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Rotary Exchange Program Offers Unique Opportunities

March 12, 2010

While many seniors spend the summer after graduation ordering their dorm room necessities and connecting with potential future college roommates, a select few are making sure their passports are in order. They have put off college for one year to physically immerse themselves in a foreign country. The...

It’s Farmville, But Real

It’s Farmville, But Real

December 22, 2009

Farrel Levenson '11 Opinions Editor On Dec. 2, the Board of Finance (BOF) voted 7-0 to approve a lease between the Town and the Westport Green Village Initiative (GVI) Farm, Inc. for the restoration of Wakeman Farm and the building of a community farm at 134 Cross Highway at $1.00 per year for seven years. As noted in the Dec. 2 BOF meeting packet, ...

TAG Takes Over Staples for Annual Grim Reaper Day

TAG Takes Over Staples for Annual Grim Reaper Day

May 18, 2009

Image via Wikipedia On May 15, 2009 the Teen Awareness Group (TAG) took over Staples High School for its annual Grim Reaper Day. Grim Reaper Day comes every year before junior prom, senior prom and graduation, and serves to impress upon the students the importance of not drinking and driving, especially during these festive times. This year, as in p...

Hirschberg Serves as a Vital Aspect of Varsity Tennis

Hirschberg Serves as a Vital Aspect of Varsity Tennis

April 9, 2009

Sarah McDonald '11 Web News Editor Starting his second season playing varsity tennis for Staples, Danny Hirschberg '11 has proved himself as a key member of the team, both on and off the court. "I've been playing tennis since I was about five years old," said Hirschberg. "My dad really encouraged me t...

Mental Illness Documentary, Underage Drinking Discussion Dominate Westport Youth Commission Agenda

Mental Illness Documentary, Underage Drinking Discussion Dominate Westport Youth Commission Agenda

April 9, 2009

On April 23 the Westport Youth Commission met at Town Hall and spoke about the upcoming Teen Awareness Group (TAG) event the documentary "No Kidding, Me Too!" by Joey Pantoliano, as well as the recent community conversation on underage drinking on April 22. Pantoliano's documentary features a look a...

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