A beautiful winter scene filled with freshly fallen snow fills Westport and surrounding areas.
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Dreaming of Jun(o)

The bell rings at 11:45 and students celebrate the early dismissal with thoughts of ‘The Blizzard of the Year’ that lies ahead. The air has dropped to 20 degrees and small flurries are floating down, creating a thin layer over the ground, preparing us for the massive amounts of snow that lie ahead. Moms fill…

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Deflate the controversy

Deflate the Controversy It’s rough being a Patriots fan right now. I mean, besides the fact that we’re marching to the Super Bowl to squash the Seahawks’ hopes of a repeat, we now have to defend ourselves and our team. Following the New England Patriots’ emphatic 45-7 win in the AFC Championship over the Indianapolis…

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Terrorism is rising, so is fear

A few weeks ago, I was filled with fear, anger, and sadness during first period Advanced Journalism. The class was talking about the very recent terrorist attack on the satirical French magazine headquarters in Paris, Charlie Hebdo. The attack, which killed 12 innocent people, was performed by members of a Yemeni branch of Al-Qaida. The…

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Westport elementary schools sweep the 2015 Niche rankings

The Niche website’s 2015 Best Public Elementary School ranking included all Westport elementary schools, with Saugatuck, King’s Highway, Coleytown, Green’s Farms and Long Lots taking fourth through eighth places, respectively. According to the Niche website, schools with high rankings are “exceptional academic institution[s] with a diverse set of high-achieving students and faculty, and the students…

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Cold temperatures defrosted by favorite coats

As temperatures drop it gets to the point where it’s crucial to dress for warmth instead of just focusing on fashion. Coats come into play and are a necessary addition to every outfit. With hundreds of different coat styles here are the coat superlatives. Easiest to bring to school Students push off having to wear…

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