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Yoon Aug. 10 Hearing

Former student testifies in support of suspended Greenwich band director

A former student of suspended Greenwich High School band director John Yoon testified in a hearing Monday that Yoon was a tough, but fair teacher. The student, known only as Student P in the hearings,
Yoon Aug. 10 Hearing

Hearings for suspended Greenwich High band director continue this week

Superintendent of Schools William McKersie and a former student of suspended Greenwich High School band director John Yoon are scheduled to testify this week as Yoon’s appeal hearings continue. The
John Yoon Conducting

Parent of allegedly bullied student testifies at Yoon hearing

The father of one of the students allegedly bullied in the past year by Greenwich High band director John Yoon testified Monday afternoon that Yoon humiliated his son by demoting him from a leadership
William Street Ball Field

Report: Arsenic found in 40 parts of William Street field

The Greenwich school district released Friday its latest report on the arsenic found under the William Street ball field, next to New Lebanon School. See below for the report. Check
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Greenwich RTC picks three for Board of Ed

And then there were three. In an 11th-hour twist in party selections for the Board of Education, Lauren Rabin announced her candidacy at the Republican Town Committee’s nominating convention Wednesday
Bob Lichtenfeld 7-15

Ex-Greenwich district HR director testifies in Yoon hearing

On the second day of hearings Wednesday for the suspended Greenwich High School Band Director John Yoon, his attorney again challenged whether school administrators had given his client due process.
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Greenwich High headmaster: Yoon not interviewed before suspension

Greenwich High School band director, John Yoon, who is facing dismissal for allegedly bullying two students this year, was suspended in late April before he was interviewed about the accusations,
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Greenwich Board of Education approves Scheme B plan for New Lebanon

The Board of Education voted 6-2 Tuesday night to endorse a Scheme B plan for a building for the overcrowded New Lebanon School on the neighboring William Street ball field. But the future of the
Maryann Franchella Portrait

Greenwich High’s Franchella named teacher of the year

Greenwich High School math teacher Maryann Franchella has been named the district’s teacher of the year. “Maryann Franchella is known as a rigorous, creative and compassionate math teacher,”

Greenwich Scholarship Association honors class of ’15

The graduation gifts have come early for one group of Greenwich High School seniors. Some 124 college-bound students have received college scholarships worth a total of almost $545,000 from more than