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Popular Greenwich Parks & Rec Summer Music Camp Bumped to “Gym-a-torium” at Riverside School

The Parks & Rec board held its monthly meeting for May on Wednesday night. During her summer camp update, Sue Snyder said the popular music & art camp, now in its 80th year, has been been moved to Riverside School, and the musicians will be in the “gym-a-torium”. She said there is a shortage of equipment there and that the acoustics are not ideal for music. Continue Reading →

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Riverside School’s 2nd Annual STEM Fair Offers Opportunity to Develop Innovative Solutions to Real-World Challenges

A STEM Fair Open House will be held for Riverside School families on Wednesday, May 18th, from 6-7:30 pm. Students will also present their projects to their classes the following school day. Nearly 200 students from grades K-5 have chosen to participate in this PTA-sponsored event. Continue Reading →

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Riverside School Parties on Earth Day with Worms, Pill Bugs, Food Scraps and Compost


Friday, April 22 was Earth Day, and at Riverside School, a pilot program that taught children about composting came to fruition. The project involves leaves, food scraps and worms – the key ingredients in the school’s compost bins. The project was a collaboration among many, starting with Aleksandra Moch an environmental analyst for the Town of Greenwich. She worked with colleagues in town hall, Riverside School Principal Christopher Weiss, school’s staff, the PTA, parent volunteers, Greenwich Parks & Rec who held onto leaves collected in the fall, cafeteria workers and custodians – everyone came together with a shared goal. On Earth Day, students burst out of the cafeteria doors and across the blacktop to tables set up by Ms. Moch and volunteers, who greeted them with penguin pledges, worms and pill bugs. Continue Reading →

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