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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Greenwich schools to change how they crunch the numbers

The school district is set to implement during the next year a number of new data initiatives, which are aimed at improving student performance. Photo: Timothy P. Guzda, Timothy Guzda/Staff Graphic


Subdued Programming, Soaring Soloist Illuminate Greenwich Choral Society Christmas Concert

Anchored by the magnificent " Magnificat " of John Rutter, and graced by the voice of mezzo-soprano Kimberly Sogioka, the always anticipated Christmas Concert of The Greenwich Choral Society was titled "Christmas Magic", and the audience at Christ Church Greenwich was again transported by the choir's entry with handbells and candles, singing the tender and lovely "Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head," a traditional Appalachian Melody. The opening ritual never fails to move and transport listeners to the season.


CIA spymaster decries torture during Greenwich speech

Former CIA official Jack Devine signs copies of his book iGood Hunting: An American Spymasteris Story,i at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich Friday, during a fundraiser for Family Centers. Photo: Robert Marchant, Anne W. Semmes Former CIA Director Jack Devine spoke at the Greenwich Hyatt in Greenwich, Conn.


Spotted: A snowy owl at Greenwich Point

Greenwich resident Elizabeth Champlin snapped this shot of a snowy owl perched high up in a tree with her phone while jogging at Greenwich Point Wednesday.


See ya!!! Michael Kay spotted at Gabriele's in Greenwich

Sky Mercede, left, co-owner of Forever Sweet Bakery in Stamford, is joined by David Letterman Show announcer and Stamford resident Alan Kalter at the recent UBS Stamford parade. Photo: Contributed Photo


Staples winter preview: Boys hockey undergoes youth movement

... to the quarterfinals. Staples (9-13-1) was also the lone Division III team to defeat a Division I squad, besting Greenwich. Jack Mendillo (Staples), who had 31 goals and 23 assists in 22 games for the Wreckers, is playing his senior season with the ...


Stamford Students Create Thanksgiving Gifts For Kosher Food Pantry

This Thanksgiving, children from Greenwich and Stamford worked together across communities to create Thanksgiving food baskets for people experiencing financial difficulties. Greenwich kids in grades K-2 got out their measuring spoons to create rainbow bean soup jars as part of the Sunday Funday program at JCC Greenwich.


Fairfield County Officials Join The Center Of Stamford For Fun Fundraiser

... Center's crisis counseling, advocacy and education programs. The Center serves Westport, Wilton, Weston, Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk and New Canaan. The Center provided crisis counseling to more than 450 people and prevention education to ...


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