scarily good music will be performed at Greenwich High School a couple nights before Halloween. The Greenwich High orchestra will hold its Spooktacular Concert on Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Greenwich High School. The program will feature a side-by-side performance with eighth-graders from Central, Eastern and Western Middle Schools. And there’s a sweet […] [Read More]

Classical music concert Sunday featuring Greenwich students

Looking to hear some great classical music performed by some young Greenwichites this weekend? You won’t have to go far. The Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic — which includes a number of Greenwich high-school and middle-school students — will give its season-opening concert on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Italian Center at 1620 Newfield Avenue […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Greenwich

Pumpkin Lady arrives at Old Greenwich School

Driving or walking down Sound Beach Avenue, you have probably noticed the orange-hued grand dame outside Old Greenwich School. She is the school’s Pumpkin Lady. Her unveiling last week kicked off Pumpkin Patch season at Old Greenwich. To mark the event, Old Greenwich students collected last week more than 400 jars of peanut butter and […] [Read More]

Float like a butterfly: Mexico-bound monarchs released at Sacred Heart

What do Greenwich and Mexico have in common? Well, for one, they are respectively the once and future homes of a certain group of monarch butterflies. Kathy Failla, the school’s director of public relations and communications, describes the origins of the monarchs’ southward flight following report: “Monarch butterflies began their long journey from Greenwich to […] [Read More]

Open house tomorrow at Whitby School

Whitby School will host an Open House, tomorrow, October 16, at 9:30 a.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about Whitby’s compelling continuum of inquiry-based learning from 18 months to Grade 8. In a statement, the school included the following description of its academic program: “The school’s innovative blend of Montessori (early years) and […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Whitby School
Sacred Heart Columbia Press Association

Sacred Heart earns gold from Columbia Press Association

Convent of the Sacred Heart’s student newspaper, the King Street Chronicle, has won a gold medal for the 2013-1014 academic year from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Sacred Heart is the first and only school with an online newspaper in Greenwich to win this distinction from the Columbia Press Association, according to Sacred Heart officials. The […] [Read More]