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Board of Finance Approves Funding for Oil Tank Replacement

December 9, 2010

On Wednesday, Dec. 8, the Board of Finance voted to authorize the use of $279,400 to replace oil storage tanks at Coleytown Elementary School, Coleytown Middle School, and Long Lots Elementary School...

Long Day at School, Long Way Home: Why Staples Does Not Run Late Buses

November 12, 2010

On any given day after school at Staples, there are swarms of students bustling through the halls participating in extra-curricular activities. Because of students' active participation in after school...

November 2, 2010 | Election Day

November 2, 2010

  12:20 p.m. A woman and her two kids enter Long Lots Elementary School to vote while explaining to them that women did not always have the opportunity to vote. This polling place remained open from...

Photo by Meghan Prior 11

September 8, 2010 | At Long Last

September 8, 2010

9:50 a.m. After a week long delay, the student handbooks have finally been given out to the Staples community. A necessary tool to help keep students organized and informed of school rules, the Staples...

Student Assembly Holds Its Fifth Annual 5K Run In The Sun

Student Assembly Holds Its Fifth Annual 5K Run In The Sun

June 15, 2010

Rain or shine, Student Assembly will be hosting their third annual 5K Run in The Sun on June 20 at 9 a.m., starting and ending at Long Lots Elementary School. The proceeds raised from this event...

Cover of Soundings | Photo by Jon Watson 12

Continuing the Long Tradition: Soundings Publishes Year of Creative Writing

June 9, 2010

 Jon Watson '12 Staff Writer Slade watched as a squadron of gulls flew formations in the sky, dipping periodically to try their luck amongst the foaming waves below… It’s a little...

Photo by Lucy Sinclair

May 17, 2010 | So Long, Seniors

May 17, 2010

12:10 p.m. Today marked the first day of the senior internship program, which the majority of seniors are taking a part in. The outdoor senior lunch area [right], which is notably a "senior only" area,...

The Westport Fire Department has software that can track hurricanes that have hit Westport in years past. 34 category three or greater hurricanes have reached Westports beaches since 1900. | Photo Courtesy of SXC

Make Hurricanes, Not Nukes

February 2, 2010

By Isaac Stein Staff Writer From the early 1950’s through the late 1970’s, the town of Westport was a classic American defensive hotbed in an era in which public opinion was that a looming...

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