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On tap tonight at the Board of Ed meeting

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The Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Riverside School at 90 Hendrie Avenue. Here’s a look at the meeting agenda: 1.       Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance 2.         School Welcome – Christopher Weiss, Riverside School principal                             3.         Student/Staff Recognition                                                                                                          a.   Elizabeth Stepton, Johns Hopkins Talent Search b.   Distinguished Teacher […] [Read More]

GHS moves up in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings — UPDATE

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10 P.M. UPDATE:  The Greenwich Time article about the new U.S. News & World Report rankings is now scheduled to run in Thursday’s print edition. Greenwich High School ranks No. 15 in the state and No. 413 nationally in the newly released 2014 Best High School rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Greenwich High […] [Read More]
Terra Greenwich United Way

Greenwich Avenue restaurants to hold United Way fundraiser

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Greenwich Avenue restaurants Terra and Mediterraneo will be serving up fare for a good cause next week. They will fundraise for the Greenwich United Way by hosting a “Week of Caring” from Monday, April 28 to Sunday, May 4. A portion of restaurant proceeds for the week will benefit the United Way’s work helping to […] [Read More]

Greenwich Alliance for Education fundraiser set for Sunday at SoulCycle

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SoulCycle studios will host a “Spin to Win” ride on Sunday at 2 p.m. to benefit the Greenwich Alliance for Education’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program. No spinning experience is necessary, and participants with all levels of experience are welcome to participate. Soul Cycle will provide spin shoes and water for the ride. Meli-Melo is providing post-spinning smoothies, and […] [Read More]

Back to school today

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Greenwich public-school students are undoubtedly rejoicing: Today marks their return to classes after a week off for their spring break. The district is now in the final leg of the 2013-14 school year. Barring any further school closures, the last day of classes will be June 20. Here’s a look at the district calendar, in […] [Read More]

School district officials welcome legislators’ pre-k proposal

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While it might not have a major impact on Greenwich, school district administrators have still welcomed a proposal by Democrats in the state legislature to expand preschool access. The Democrats’ plan calls for a 10-year, $200 million commitment to create as many as 50,000 preschool spaces for 3- and 4-year-olds. The proposal would focus on […] [Read More]

Registration open for Greenwich summer school

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Registration is now open for the Greenwich school district’s summer-school programs. Here’s the registration page: http://www.greenwichschools.org/page.cfm?p=4460 The district will run its summer programs at three sites: Hamilton Avenue and Cos Cob Schools for elementary students and Central Middle School for middle-school and high-school students. The first elementary school session at Hamilton Avenue and Cos Cob […] [Read More]
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School’s out! (for one week, at least)

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This will not be breaking news to Greenwich public-school students and their families, but, to confirm, today marks the start of the district’s spring break. Students are no doubt rejoicing at the entire week they have at their disposal for innumerable exciting opportunities. And for those keeping track, the district has about 40 days left […] [Read More]
Ginger Katz

Norwalk mother delivers anti-drug message to Greenwich High students

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Ginger Katz knows how to make a point to a large group. That ability has come from a deep-seated passion and extensive public-speaking experience. But that career has tragic origins: Her 20-year-old son, Ian Eaccarino, died from an accidental heroin overdose in September 1996. The same year, Katz and her husband, Larry, founded The Courage […] [Read More]
Albert Sackey

Western MS ass’t principal accepts principal job in Norwalk

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Western Middle School Assistant Principal Albert Sackey has accepted the principal position at Nathan Hale Middle School in Norwalk. He will take over at Nathan Hale on July 1. Sackey was named last December the 2014 Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year by the Connecticut Association of Schools. For more about Sackey, check out […] [Read More]