Tag Archives: Greenwich Academy

Inspired & Connected at RIISEPPC16

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We thank the many families, schools, thought leaders, community organizations and companies for making RIISEPPC16 - What Every Family of Color Should Know   Inspiring connections were made possible by the generous support of our sponsors: Vibrant Health, Riverdale Country School, Birch Wathen Lenox, Greenwich Academy, The Town School, The Chapin School, Test Rocker, A&M Sports. We […]

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Love, Admissions

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Dear Family Applicants, There may be a few loose ends like a pending interview or test date, but for the most part your role in this rigorous application process is over. Job well done, family!!! Because we’ve been there, we expect you may be experiencing a bit of anxiety as you wait for notification. In […]

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STEM Promotes Equity and Opportunity in Learning Environments

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RIISE is grateful for the opportunity to connect our dynamically rigorous school communities with diverse thought leaders (Tx, Gloria Fernández Tearte!). Greenwich Academy is a leader in advancing STEM education through, The GAINS (Girls Advancing in STEM) Network, founded by Greenwich Academy, an online social network for girls and women with a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math; […]

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What Our Students {Jalen. Gibby. Michael. Dakota. Emilio. & Crew} Did This Summer

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Jalen Reflections of Complexions Student Submission Form – Deadline 12/15 Hi Ms. Collins,   It’s Jalen Daniels from Columbia Prep. I hope you are having a fantastic summer!! I am excited to announce that I am creating a book with my fellow friend,  Ifeoma “Ify” White-Thorpe from Morris Hills High School. For our book, we are requesting that students of […]

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RIISE HOS Series – Molly King @ Greenwich Academy

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Seasons Greetings! May this holiday season be especially good to you and your family. We pray for one that is filled with fellowship, giving, peace, joy, and love. RIISE is adding some HOS cheer to this holiday season by asking our school leaders some great questions. HOS is not a holiday cocktail (however, open to suggested recipes), but it’s […]

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Equity Community Legacy & Future set the stage for Admissions Now at RIISE FBRE14

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We are in the thick of the admissions season with open houses in full swing! Yet, the families that attended the 5th annual RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event this past Sunday, know it’s not too late to begin to identify, connect or reconnect with schools they can consider partnering with to develop young bright minds. […]

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Admissions Now! Quick Tips – #4

We continue this Monday’s Admissions Now! Quick Tips with tips from Abby Katz, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid at Greenwich Academy, in lower Fairfield County, CT. We asked Abby those same four questions many families may not dare ask an admissions representative, and got her perspective. Thanks Abby! We hope you find these tips helpful on your admissions journey […]

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October 21 – Sticks & Stones Revisited – How to Protect Our Children

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A special invitation to all prospective & current Greenwich Academy Families. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7p-8:30p Greenwich Academy – Young Assembly Hall 200 North Maple Avenue Greenwich, CT www.greenwichacademy.org RIISE invites you to a parenting evening where we: revisit bullying in 2014 what it can look like inside and outside of independent schools how it […]

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RIISE Summer Series: What Did You Do Over The Break?, with Gloria Fernández-Tearte, MSW, Greenwich Academy

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The good news is that there’s a whole month of summer break left. No matter where you find yourself, thinking fondly of highlights already passed or dreaming about memories yet to be made, we want to take this time to share with you the wonder of Summer ’14 with fantastic experiences had by the families and schools […]

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RIISE Spotlight: Jubilee Johnson – School President @ Greenwich Academy!

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At a recent Greenwich Academy Parents of Color event, RIISE had the good fortune to meet an extraordinary young lady, Jubilee Johnson, a rising senior recently elected as school president! Jubilee’s personality is infectious. We are happy to introduce you to what inspires her and makes her so darn jubilant! Parent involvement has something to […]

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