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At North Mianus School, P.E. Teachers Get Mowhawks, Kids Raise $5,000+ for Neighbor to Neighbor

North Mianus School found a way to raise $5,000+ for Neighbor to Neighbor through an online food drive, a “Turkey Fowl” free throw basketball contest and having their PE teachers shave their heads into mohawks. Continue Reading →

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Junior League of Greenwich Provides School Supplies for 50 Greenwich Public School Children Entering Kindergarten

Backpacks were presented to Jennifer Bencivengo, the summer school coordinator, at North Mianus School for 3-5 year olds at Greenwich Schools summer enrichment program.
In addition to the supplies, two age-appropriate books were placed in the backpacks. This book donation was the culmination of a book drive, organized and executed by the Junior League of Greenwich and the Greenwich Education Group. Continue Reading →

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Sun Shines on Greenwich’s Bruce Park for CHAMPathon to Raise Funds for Mine Detection Dog, “Emily”

In a collaboration that included North Mianus School, Cos Cob School, the Rotary Club of Greenwich and the Marshall Legacy Institute, families walked through Bruce Park during CHAMPathon, a fundraiser with the goal of funding a mine detection dog in honor of Emily Fedorko. Continue Reading →

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North Mianus School and Cos Cob School Plan Fundraiser for Mine Detection Dog Named in Honor of Emily Fedorko

Students are raising money to fund MDD (Mine Detection Dog) “Emily,” named in honor of former North Mianus student Emily Fedorko. On Sunday, April 24, from 9:00-12:00, the students of North Mianus and Cos Cob are hosting CHAMPathon to help raise money and get them closer to their goal of $25,000 (the cost of a mine detection dog). Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: North Mianus Students Eat 5-A-Day The Rainbow Way

At North Mianus School, the annual Fruit and Veggie Challenge served up a rainbow of fun. During the annual healthy fruit and vegetable challenge students sampled everything from mangoes and yellow peppers to blueberries and cucumbers. Again, Stop & Shop was the primary sponsor of the week-long challenge. Students maintained charts tallying a week of servings of fruits and vegetables. The class with the most participation won an extra 15 minutes of recess, though it might not be cashed in until the weather warms up a bit. Continue Reading →

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African Drumming Sweeps North Mianus School

All four first grade homerooms had a chance to learn about African drumming from Henry Jones of Infinite Roots. Mr. Jones wove in geography and history lessons, while giving all the children a chance to improvise and experiment with all the percussion instruments. And, yes, there is such a thing as a square drum. Continue Reading →

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North Mianus School Sweetens up the Offerings at 38th Junior League Enchanted Forest

Jenn Bencivengo, the assistant principal at North Mianus School has a baby, a big job and time to volunteer with the Junior League of Greenwich. This week 16 students signed up to make gingerbread houses with themes based on famous artists to be auctioned or purchased at the Junior League’s 38th annual Enchanted Forest later this month. Continue Reading →

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