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Greenwich Board of Ed approves advanced ninth-grade course

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The Board of Education approved Thursday night a new advanced, ninth-grade English and social studies course at Greenwich High School, resolving one of the longest-running and most impassioned debates in recent years about the school’s curriculum. The third level of English and social studies, a dual-subject course for ninth-graders, will be launched in the fall. […] [Read More]

LOL: Greenwich High improv comedy show set for Friday night

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When you think of the performing arts program at Greenwich High School – what first comes to mind? Uplifting musicals? Stirring dramas? Well, here’s another image: laugh-out loud comedy. Want to see for yourself? Then check out the Comedy Tonight show on Friday, at 7:30 p.m., at the school’s Black Box Theater. The show will feature […] [Read More]

Seven from GHS reach semis of Intel Science Talent Search

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Intel and the Society for Science & the Public have announced the 300 high school seniors named as semifinalists of the Intel Science Talent Search 2015. There are seven Connecticut semifinalists this year — and all seven are Greenwich High students. That is a school record. The seven semifinalists are: Jayson Chojar Project title: Effects […] [Read More]
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Homecoming: GHS alumni return for AVID reunion

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Classes at 10 Hillside Road are over for them, but there are still many reasons for Greenwich High School alumni to return to their alma mater. For recent GHS graduates who have gone through the AVID college-readiness program, what brought them back to campus last week was a reunion party hosted by the high school […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed to vote tonight on budget

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The big meeting is here: the Board of Education is scheduled to vote tonight on next year’s operating budget. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., at Greenwich High School. There, the board will vote on Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 budget of approximately $147 million. As part of their voting, board members […] [Read More]

‘Oliver’ premieres today at Greenwich High

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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]