Kathy Steiner

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Novel Fundraiser at GHS Helps Raise Awareness of Mental Health Disorders and Drug Abuse

In 2 weeks, GHS clubs collected 5,054 lbs of items including clothing, towels and sheets in green bins at GHS, Nathaniel Witherell and the Teen Center. That resulted in a check for about $850 from Fairco Greentree Recycling. Continue Reading →

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Campus Safety Panel Discussion at GHS: Advice from Police

This story was originally published in April 2014

College admissions is a strong motivation, if not a preoccupation of Greenwich parents and their teens. Campus Safety is often an afterthought, but it shouldn’t be. That was the message at Tuesday night’s panel discussion at GHS. Panelists included Lieutenant Brian Logan, who has been with Yale University Police for 25 years, School Research Officer Carlos Franco from Greenwich Police’s Special Victims Section, Detective Division, Chris Carleno from The Center for Sexual Assault, and Kathy Steiner, 15 year Wellness Teacher at GHS. Lt. Logan: Check the “Clery Reports,” but remember college are very protective of their images. Continue Reading →

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GHS Cardinal Fit Club Gives Students a Taste of Boxing, Courtesy Greenwich YMCA

On Friday, the Cardinal Fit Club, in collaboration with the YMCA, organized a ‘Back to School Boot Camp’ event during lunch block in the Greenwich High School Student Center. According to Reese Ochoa, a senior in the Cardinal Fit Club, the club is dedicated to help kids stay in shape with through events like the one on Friday and from occasional guest speakers with topics including nutrition for athletes. Last year the club partnered with Green & Tonic. During lunch shifts, students sampled smoothies, including “The Warrior,” made from made from coconut water, kale, spinach and banana. Also, a visual demonstration drove home the amount of processed sugar added to several popular drinks. Continue Reading →

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VIDEO: Safe Driving Day at GHS Features Simulated Crash and Extrication of Passenger

During Tuesday’s Safe Driving Day simulation of a distracted driving crash with fatalities, Officer Shane Geary commented on the consequences for a distracted driver causing a fatality. “His future is ruined. It doesn’t matter where he’s from. It doesn’t matter who his parents are. There is a zero tolerance these days, especially for distracted driving cases with loss of life.” Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Teens Plan Next Stress, Success & Teenage Setbacks Event: Athletes, Injury and Recovery

The focus of this Spring event will be on the unique stress and expectations of the high school athlete, what happens physically and psychologically to an athlete when injury happens, and how an athlete can recover in a healthy way to avoid opioid overuse and addiction. Continue Reading →

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Great Turnout for “Stress, Success and Teen Setbacks” Forum on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

In an emotional and cathartic event at Bruce Museum, teens and parents listened to the stories of Giovanni Rivera of MTV fame, as well as several Greenwich High School teens who shared their stories of mental health and recovery. Continue Reading →

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GHS Grad Scooter Braun Will Be Featured Speaker at April 28 Teen Center Event

GHS alum Scooter Braun, who has managed talent including Justin Bieber, will be the keynote speaker at an event billed as, “Stress, Success and Teenage Setbacks: What to Expect the Teen” on Thursday, April 28 at the Teen Center on Arch Street in Greenwich. The event is a collaboration of the Jr. United Way, GHS Outreach Club, Liberation Programs, Arch Street Teen Center, and O’Malley Wellness LLC. Continue Reading →

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