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‘Spooktacular’ Concert Oct. 29 at Greenwich High

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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]

‘King Lear’ premieres tonight at Greenwich High

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“When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.” Those are caustic words, indeed, from a certain woebegone king. And that troubled monarch will be on hand for all to see this weekend and the weekend after next at Greenwich High School. The high school is putting on […] [Read More]

Greenwich High duo recognized by Popular Mechanics

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Every year, Popular Mechanics honors innovators “most responsible for changing our world.” Past winners include the likes of Dean Kamen, Elon Musk and J. Craig Venter. This year, the honorees happen to include a duo of readers who work out of a research facility at 10 Hillside Road. Greenwich High School senior Andrew Ma and […] [Read More]

VOTE: What should be the GHS start time?

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The latest from Greenwich High’s student government leaders

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At the Board of Education meeting last Thursday, Greenwich High School senior class president Julia Bunte-Mein and student body president Blake Reinken gave updates about key student government initiatives. Here are their comments. BUNTE-MEIN: “One issue that student government recently became aware of is the overcrowding of buses. One particular bus, bus 8, seems to […] [Read More]

Greenwich schools’ Merit Scholarship semifinalists: worth comparing?

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In case you missed it, here’s the Greenwich Time article about Greenwich’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this year. http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-tops-in-Merit-Scholarship-semifinalists-5746710.php Some might ask whether Greenwich school officials compare their schools’ respective numbers of semifinalists. The answer appears to be no. “We never engage in comparisons with other top public and independent schools on this topic,” said […] [Read More]

Greenwich National Merit Scholarship semifinalists announced

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The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced today the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The high-school seniors who reached the semifinals performed exceptionally on pre-SATs and also had to fulfill a number of other requirements. Semifinalists will compete for about 7,600 National Merit Scholarships, worth a total of approximately $33 […] [Read More]
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Zumbo 5K race set for Oct. 5

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The eighth annual John Zumbo Scholarship Benefit will be held on Sunday, October 5 in Bruce Park. The five-kilometer race will start at 9 a.m. on Woods Road in the park’s picnic area. The course winds around a series of ponds, rolling hills, and wooded areas that overlook Indian Harbor.  Runners, walkers, adults with strollers, […] [Read More]
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MISA construction update

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At the Board of Education’s meeting last Thursday at Hamilton Avenue, Laura Erickson, the board’s representative on the MISA Building Committee, gave this update on MISA construction at Greenwich High School. ERICKSON: “This summer, we added extra meetings, so we went every Tuesday morning. “The project is making substantial progress, so with all that progress […] [Read More]

GHS grad Merrill recalls China trip

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Anne Merrill has had a busy travel schedule during the last few months, to say the least. In March, the 2014 Greenwich High School graduate traveled to Washington, D.C., which included a trip to the White House to meet President Barack Obama, in recognition of her being named one of the 40 finalists in the […] [Read More]