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Greenwich Girl Scout has recipe for success

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Glenville School fifth-grader Lindsay Sylvester and her aunt, Donna Fumuso, love to bake together. Now they’re getting some major recognition outside their own kitchen. Lindsay, a Girl Scout, and Donna, a former Girl Scout, are in the top 16 of the National Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest sponsored by Taste of Home magazine. Their oatmeal raisin cookie […] [Read More]
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Last day of school set in Greenwich district

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Mark your calendars, Greenwich public school students. The Board of Education has set the last day of classes for this school year: Thursday, June 18. For those keeping count, that date will give the district 181 days of school this year, including the snow days. The state minimum is 180.   [Read More]
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Greenwich Board of Education to meet Thursday night

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The Board of Education will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the school district’s headquarters at 290 Greenwich Ave. Here’s a look at the agenda: A. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance ACTION ON APPROVAL OF AGENDA A. Approve 4/9/15 Meeting Agenda SPECIAL REPORTS A. Hamilton Avenue School STEM Curriculum Resource Recommendation B. DSIP Report Addendum C. Middle School […] [Read More]

Student films to premiere Thursday night at Sacred Heart festival

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Some top youth filmmakers’ works will be on display Thursday night at the Convent of the Sacred Heart Film Festival. The festival will feature 33 films made by Sacred Heart students, including documentaries, fictional narratives and public service announcements. The judges are Greenwich International Film Festival co-founder Carina Crain; Megan Smith-Harris, president and co-owner of […] [Read More]

‘Donnie Darko’ screening Thursday night at Greenwich Library

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“Donnie Darko,” the cult classic that launched Jake Gyllenhaal — and immortalized one very ominous rabbit — is being screened Thursday night, at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Greenwich Library. Darko is a real mind-bender for many who see it. A plot summary for this film doesn’t say much, but for what […] [Read More]
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Greenwich summer school registration open

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Students can now register for this year’s Greenwich summer school classes. To register, use the following link: http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=4460 For an overview of the 2014 summer school program, check out the following article: http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Summer-school-makes-grade-5913159.php   [Read More]
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Greenwich schools superintendent talks ‘winning with character’

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In his monthly message to Greenwich Public School families, Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s discusses the lessons that come from playing sports. He focuses on the Greenwich High School athletic program’s successes and discusses the need for “winning with character.” “For all these victories, the old coach in me is most concerned with another type […] [Read More]

Greenwich students to celebrate Be Here Be Mindful Day

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Friday will be Be Here Be Mindful Day in the Greenwich school district.  The day focuses on Be Here, one of the district’s guiding principles, which are known as norms.  The Be Here concept is supposed to help students notice what is happening in the moment, to pay attention and to be grateful.  Throughout the […] [Read More]
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