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College and Career Center revises plan to keep senior internships

Students will have three options to choose from as their “Reimagined Senior Internship.”
April 29, 2020

The College and Career Center announced April 28 that senior internships for the 2020 school year will take place as scheduled.  According to an email sent out to the senior class, students will be...

How to manage stress during quarantine

How to manage stress during quarantine
April 28, 2020

Abigail Fleming · Quarantine Stress

Prisons must adjust to coronavirus spreading through packed cells

Prisoners packed in tight spaces make it difficult to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and steps must be taken to slow the spread throughout jails.
April 27, 2020

Prisons are packed. The coronavirus is contagious and deadly. These two facts do not blend well. This mixture has served as a recipe for disaster in prisons all around the world, where coronavirus has...

Social distancing accepted into everyday routine

One positive thing that has come out of this quarantine is that I am now able to have dinner with my family every night. It is a nice way to end the day and catch up.
April 27, 2020

Talking to one of my friends face-to-face feels like it hasn’t happened in an eternity. As someone who generally sees herself as extroverted and social, coronavirus was a sudden slap in the face. The...

Reminder: be kind during unsettling times

Westport Front Porch is a popular facebook group that is frequently used by local adults.
April 27, 2020

A few weeks ago, my friends and I were sitting in the trunks of our cars at Sherwood–six feet apart as permitted–to celebrate one of our birthdays. All within minutes, a Mercedes pulled up, and without...

Unification fills the air as sports teams come together during COVID-19

The girls’ lacrosse team gathered on Zoom on April 2 to catch up and share what they’ve been doing during this unprecedented time. The team meeting was led by the three captains: Kyle Kirby ’20, Kathleen Cozzi ’20 and Jane Lukens ’20.
April 24, 2020

As the flowers blossom and Westporters come out of hibernation, spring sports teams start and highschoolers get a rush of excitement to embark on their sports. But for the student-athletes this year, this...

Westport stores update shopping protocols in compliance with COVID-19 regulations

Starbucks, one of the most popular places to go to in Westport, now requires all staff and customers to wear masks.
April 22, 2020

Multiple Westport storefronts have announced new regulations in compliance with social distancing guidelines in an attempt to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. “I think it’s what we need to...

Westport utilizes pandemic drone to test for COVID-19 symptoms

Westport utilizes pandemic drone to test for COVID-19 symptoms
April 22, 2020

Westport will be the first town in Connecticut to use drones to fight the COVID-19 pandemic as part of their “Flatten the Curve Pilot Program” announced on Tuesday. The drones will be able to detect...

Westport cancels summer events due to COVID-19

The 2020 Fourth of July fireworks and Memorial Day Parade in Westport are canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 21, 2020

The 2020 Memorial Day Parade and Fourth of July fireworks in Westport have been canceled this year to prevent community spread during the coronavirus pandemic. The town of Westport released a statement...

4th quarter graded pass/fail or letter grade basis

Students will have the option of choosing a pass/fail or letter grade report of their grades for the fourth quarter (Q4) marking period, the administration announced on April 5.
April 21, 2020

Students will have the option of choosing a pass/fail or letter grade report of their grades for the fourth quarter (Q4) marking period, the administration announced on April 5.  Students must decide...

Miley Cyrus brings positivity to fans with IGTV show ‘Bright Minded’

Miley Cyrus started an internet talk show “Bright Minded” to spread awareness about the effects of COVID-19 but also entertain viewers. “Bright Minded” is available on Instagram (IGTV) and her Youtube channel.
April 21, 2020

During such unprecedented times, it’s hard to find a bright side to things. The news is scary and devastating, and it's overwhelming that there seems to be no end in sight. However, singer-songwriter...

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