Schools

GHS Senior Awarded Equitable Excellence Scholarship

Greenwich High School Senior Melissa Woo was recently awarded a $2,500 Equitable Excellence Scholarship for her work creating a mobile application, “Under My Wing,” that promotes protection from sexual harassment and assault for women. Its features promote personal safety and risk management via self-defense training and easy emergency contact and police dialing. Her award also comes with a $1,000 grant to Greenwich High School to be used for professional development opportunities for the school. read more...

PTA Council’s Annual Award for Volunteerism

On May 26, 2020, the Greenwich PTAC Essence Committee, along with the PTAC Board of Directors, announced the nominees and winners of the Essence awards. The Essence Award, in its tenth year, was created to acknowledge individuals who tirelessly and admirably work to better the Greenwich Public Schools, whether in a position of leadership or as a member of a team. This year there were twelve nominees and we honored two winners, a traditional Essence Award winner and a Lifetime Essence Award winner. The Lifetime category was created in 2017 to specifically honor an active, long-standing impactful PTA volunteer who has contributed over the course of many years through a variety of positions and schools.   read more...

Classes to Remain Canceled for the Rest of the Academic Year

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, he is ordering in-person classes at all K-12 public school facilities in Connecticut to remain canceled for the rest of the 2019-2020 academic year and continue providing distance learning during this period. Schools will also be required to continue providing meals to children under the school lunch and breakfast programs for consumption at home, as they have been throughout this emergency. read more...

OGS Students Donate to Greenwich Hospital

Every year, the 5th Grade students at Old Greenwich School make a class gift to their school. This typically pays for an item to improve the school – perhaps a new bench, playground game, or a mural. This year, the children voted to donate their collection to a local organization working to help people affected by the coronavirus instead. The students chose Greenwich Hospital to be the recipient of this gift. read more...