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Tonight’s Board of Ed meeting

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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 meeting agenda: 1.      Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2.     Monitoring Reports                                                                                        a.     First Reading, Monitoring Report E-001, Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services 3.     Special Reports a.    Discussion […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High student government president talks social media

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Guillermo Perez, the president of Greenwich High School’s student government, delivered his monthly address to the Board of Education during the board’s meeting Thursday night at North Mianus School. Here are his comments, which included his concerns about the social-media app, Yik Yak: “SRO [the senior class’ review show] was a resounding success. Hopefully all […] [Read More]

What’s happening at tonight’s Board of Education meeting

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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.     Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2.     Action on MISA Request for Contingency Funding 3.     Monitoring Reports a.    First Reading, Monitoring Report E-001, Advanced Learning Program b.    […] [Read More]

Board of Ed Chair Barbara O’Neill on teacher evaluations

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In an article published in the Sunday, Feb. 23 print edition of Greenwich Time examined a recent report from the school district’s human resources department, which reported that no teachers received “unsatisfactory” ratings on their evaluations last year. And here is the link: http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Without-fail-Greenwich-teachers-get-passing-5259561.php As an addendum to that article, below is a synopsis of […] [Read More]
Barbara Riccio, New Lebanon School's principal, speaks at Thursday's Board of Education meeting at  New Lebanon.

New Lebanon Principal Barbara Riccio discusses school goals

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As the host principal of Thursday’s Board of Education meeting at New Lebanon School, New Lebanon Principal Barbara Riccio addressed the board and audience. Here are some of her comments: “We are proud to share our uniqueness, sense of collaboration and dedication to educating all of our beautiful children. “As an IB [International Baccalaureate] school, […] [Read More]

Board of Education directs superintendent to develop new calendar proposal

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The Board of Education unanimously approved Thursday a motion by Chairman Barbara O’Neill directing Superintendent of Schools William McKersie to develop a proposal for finalizing the 2013-14 school calendar to address the possibility of further closures this school year. The school district has already used all five of its allotted snow days for the current […] [Read More]

What’s on tap at tonight’s Board of Ed meeting

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at New Lebanon School. Here’s a look at the meeting agenda: 1.     Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance                                                     2.   School Welcome 3.   Public Hearing                                                                                           a.   GHS Student Government Comments b.   GEA Comments c.   PTA Council Comments d.   Community Comments (If more than a half hour […] [Read More]

What’s on tap at tonight’s Board of Ed meeting

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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 their meeting agenda: 1.     Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2.     Discussion of Diagnostic Memorandum 3.    First Reading, Monitoring Report E-004, GHS Report and Graduation Requirements 4.     First Reading, Monitoring Report E-001, World Languages […] [Read More]

Board of Education to submit new racial-balance plan to state

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The Board of Education will submit a new racial-balance plan to state education officials, after its members voted 7-1 Thursday night to pursue that course. Board member Peter Bernstein made the successful motion for the board to direct Superintendent of Schools William McKersie to develop a plan to be submitted to the state Board of […] [Read More]

What’s happening at tonight’s Board of Ed meeting

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Western Middle School. Its top action items are scheduled votes on the 2014-15 school district calendar and the parameters of a new racial-balance plan. Here’s the complete agenda: 1.    Call To Order and Pledge of Allegiance                                                     2.       School Welcome – Mr. Beinstein                                                         3.       Public Hearing                                                                                       […] [Read More]