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Greenwich Schools Convocation Kicks off with Standing Ovation for Ralph Mayo

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.
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BOE to Superintendent: Slice “Opportunity Block” to Half Hour

Without a full 45 minute opportunity block, it will not be possible to offer students a full credit course at the end of the school day. The BOE advised the administration to devise a structured 30 minutes for students who are not excused for sports or school sanctioned activity so that they don’t just leave school early. Continue Reading →

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Letter: I wonder where current elected officials stand on national issues

“Our only hope is you, me, us, standing together – becoming informed and voting – for what is decent and fair for all. The 2018 election, although not Presidential, is crucial.” – Monica Prihoda, RTM Old Greenwich District 6 Continue Reading →

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BOE Approves Gildea’s Start/End Time Creative Solution for GHS: The “Opportunity Block”

Dr. Gildea proposed a creative solution to the “pain points” in this year’s new GHS start/end times. The idea of a non-rotating “opportunity block” at the end of the day would allow athletes to leave for games without missing a core academic subject. Most of the board members reacted very favorably. Continue Reading →

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Gildea: No discussions about returning to the old school start time. We’re seeking a logistics solution.

After parents and students urged the Superintendent and BOE not to roll back start times, Greenwich Schools Superintendent said the start/end time steering committee is focusing on logistics, not on a roll back of start times. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Schools Community Service Awards Shine a Light on Extraordinary Students

In addition to awards for students at all the elementary, middle schools and GHS students – one in each of the five houses – the Fleishman Award for Community Service, which WMS principal called “The Ernie,” went to René Lapointe Jameson. Continue Reading →

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