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YMCA embarks on gymnastics and Camp Mahackeno renovations

YMCA embarks on gymnastics and Camp Mahackeno renovations

Lia Chen '20, Associate Managing Editor

September 21, 2019

The Westport Weston Family YMCA began a two-story, 22,000 square foot building addition and numerous campus renovations early September 2019. The construction is expected to cost around $25 million.  According to WestportY.org, the changes aim to reinstate the gymnastics program from the Norwalk c...

Best places to work this summer

Best places to work this summer

May 9, 2017

By Erin Lynch '18 and Camryn Ragland '18 Summer is coming up soon, which means freedom from the classroom, an end to hours of homework, and a stress free break from reality. But, with hours to spare comes the need for a job. The Westport job market is hard to navigate for teens looking to work, bu...

Camp prepares kids for the real world

Camp prepares kids for the real world

Grant Sirlin, staff writer

June 10, 2015

Summer can have many purposes. It can be an experiment, a vacation, a learning experience or a discovery. But anyone who has gone to camp every summer would know that it combines all of these in one.   In a town where camp is a popular summer activity, there are varying stereotypes that come...

Textbooks trump tan lines

Textbooks trump tan lines

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Summer is quickly rounding the bend, so students are substituting Charles Dickens for a John Green beach read, boots for bare feet that sink into the sand, and Smartboards for foreign city scapes. However, not all students are parting with books and backpacks in favor of summertime adventures. Students...

Campfire flames burn out

Campfire flames burn out

Jordan Goodness, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

As the winter chill fades into a warm breeze and students shed their drab jeans for colorful shorts, it’s almost time for them to return to their home away from home. Sleepaway camp. Heading off to the carefree environment of camp is the cornerstone of summer vacation for many students. “After...

August 18, 2010 | Bump It

August 18, 2010 | Bump It

August 18, 2010

11:46 a.m. A girls' volleyball camp taking place in the Staples fieldhouse takes a lunch break in the hallway before returning to practice. Tryouts for the Staples girls' volleyball team begin on August 28....

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