Schools

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...

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...

GHS Students Recognized for PSAT/NMSQT Performance

Forty-five Greenwich High School (GHS) students have been recognized in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program, an annual academic competition for recognition and college undergraduate scholarships, based on their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) scores. Fourteen GHS students qualify for scholarships in the National Merit program and thirty-one have been recognized as Commended Students. read more...