Four Greenwich High School juniors—Monique Nikolov, Catherine Yang, Catherine Baumgarten, and Hadley Delany—have advanced to the round of 32 in the International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) debate tournament.
Greenwich residents will be able to see a partial solar eclipse on Monday. Find out about solar eclipse events in and around Greenwich and how to watch the solar eclipse safely. Continue Reading →
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The Girls Who Code Club, lead by Michelle Woo and Cassandra Marcussen, has released their app Under My Wing. They talk to GFP about the gender gap in STEM, the reasons for their success, and future plans. Continue Reading →
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Junior Shobhita Sundaram, regional finalist in the Google Science Fair, talks about her research process and the gender gap in technology. Continue Reading →
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“Education funding is largely based on local property wealth. This made sense in the colonial times when people stayed for their whole lives in one town. But now we don’t just serve the interest of one town but the entire country. Most developed nations don’t have this funding system.” – National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol came to Greenwich for a Q&A and book signing at Round Hill Community Church. Continue Reading →
Greenwich High School Junior Lucy Massam talks about what inspires her to make videos about mental health and the environment. Continue Reading →
Stress has become a buzzword at Greenwich High School. Are AP hard caps the solution?
Current “soft caps” suggest sophomores take no more than 2, juniors no more than 3, and seniors no more than 4 AP courses. Continue Reading →
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Greenwich Free Press intern, Sarah Xu, from Greenwich High School, interviewed candidates for State Rep District 151 Fred Camillo and Dita Bhargava. Check out both of their responses to questions including their thoughts on Environmental Protection and Empowering Women. Continue Reading →
Cos Cob Psychic Kathleen Leo met Greenwich Psychic Janet Lee at an event honoring the top psychics in the area. Lee encouraged Leo to become a psychic and even introduced her to her now husband. The psychics often jointly help clients at Lee’s office on Greenwich Avenue. “Two psychics working together is more powerful than anything.” Leo said. Continue Reading →
Now defunct clubs at GHS tell a story. Once there were clubs dedicated to specific professions including Future Doctors of America, Future Nurses of America, Future Teachers of America, and Future Business Leaders of America. Back in 1941, GHS cheerleaders were boys! In the 1980s, Greenwich High had a synchronized swimming club.
The Polar Bear Club dived into the Long Island Sound every other Sunday from November to Aprll. Its’ members wrote, “We love it! If you have never been to a Polar Bear swim, you will never understand the feeling of accomplishment you could have, standing on the beach dripping wet, with icicles forming in your hair.” Photo: Compass yearbook, 1990 Continue Reading →