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Holocaust Survivor Speaks with 8th Graders

On Thursday, April 20th, Holocaust survivor Judith Altman spoke with CMS 8th graders to share her experiences. Born in Jasina, Czechoslovakia, Altman survived two different ghettos and was transported by cattle car to Auschwitz. She survived several labor camps as well as a "death march" that ended in the Bergen Belsen concentration camp. Barely alive, she was sick with typhus when the camp was finally liberated by British forces. She is Vice President of the Holocaust Child Survivors of Connecticut.

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CMS Celebrates Earth Day

CMS students were busy learning about Earth Day in their Science classes on Friday, April 21st!

Aleksandra Moch is the town of Greenwich Environmental Analyst and she spoke on composting to all the 6th grade classes.

7th graders watched The Lorax and reflected on if those themes are still relevant today. Each student then explored their Ecological Footprint.

Meg McAuley Kaicher spoke to the 8th grade classes on pollinators and the kids planted sunflower or milkweed seedlings.

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