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Thirteen seniors at Convent of the Sacred Heart were named "Commended Students" in the National Merit Scholarship Program this year.
Sacred Heart Headmistress Joan Magnetti, far right, honored those students at an Oct. 3 assembly in the upper school by presenting them with letters of commendation from Sacred Heart's administration and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
The student honorees were, from left, Lauren Alexander, Elizabeth Carr, Kerri Whelan, Marisa Fezza, Alexandra Rizk, Kyla Harrington, Emily Schloss, Joan Ziminsky, Olivia Ruggiero, Maura James, Gillian Redman, Emma Ward and Emily Oehlsen.= = =
Patrick Garner , a theater and television actor, recently visited Stanwich School's Primary House to lead students in an interactive theater production of "Corps of Discovery," which illustrates the adventures of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark as they explored the Louisiana Purchase territory.
The production gave students the chance to learn about these historic figures by portraying them on stage. It was part of the school's weekly arts and enrichment program, which is supported by Stanwich's Parent Association.
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From left, actor Patrick Garner directs Stanwich School primary students Jackson Boolbol, Christopher Wack and Mary Grace Thomas in a theatrical production about the Louisiana Purchase.
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The Renaissance Festival at International School at Dundee, 55 Florence Road, will feature acrobats and other high-flying acts on Oct. 25.
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Parkway School will host a "Family Writing Night," featuring children's book author Patricia Polacco at 5:15 p.
Parkway School's "Family Writing Night," 5:15 p.m.
Greenwich High School's "College Night," 7:30 p.m., GHS student center.
Greenwich High School Class of 1973 reunion.
Greenwich High School's homecoming parade, game and dance.
Old Greenwich School's "Pumpkin Patch" fair, 11 a.m.
Glenville School's "Harvest Day" fair, noon to 4 p.m., Western Greenwich Civic Center.
Whitby School's "School's Secondary School Fair," 6:30 p.m.
Julian Curtiss School's "Parade of Nations" event, 1 p.m.
Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., New Lebanon School.
International School at Dundee, Renaissance Festival, 10 a.m., ISD campus
Election Day - Public schools closed for staff development.
Board of Education work session, 7 p.m., Havemeyer Building.
Veteran's Day - Public schools closed.
Board of Education budget presentation meeting, 7to 9 p.m., Cos Cob School.
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Every year Maureen Butler, Whitney Keyes and Diane Sedlock come out for the annual 5k Run/Walk held in honor of Susannah Chase, who was killed in Colorado in 1997.
Hundreds of people gathered at Greenwich Point for the 11th annual Susannah Chase Run Sunday.
"It was fabulous," said Julie Chase, Susannah's mother, " It was a better turnout than I had expected."
Every year the Chase family looks forward to the event as both a chance to reconnect with family and friends, as well as a time to celebrate Susannah's life, her mother said.
Susannah Chase, 23, was found beaten on Dec. 22, 1997, in an alley by her home in Boulder, where she was attending the University of Colorado. Diego Olmos Alcalde, a Chilean native with Denver-area ties, has been arrested and charged in the slaying.....