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Westport’s retail stores need saving

Westport’s retail stores need saving

April 21, 2018

By Abby Fleming '20   As more and more retail stores in Westport close their doors, the once bustling downtown shopping scene begins to meet its end. Like many of the towns and cities of the world, Westport has fallen victim to an age of online shopping and unmotivated consumers. While online shopping has its advantages, nothing can beat the benefits of keeping Westport’s stores open. ...

AP Environmental project helps Earth and the public

AP Environmental project helps Earth and the public

June 14, 2017

By Megan Doyle ’18 Although the seniors have cleared out of the building, leaving AP classes with only a few juniors, the lessons are far from over. In Mike Aitkenhead's period two AP Environmental class, the eight remaining juniors have tackled a difficult project: making and selling environmentally-friendly fertilizer.   “We were looking ...

[Sept. 2016 Features] Student businesses soar with Instagram

October 11, 2016

By Jonathan Kaner '18 Sports Editor and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Her fingers delicately strung together the last bead, and she gleamed with a familiar zeal. Julie Kaplan ’17 was armed and ready for her newest Instagram post to promote her new entrepreneurial business, Jewels by Jules. I...

Senior girls string and bead together stunningly successful jewelry businesses

Senior girls string and bead together stunningly successful jewelry businesses

Bella Gollomp, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Girls who grew up in the early 2000’s may recall some of the era’s popular fashion statements being quite the head turner; and not in a good way. To name a few, there was the infamous poncho, clunky clogs, and tinted colored sunglasses. A staple piece was the ‘choker’ necklace, which is now making...

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