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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]

Greenwich Board of Ed to vote tonight on budget

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The big meeting is here: the Board of Education is scheduled to vote tonight on next year’s operating budget. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., at Greenwich High School. There, the board will vote on Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 budget of approximately $147 million. As part of their voting, board members […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed to vote Thursday on budget

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Mark your calendars: The Board of Education is set to vote this week on next year’s operating budget. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, at 7 p.m., at Greenwich High School. There, the board will vote on Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 budget of approximately $147 million. The spending total is not controversial. […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed to review budget tonight

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The Board of Education is meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Cos Cob School. This meeting will be another meeting entirely dedicated to reviewing and discussing of Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 budget of approximately $147 million. Attracting a lot of scrutiny from board members is a plan in McKersie’s budget to cut […] [Read More]

The week ahead in the Greenwich school district

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The holiday vacation is only two weeks away, but there is still much going on in the school district. On Tuesday, the 11 elementary schools will dismiss early because of parent-teacher conferences. Here’s the link for the early release schedule for each school: http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=1098 On Thursday, the Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High students to hold ‘die-in’ Monday

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The nationwide protests since the grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have not gone unnoticed in Greenwich. Greenwich High School student government president Blake Reinken has released the following statement about a protest scheduled tomorrow morning at the school. “Greenwich High School students will […] [Read More]

On the agenda tonight for the Greenwich Board of Ed

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at the school district’s headquarters at 290 Greenwich Avenue. Here’s a look at the agenda: 1. Meeting Opening Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2. Monitoring Reports A. E-001 Humanities Monitoring Report B. E-001 Library Media and Technology Monitoring Report C. E-001 Safe School Climate & Illegal […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Board of Education earns award

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During their meetings, Board of Education members frequently recognize students and educators for their accomplishments and accolades. Recently, the school board earned its own honor. The board received last month the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Level One Leadership Award during the annual CABE / CAPSS (Connecticut Boards of Education/Connecticut Association of Public […] [Read More]
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More about Greenwich magnet bus service proposal

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In case you missed it, here’s today article about Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposal to offer townwide bus service for magnet students at Hamilton Avenue, New Lebanon and Western Middle Schools. http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/McKersie-presses-for-bus-service-to-magnet-schools-5930638.php The total cost for the district next year would be about $120,000, as noted in the article. But, to clarify, the total […] [Read More]
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On the agenda this month in the Greenwich school district

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A number of important meetings are coming up this month in the Greenwich school district. At the top of the Board of Education’s agenda is Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 operating budget of approximately $147 million. Here is a look at the key dates: Tuesday, December 2: Community forum on district strategic plan, […] [Read More]