Debbie Appelbaum

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Greenwich Board of Education Green Lights GHS Lights Litigation

Board of Education special meeting, Nov 14, 2017

A public hearing at CMS on Tuesday night featured about 15 speakers, mostly in favor of litigation, followed by discussion among the BOE members on the pros and cons of launching litigation versus waiting to have more conversations with GHS neighbors. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Greenwich Public Schools Convocation is a Warm Welcome Back

There were lots of hugs and high-fives as teachers got together for convocation at Greenwich High School on Monday, Aug 28. There were several speakers, including Dr. Jill Gildea, Thomas Murray, Bridget Suvansri, Greg Goldstein and GEA president Carol Sutton. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Board of Ed Votes 5-3 in Favor of Implementing School Start Change for Fall 2017

A whopping 46 people, including many teenagers, signed up to speak for 3 minutes each at the Sept. 22 Board of Education meeting at North Mianus School. On the agenda was the issue of school start times. Continue Reading →

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BOE Agrees: No Modulars for New Leb Kids. Keep Students in Existing School During Construction

Tuesday night’s special Board of Education meeting, where New Lebanon School was added to the agenda, resulted in an interesting 7-1 vote to accept the recommendation of the New Lebanon Building Committee to avoid modulars. Continue Reading →

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Superintendent’s School Start Time Recs: I Will Not Be Here. Someone Else Will Have to Do It… I Have Hope

On Thursday Dr. McKersie’s school start time recommendations were mulled over by the Board of Education in their session at North Street School. “On June 14, as a board you have to decide: Are we going to move forward or not? Are you committed to this? Are you willing to move ahead?” McKersie said. “I have hope,” he said adding that Greenwich Schools had succeeded with another bold, expensive move: digital learning. Continue Reading →

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