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“Westport Rocks” unifies local community spirit

“Westport Rocks” has an official Instagram, Facebook and website regularly updated with photos of the painted rocks found around town.
October 30, 2020

Amid the troublesome times of the coronavirus, a local organization shines a ray of positivity onto the town with its inspirational project.  Founded by Jen Greely and Lindsay Weiner, “Westport Rocks”...

Nail art permits creative expression

September 30, 2020

There are various ways to express oneself, but what if you’re not a fashionista or athlete? What if you don’t have a hobby that makes you stand out from the crowd? How are you supposed to make...

Students launch, grow small businesses during self-quarantine

From reselling clothes to bleaching sweatshirts, to creating jewelry to designing string art, some students have used the extra time during self-quarantine to establish their own small businesses. Photos contributed by Sydelle Bernstein ’22 (top), Skylar Newman ’23 (bottom) and Sydney Newman ’21.
May 18, 2020

From tired, bored and disconnected to energetic, grateful and hopeful, months of self-quarantine resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have brought out an extremely wide range of feelings and emotions in...

Oren sells handmade jewelry to benefit Gillespie Center

Eliza Oren ’21 sells jewelry for $10 per piece. All proceeds go to the Gillespie Center food pantry.
May 17, 2020

As we reach the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic together, it can be beneficial to support others during this difficult period. Many are using their extra time at home to give back to the community, including...

Mannes forges connections between community and art

Ruth Mannes, the new Executive Director of MoCA.
April 6, 2020

Between her 20-year career in publishing, her last job as Executive Managing Editor at HarperCollins, taking a break from publishing to raise her family, being actively involved in the Westport PTA and...

Art field trip to MET leaves students inspired

The Metropolitan Museum of Art featured many vivid and colorful artists, such as this collection of paintings by Florine Stettheimer. Here, she depicts the economic, social and cultural institutions of New York.
January 6, 2020

Amidst skyscraper buildings, the billowing smoke of rickety hot dog stands and the beeping angry taxis, stands the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Yet even within the quiet floors of the museum, one can’t...

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