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Cultural Appropriation is an issue for all ages and creates an uncomfortable situation for minorities when Halloween costumes that abuse stereotypes are worn in public settings.

Cultural appropriation takes center stage this Halloween amid racial uprising

Madeleine Tansley '23, Staff Writer November 10, 2020

Having been a week since Halloween, the issue of cultural appropriation is still extremely relevant and more widespread than at any other time of year. The racial uprising demonstrated through the many...

Westport families were informed of a positive COVID-19 case at Staples High School on Nov. 6. The infected person was in quarantine and did not have any close contacts at school.

Staples confirms first COVID-19 cases

Claire Redmer ’21, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2020

Staples High School confirmed three positive COVID-19 cases between Nov. 6 and Nov. 9. These are the first cases at Staples during the 2020-21 school year.  “This afternoon I was made aware of an...

Students review Halloween 2020

Kristina Chaney ’23 November 9, 2020

Evolving holiday traditions: COVID-19 spooks students into changing Halloween plans

Evolving holiday traditions: COVID-19 spooks students into changing Halloween plans

Every year when Halloween rolls around, kids and teens alike gear up in an assortment of costumes, and some flaunt spooky masks to scare their friends. This year, given the coronavirus, Westporters have...

Although most Halloween traditions are strongly discouraged this year, houses around Westport use spooky decorations along with new alternatives to boost spirit and excitement.

Low-risk activities provide safe way to celebrate Halloween

Gabriella Gerig '23, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

Kids dress in elaborate costumes, crowding the streets, as they grab fistfuls of candy from communal bowls in the shape of jack-o’-lanterns. Laughter and excitement fill the air. Houses flaunt their...

Students plan creative Halloween costumes

Charlotte Smith ’21 and Grace Livecchi '21 October 29, 2020

Students share their favorite horror movies

Emma Smith ’22 and Tierney Kugel ’22 October 29, 2020

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