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Lori Mulligan Selected to Coordinate Greenwich Public Schools Summer School

Ms. Mulligan received her bachelor of science degree in English education from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT in 1991, a master of science degree in elementary and early childhood education from the University of Bridgeport in 1993, and a master of education in organizational leadership and administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. Continue Reading →

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Poignant Remarks Delivered at YWCA Greenwich Words Still Matter Event

An impressive panel convened at the YWCA of Greenwich on Wednesday night to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Junior, and serve as a reminder in these times of increased hate speech and hate crimes of the importance of civil discourse. Continue Reading →

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Words Still Matter – Building a Community without Hate Event Honors Martin Luther King at YWCA Greenwich

Martin Luther King at YWCA of Greenwich - Greenwich Free Press

Due to the recent rise in hate speech and hate crimes, the YWCA’s focus for the event will be “Why Words Still Matter” in the context of building a community without hate. Featured guests will be Moderator, Steve Ginsburg, Director – Connecticut Region, Anti-Defamation League; Deirdre Daly, U.S. Attorney, State of Connecticut; Bobby Walker, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich; and Dr. Salvatore Corda, Interim Superintendent, Greenwich Public Schools. Continue Reading →

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School Start Time Update: FAQ’s Answered about Change in “Bell Times” in Greenwich Schools

Greenwich Schools released a list of FAQ’s with responses to what you’ve wondering about.
Q. Can I continue to drop off my child(ren) early at school?
A. Yes. Greenwich High School will continue to open its doors at 6:00 am, which is the same time it currently opens for early drop off. The Middle Schools will open their doors at 7:15 am. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Schools Superintendent: Re Hitler, Stalin for Football Play, We Need to Apologize to Larger Community

“To indicate a left or right shift in the play, the GHS team calls out ‘Hitler’ for shifting right or ‘Stalin’ for shifting left, indicating which direction the offensive line was to go in response to a defensive formation. The shift is called at the line of scrimmage. There is no defensible reason for using those two names. The coach clearly displayed bad judgement, but it was not intended in any way to be an anti-Semitic remark and there is no ‘Hitler’ play.” – Interim Superintendent Sal Corda Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Interim School Superintendent on Viral Crazy Clown Prank: No Credible Threats Received in Greenwich

Interim Superintendent Dr. Sal Corda sent a letter to parents stating that while Greenwich Police are aware of no credible “crazy clown” threats, children are aware of the viral prank. He added that in schools where students are permitted to come to school dressed in a costume for Halloween, no clown costumes will be allowed this year. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Board of Ed Votes 5-3 in Favor of Implementing School Start Change for Fall 2017

A whopping 46 people, including many teenagers, signed up to speak for 3 minutes each at the Sept. 22 Board of Education meeting at North Mianus School. On the agenda was the issue of school start times. Continue Reading →

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