Time to Be Merry at 7th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend

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The 7th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend is set for Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday, Dec. 6 from noon to 5:00pm. This event will feature a live Nativity, horse-drawn carriage rides, professional ice sculpture, holiday caroling and entertainment, children’s activities, live reindeer and photos with Santa,  plus more than 100 Greenwich merchants and restaurants with many offering promotions, including specials through GreenwichVIP.com, refreshments and in-store attractions. Participating retailers and activities can be found on an interactive map accessed online at www.GreenwichReindeerFestival.com and by mobile devices. Continue Reading →

Cos Cob Woman Featured in Norwalk Aquarium Lighthouse Contest

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Margaret Phillips of Cos Cob entered the contest for the first time last year and won $300 for fourth place. Her entry this year, “Penguin Party,” is a four-sided lighthouse lit from within, edged in red and colored with bright polka dots. It tapers up to a glistening crystal globe. At the lighthouse’s snowy-white fabric base (also playfully polka dotted) stand nine hand-sewn penguins, each with a breast made of different fabrics. A 10th penguin rappels down the lighthouse. Continue Reading →

Greenwich Academy Ingathering Assembly Celebrates Joy of Neighborliness and Kindness

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Quite a sight on Tuesday at Greenwich Academy when the entire school community streamed into the gymnasium single file, each student carrying an item to contribute to the assembly of 50 full Thanksgiving baskets, each with enough for a Thanksgiving meal for a Greenwich family. The “Ingathering Assembly” celebrates kindness and neighborliness, key values at the school. Continue Reading →

Greenwich High School Headmaster Defends Decision to Hold School Despite Anonymous Threat

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“We are all going to have to work to remain diligent and to assure our youth that we can keep them safe and secure,” Dr. Winters said. “In this era of heightened security threats around the world and in schools here in the US, we are all going to have to work to remain diligent and to assure our youth that we can keep them safe and secure.” Continue Reading →

Greenwich Schools Superintendent Appoints Director of Educational Technology


Michael Ting has fifteen years of Information Technology (IT) and management experience. “Michael Ting possesses technical expertise across all domains of technology, paired with an ability to communicate complex subject matter clearly. This rare combination of skills is needed to sustain and grow the District’s vision of the Digital Learning Environment (DLE),” said Phil Dun, the district’s chief information officer. Continue Reading →