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Westport ban paves the road to a cleaner life

Westport ban paves the road to a cleaner life

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20

May 16, 2019


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Westport has recently banned plastic and styrofoam from restaurants or other food services beginning in six months. This overdue ban that took place on May 7 is a huge step in the right direction. Westport is the first town on the east coast to take action against single-use plastics and styrofoam. They ar...

Outdoor learning: a way to help motivate students

Outdoor learning: a way to help motivate students

Emma Van Riper ’20

May 16, 2019


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As summer is approaching and the weather is getting nicer out, it makes sense that students are asking their teachers to hold class outside for once. After being inside hour after hour, day after day, month after month, the same routine can get pretty boring. If teachers were to allow classes to be hel...

Muffet McGraw refuses to hire males

Muffet McGraw refuses to hire males

Holden Cohen '20

May 13, 2019


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Muffet McGraw is one of the greatest coaches in women's basketball history; she has been to nine final fours, won two national championships and has received AP coach of the year four times. Although she has been the head coach through this historic run, she hasn’t been able to do it without the hel...

To help reduce the stresses of high school, an open campus should be mandatory

To help reduce the stresses of high school, an open campus should be mandatory

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20

May 13, 2019


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As we near the end of the school year, students in all grades are wishing they can enjoy the warm weather, hoping that summer would come sooner. Naturally, students want the school day to pass as fast as they can. But, after seven long hours of working, thinking and processing information, it is not irrational for students to want to leave campus and clear there head by gra...

Reactionary school security measures lack foresight to prevent violence

Reactionary school security measures lack foresight to prevent violence

Seth McCoy '19, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


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We live in a time where school-shootings have somehow become the mainstream. In this day and age, armed School Resource Officers (SROs) are just another staff member you pass in the cafeteria. As disgusting as it is, schools are a target for violence; last year, the US carried the weight of 113 schoo...

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