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Greenwich is Invited to Create Kindness Rocks and Participate in a Sock Benefit for Steven Sudell

While staying at Yale New Haven Hospital, Steven and his family liked to go to their healing garden as often as possible. There they saw the Smilow Rocks from The Kindness Rocks Project, with inspiring phrases painted on them to encourage patients.

Since getting home Steven and his family have started painting their own rocks and visiting Cos Cob Park, which Steven calls his big healing garden. Others have also joined in bringing painted rocks and planting them in Cos Cob Park. Continue Reading →

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Western Middle School 8th Graders to Showcase Their Capstone Projects

There are three dates that WMS students will present their “Capstone Projects. ” All are open to the public. These projects are a way for students to demonstrate their research, writing, and presenting skills. Months are spent researching and writing about a problem found in a community of their choice. Continue Reading →

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Western Middle School Debate Team Are Winners at CT Middle School Debate League Tourney

Catherine Utzinger, Nicole Craighead, and Erin Morlock. Contributed photo

The Western Debate Team went up against 81 other teams consisting of 224 debaters from 23 different schools. The topic debated was “This House believes that Artificial Intelligence will do more good than harm.” Western won six of the debates in the three rounds of competition and the loses were extremely close, with one round lost by just 1/2 a point. Continue Reading →

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Western Middle School to Host Community Head Shaving St. Baldrick’s Event on Thursday

Dubbed “Western Cares 2018,” Western Middle School principal Gordon Beinstein said the cause hits close to home for the WMS community. “Two of our students have recently been stricken with this disease. St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s single goal is to eliminate childhood cancer, raising $234,000,000 in research grant funding since 2005.” Continue Reading →

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