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Bedford teacher Arthur Ellis (pictured above) turned himself in on April 27 due to sexual assault allegations. Ellis was officially charged with sexual assault in the fourth degree and risk of injury to a minor. Ellis has posted bail and is awaiting trial on May 6.

Bedford teacher turns himself into police after sexual assault accusations

Ella Shi ’23, Managing Editor April 29, 2022

Bedford Middle School teacher Arthur Ellis turned himself into the Westport Police Department on April 27 after a warrant for his arrest was made. Ellis is charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and...

In middle school, we had an overcrowded school. At the end of middle school, we had the coronavirus. The coronavirus lingers into our lives to this day. We’ve had it pretty rough, you have to admit.

Class of 2024 has had it harder than anyone else

Nick Lolis ’24, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

I think that everyone here agrees that these past few years of school  have been full of stress and hardship. We’ve all had to adapt to COVID-19 in several drastic changes to our usual school routines...

The effects of a viral TikTok trend can be felt all across the state, even in our own town at Bedford Middle School, where bathrooms such as these were vandalized and stolen from.

Property stolen, destroyed at Bedford Middle School due to viral TikTok trend

Finnegan Courtney ’23, Executive TV Producer September 20, 2021

A recent TikTok trend that has involved theft, destruction of property and vandalism at schools has spread to Westport, specifically, Bedford Middle School (BMS), resulting in restrictions on student freedom...

Coleytown Middle School principal Kris Szabo returned to her position on Jan. 29 after being placed on administrative leave.

Szabo returns to middle school from leave

Rachel Suggs '21, Paper A&E Editor January 31, 2020

Coleytown Middle School (CMS) principal Kris Szabo returned to her position on Jan. 29 after being placed on administrative leave. Szabo was placed on leave on Dec. 4 following her arrest for allegedly...

Szabo has been charged with a second-degree breach of peace after allegedly physically assaulting a 71-year-old man in a parking lot. 

CMS Principal placed on leave following arrest

Poppy Livingstone '21, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2019

Coleytown Middle School (CMS) Principal Kris Szabo was placed on administrative leave on Wednesday, Dec. 4, following her arrest for allegedly slapping a man during a parking dispute.  Szabo was charged...

Rapper and hip hop artist Yalee made an appearance at Wakeman fields after school on Thursday, Sept. 27. Yalee has 15,000 monthly listeners on Spotify as well as fans at Staples High School and Bedford Middle School. Students gathered to welcome Yalee at the fields.

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields

Allie D'Angelo '20 and Audrey Bernstein '20 October 7, 2019

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields from Audrey Bernstein on Vimeo.

Fidget spinners continue to entertain Westport students

Fidget spinners continue to entertain Westport students

April 17, 2017

  By Izzy Connors '18 A fidget device, known as a ‘spinner’, has gained tremendous popularity with students throughout the Westport Public Schools. Students from elementary school to high...

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer November 19, 2013

On an early November morning before 7:00 a.m., licensed juniors battle to beat the long line for a parking spot at Wakeman to avoid a half a mile walk in 33 degree weather. “I get there at 7:03, and...

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor November 4, 2013

On the crisp, sunny afternoon of Oct. 27, Wakeman Town Farm was jam-packed with 200 eager high school volunteers shoveling leaves, clearing paths and digging up rocks. Volunteers from Staples and other...

May 24, 2011 | The Future Awaits

May 24, 2011

  10:20 a.m. Bedford Middle School 8th graders go through the motions as they complete their mandatory Evacuation Drill, a process which includes walking to their future gym, the Staples field...

‘Forbidden Westport’ Premieres at Bedford Middle School

April 15, 2011

The musical parody “Forbidden Westport” will be performed in the Bedford Middle School audi- torium on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. The Westport Sunrise Rotary Club is in charge of this event, which was last...

‘Forbidden Westport’ Premieres at Bedford Middle School

April 15, 2011

The musical parody “Forbidden Westport” will be performed in the Bedford Middle School auditorium on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. The Westport Sunrise Rotary Club is in charge of this event, which was last...

Improvement on the Horizon

April 6, 2011

Intermixed between her silent pleas for bullying relief, Bedford Middle School eighth grader Alye Pollack poses a daunting question in her now viral YouTube video, “Will high school get worse?” Luckily,...

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