In my family two is the magic number: it is the month that four of the five family members were born in and the number of dogs we have. And, finally, the number of second semester seniors who live under our roof. Growing up as a younger sister to twins I have learned the good and bad that come with... Read more »
On March 25, sophomore students from Sheila Hirai and Jeanne Stevens’ US History classes went on a field trip to Hyde Park in New York where they visited the home of the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the FDR Library. The two teachers had gone to visit the museum and library in November... Read more »
2:00 p.m. Best Buddies members and other students have signed posters that line the hallway as an effort as part of the "Spread the Word to End the Word" campaign.
3:00 p.m. Due to the recent nor'easter Stop n Shop and other grocery stores have signs like this about the lack of food in their stores
On Thursday, Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. the Westport group Kool 2 Be Kind publicly launched their 2nd annual “Scavenger Hunt for Kindness” under their colorful banner on Main Street. According to Sarah Green, one of the four Westport women who created the program, the idea is to spread kindness around the... Read more »
7:28 p.m. Senior girls and their dates are all smiles for all of the cameras as they go to the Red and Whites dance.
As the calendar year comes to a close and schedules are packed with everything from sports to holidays to loads of homework, many students are counting down the days until the December break. Most picture vacation soaking up the sun, hitting the ski slopes, touring a foreign place, or simply relaxing... Read more »
12:00 p.m. Boxes line the front hallway collecting donations to local causes this holiday season. Staples students can give coats, toys, DVDs and more to help those in need.
4:00 p.m. After Hurricane Sandy, stores on Main Street remain boarded up and empty. This store will remain closed until further notice as it tries to get back to normal over the next few days.
Big chains like Urban Outfitters, Benefit and Jack Wills have revitalized downtown Westport over the past few years. This year, on Nov. 23, another popular chain will open and start to swirl. Pinkberry, an upscale frozen yogurt store, is set to open a store at 111 Post Rd. E next to Urban Outfitters. Jamie... Read more »
For students at Staples, foreign language and culture are usually only explored through the World Language program. Some travel to other countries or through books and movies. But this year, one Westport family is learning about Argentinean culture first hand, from their foreign exchange student, Camila... Read more »