Schools

Open Houses Scheduled for GPS Magnet Schools

Greenwich Public Schools has scheduled several Open Houses across their various Magnet Schools for parents and families interested in learning about the Magnet School programs and application process. Attendees will learn each of the school’s unique offerings and will have a chance to ask questions to members of the respective school administration. read more...

ISD Launches Campaign to Honor Beloved Greenwich Teacher

This month marks the one-year passing of a very special educator in the Greenwich community. Brenda Macri, a longtime teacher in Greenwich Public Schools and at The International School at Dundee (ISD) passed away on Dec. 8, 2018. To honor her memory, the ISD Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is launching a campaign to purchase library books and flowering bulbs, which students will plant in the garden in the spring. Everyone who met Mrs. Macri knew how much she loved sharing books and her joy for flowers and gardening. read more...

Greenwich Students Attend Say STEM Camp at Rice University

Brother duo Lochlan and Walker Laitala traveled to Houston for a week this summer to attend Rice University’s prestigious and unique Say STEM Camp hosted by The Tapia Center for Excellence and Equity. The Greenwich Country Day School students joined more than 300 students from across the country who participated in the engaging experience. read more...

Greenwich Teen’s Hobby Leads to Scholarship Award

A prestigious organization of the country’s top rare coin experts has awarded its annual “Young Numismatist” scholarship to Christian Hartch, 18, of Greenwich. The scholarship from the Professional Numismatists Guild paid for him to attend one of the six-day, educational American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar sessions in Colorado in June. read more...

Student ‘STEMinists’ Fundraise to Support Women in Science Conference

Greenwich cartoonists AJ Ink hosted a fundraiser to help the 5th Annual Women in Science Conference on Oct. 24 in Shenzhen, China. A “STEMinist” logo created by 15-year old Angela Zarrilli and 10-year old sister Jacklyn Zarrilli was printed on T-shirts, mugs, pillows, and notebooks, now on sale at AJInkDesigns.weebly.com. Angela states, “STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math- merging that with ‘feminist’ creates the term STEMinist.” To promote the sale of ‘STEMinist’ items, Angela and Jacklyn created a series of 18 blog posts to document their experience. “Explaining the hardships and triumphs we faced is important. So, we created our own blog.” read more...