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Two AVID Students at GHS Describe How an Extra Push Makes All the Difference

Two boys who just graduated from the GHS AVID program say the presumption that they would go to college was at first foreign.

At his Central Middle School internship, Miguel said there are 6th graders who already know they want to go to Cornell and be a neurobiologist or they say they want to go to Harvard and study law. Continue Reading →

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Support the Greenwich Alliance for Education. Form a Team for the Trivia Challenge.

The Greenwich Alliance for Education is hosting a trivia challenge designed to be a fun, welcoming event, with casual dress and a buffet dinner. All competition is between teams so nobody will be put on the spot. Sponsors and silent auction donations are welcome. Form a team today – this is going to be a fun night, and the Alliance, having just lost its Storymobile in the severe wind storm when a massive tree smashed it in half, deserves our help. Continue Reading →

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Ready for the Ride: 48 Incoming AVID Students Sign Contracts

The incoming 9th grade class of AVID students were welcomed by upperclassmen in AVID who vowed for the inspiration and support system it provides. More than one described it as like family. After the introduction all 48 students and their parents signed contracts and came together for a group photograph. The program originally came to GHS 8 years ago through a grant from the Greenwich Alliance for Education. Continue Reading →

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GFP Highlights June 1-7, 2014: Triumphant 23, Painting the Ave Purple, Cos Cob Synagogue Proposal, World Cup Soccer

The PTA Council gave out their Essence Award. Matt P collaborated with Ailton on a World Cup Soccer story. GFP interviewed Scott Mitchell of Richards of Greenwich about his commitment to give back and upcoming Alzheimer’s Association fundraiser. Those stories and more…. Continue Reading →

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‘The Triumphant 23’ Have Their Moment: GHS AVID Class of ’14

“There is no age limit on learning. I did not get my doctorate until I was nearly 50. Dr. Winters did not get his until he was approaching 100.” – Deputy Superintendent Ellen Flanagan to GHS AVID Class of ’14 Continue Reading →

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