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Apple moves to SoNo Collection

Prior to the new Apple store opening, the vast space it took up was covered by a big white wall, many customers stopped and pointed acknowledging the store.

Theresa Vandis '22, Assistant Business Manager

February 24, 2020

Apple opened a new store at the SoNo Collection in South Norwalk on Feb. 15.  Prior to this new storefront, the closest Apple store to Westport was in Trumbull, which is roughly 20 minutes away.  “I think having an Apple store nearby will be really convenient,” Julia Grimes ’20 said. ...

A student’s guide to staycation

A student's guide to staycation

March 9, 2017

By: Nicole Dienst '18 The plethora of vacation instagrams and snapchat stories, whether it be telluride or Anguilla, can be quite overwhelming when you're in Westport for vacation. "Over break it's boring to be home just because all my friends were gone and I realized how I can only handle so...

The best books to read during the break

The best books to read during the break

Sophie Driscoll, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016

February break is the perfect time to read. Whether relaxing on a beach, cozied up in front of a fire or lounging at home, these books will keep you entertained all week long.   “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage” by Haruki Murakami   After losing the people he cared ...

Being single on Valentine’s Day told through GIFs

Being single on Valentine's Day told through GIFs

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager

February 14, 2016

via GIPHY It’s Feb. 14 and yes, it’s that day all singles have been dreading: Valentine’s Day, a day where single women and men are constantly reminded of what it’s like to be left without a significant other. There’s nothing lovelier than thinking about couples holding hands and exchanging ch...

How to make the most of your February “staycation”

How to make the most of your February

Caroline Lane, Opinions Editor

February 10, 2016

We’ve all been there; when we’re doomed to a week of boredom, stuck at home for the duration of February break. While some kids are off skiing the French Alps or soaking in the sun off the coast of Barbados, other kids are stuck in the confines of Westport. But something you might not have realized is ...

Calendar changes for 2016-2017 school year cause grief

Brendan Massoud, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

During the cold, dark winter months of January and February, it’s reassuring to think about the upcoming break, during which I will be taking a trip to the beach or my couch. Yet, due to Connecticut state regulations, this will no longer be an option for me or any other Staples students. As of the...

Calendar changes for 2016-2017 school year spark opinions

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

According to a draft of the 2016-2017 Westport Public School calendar posted on the Board of Education website, February break will be shortened to three days of vacation, including a Staff Development day, rather than a full week off of school. This change, though, will only affect current sophomores...

Punxsutawney Phil emerges for his yearly spring predictions

Punxsutawney Phil emerges for his yearly spring predictions

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

Every February 2nd since 1887, thousands have gathered at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania in order to catch a glimpse of the world-renowned weather forecaster announcing his yearly spring predictions. This weather forecaster is quite untraditional. Punxsutawney Phil is small, brown...

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