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Superintendent William McKersie opened Wednesday's convocation with a memorial for Emily Fedorko, 16, a student killed in a boating accident on Aug. 6.

Convocation begins school year with moment of silence

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As the start of the school year fast approaches, the town’s hundreds of public school teachers and education administrators turned out to celebrate the year ahead. But where the yearly meeting had usually looked ahead to September’s new possibilities, the events of the summer still weighed heavily on Wednesday morning’s proceedings. Just two weeks earlier, […] [Read More]

State releases Greenwich’s 2014 science test scores

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Greenwich students’ scores on this year’s state standardized science exams were about the same as their results last year, according to data released Wednesday by the state Department of Education. Among fifth-graders who took the Connecticut Mastery Tests (CMT) in science, 80.5 percent reached the goal level this year, compared to 81 percent in 2013. […] [Read More]

Counseling and support services today at GHS

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In response to the tragic loss last week of Emily Fedorko, counseling and support services will be available today at Greenwich High School between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. For questions about the counseling and support services, contact the district’s director of guidance, Judith Nedell, at judith_nedell@greenwich.k12.ct.us or cardshelp@greenwichschools.org. For information about other counseling and […] [Read More]

Counseling and support services available in response to boating accident

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The Greenwich school district and a number of agencies outside the district are offering counseling and support services to community members in response to the boating accident Wednesday, which took the life of 16-year-old Emily Fedorko and seriously injured a 15-year-old girl. GREENWICH PUBLIC SCHOOLS Counseling and support services for students, staff, and the broader […] [Read More]

MISA update

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Construction of the MISA auditorium at Greenwich High School continues, with some interesting recent developments. The new auditorium is almost entirely covered. There is now enough roofing for workers to walk around the top of the building. Meanwhile, a temporary fixture of the construction site has been decommissioned. Gone is the 180-foot crane, used for […] [Read More]
GHS track renovation

Greenwich HS track closed for renovation

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Greenwich High School’s running track is closed this week because it is being renovated. The track will be repaired by hand trowel in any areas that show cuts or abrasions, according to Ron Matten, the school district’s director of facilities. The track will then be sprayed with a polyurethane primer, a polyurethane binder and then […] [Read More]
MISA 7-22

MISA update

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Construction of the new auditorium at Greenwich High School continues, with most of the steel now up. Building work on the $46 million MISA project started in July 2013, and the new auditorium is scheduled to be completed by May 2015.  Following that timetable, all of the current Greenwich High students, including the 2014-15 seniors, […] [Read More]

Asbestos abatement underway at Greenwich High

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Asbestos abatement is underway at Greenwich High School, work that is related to the construction of the MISA performing-arts complex. The abatement is being done on a band room wall, which is being opened to connect a hallway adjacent to the school’s current auditorium to the galleria of the new auditorium being built. “Now that […] [Read More]

Thoughts from Greenwich High graduates

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In case you missed them, Sunday’s print and e-editions of Greenwich Time included a front-page article about new Greenwich High School graduates’ thoughts about their alma mater. They discussed their high-school experience during a roundtable discussion moderated by Greenwich Time. The roundtable featured nine members of the class of 2014: Elias Frank, Jonathan Harrington, Gardy […] [Read More]
Junior Book Awards 2014

Greenwich High recognizes juniors with book awards

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For the bibliophiles in Greenwich High School’s class of 2015, May 22 will be remembered as one of the great chapters in their junior years. On that day, 24 juniors were recognized during Greenwich High’s Junior Book Awards ceremony in the school’s media center. Established in 1968 by Greenwich High’s media department, the ceremony honors […] [Read More]