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Greenwich Board of Education approves Scheme B plan for New Lebanon

The Board of Education voted 6-2 Tuesday night to endorse a Scheme B plan for a building for the overcrowded New Lebanon School on the neighboring William Street ball field. But the future of the elementary school continues to divide the community. The board was weighing two options: Scheme B and a Scheme D proposal […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High’s Franchella named teacher of the year

Greenwich High School math teacher Maryann Franchella has been named the district’s teacher of the year. “Maryann Franchella is known as a rigorous, creative and compassionate math teacher,” Superintendent of Schools William McKersie said in a statement. “She is committed to ensuring that students at all levels of math succeed and many of her students […] [Read More]

Greenwich Scholarship Association honors class of ’15

The graduation gifts have come early for one group of Greenwich High School seniors. Some 124 college-bound students have received college scholarships worth a total of almost $545,000 from more than 100 local sponsors, through the coordination of the nonprofit Greenwich Scholarship Association. This year’s awards mark the largest total given in the GSA’s history. The […] [Read More]

Survey results show strong support for changing Greenwich Public Schools start times

Parents and students have been clamoring for a change in start time for Greenwich High School and now the numbers are in to back them up. The results of the Greenwich Public Schools’ school start time survey were released Thursday evening and the district says the results “strongly support the exploration of a change in […] [Read More]
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Ornato leads Greenwich High Sports Hall’s class of ’15

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and former NFL running back Kenny Bell both attribute much of their success on the gridiron to the same man. Coughlin became a standout running back in the early 1960s at the small-town Waterloo High School in upstate New York. Bell emerged as a powerhouse running back in […] [Read More]
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New Lebanon parents voice support for ‘Scheme B’ plan

New Lebanon School parents told Board of Education members at a forum Tuesday night that they want a new “Scheme B” building on the William Street ball field for their overcrowded school. But there also many who said they would prefer a “Scheme D” plan to build on the site of the current building. After […] [Read More]

Report: Byram field contamination will require clean-up

The amount of arsenic recently found at the William Street ball field next to New Lebanon School will require a clean-up, school officials announced Tuesday. The field is a possible site for a new building for New Lebanon. School officials have not said what would be the impact of the clean-up on building plans. Here is […] [Read More]

Hamilton Avenue Springapalooza highlights

Returning for its fourth year, Hamilton Avenue School’s Springapalooza fair Saturday was another resounding success. Among the highlights were Hamilton Avenue parent Jessica Capozza, the fair’s founder, receiving a proclamation of the day as Jessica Capozza Day from First Selectman Peter Tesei and Hamilton Avenue Principal Cynthia Womack taking a splash in the dunk tank. […] [Read More]