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Teachers should provide the class average for assessments in order to prevent students from sharing scores with one another.

Class averages foster a less competitive environment

Meg Enquist ’23, Business Manager May 6, 2022

As the bell rings and students file into the hallway after being handed back a graded assessment, the question of ‘What did you get?’ immediately arises. Scores are shared aloud in a hurry as students...

Schoology has been used as a platform for submitting homework assignments during the various learning models associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meg Enquist ’23 , Assistant Business Manager March 14, 2022

Submitting assignments digitally: positive outcome of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, students and teachers have adapted to a variety of learning models. One...

Trail mix cookies serve as a perfect winter dessert

Trail mix cookies serve as a perfect winter dessert

Meg Enquist ’23 January 31, 2022

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I participated in an archery unit during my Junior Mind & Physical Performance class.

Archery in P.E. classes proves to be beneficial

Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager December 13, 2021

During P.E. class, students often expect to engage in a variety of activities that require a significant amount of physical movement. As I entered my first Junior Mind & Physical Performance class,...

The mask mandate in Westport was lifted on Nov. 4, effective immediately.

Mask mandate lifted for indoor public settings in Westport

Meg Enquist '23, Assistant Business Manager November 6, 2021

Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe rescinded Executive Orders #9 and #10 and lifted the mask mandate for indoor public settings on Nov. 4, effective immediately. Westport has been in the gray category...

German spaetzle dumplings serve as a perfect side

German spaetzle dumplings serve as a perfect side

Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager November 3, 2021

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While Westport is classified as a town in the orange zone, COVID-19 cases in Westport Public Schools remain low.

Westport classified as an orange zone for COVID-19 cases

Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager October 24, 2021

Westport was newly classified as an orange zone on Oct. 14, as there were 14 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents, a decline from Westport being in the red zone on Oct. 8 with 17 COVID-19 cases per 100,000...

The 8:00 a.m. school start time has caused student athletes to miss classes for games and meets.

Delayed school start times prove harmful to student athletes 

Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager October 15, 2021

The Westport School Start Time Committee’s decision on Jan. 13, 2020 to push Staples' start time from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. received a very positive initial reaction from the student body. For years,...

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