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Report: Arsenic found in ravine next to New Lebanon

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Arsenic has been found in the ravine next to New Lebanon School, a possible site for a new building for the school, according to soil test results released by the school district. Here is the release from the district: “The Greenwich Public Schools (GPS) commissioned a supplemental investigation to the Phase II Site assessment to […] [Read More]
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Somers to stay at Central Middle

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Central Middle School Principal Shelley Somers announced in an email Wednesday to parents that she is no longer a candidate to be the next principal at Staples High School in Westport. “After a long day yesterday at Staples High School, I have withdrawn my name for consideration for the principal position. “As I talked with […] [Read More]

Central Middle student sustains minor injuries in car accident

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A Central Middle School student escaped serious injuries after being hit by a car near the school Friday afternoon, school officials said. The accident happened shortly after the school’s 2:35 p.m. time, when the girl was hit at the intersection of Indian Rock Lane and Orchard Street, according to Kim Eves. The girl might have […] [Read More]
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Greenwich students and parents speak in support of suspended band director

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Dozens of students and parents turned out at Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting to protest the suspension of Greenwich High School band director John Yoon. “We need our teacher back in the classroom, we need our director back on the podium,” said Greenwich High senior Peter Russell, who plays clarinet and tenor saxophone in the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich school board to meet Thursday night

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The Board of Education will meet Thursday night, at 7 p.m., at Parkway School. Here’s a look at the agenda. AGENDA: Meeting Opening – 7:00 PM A. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance – Ms. O’Neill 2. Approval of Agenda A. Approval of 5/21/15 Agenda 3. School Welcome A. Patty Allen, Principal, Parkway School 4. Student/Staff Recognition A. CT Science Fair […] [Read More]
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Westport sup’t: Central Middle principal not hired yet at Staples HS

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Westport Superintendent of Schools Elliott Landon has announced that Central Middle School Principal Shelley Somers has not been hired yet as the new principal of Staples High School. The Greenwich district sent out an announcement Tuesday night saying that Somers had been hired. Here’s the announcement from Landon: Despite the recent press release sent by […] [Read More]
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Greenwich summer school registration open

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Students can still register for this year’s Greenwich summer school classes. To register, use the following link: http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=4460 For an overview of the 2014 summer school program, check out the following article: http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Summer-school-makes-grade-5913159.php   [Read More]
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Greenwich forum on school start times set for May 26

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The PTA Council’s Health and Wellness Committee will host a forum on May 26, at 7 p.m. at Central Middle School, to discuss teen sleep needs and school start times. School start times are a major issue in Greenwich. The school district plans to send a survey to all teachers, parents and middle school and […] [Read More]
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