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Friday, August 21, 2009

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Up for debate: Should Greenwich tax collector be elected or appointed?
A three-way race for tax collector is stoking the fires of an old debate in Greenwich of whether the office should be elected as it is currently or changed to an appointed position, like the assessor. Read More »

Greenwich school board to work on busing routes in Riverside
School board officials are working on new busing options after some Riverside parents complained that cutting the school bus stop in their neighborhood endangers their children, the superintendent Read More »

Stamford man revived, then arrested in Greenwich
Police and paramedics revived a Stamford man found not breathing in his car in a central Greenwich bank parking lot near police headquarters Thursday evening, police said. Read More »

Mass. Father, daughter plan to sue Stamford police officer, claim road rage
STAMFORD -- A 48-year-old Cape Cod man and his 17-year-old daughter have notified Stamford they intend to sue over what they say was a road rage incident involving a Stamford police officer who pulled her gun on them. Read More »

Greenwich Senior Center menu
MONDAY Hoisin Honeyed Baby Back Ribs Steamed Jasmine Rice Chef's Blend Vegetables Salad Assorted Desserts TUESDAY Beef Liver & Bacon or Pizza Oven Browned Potatoes Salad Assorted Read More »

Greenwich Senior Center calendar
MONDAY 9:30: Core Strengthening 9:45: Advanced Level Art Class/Peer Critique 10: Sit & Stretch 10:30: Essential Skills for Healthy Eating and Cooking Demo w/Dr. Read More »

Greenwich town meetings
MONDAY4 Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency: 7 p.m., Town Hall, Meeting Room. TUESDAY RTM Appointments Committee: 8 p.m., Town Hall, Cone Room. WEDNESDAY Artificial Turf Working Group: 9:30 a. Read More »

Students blaze trails in Old Greenwich park

GREENWICH -- Twins Kimberly and Jennifer Mata, 16, haven't had any problems sleeping at night the last two weeks. The sisters are picking up brush and clearing trails in Greenwich during the hottest Read More »

Trial postponed in crash that killed Old Greenwich librarians
DENVER -- Lawyers for the Colorado woman accused in a hit-and-run collision that killed two Old Greenwich librarians were granted additional time Thursday to mount their defense against charges that Read More »

Caravella goes to bat for Novakowski in tax collector's race

Retiring Tax Collector Louis Caravella made good on his promise to support Rick Novakowski to be his successor during a joint appearance Thursday with his protege at a campaign kickoff event in Cos Read More »

Construction worker injured in fall in Riverside
A construction worker was taken to Stamford Hospital on Wednesday afternoon after falling from a ledge and injuring his leg in Riverside, police said. Medics responded to 6 Gilliam Lane on a report Read More »

08/21/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

Greenwich kids enjoy Shakes-scenes theater camp
Greenwich Citizen
This is just one of many Shakespeare's scenes brought to life by a group of young people from Greenwich, ages 8 to 18, in a week-long theatre camp called ...
Trial postponed in crash that killed Old Greenwich librarians
Greenwich Time
By Colin Gustafson DENVER -- Lawyers for the Colorado woman accused in a hit-and-run collision that killed two Old Greenwich librarians were granted ...
Greenwich Citizen Staff
Greenwich Citizen
The scale of the resultant traffic jams made the Greenwich-New York rush hour commute look like a jaunt on the Autobahn. During a rare stretch of bottleneck ...
Greenwich police blotter
Greenwich Time
- Raoul Mamby, 27, of 66 Main St., Yonkers, NY, was charged Saturday night with larceny, illegal use of a credit card, interfering with an officer, ...

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08/21/09 PRESS RELEASE: Administrator Announcement

Principal of Central Middle School, Carol B. Walsh, has notified central
administration of her request to leave Greenwich at the end of the first
semester of this school year to pursue other career opportunities. Please
see attached for more information.

Kim Eves
Director of Communications
Greenwich Board of Education
290 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830


Phone: 203-625-7415
e mail:
Fax: 203-869-8003


Interim Principal Appointed at Central Middle School

(For immediate release: Greenwich, CT – Friday, August 21, 2009) Principal of Central Middle School, Carol B. Walsh, has notified central administration of her request to leave Greenwich at the end of the first semester of this school year to pursue other career opportunities.

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Sidney Freund said, “In an effort to provide leadership continuity and to minimize the number of building leaders at Central Middle School in a given year, and in order to assist in duties resulting from administrator vacancies at the central office, Ms. Walsh will assume various responsibilities in the Professional Learning and Human Resources departments at the Havemeyer Building.”

Bio Brief: Carol B. Walsh
Ms. Walsh was appointed as Principal of Central Middle School in 2006 and in addition to her leadership of the school over the last three years, she has participated in numerous District-wide initiatives. Ms. Walsh has been a member of the RISE (Racial Imbalance, Space Utilization and Declining Enrollment) Task Force, the Secondary School Review Committee, and the TEPL (Teacher Evaluation and Professional Learning) Turnkey Committee.

