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Home for Break? Have a Staycation

Wondering what to do over your Connecticut staycation? Here are some ways to step-up your February break: Check out the Avon Theatre Film Center to see the latest and most innovational cinematic masterpieces (this will actually let you appreciate the Oscars!). On Saturday, February 17, the Avon is screening a…

Names Day 2017

By Elliot Greenbaum “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” is a well known saying from childhood, but name-calling actually does hurt.  This is the basis for Names Can Really Hurt Us, a full school day anti-bullying program developed many years ago by the…

Through the Lens: Innovation Lab

Through the Lens: Innovation Lab Lucas Brien   Most Greenwich High School students have heard of Innovation Lab, but don’t actually know what it’s really all about. Innovation Lab is a program within the high school that teaches “alternative learning” or “project-based learning.” When I first heard of this concept,…

The Buses: When Will They Come?

Melanie Leguizamon   Many students at Greenwich High School rely on the sacred school bus to take them to and from school in one piece. The buses have tried their best to find ways to get students to their destination, but they have done so after picking them up late,…

Improv Night

By: Aubrey Dyckman On September 15 GHS theater came out with their first production of the year. The show had no script, the cast spent little time rehearsing, and the act was as much of a surprise for them as it was for the audience. Yes, it was Comedy Improv…

Murder Mystery Club

By: Cynthia Chen   The television shows, “Forensic Files” and “Bones” are likely very familiar to you. The qualities that make these shows so successful and captivating are their ability to entrap and enhance the interests of viewers, as well as pique the curiosities of people of all different backgrounds…

New School Start Times: Good or Bad?

By: Lindsay Kinsella The later school start time is the biggest change this year at GHS; many people love getting more beauty sleep, while others have been complaining about getting out of school an hour later. Most of the students against the new school start time are particularly negative towards…

Hurricane Relief at Greenwich High School

By Emma Burstiner In the past 6 weeks, three calamitous natural disasters have impacted millions of people. First, the longest storm in history, Hurricane Harvey tore through Belize, Honduras, Texas, and Louisiana starting on August 17, 2017, and ending on September 3, 2017. There was a death toll of at…

Different Ideas, Same Respect

Ella Cooper, Staff Writer Greenwich High School has embarked on a new campaign. A movement driven by acceptance and kindness. Following the turmoil presidential election, dozens of students have felt uncomfortable in their classroom settings. The diverse range of emotions and opinions have resulted in a division among the student…

Student Government Elections 2016

Natalie Lilien, Special Correspondent On Tuesday, May 24th, Greenwich High School held student government elections for the upcoming 2016-2017 term. This year, polling was conducted through Google forms. Mrs. Fox emailed a link to students, offering flexibility and eliminating the cumbersome step of presenting a school I.D. and voting during…