Norwalk teens in free STEM-focused camp at Maritime Aquarium

Bridget Cevero, an education supervisor of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, helps students building a simple hydraulic arm during the Mayor’s Student Engineering & Science Program: (from left) Ella Valiante, 14, of Brien McMahon High School; Kelsey McClung, 13, of Roton Middle School; and Dylan Consolati, 14, of Norwalk High School. Twenty-five Norwalk students are participating in the STEM-focused camp this week for free, thanks to support from Bankwell and First County Bank, as well as funds from the annual Norwalk Mayor’s Ball. (The Maritime Aquarium/contributed photo)
Twenty-five Norwalk teens spent last week building hydraulic arms, making toys for an octopus, examining plankton with microscopes, collecting data on fish and crabs brought up out of Long Island Sound, and more during a free experience at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
Aug 7, 2017 - 5:25:02 AM

Greenwich Education Group Gives Back to Greenwich

Greenwich Education Group held its eighth Annual Secondary School Fair at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center in Old Greenwich. More than 100 secondary school directors of admission were present as well as over 400 prospective students and their families from New York City, Fairfield, Westchester and Putnam counties.
Jul 31, 2017 - 2:46:40 AM

WestConn Women’s Basketball wins in the classroom

WCSU 2016-17 Women’s Basketball Team (l-r): #2 – Kathiana Monestime (Somerville, Massachusetts); #33 – Emma Belcourt (Cromwell); #11 – Gabrielle Hurlbert (Thomaston); #4 – Jessica Davis (Hamden); #25 – Molly Ronan (Orange); #20 – Kaitlyn LaBonte (South Windsor); #22 – Samantha Smith (Wallingford); #24 – Alyssa Eannotti (Shelton); #31 – Emily Dobson (Westerly, Rhode Island); #32 – Alecia Dulaire (Bloomfield); #21 – Nicole Mierzejewski (Meriden); #14 – Tashai Price (Vernon); #23 – Genesis Torres (Stratford); #30 – Jancy Sherwood (Poughquag, New York) (contributed photo)
The Western Connecticut State University Women’s Basketball Team placed in the national Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for the first time, with a ninth-place ranking.
Jul 28, 2017 - 7:39:52 AM

SPS Named Casey Cummings, Assistant Principal, Springdale Elementary School and Kathleen Kelley, Interim Assistant Principal, Davenport Ridge Elementary School

Superintendent Stamford Public School (SPS) Earl Kim and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) named Casey Cummings, assistant principal, Springdale Elementary School effective August 28, and Kathleen Kelley, interim assistant principal, Davenport Ridge Elementary School effective August 3. Cummings will replace Laura Lynam who is returning to the classroom to serve as an English Language teacher. Kelley is filling a vacancy created as the result of Kendra Brown’s appointment as interim director of Early Childhood Education.
Jul 27, 2017 - 8:47:28 AM

Stamford's Back to School Shop-- Third Annual Event

Remember how much fun it was to shop for your back to school supplies? Well, imagine the excitement of 250 economically disadvantaged elementary school students who get to select their own brand new school items in a one day pop-up “department store” where everything is free!
Jul 24, 2017 - 8:19:31 AM

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