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BOE 11-30

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]
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This week in the Greenwich school district

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A busy week awaits in the Greenwich school district. Here’s a look ahead at some of the main events. TUESDAY: At 5 p.m., at Western Middle School, the district will honor student leaders in community service at the annual Community Service Awards. Here’s who was honored at last year’s awards ceremony. http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Awards-celebrate-students-helping-others-5349066.php WEDNESDAY: School officials […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High graduation set for third week of June

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Mark your calendars for Greenwich High School’s graduation – but mark two dates for now. The high school’s commencement ceremony will be held either Wednesday, June 17 or Thursday, June 18. The Board of Education this week gave permission to Superintendent of Schools William McKersie to decide between those two dates. “It will help greatly […] [Read More]
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Greenwich RTM set to delay vote on school board resolution

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The Representative Town Meeting will probably not vote next week on a proposal to increase the Board of Education from eight to nine members, after Town Attorney John Wayne Fox told members Monday night that the plan is not legally acceptable as currently written. “It is not in legal order,” Fox said at a joint […] [Read More]
BOE 11-30

Greenwich Board of Education to meet tonight

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The Board of Education will meet tonight, at 7 p.m., at Central Middle School. Here is a look at the agenda: 1. Meeting Opening A. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2. Action on Approval of Agenda A. Approve February 19 Meeting Agenda 3. School Welcome A. Shelley Somers, Central Middle School principal 4. Public Hearing A. GHS Student Government Comments […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed approves advanced ninth-grade course

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The Board of Education approved Thursday night a new advanced, ninth-grade English and social studies course at Greenwich High School, resolving one of the longest-running and most impassioned debates in recent years about the school’s curriculum. The third level of English and social studies, a dual-subject course for ninth-graders, will be launched in the fall. […] [Read More]

Board of Ed to meet tonight at North Street

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The Board of Education is set to meet tonight, at 7 p.m., at North Street School. Arguably the most high-profile item on the agenda is a proposal to launch in the fall an advanced section of ninth-grade English and social studies at Greenwich High School. http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Board-to-consider-new-advanced-class-at-GHS-6028229.php Here’s a look at the agenda: 1. Meeting Opening A. Call […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed approves $147M budget, backs coaching cuts

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After extensive debate and considering alternatives, the Board of Education has decided to support Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s plan to cut the district’s number of teaching coaches next year. The decision means that the board has approved without changes McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 operating budget of approximately $147 million, a 2 percent increase over the […] [Read More]