Turn of River Middle School 117 Vine Rd, Stamford, CT06905 Opened in 1963, Turn of River is one of five public middle schools serving the city of Stamford. Located on Vine Road…More across the street from the Harry Bennett branch of the Ferguson Library, Turn of River serves a diverse group of students in grades 6-8 and is "dedicated to developing children into responsible and caring individuals." The school's curriculum includes classes in social studies, language arts and math, and through the Stamford Youth Foundation, students are given the chance to participate in intramural sports.
Founded in 1861, Turn of River Presbyterian Church serves a congregation of 50 members and offers a Sunday worship…More service and various music and youth programs.
Headed by James K. Mahan, Turn of River has created a unique way to teach its younger members about the Bible. The Presbyterian Puppet Players features elementary and middle school students performing puppet shows to present a religious message. The Presbyterian Women's Organization holds an annual Hollyfair during the first weekend of December on the church grounds where handmade crafts and ornaments can be purchased.
Turn of River also shares its buildling with Steps Dance Studio, a for-profit dance school for elementary and middle school children.