Ms. Walsh began her career in education in 1971 with the DeKalb County Public Schools in Atlanta, GA. as an 8th-12th grade French teacher. In 1982, she moved to Connecticut and took a position at Middlesex Middle School in Darien as a 7th-9th grade French and Spanish teacher and served as Chair for various curriculum projects. From 1986-1993, Ms. Walsh taught High School French at Acton/Boxborough Regional High School. Returning to Middlesex Middle School in 1993, she served as a French and Spanish teacher, as well as 8th grade Team Leader and World Language Department Chair for the next nine years. In 2002, as part of the complete redesign of the 12 high schools in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was appointed Principal of one of the new high schools of choice. Her focus was to design and open this new high school with the prestigious International Baccalaureate program as its anchor. In 2003, she returned to Connecticut as the Principal of Scofield Magnet Middle School for three years. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Sacred Heart University’s Graduate School of Education in Fairfield, CT and continues to speak annually as a guest lecturer.

Throughout her career, Ms. Walsh has been actively involved in numerous professional organizations including, the New England League of Middle Schools (NELMS). She has served as a member of their Board of Directors from 1998-2002. In this capacity, she has served as an educational consultant and presented workshops on a variety of topics including middle school pedagogy, classroom management, team building, and educational technology both at the annual NELMS conferences and throughout New England.

Ms. Walsh received her B.A. with a Major in French/Secondary Education from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI in 1970; her Masters in French/Secondary Education from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 1975; and her Administrative, 6th Year Certificate from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT in 2000. In 2002, she was the recipient of the prestigious Dean’s Leadership Award from Sacred Heart.

Superintendent Appoints Interim Principal

The search for a Principal for Central Middle School is underway. Mr. Roger Stenz - retired, thirty-nine (39) year veteran middle school educator with the Greenwich Public Schools - has been appointed Interim Principal of Central Middle School, effective Monday, August 24, 2009.

Mr. Stenz retired in 2003 after fifteen years as Assistant Principal of Eastern Middle School. Beginning his career in education in 1964 as a teacher at Central Junior High School in Greenwich, he spent the next twenty-four years at Central as teacher, Teacher Leader and then Assistant Principal before moving to Eastern Middle School in 1988. Mr. Stenz also acted as Interim Assistant Director for Business Services for the Greenwich Public Schools assisting in a leadership transition period in that department in 2005.

Dr. Freund said, “We are fortunate to have a highly qualified educator with extensive experience in teaching and administration in Greenwich and specifically at Central Middle School to lead the school through this transition.”


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08/21/09 PRESS RELEASE: Fall Field Hockey press release

Please run the attached as many times as possible.



(See attached file: Field Hockey Press Release - 2009.)

Fall Field Hockey

The Department of Parks and Recreation announces that registration has begun for its Fall Field Hockey Program. The program is open to those in grades 3 through 8. Players will receive instruction and play games locally and out of town. Most of the instruction will take place at Pemberwick Park on Tuesday evenings 5:30pm – 6:30am for 3rd – 6th graders and 6:30pm – 7:30pm for 7th & 8th graders. Greenwich High School turf field #6 will also be used on Saturdays for practice and games. Some traveling is required and games may be played on Saturday mornings and afternoons.

The program starts Tuesday, September 15th and runs through November 7th . It does not meet on Saturday, September 19 Roshashana.

Emily Townsend Prince will be directing the program. She was a 3 time All American, 2 times Captain of the Princeton, 3 time All Ivy League Selection, member of the U-19 National Team. She is currently the USFHA Futures Coach and Site Director. Emily’s staff include former college players from Brown and Sacred Heart who also have youth coaching experience.

Mouth guards, eye guards, and shin guards are required. Field Hockey Sticks may be purchased at the field for $30.00.

For more information on this program or any others please or visit our web site at
www.greenwichct.org. Check out Parks and Recreation and click on youth programs.

Distribution: Greenwich Citizen, Greenwich Time, Greenwich Post, Community Answers

08/21/09 MEDIA ALERT: Glenville School Press Briefing and Tour

You are invited to attend a Press Briefing and Tour of the New Glenville
School Building.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:00 PM
at the new Glenville School Building

There will be a panel presentation providing information on the progress
to date and the expected timeline for completion and move into the new

Panelists will include representatives from the Building Committee, Turner
Construction, Perkins Eastman, Board of Education, and District and School

An opportunity for questions and answers and a tour of the building will
be provided as well.

Please let me know if you will be attending.
Thank you.

Kim Eves
Director of Communications
Greenwich Board of Education
290 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830


Phone: 203-625-7415
e mail: kim_eves@greenwich.k12.ct.us
Fax: 203-869-8003

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