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This is the Saugatuck Shores in Westport, Connecticut at the spot where the Westport Police, Fire and EMS Departments rescued a Westport man at 5.55 am on Nov. 9.

Westport police, fire, EMS departments save man in water

Lily Klau ’23, Paper Features Editor November 12, 2021

A Westport man was rescued Nov. 9 at 5:55 am by Westport police, fire and EMS departments after he was found partially submerged in the water.  “It was an elderly gentleman [with an undisclosed medical...

The Counties Assemblies posted this update to all their social media platforms informing all juniors that the dance would be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Julien attempts to organize grade-wide dance for juniors

Lily Klau ’23, Paper Features Editor October 29, 2021

Dress, hair, makeup, shoes, date. This is a checklist girls going to The Counties Assemblies Dance follow to ensure an amazing night. But due to COVID-19, this checklist has been taken from juniors’...

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Westport PAL cheerleading suffers from lack of volunteers

Lily Klau ’23, Features Paper Editor September 27, 2021

Westport Police Athletic League (PAL) cheerleading is unable to field teams for the 2021 season because they cannot find parent volunteers, which is crucial for coaching, fundraising and coordinating of...

Harmful bias in social media posts spread Israeli/Palestinian conflict misinformation

Harmful bias in social media posts spread Israeli/Palestinian conflict misinformation

Lily Klau ’23, Paper Features Editor June 7, 2021

Throughout the past year, social media has been used as the main source of spreading information and educating social media users on current events, but with the Palestine and Israel conflict, is it causing...

Maybe its the chewy, addictive, tapioca boba balls or the twangy taste of the milky tea, but people simply cant get enough of bubble tea.

Bubble tea, new found obsession

Lily Klau '23, Paper Features editor May 12, 2021

#TheyForShe is taking on the task of calling out everyday sexism and gender inequity in our community and helping men understand what it means to be a woman in today’s society. 

#TheyForShe promotes inclusivity, supports International Women’s History Month

Lily Klau ’23, Staff Writer April 5, 2021

Social media feeds have been flooded with activism in the name of International Women’s History Month, and social studies teacher Cathy Schager and her Women in Society class have further celebrated...

Prior to the week of March 23, students were contact traced and mandated to quarantine for 10 days if they sat within six feet of an exposed student. Staples contact tracing guidelines were eased to mandate quarantining if students are within three feet apart of an exposure.

Delay in contact tracing exposes many to COVID-19

Lily Klau ’23, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Westport students are experiencing delays in receiving notifications from the school about possible exposures to COVID-19. In some instances, students who were in contact with a positive COVID-19 case...

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‘One Night in Miami’ fantastically illustrates fictional meeting of four legendary figures

Lily Klau ’23, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

Every movement has its icons. Its legends. The people who empowered and influenced, the people we learn about in school. But what happens when they’re all put in a room together?  Inspired by a real...

Teachers adapt to distance learning, all-remote model

Julia Herlyn ’23 and Lily Klau ‘23 December 11, 2020

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Harry Styles breaks social norms by wearing a dress on Vogues cover issue. Styles is the first solo male to appear on the cover for Vogue.

Harry Styles shatters social norms with dress on Vogue December issue

Lily Klau '23, Staff Writer November 25, 2020

As a huge Harry Styles fan, I had been waiting for his Vogue interview to come out, but I had no idea he was on the cover of it, too. I opened my phone to 77 notifications from Twitter with everyone freaking...

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