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High School Now Starts at 8:30 AM in Greenwich, Middle School at 8: How That’s Working Out

Later school Isabella Ross Greenwich Yager 09-16-17
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When the new school year started two weeks ago in Greenwich, it started a little later in the day as a result of changes adopted by the town’s Board of Education, a controversial move and part of a national debate that pits concerns about keeping students alert with other concerns, including sports practices and game times. On Thursday, the Greenwich Board of Education heard from about 20 parents, teachers and others about how the new school schedule has been working out, eight days into the new school year. Despite kinks in the bus scheduling and challenges scheduling sports practice and competitions in other towns, feedback was overall very positive on the benefits to students of the extra hour of sleep. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Police: Tight Parking, Heavy Traffic Expected for DHS Open House Thursday Night

Darien High School DHS 9-13-16
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The Darien Police Department is issuing a traffic advisory related to the Darien High School Open House, scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14. Parents who are attending the event should be aware that parking at the high school is limited. Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Due to the large amount of traffic that is anticipated it will be necessary to limit vehicular access to the high school campus. Continue Reading →

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Parent Workshop: Getting Your Freshman, Sophomore Kids Ready for School & College

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The Darien Depot Youth Center is hosting a workshop for parents of students in Grades 9 and 10 with advice on getting them ready for school and college admissions. The free seminar, presented by Successful Study Skills 4 Students and Collegewise, starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2 at the Depot, 25 Heights Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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