Individuals were recognized for their investigative efforts and contributions to 31 significant federal criminal prosecutions and civil cases in Connecticut, including investigations involving the sex trafficking of children and an extensive “pump-and-dump” securities fraud scheme.
“Now more than ever, people see the Library as a ‘third place’– the civic center of the community. As a society, we spend a lot of time online – and in response, we see our patrons craving a warm, accessible, community-oriented space where they can come to connect with others; or to work, read, or even be online in the presence of other people.” – Barbara Ormerod-Glynn, Library Director
Without a full 45 minute opportunity block, it will not be possible to offer students a full credit course at the end of the school day. The BOE advised the administration to devise a structured 30 minutes for students who are not excused for sports or school sanctioned activity so that they don’t just leave school early. Continue Reading →
“My Armenian ancestors, who fled the Caucuses, arrived on Ellis Island via a ship called the La Bretagne. They were Christians desperate to escape persecution at the hands of the Ottoman Turks. Years later, those who stayed became victims of what would become the first genocide of the 20th century.” – Laura Kostin Continue Reading →
The 5th grade “Sailing On” Ceremony at Old Greenwich School featured remarks by GHS seniors who had previously attended the school. Oliver Fulton credited Frank Gasparino for his influence.
“It’s important to be able to know who you are and be yourself rather than try to fit in. This is something Mr. G always took into account. If I learned anything from Mr. G it’s be who you want to be, because that’s all that matters,” Oliver said. Continue Reading →
“Interviews, focus groups, and/or surveys of past GPS Superintendents, past and present district and building level leaders, and past and present Board of Education members will enable us to surface anecdotes and experiences, frame needs, and diagnose pressure points.” – Greenwich Alliance for Education Continue Reading →
“Far too often, individuals have a knee-jerk reaction, often fear-fueled, to the mere presence of wildlife and respond irrationally, using ineffective, lethal methods—including the use of leg-hold and body-crushing traps. These cruel methods are not effective in the long term, and simply creating a cycle of killing and needless suffering.” Annie Hornish, CT Senior State Director, State Affairs for Human Society of the US Continue Reading →