Paper News: April Local Briefs

Historic District Walking Tour, April 2

A walking tour of Westport’s Business Center District will be led by Bob Mitchell on Saturday, April 2, at 3 p.m. The tour will begin at 20 Jesup Green Road, Westport, Connecticut. On the tour, participants will discover facts about historic sites such as the National Hall and the former Westport Bank & Trust Company building. “This tour demonstrates how critical the Saugatuck River was to the commercial and economic development of Westport,” Mitchell said, as featured on


Third Marking Period Ends, April 4

Getting closer to the last day of school, the third marking period ends on Monday, April 4. Grades will be due on the following Monday, April 11, at midnight. The fourth marking period begins the next day on Tuesday, April 2, and will continue through June 22.


Mandatory Internship Training, April 5-7

Staples seniors will all attend a required intern training session during Communication Time. Seniors leave for internships on May 6 and participate through June 15.


ACT, April 9

The ACT will be offered on April 9, but despite the many Staples juniors taking the test, Staples will not be a test site. This is the second to last ACT before next school year; the following test will be offered on June 11.


Players One Act Play Festival, April 9-10

Staples Players’ directors are showcasing 13 different acts as a part of their One Act Play Festival on April 9 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. There will also be an additional show on April 10, at 5 p.m.


Break, April 16-24

Students and faculty will go on spring break from Saturday, April 16 until Sunday, April 24. This is the last vacation period for students and faculty this year, and many students will return to AP tests looming in early May.