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Paul Schott

School district officials welcome legislators’ pre-k proposal

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While it might not have a major impact on Greenwich, school district administrators have still welcomed a proposal by Democrats in the state legislature to expand preschool access. The Democrats’ plan calls for a 10-year, $200 million commitment to create as many as 50,000 preschool spaces for 3- and 4-year-olds. The proposal would focus on […] [Read More]

Registration open for Greenwich summer school

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Registration is now open for the Greenwich school district’s summer-school programs. Here’s the registration page: http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=4460 The district will run its summer programs at three sites: Hamilton Avenue and Cos Cob Schools for elementary students and Central Middle School for middle-school and high-school students. The first elementary school session at Hamilton Avenue and Cos Cob […] [Read More]

Greenwich Library book club to discuss US-Canada book tonight

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The U.S. and Canada joining to become one country? The idea might sound preposterous to some, but not to Diane Francis, whose book “Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country.” Francis’ book is the Greenwich Library’s foreign affairs book discussion group’s book to read this month. The group will be […] [Read More]
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School’s out! (for one week, at least)

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This will not be breaking news to Greenwich public-school students and their families, but, to confirm, today marks the start of the district’s spring break. Students are no doubt rejoicing at the entire week they have at their disposal for innumerable exciting opportunities. And for those keeping track, the district has about 40 days left […] [Read More]
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Write on: Greenwich Academy fifth-graders correspond with favorite authors

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An article in the April 12 print edition of the Greenwich Time looked at a new initiative at Greenwich Academy, in which fifth-graders are using Twitter and land mail to correspond with some of their favorite authors. And here are some more student comments about the project: CHARLOTTE RAINE: “I wrote to Ann M. Martin. […] [Read More]
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YMCA spring break gym schedule

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With the Greenwich school district on spring break this week, the YMCA’s gym will be in high demand this week. Here’s this week’s gym schedule; check out this link for the YMCA’s spring break pool schedule. [Read More]
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Storycraft program for young children today at Greenwich Library

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The Greenwich Library will host today at 4 p.m. a story, song and craft program for children ages 3-5, who come with a parent or caregiver. Children will make their own craft to take home. No registration required but space is limited. The library encourages parents, caregivers and their children to come early and sign […] [Read More]
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Ginger Katz

Norwalk mother delivers anti-drug message to Greenwich High students

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Ginger Katz knows how to make a point to a large group. That ability has come from a deep-seated passion and extensive public-speaking experience. But that career has tragic origins: Her 20-year-old son, Ian Eaccarino, died from an accidental heroin overdose in September 1996. The same year, Katz and her husband, Larry, founded The Courage […] [Read More]

‘Easy Living’ screening tonight at Greenwich Library

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Mo’ money, mo’ problems? Mary Smith is given a crash course in the gilded lifestyle when a $58,000 sable fur coat lands on her while riding a double-decker bus.  So sets off a rollicking sequence of events in the 1937 comedy “Easy Living,” which stars Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold and Ray Milland. The film is […] [Read More]
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Albert Sackey

Western MS ass’t principal accepts principal job in Norwalk

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Western Middle School Assistant Principal Albert Sackey has accepted the principal position at Nathan Hale Middle School in Norwalk. He will take over at Nathan Hale on July 1. Sackey was named last December the 2014 Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year by the Connecticut Association of Schools. For more about Sackey, check out […] [Read More]