new canaan http://wshu.org en Synchronized swimmers combine ballet & gymnastics, underwater http://wshu.org/post/synchronized-swimmers-combine-ballet-gymnastics-underwater <p>This weekend, nearly 30 teenage girls from Connecticut are headed to Washington state to compete in the national competition of synchronized swimming. The team, from New Canaan, is one of the top in the country in a sport that not many people know much about.</p><p></p><p></p><p><iframe width="400" height="225" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aDRs1DrmNYk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:07:44 +0000 Craig LeMoult 19759 at http://wshu.org Synchronized swimmers combine ballet & gymnastics, underwater As Stamford considers 5th graders to middle school, New Canaan shows model http://wshu.org/post/stamford-considers-5th-graders-middle-school-new-canaan-shows-model <p>Yesterday we aired a story about how Stamford school administrators are currently considering the option of moving its fifth graders to the middle schools because of an oncoming space crunch. The idea has been criticized by many parents who say their children aren’t ready. But the option isn’t that radical. One&nbsp;nearby school district successfully made the transition nearly 20 years ago.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:49:50 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 8302 at http://wshu.org