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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]

Greenwich students become cartoonists

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Who made this video? Some inspired minds who work for one of the top animation studios? Actually, it was a group of enterprising campers who attended the Greenwich Music & Art Camp’s afternoon program and formed a Digital Animation Club at the beginning of this month, became determined to make their own cartoon. These students […] [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]
Carleen Wood

District hires new special-education administrator

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Carleen Wood, a 27-year educator who has extensive teaching and administrative experience in special education, is returning to Greenwich to become the district’s special-education administrator. Wood had worked since 2007 in the Darien district, as its assistant director of special education. “We are excited to welcome Carleen Wood back to the Greenwich Public Schools,” Superintendent […] [Read More]
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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]
Shamain Johnson

New assistant principal arrives at Central Middle

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The school district has hired a new assistant principal for Central Middle School – Shamain Johnson, who was most recently early-learning services coordinator and an assistant principal in the Stratford district. Johnson succeeds Karen Mabee, who requested a transfer to teaching position for the upcoming school year, according to Kim Eves, the district’s director of […] [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]