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Greenwich Board of Ed approves $147M budget, backs coaching cuts

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After extensive debate and considering alternatives, the Board of Education has decided to support Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s plan to cut the district’s number of teaching coaches next year. The decision means that the board has approved without changes McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 operating budget of approximately $147 million, a 2 percent increase over the […] [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]

Greenwich Board of Ed to vote Thursday on budget

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Mark your calendars: The Board of Education is set to vote this week on next year’s operating budget. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, at 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. The spending total is not controversial. […] [Read More]

Greenwich Board of Ed to review budget tonight

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The Board of Education is meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Cos Cob School. This meeting will be another meeting entirely dedicated to reviewing and discussing of Superintendent of Schools William McKersie’s proposed 2015-16 budget of approximately $147 million. Attracting a lot of scrutiny from board members is a plan in McKersie’s budget to cut […] [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]
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Author visits International School at Dundee

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Greenwich’s libraries are not the only destinations in town for top authors. Elementary schools are also high on the list for visiting scribes. Jarrett Krosoczka, author and illustrator of more than 25 books for young readers, including the Lunch Lady graphic novels and Platypus Police Squad middle-grade novel series, visited the International School at Dundee […] [Read More]
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Eastern Middle musicians bring holiday cheer to Stamford

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Shoppers at the Stamford Town Center were treated to a suitably festive soundtrack this past weekend. On December 6, students in the Eastern Middle School String Ensemble joined their counterparts in the Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic Young Peoples String Orchestra to perform a number of holiday songs. [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]

The week ahead in the Greenwich school district

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The holiday vacation is only two weeks away, but there is still much going on in the school district. On Tuesday, the 11 elementary schools will dismiss early because of parent-teacher conferences. Here’s the link for the early release schedule for each school: http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=1098 On Thursday, the Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High students to hold ‘die-in’ Monday

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The nationwide protests since the grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have not gone unnoticed in Greenwich. Greenwich High School student government president Blake Reinken has released the following statement about a protest scheduled tomorrow morning at the school. “Greenwich High School students will […] [Read More]