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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]

Greenwich High student president talks AP course proposal

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]

‘Greenwich Reads Together’ a popular narrative in Greenwich schools

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Greenwich Reads Together (GRT) is a major community literacy initiative in the town. It is led by a number of organizations including the school district, Greenwich Library, Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich Historical Society, Greenwich Alliance for Education, Greenwich Pen Women, Greenwich Public Schools and Independent schools and Friends of Greenwich Library. The following is an […] [Read More]
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Grammy-nominated trumpeter to headline GHS band benefit Sunday

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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]
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Greenwich High update from student government leaders

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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

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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]