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Superintendent William McKersie opened Wednesday's convocation with a memorial for Emily Fedorko, 16, a student killed in a boating accident on Aug. 6.

Convocation begins school year with moment of silence

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As the start of the school year fast approaches, the town’s hundreds of public school teachers and education administrators turned out to celebrate the year ahead. But where the yearly meeting had usually looked ahead to September’s new possibilities, the events of the summer still weighed heavily on Wednesday morning’s proceedings. Just two weeks earlier, […] [Read More]

State releases Greenwich’s 2014 science test scores

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Greenwich students’ scores on this year’s state standardized science exams were about the same as their results last year, according to data released Wednesday by the state Department of Education. Among fifth-graders who took the Connecticut Mastery Tests (CMT) in science, 80.5 percent reached the goal level this year, compared to 81 percent in 2013. […] [Read More]

Counseling and support services today at GHS

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In response to the tragic loss last week of Emily Fedorko, counseling and support services will be available today at Greenwich High School between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. For questions about the counseling and support services, contact the district’s director of guidance, Judith Nedell, at judith_nedell@greenwich.k12.ct.us or cardshelp@greenwichschools.org. For information about other counseling and […] [Read More]

Counseling and support services available in response to boating accident

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The Greenwich school district and a number of agencies outside the district are offering counseling and support services to community members in response to the boating accident Wednesday, which took the life of 16-year-old Emily Fedorko and seriously injured a 15-year-old girl. GREENWICH PUBLIC SCHOOLS Counseling and support services for students, staff, and the broader […] [Read More]
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Summer reading finale today at Byram Shubert Library

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Byram Shubert Library will hold a celebration today to mark its finale of the “Fizz Boom Read” summer reading program. The celebration will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the library’s community room and feature bingo and pizza. Greenwich Library’s summer-reading celebration will be held on August 12, from 5 p.m. to […] [Read More]

MISA update

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Construction of the MISA auditorium at Greenwich High School continues, with some interesting recent developments. The new auditorium is almost entirely covered. There is now enough roofing for workers to walk around the top of the building. Meanwhile, a temporary fixture of the construction site has been decommissioned. Gone is the 180-foot crane, used for […] [Read More]
Cos Cob Library

Frisbee champion at Cos Cob Library this afternoon

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Looking to become an airbender? If so, you might want to head over to the Cos Cob Library today at 3:30 p.m., when the library will welcome two-time Freestyle Frisbee Champion, Todd Brodeur, for its summer reading club finale. Brodeur will demonstrate basic tricks, catches and combinations and will explain the aerodynamics of Frisbees and […] [Read More]

Greenwich students become cartoonists

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Who made this video? Some inspired minds who work for one of the top animation studios? Actually, it was a group of enterprising campers who attended the Greenwich Music & Art Camp’s afternoon program and formed a Digital Animation Club at the beginning of this month, became determined to make their own cartoon. These students […] [Read More]

Sciencetellers come to Perrot

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Storytelling, comedy, and riveting science experiments — those are the elements of an exciting and educational show put on by the traveling Sciencetellers group. And Greenwich children enjoyed such a performance Thursday afternoon when the Sciencetellers visited the Perrot Memorial Library in Old Greenwich. Here are a few pictures from the show: [Read More]
GHS track renovation

Greenwich HS track closed for renovation

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Greenwich High School’s running track is closed this week because it is being renovated. The track will be repaired by hand trowel in any areas that show cuts or abrasions, according to Ron Matten, the school district’s director of facilities. The track will then be sprayed with a polyurethane primer, a polyurethane binder and then […] [Read More]