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Westport parents, educators and residents attended the Board of Education meeting Monday night, contributing to conversations about the equity study on the climate of Westport district schools.

Board of Education equity report release from NYU causes division, frustration

Phoebe Miller '23, Associate Managing Editor May 2, 2022

The Westport Board of Education began discussions Monday on the results of a climate and equity report done on Westport schools in consultation with the New York University Steinhardt Metropolitan Center. The...

The Instagram page @blackatshs aims to build bridges within the Westport community amid nationwide racial discussions.

@blackatshs aims to create understanding within community

Marina Engler '21, Staff writer October 6, 2020

We live in a time where the ability to communicate with thousands lays at the tip of our fingers. As discussions regarding race grow across the nation, many within the Staples community want their voices...

A or AP?: U.S. History Honors in Danger of Elimination

May 27, 2011

U.S. History Honors, a course originally created nine years ago by a Board of Education (BOE) directive to create more honors-level courses at Staples, is on the verge of extinction. “I think in general,...

Board of Education Addresses Issues of Remaining Budget

January 11, 2011

Image via Wikipedia The BOE meeting last night, Wednesday, Jan. 10, addressed the issues of the underground oil tank replacement proposal and the proposed budget for the next school year. The Board...

Parents and Students Collaborate for Community Conversation on Teen Drinking

October 31, 2010

Nicolette Weinbaum '12 Staff Writer A community discussion on underage drinking was held on Oct. 26 in the Bedford Middle School cafeteria. The attendees included Principal John Dodig, Outreach Counselor...

Upcoming Senior Internships Excite Students but Worry Some Teachers

April 16, 2010

Stevie Klein ’12 Web Features Editor  From September until December, Joyce Eldh went town to town, searching for 200 new internship positions, going to company sites, brochures and emailing...

Board of Finance Meeting on March 24 Discusses Budget Cuts

March 25, 2010

Constance Chien '10 Features Editor The March 24 Board of Finance meeting began at 6 p.m., a continuation of the preceding night's meeting. A nearly nine-hour long meeting, with discussion of the...

RTM Talks Over Library Cuts, Retirement Plans, and Custodial Services

May 14, 2009

Image via Wikipedia A Westport Representative Town Meeting (RTM) was held May 4 to approve the 2009-2010 Board of Finance (BOF) proposed town budget, decreasing .53 percent from the previous year....

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