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Superintendent Thomas Scarice lifted the mask mandate in Westport public schools on Feb. 28. Staples students now choose between wearing a mask or not wearing one.

Students react to lifted mask mandate

Audrey Kercher ’23, Web Arts Editor March 8, 2022

Students' faces have been concealed for the past two years due to COVID-19. The Board of Education, with advice from Superintendent Thomas Scarice, has put an end to the mask mandate in Westport Public...

Due to declining COVID rates in Westport schools, Superintendent Thomas Scarice has made a recommendation to the Westport Board of Education to make mask wearing optional for students after Feb. 28.

Superintendent recommends end to Westport Public Schools mask mandate

Natalie Bandura ’22, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2022

Superintendent Thomas Scarice announced his intention to make a recommendation to the Westport Board of Education to end the school mask mandate in a staff email sent out on Feb. 11. Under his recommendation,...

New teacher mask policy prompts mixed reactions from student body

Karina Murray ’22 Associate Managing Editor, Chloe Murray ’22 Public Relations Director October 26, 2021

Starting on Oct. 20, Staples teachers were no longer required to wear masks if they are standing at the front of the classroom and socially distanced from students. Some students found this to be a welcome...

An unhealthy dose of Christmas

December 22, 2010

Last Christmas morning, no explosive holiday spirit emerged from my room. I did not wake up first, or sprint down the stairs in utter excitement, or satisfyingly stare the plethora of presents five hours...

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