How It All Adds Up Learning to Love Math at The Children’s School

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Math is as essential to our understanding and appreciation of how the world works, and our place within it, as the spoken and written word; it has been described as “the poetry of logic.” As Maureen Murphy, Head of The Children’s School, explains, “A practical and needed tool, math is also a language, a window to deciphering the physical world as well as the forces that govern it. It teaches an important habit of mind—problem solving. Children learn how gratifying it is to find a solution, even if it takes several tries or a shift in strategy.”
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Aug 2, 2018 - 2:03:47 AM

WHS Students Earned Top Honors at FBLA National Leadership Conference

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that students from Westhill High School (WHS) recently earned top honors at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)National Leadership Conference, where more than 9,200 of America’s top high school students competed in more than 70 business and business-related events.
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AITE Student Ryan Edkins Took First Place in the NFTE NY Metro Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

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Jul 16, 2018 - 5:01:09 AM

Just in Time for Graduation Volunteers from AXA Investment Managers Revitalize Stark’s Courtyard and Kindergarten Outdoor Classroom

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Jun 26, 2018 - 5:53:20 AM

Stamford High School Achieves International Baccalaureate World School Status Approved to Offer Diploma Program

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that Stamford High School (SHS) in now an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Diploma Program (DP), joining IB schools in 147 countries across the globe. After a rigorous two-and-a-half year process, which culminated with a verification visit, SHS received its official notification in late May. SHS becomes the first high school in Stamford to offer an IB opportunity to students and one of only nine qualified in Connecticut.
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Jun 21, 2018 - 1:20:23 AM

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