Greenwich Country Day School

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With No End in Sight for GHS Fields Shortage and Lighting Restrictions, GCDS Enjoys “Friday Night Lights”

The good news is the gym floor at GHS is done and is beautiful. But, with daylight savings time around the corner, the squeeze on fields is tightening. Meanwhile GCDS brought in temporary lights for “Friday Night Lights” and had a blast. Continue Reading →

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Screening of “Seed: the Untold Story,” Features Organic Treats, Visit from Will Bonsall

At an event with a gala feel, Greenwich Community Gardens members, corporate sponsors, and community supporters gathered to see the award-winning “Seed: the Untold Story,” a documentary about the environmental and health effects of the world’s loss of biodiversity. Continue Reading →

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National Scholastic Chess Foundation (NSCF) Annual ‘Grand Prix’ Chess Tourney Starts Sunday, Nov 13

The chess tournament series kicks off Nov 13 at Greenwich Academy and is open to all students (K-12). Chess is a sport where everyone can compete on equal terms. The spoils do not only go to the biggest or strongest, or even to the one who speaks English. Register in advance or on the day of the event. Parents can register their child online. Continue Reading →

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Getting Girls into Tech: Founder of ‘Girls Who Code’ Shares Advice with Greenwich Girls

Reshma Saujani who founded Girls Who Code and who has a wildly popular TED Talk “Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection,” addressed girls from Greenwich High School, Greenwich Academy, Stanwich School, Whitby School, Convent of the Sacred Heart and Greenwich Country Day School. Saujani urged the girls to work on becoming brave, and to embrace risk-taking and failure rather than limit themselves to what they are good at and aiming for perfection.
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Free, Informative Talk on Rescuing India’s Elephants

Animal lovers, conservationists and anyone concerned about the alarming rate of wildlife disappearance worldwide, will not want to miss this exciting, informative lecture on Sept. 25, plus video footage of actual elephant rescues, from two of India’s leading wildlife conservation authorities. Q & A session will follow. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Project Yellow Light Fundraiser at Grand Prix Keeps Eyes Focused on the Road

A roster of go-kart race teams, mostly from Brunswick, Greenwich Academy, Sacred Heart, Greenwich Country Day and Greenwich High School took to the race track for a good cause on Friday night. Grand Prix New York in Mt. Kisco was the venue for a benefit for Project Yellow Light, a non-profit that raises awareness of the perils of distracted driving.
This year’s race at Grand Prix marked the third annual fundraiser for the non-profit. The race was conceived by GHS grad Ben Albano and has carried on through the efforts of his family.
This year Addison Albano and his club co-president Owen Gerber did the lion’s share of the legwork and the result was a representation from all the high schools in Town and a lot of fun. Continue Reading →

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Hundreds Turn out to Honor Putnam Indian Field School’s Beloved Marianne Riess

PIFS Head of School Marianne Riess retires after 36 years. Prior to working at the preschool, Riess taught English at Central Junior High School for five years. Hundreds turned out on Sunday to honor Marianne in style at the Water Club. Continue Reading →

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