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Letter: Greenwich’s 1953 Schools Are the Result of Town’s Debt Policy

“If Republicans again block any update to the town’s ‘debt policy’ at the BET’s ‘decision meeting’ later this month, they could pay a heavy price in November, and November isn’t far away. Tick-tock.” – Mike Warner, Past Chair of the RTM Finance Committee Continue Reading →

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Mayo and Schools Principals Share a Glimpse into 21st Century Greenwich Schools Classrooms

Superintendent Ralph Mayo along with principals Marc D’Amico, Jill Flood, Jason Goldstein gave a talk about personalized learning in Greenwich Schools. The administrators were introduced by BOE chair Peter Bernstein. Continue Reading →

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Letter: A Call to Leadership. Say “No” to Artificial Turf!

A Message to the Board of Education, Board of Selectman, Board of Estimate and Taxation, Planning and Zoning Commission, RTM.
“Leadership requires making bold decisions because you value and seek to protect the welfare of the community’s citizens rather than lauding the number of playable hours on a field.” – Susan Rudolph, Greenwich Continue Reading →

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Letter: Stop Artificial Turf Fields; Protect Greenwich Children

“The BoE has been disingenuous and evasive about their position regarding artificial turf. To our knowledge, the BoE is currently doing a feasibility study with the aim of getting funding in January 2019 to install artificial turf at Central Middle School in 2019/2020.” – Protect Our Children/Real Grass for Healthy Kids, submitted by Liane Tel Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Schools Superintendent Reflects on Short Tenure

“I’ve really loved living here. I have enormous respect for the Greenwich faculty and staff, and the entire community. I wish all of you nothing but the best as you embark on this most incredible, optimistic and hopeful future. Greenwich has a tremendous public school system. I will look on this time as the highlight of my career.” – Dr. Jill Gildea Continue Reading →

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Letter: If Headmaster Believes Science on Start Time, He Should Not Recommend 8:15am Start

“If Mr. Winters doesn’t want to call the science into question, he shouldn’t recommend an 8:15am start time. What’s clear is that he is bowing to pressure from a minority of parents who are putting the interest of athletes ahead of the general student population.” – Jonathan Perloe Continue Reading →

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Tesei Shares Ideas with RMA to Make Downtown Greenwich More of a Destination

First Selectman Peter Tesei’s visions for Greenwich include upgrading public infrastructure and public-private partnerships to make Greenwich Plaza gateway, open up the waterfront and upgrade Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Continue Reading →

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