The Greenwich High School class of 2021 was able to enjoy a live graduation.
“We have the rare opportunity to experience everything in our lives as though it is for the first time. So go and make your firsts.” – Meredith Blanchard, Class of 2021 president Continue Reading →
Wednesday was an unseasonably mild day, perfect for a groundbreaking ceremony for the upgrades at Greenwich High School’s Cardinal Stadium. Continue Reading →
Concerns include breaking cohorts and lack of instructional space. Continue Reading →
“What we need to do is instruct and guide the Superintendent who is still new and doesn’t really understand the context of Greenwich. Sean (Sean O’Keefe, COO) is even newer and doesn’t understand the context of Greenwich…We need to guide our new employees who may not understand the dynamic in Greenwich and what is accepted.” – Peter Sherr Continue Reading →
In a “sense of the meeting,” all eight BOE members supported a policy for the academic year that provides students the option to take all their 4th marking period classes pass fail in lieu of letter grades. Continue Reading →
The special Cardinal Field committee agreed unanimously on a design, but Architect Russ Davidson split it into two phases because he said there are elements that require Wetlands Review that could slow down the whole project. Others disagreed. Continue Reading →
About 100 athletes in Cardinal red came out to support of moving forward with updating Cardinal Stadium. The GAF pledged $1,000,000 toward the stadium upgrades. Continue Reading →
A dozen parents testified that school lunches are unhealthy. There were assertions the menu is unreliable and amount to false advertising. The plea for healthier lunches is perennial, but now there is survey data and comments from parents. There are 20% of kids on free/reduced lunch, but there are also families willing to pay more for healthy food. Kids at GHS order food deliveries to the curb. Parents of grade schoolers and middle schoolers across town are dropping off lunch to their kids from places like Chipotle. Continue Reading →
There was much energy in the air at convocation which was held in the GHS performing arts center on Monday morning. Speakers included Ralph Mayo, Peter Bernstein, student government president Alexander Kosyakov, GEA president Carol Sutton, and CT Teacher of the Year Program Michele Giorlando DeRosa.
The event concluded with a keynote address from motivational speaker, Eric Sheninger Continue Reading →
“This shouldn’t be polarizing. It should be done without throwing out the science of sleep. I fear this will bee seen in the context of a political movement. We’re honoring the science of sleep, but realizing some small adjustments could make a big difference – we will not surrender or retreat.” – GHS headmaster Chris Winters Continue Reading →