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North Street School welcomes drum group

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North Street School’s international dinner last week featured the top Japanese drum ensemble NY Taiko Aiko Kai.  The group includes North Street fifth-grader Ryo Yoshikawa, his brother, Teppei, a 10th-grader at Greenwich High School and their mother, Yuko. The group performs frequently and toured Japan last year.      [Read More]

Top musician comes to North Street School

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Many music aficionados will know Karim Nagi as the creator of Turbo Tabla, an original brand of Arab house/electronica that incorporates acoustic instruments. He is also an educator. Originally from Egypt, Nagi promotes the study of Arab dance in the U.S. as the director of the Arab Dance Seminar. Nagi’s travels brought him to North Street […] [Read More]
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North Street School students discuss Veterans Day

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Greenwich public schools are in session on Veterans Day – a day when there are events throughout the district to observe the holiday. Greenwich Time caught up with a group of North Street School fifth-graders after their school’s ceremony, to hear their thoughts about the day:  Trip Williams: “Having the veterans come is great. We […] [Read More]

Golfing for a good cause: Scenes from the George Cup

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September 18 at the Stanwich Club was a day for golf, great weather and a worthy cause. Greenwich residents Doug and Lucy Coudert Conrod hosted that day at the club the fourth bi-annual George Cup Golf Tournament benefiting the Williams Syndrome Association (WSA). A premier event for the Williams Syndrome Association, the George Cup has […] [Read More]
Cheryl Iozzo

North Street teacher reaches semis of state competition

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North Street School art teacher Cheryl Iozzo, the district’s representative this year in the state Teacher of the Year Program, has advanced to the semifinals of the competition. As a semifinalist, Iozzo will meet with members of the selection committee in Hartford on Sept. 18 for an interview and to give a brief presentation on […] [Read More]

Kids wrangle safety skills at North Street bike rodeo

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North Street School rounded up its “herd” and held a bike rodeo at the school on June 7 to help kids learn bicycling skills and rules of the road in a fun, safe environment. Children rode several simulated skill and safety stations, such as a start-and-stop exercise, the safe way to exit a driveway, how […] [Read More]
Cheryl Iozzo

North Street teacher to represent Greenwich in Teacher of the Year program

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For years, North Street School art teacher Cheryl Iozzo’s students and colleagues have regarded her as a top educator. Now, the head of the school district has recognized her as a “portrait” of great teaching. Superintendent of Schools William McKersie has chosen Iozzo to represent the district in the 2015 Connecticut Teacher of the Year […] [Read More]
PTAC Essence Award Winners 2014

PTA Council recognizes parent volunteers

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With graduations and numerous award ceremonies, this is a time of year when many Greenwich students are recognized for a wide range of impressive accomplishments. But it’s not just the students who are being acknowledged. On Thursday, at the school district’s Greenwich Avenue headquarters, the focus was on a dependable, hard-working corps of adults: parents. […] [Read More]