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Michael Mossman

Grammy-nominated trumpeter to headline GHS band benefit Sunday

Grammy-nominated Afro-Latin jazz trumpeter Michael Philip Mossman and his sextet will headline this year’s Greenwich High School Band Benefit Concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Greenwich High School auditorium. “Mr. Mossman is not only a world class trumpeter, but he is also a composer, an arranger, and an important music educator,” John Yoon, […] [Read More]

Old Greenwich School celebrates International Day

Last Friday was an all-world celebration at Old Greenwich School. Second-graders there hosted the school’s annual International Day. Among the festivities, students made dolls to represent their ancestry and brought in food and crafts to celebrate and pay tribute to their respective countries. Above are a few scenes from the event. [Read More]
Blake and Julia

Greenwich High update from student government leaders

Want to know what’s going on at Greenwich High School? Well, there’s no better source than the students themselves. In case you missed the meeting, here are the comments from Student Body President Blake Reinken and Senior Class President Julia Bunte-Mein at last Thursday’s Board of Education meeting. REINKEN: Good evening. It is a privilege to […] [Read More]

On the school board agenda: Greenwich High students’ achievements

Board of Education meetings — they’re not only about budgets and other planning documents. Go to one, and you’ll often see some very impressive student accomplishments recognized. At the board’s meeting Thursday at Central Middle School, school officials recognized Greenwich High School students for some major achievements. Senior Andrew Ma and sophomore Ethan Novek were […] [Read More]
BOE 6-17

Board of Ed meeting tonight at Central Middle

The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Central Middle School. Here’s a look at the board’s agenda: 1. Meeting Opening A. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2. School Welcome A. Shelley Somers, Principal, Central Middle School 3. Student/Staff Recognition A. National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists B. National Science & Engineering […] [Read More]
ISD Dance

ISD third-graders dance through history

Going to school these days – it’s not all about what you do with a computer or tablet or pencil and paper. Third-grade students at the International School at Dundee choreographed and performed last week their own dances, representing seven important periods in U.S. history. They covered the following periods:  Colonial Times (1620-1774); American Revolution […] [Read More]
GHS Spooktacular Concert

‘Spooktacular’ Concert Oct. 29 at Greenwich High

Some scarily good music will be performed at Greenwich High School a couple nights before Halloween. The Greenwich High orchestra will hold its Spooktacular Concert on Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Greenwich High School. The program will feature a side-by-side performance with eighth-graders from Central, Eastern and Western Middle Schools. And there’s a sweet […] [Read More]

Classical music concert Sunday featuring Greenwich students

Looking to hear some great classical music performed by some young Greenwichites this weekend? You won’t have to go far. The Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic — which includes a number of Greenwich high-school and middle-school students — will give its season-opening concert on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Italian Center at 1620 Newfield Avenue […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Greenwich

Pumpkin Lady arrives at Old Greenwich School

Driving or walking down Sound Beach Avenue, you have probably noticed the orange-hued grand dame outside Old Greenwich School. She is the school’s Pumpkin Lady. Her unveiling last week kicked off Pumpkin Patch season at Old Greenwich. To mark the event, Old Greenwich students collected last week more than 400 jars of peanut butter and […] [Read More]

Float like a butterfly: Mexico-bound monarchs released at Sacred Heart

What do Greenwich and Mexico have in common? Well, for one, they are respectively the once and future homes of a certain group of monarch butterflies. Kathy Failla, the school’s director of public relations and communications, describes the origins of the monarchs’ southward flight following report: “Monarch butterflies began their long journey from Greenwich to […] [Read More]