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Paul Schott

MISA 7-22

MISA update

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Construction of the new auditorium at Greenwich High School continues, with most of the steel now up. Building work on the $46 million MISA project started in July 2013, and the new auditorium is scheduled to be completed by May 2015.  Following that timetable, all of the current Greenwich High students, including the 2014-15 seniors, […] [Read More]

‘Back to the Future’ screening today at Cos Cob Library

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This is “heavy”… the Cos Cob Library is hosting a screening of “Back to the Future” today at 3:30 p.m. in its community room. “Back to the Future” is one of those movies that needs little to no introduction for most film buffs. But if you’re not familiar with Marty, Doc and co., check out […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob lemonade stands to fundraise for cancer research

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Running a lemonade stand is one of the great summer traditions. And it becomes an even greater ritual when it raises money for an important cause. In that spirit, Cos Cob School students, parents and faculty will be running lemonade stands and bake sales this week at the following Cos Cob locations on Tuesday, Wednesday […] [Read More]
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3-D printer demonstration tomorrow at Greenwich Library

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This could “make” for a great Saturday afternoon activity. The Greenwich Library is hosting a 3-D printer demonstration tomorrow from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., which will be held in the library’s meeting room. Jon Lavallee, manager of the MakerBot store on Greenwich Avenue, will demonstrate his company’s 3-D printer, share some stories and answer […] [Read More]
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Cristina Baptista

Sacred Heart teacher sets sail on whaleship

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Greenwich teachers are embarking on some exciting adventures this summer. In the case of Cristina Baptista, an English teacher at Convent of the Sacred Heart, she is participating in the 38th Voyage aboard Mystic Seaport’s 1841 whaleship the Charles W. Morgan. Here is her account of the maritime expedition. CRISTINA BAPTISTA: “This summer, I have been […] [Read More]
Greenwich Library

Early closing today at Greenwich Library

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Greenwich Library will close today at 5 p.m. , as it continues to observe summer hours. The library will close at 5 p.m. every Friday until and including August 29. [Read More]
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‘Quadrophenia’ screening tonight at Greenwich Library

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When it was released, the cinematic version “Quadrophenia” was billed as “the movie the music’s been waiting for.” Thirty-five years later, many would agree with that proclamation. And you can judge for yourself. Greenwich Library will host a screening of “Quadrophenia” tonight at 7 p.m. in its meeting room. Here’s a description of the film […] [Read More]
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Shamain Johnson

New assistant principal arrives at Central Middle

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The school district has hired a new assistant principal for Central Middle School – Shamain Johnson, who was most recently early-learning services coordinator and an assistant principal in the Stratford district. Johnson succeeds Karen Mabee, who requested a transfer to teaching position for the upcoming school year, according to Kim Eves, the district’s director of […] [Read More]

Asbestos abatement underway at Greenwich High

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Asbestos abatement is underway at Greenwich High School, work that is related to the construction of the MISA performing-arts complex. The abatement is being done on a band room wall, which is being opened to connect a hallway adjacent to the school’s current auditorium to the galleria of the new auditorium being built. “Now that […] [Read More]

‘Secret Life of Violet Grant’ author at Greenwich Library tonight

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In the latest installment of its AuthorsLive series, Greenwich Library will host Greenwich author Beatriz Williams tonight at 7 p.m. She will discuss her new novel, “The Secret Life of Violet Grant.” The library’s website has this description of “Violet Grant”: “Greenwich author Beatriz Williams takes secrets to a whole new level in The Secret […] [Read More]
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