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GHS Spooktacular Concert

‘Spooktacular’ Concert Oct. 29 at Greenwich High

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Some scarily good music will be performed at Greenwich High School a couple nights before Halloween. The Greenwich High orchestra will hold its Spooktacular Concert on Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Greenwich High School. The program will feature a side-by-side performance with eighth-graders from Central, Eastern and Western Middle Schools. And there’s a sweet […] [Read More]

Pumpkin Lady arrives at Old Greenwich School

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Driving or walking down Sound Beach Avenue, you have probably noticed the orange-hued grand dame outside Old Greenwich School. She is the school’s Pumpkin Lady. Her unveiling last week kicked off Pumpkin Patch season at Old Greenwich. To mark the event, Old Greenwich students collected last week more than 400 jars of peanut butter and […] [Read More]

‘King Lear’ premieres tonight at Greenwich High

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“When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.” Those are caustic words, indeed, from a certain woebegone king. And that troubled monarch will be on hand for all to see this weekend and the weekend after next at Greenwich High School. The high school is putting on […] [Read More]

Greenwich High duo recognized by Popular Mechanics

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Every year, Popular Mechanics honors innovators “most responsible for changing our world.” Past winners include the likes of Dean Kamen, Elon Musk and J. Craig Venter. This year, the honorees happen to include a duo of readers who work out of a research facility at 10 Hillside Road. Greenwich High School senior Andrew Ma and […] [Read More]
ISD Fun Run

ISD hosts Family Fun Run

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Everyone was put through their paces, but had a good time doing so, during the fourth annual Family Fun Run September 27 at  The International School at Dundee.   Students and parents ran, climbed, crawled and jumped through a balloon-lined obstacle course on school grounds. And there was a sweet incentive — they enjoyed home-baked goodies at […] [Read More]

Greenwich schools’ start times (w/video)

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In yesterday’s  print and e-editions, Greenwich Time examined the debate over the start time of Greenwich High School. If you’re interested to see how Greenwich High’s start time compares to those of other schools in Greenwich and neighboring towns and cities, check out the list below: Here’s a look at the start times for Greenwich […] [Read More]

Greenwich perspectives on school start times

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There are many perspectives in Greenwich about school start times and lack of sleep among many teenagers. Here are some of those views. DR. KAREN BECKMAN, FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER, RIVERSIDE PEDIATRICS: “Frequently, I’ll have teenage patients come in for a lethargy work-up, to figure out why a child is so exhausted because they’re having […] [Read More]

VOTE: What should be the GHS start time?

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Superintendent’s letter on flu season precautions

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In case you missed, it the school district has posted on its website a letter from Superintendent of Schools William McKersie advising families on preventative steps they can take to help reduce the spread of flu and how to respond if their children show signs of illness. Here’s the link: http://www.greenwichschools.org/uploaded/district/pdfs/News_Archives/News_Archives_2014-15/092214_FINAL_Flu_Letter_to_Parents_w_Attachments.pdf   [Read More]

Arrr! Cos Cob students search for ‘pirate’ book treasures

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Cos Cob School students have embarked on some very interesting literary expeditions during the last few months. Literacy Specialists Francine Williams and Michelle Pennino, together with Media Specialist Nancy Shwartz, started a new Cos Cob summer reading program this year, a Reading Treasure Hunt for students in grades K-4. Dressing up as pirates, Williams and […] [Read More]