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Following Emotional Hearing, Board of Education Votes on Combo of Engineered Natural Grass and Artificial Turf at CMS

Passions were high during the public comment portion of the BOE meeting where several men, mostly coaches and teachers, spoke in favor of synthetic turf. The BOE voted 6-1-1 in favor of Option 4. Continue Reading →

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First Selectman’s Proposed 20-21 Budget: What’s Cut? What’s Funded?

Cuts include police directing traffic on Greenwich Avenue. New would be “Pay As You Throw” at the dump. Residents would not have to pay to to recycle, but would be required to purchase special bags for their trash at local retailers. Continue Reading →

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BOE Forum Touches on Personalized Learning/Screen time, Achievement Gap, Superintendent Retention

There are three Democratic candidates for two seats – Gaetane Francis (incumbent), Christina Downey and Karen Hirsh.

The other candidates – Republicans Joe Kelly and Karen Kowalski are assured spots on the board. Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Is the Board of Education Stacking the Deck…Again?

Fields at Central Middle School. File Photo

“Over the past two years, the Board of Education has been misleading and evasive about their position on artificial turf for middle school fields.” – Real Grass for Healthy Kids
Jude Braunstein
Liane Tel
Arthur Yee, MD
Susan Rudolph
Warren Silver Continue Reading →

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2019 Distinguished Teachers Honored in Moving Ceremony

“Self reflection is especially difficult when what makes these six individuals amazing is instinctive. They may not even realize they’re doing it. They engage with each and every one of their students in a different way….Your students are going to remember you for their entire lives.” – Peter Bernstein, Chair, Board of Education Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Climb On Board for CMS Theater’s Production of Anything Goes

Climb aboard for the annual spring musical, Anything Goes with music by Cole Porter, at Central Middle School to be performed on Friday, March 22 and Saturday March 23. The cast and crew have been hard at work for months, learning dances, memorizing lines and building the sets. The production is directed and produced by Rebecca Lipschutz and Brian Maher, with choreography by Julia Magglio. Anything Goes is set aboard the ocean liner S. S. American, where nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England. Her pal Billy Crocker has stowed away to be near his love, Hope Harcourt, but the problem is Hope is engaged to the wealthy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Continue Reading →

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