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‘Oliver’ premieres today at Greenwich High

“Please, sir, I want some more.” If the “more” is some top-class theater, then you are in luck. Greenwich High School’s Broadway musical workshop production of “Oliver!” will premiere today at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. the high school’s Black Box Theater. There will also be shows at those times on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. […] [Read More]

VIDEO: Greenwich High students hold ‘die-in’ protest

In response to the grand jury decisions in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases, about 150 Greenwich High School students held a die-in protest this morning against what they argue is racial discrimination and inequality in the nation’s criminal justice system. The protest was peaceful, and no arrests were made. Here is a scene […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High recognized for AVID program

Greenwich High School has again earned high marks for its AVID college-readiness program. It has been recognized as an “AVID Highly Certified Site” for the 2014-2015 school year. “This status is awarded to AVID sites that have demonstrated exceptional implementation fidelity of the AVID Program Essentials and Data Collection documentation that supports the program effectiveness […] [Read More]

Greenwich HS student arrested Tuesday after reported fight

One Greenwich High School student was arrested Tuesday and another was cited, after they reportedly got into an after-school fight involving a knife. The altercation allegedly happened at about 2:15 p.m. in the school’s student center, immediately after classes adjourned for the day. One student, Julian Zarate, approached another, Aris Villadeigo, in a “menacing manner” […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High update from senior class president

In her speech at this week’s Board of Education meeting, Greenwich High School senior class president Julia Bunte-Mein addressed a number of issues, including student community service initiatives and a proposed AP World History class for ninth-graders.   BUNTE-MEIN: Good evening, Dr. McKersie, Chairman O’Neill, members of the Board, Cabinet, and guests. Thank you for […] [Read More]

Greenwich High student president talks AP course proposal

Greenwich High School student government president Blake Reinken addressed the Board of Education during its meeting Thursday night at The International School at Dundee. In his remarks, Reinken focused on a proposal to launch an Advanced Placement World History course next year for ninth-graders. REINKEN:  I am proud today to announce the unveiling of a […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed approves Ham Ave STEM theme, turns down AP World

The Board of Education addressed some major issues at its meeting Thursday night at The International School at Dundee. Here is a quick recap. HAMILTON AVENUE SCHOOL STEM MAGNET THEME As expected, the board approved a proposal to launch next year a STEM [science, technology, engineering and math] magnet program next year at Hamilton Avenue […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High students react to AP World History proposal

Board of Education members are considering a proposal to add next year an Advanced Placement World History course next year for ninth-graders. Here are some comments on the proposal from student government leaders: BLAKE REINKEN, STUDENT GOVERNMENT PRESIDENT:  “I believe that GHS should add an AP World History course for freshmen. This will ensure that […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High debate team flying high again

Greenwich High School won the state debate championship in March. Eight months later, their campaign to defend the title is off to a promising start. The Cardinals produced a number of top finishes at a tournament on Saturday at New Canaan High School, where students debated the question of whether the U.S. should increase the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High Young Republicans president talks election

Voting is always a momentous act – regardless of how old you are or how many times you have gone to the polls. But Election Day is especially memorable for young voters eligible to vote for the first time. One of the first-time voters today was Greenwich High School senior Charles Novek, 18, president of […] [Read More]