New Canaan High School

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‘He Is an Exemplary Model’: NCHS Educator Jim Zambarano Named ‘Teacher of the Year’ by Tech Ed Association

While serving as New Canaan High School principal, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bryan Luizzi recalled Monday night, the district saw a rise in interest among students for computer science and coding. NCHS offered no specific class to address those interests, Luizzi recalled, though Jim Zambarano—for many years now, the chair of the school’s Career & Technical Education program—“had talked about what might be needed to try and do that,” according to Luizzi. “I looked him in the eye and said, ‘Well we don’t have anybody to teach that,’ ” Luizzi recalled at a Board of Education meeting, held in the Wagner Room at NCHS. “And he looked at me right back and said, ‘I can,’ and jumped right in.”

Thanks largely to Zambarano, the program swiftly was put together. “We talk often about ‘Project Lead the Way,’ our goals and STEM education and engineering, and we are very proud of our Project Lead the Way program. Continue Reading →

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New Canaan High School’s Most Popular Cars

New Canaan High School’s parking lot is many things—bustling with activity to the point where safety measures have been installed for students crossing its main access road, and configured such that vehicles often back up all the way down to Route 106 during the morning “rush.”

It offers a snapshot of car popularity and preferences among New Canaan teens: (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Police Officer Geoffrey Lambert To Take on School Resource Role at NCHS

A 27-year New Canaan Police Department officer. U.S. Marines veteran and father of three will serve as the next officer assigned to New Canaan High School, officials said Thursday. Officer Geoffrey Lambert will start Nov. 7 in the School Resource Officer role, according to a press release issued by Police Chief Leon Krolikowski. “During his career he has received many letters of appreciation, awards and commendations for exceptional performance,” Krolikowski said. Continue Reading →

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‘He Has Educated Hundreds’: Police Sgt. Jason Kim To Leave School Resource Officer Role at NCHS

The popular policeman based since September 2012 at New Canaan High School will move on from the ‘school resource officer’ role following his recent promotion, officials say. Sgt. Jason Kim has been assigned as a youth officer in the New Canaan Police Department’s Investigative Section, and a search for his successor as SRO is underway, according to Police Chief Leon Krolikowski. Interviews with officers who have expressed interest in succeeding Kim in the highly visible, important SRO job will commence next week and a new person could be in place at 11 Farm Road by the first week of November. “He’s done a great job,” Krolikowski said of Kim. Continue Reading →

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