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Paul Schott

ISD Ice Cream Social

International School at Dundee serves up ice cream social

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The school year at the International School at Dundee got off to a sweet start last Sunday with a PTA-hosted ice cream social. Below is one cool scene. Second-graders Grace Brandes and Ellen Romano enjoying popsicles and ice cream scooped by ISD teachers and parent volunteers during the family event. [Read More]

Tonight at the Board of Education

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Western Middle School. Here’s a look at the board’s agenda: 1.     Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2.     School Welcome – Western Middle Principal Gordon Beinstein 3.     Public Hearing                                                                                            a.        Greenwich High School Student […] [Read More]
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Glenville principal takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Even principals have to take tests. In the case of Glenville School Principal Marc D’Amico, he was summoned last Friday, Sept. 12, to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He passed with flying colors: The school raised more than $1,700 for the ALS Foundation. [Read More]
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West Nile-positive mosquitoes found in Greenwich

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The first mosquitoes this year in Greenwich to test positive for West Nile Virus were trapped Sept. 9 near the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, health officials announced Tuesday. The town is combating the virus with a preventative larviciding program, according to health department officials. The initiative includes treating public and private roadway catch basins, public-school […] [Read More]
Categories: health
Saint Paul Afterschool Program

St. Paul’s after-school program to begin Wednesday

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St. Paul Lutheran Church in Byram will begin its weekly Christian Education Program for preschool and school-age children on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. The program will include an after-school snack, outdoor recreation, crafts, homework time and tutoring, Bible stories and advanced Biblical instruction for interested students. Registration is at the door. Families are encouraged to join their children at […] [Read More]
Chabad Playground

Playground dedication tomorrow at Chabad of Greenwich

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Chabad of Greenwich will host on Sunday at noon a dedication celebration for its new children’s playground. The event will feature Jewish music and lunch catered by 613 Restaurant. The playground has a slide, a small house, climbing areas and a sandbox area as well. The playground was donated in memory of Solomon Azoulay, Shlomo […] [Read More]
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Swimmer’s itch reported at Greenwich Point

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Swimmer’s itch cases have been reported at Greenwich Point. Symptoms of swimmer’s itch include a rash that usually goes away in about a week, an itching or burning feeling on the skin and pimples that show up several hours after being in the water (the pimples might later turn into blisters), according to webmd.com Swimmers […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob School’s Star-Spangled celebration

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On Sunday, the Star-Spangled Banner will turn 200. It’s a momentous occasion, and one not overlooked by Greenwich schools. Today, Cos Cob School held an assembly about Francis Scott Key’s timeless anthem. Here’s Cos Cob Principal Gene Schmidt’s account of the assembly: “Did you know that the Star-Spangled Banner was written on the back of […] [Read More]

ISD welcomes pen pals from Japan

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Fifth-graders at the International School at Dundee last week welcomed their pen pals from the Doshisha International Academy in Kyoto, Japan. The partnership between the schools, which began last year when ISD fourth-graders were assigned fifth-grade pen pals at DIA, culminated Sept. 4 with a day-long visit to ISD by 47 of their Kyoto counterparts. […] [Read More]

Greenwich schools’ Merit Scholarship semifinalists: worth comparing?

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In case you missed it, here’s the Greenwich Time article about Greenwich’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this year. http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-tops-in-Merit-Scholarship-semifinalists-5746710.php Some might ask whether Greenwich school officials compare their schools’ respective numbers of semifinalists. The answer appears to be no. “We never engage in comparisons with other top public and independent schools on this topic,” said […] [Read More]