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More reactions to the U.S. News & World Report high-school rankings

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An article on A-1 of today’s print edition of Greenwich Time looks at Greenwich High’s placement in the latest U.S. News & World Report high-school rankings, which came out this week. Here’s the link to the article: http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/GHS-rises-in-U-S-News-ranking-5425443.php And here are some more reactions to the new rankings: Barbara O’Neill, Board of Education chairman: “I […] [Read More]

District announces 2014 Distinguished Teachers

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The district’s Distinguished Teachers Awards Committee has announced the recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Teachers Awards: Mara Adelsberg, guidance counselor, Greenwich High School Cheryl Iozzo, K-5 art teacher, North Street School Sheri McGowan, first-grade teacher, Riverside School James M. Micik, sixth-grade science teacher, Eastern Middle School Robert Walsh, eighth-grade English teacher, Eastern Middle School Lin […] [Read More]

On tap tonight at the Board of Ed meeting

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Riverside School at 90 Hendrie Avenue. Here’s a look at the meeting agenda: 1.       Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2.         School Welcome – Christopher Weiss, Riverside School principal                             3.         Student/Staff Recognition                                                                                                          a.   Elizabeth Stepton, Johns Hopkins Talent Search b.   Distinguished Teacher […] [Read More]

Sacred Heart to hold student film festival on April 30

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Convent of the Sacred Heart will host its fifth annual film festival on Wednesday, April 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the school’s Lennie and John de Csepel Theater at 1177 King Street. The event is free and open to the public. All are invited to view the new documentaries, creative videos and […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Academy goes green

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Talk about putting the “green” in Greenwich Academy. In a fitting accomplishment on Earth Day, Greenwich Academy has been named a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. This recognition honors schools that have reduced their environmental impact and costs; improved the health and wellness of students and staff; and provided effective environmental […] [Read More]

GHS moves up in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings — UPDATE

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10 P.M. UPDATE:  The Greenwich Time article about the new U.S. News & World Report rankings is now scheduled to run in Thursday’s print edition. Greenwich High School ranks No. 15 in the state and No. 413 nationally in the newly released 2014 Best High School rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Greenwich High […] [Read More]

Greenwich Alliance for Education fundraiser set for Sunday at SoulCycle

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SoulCycle studios will host a “Spin to Win” ride on Sunday at 2 p.m. to benefit the Greenwich Alliance for Education’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program. No spinning experience is necessary, and participants with all levels of experience are welcome to participate. Soul Cycle will provide spin shoes and water for the ride. Meli-Melo is providing post-spinning smoothies, and […] [Read More]

Back to school today

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Greenwich public-school students are undoubtedly rejoicing: Today marks their return to classes after a week off for their spring break. The district is now in the final leg of the 2013-14 school year. Barring any further school closures, the last day of classes will be June 20. Here’s a look at the district calendar, in […] [Read More]

Blumenthal to speak at Stanwich commencement

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The senior senator from Connecticut will have the floor next month at The Stanwich School. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a former Stanwich parent, will serve as the school’s keynote speaker at its inaugural commencement ceremony on May 29. “I’m excited and proud to attend this joyous and significant graduation — launching these very special young […] [Read More]

Whitby delegates represent school at Model UN conference

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In case you missed it, Greenwich Time covered on Wednesday a panel discussion at Whitby School, featuring its middle-school students, who represented the school earlier this month at the Montessori Model United Nations conference in New York City. Here’s the link to the article: http://www.greenwichtime.com/default/article/Whitby-students-stand-United-5408596.php In the gallery below are contributed pictures from Whitby School […] [Read More]
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