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Community Advisory Committee recommends options for 2019-20 school year

Community Advisory Committee recommends options for 2019-20 school year

Eddie Kiev '20 and Marlo Von Der Ahe '20

December 9, 2018

After extensive research, the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) has recommended three options to the Westport Board of Education (BOE) on how to proceed in the 2019-2020 school year to compensate for Coleytown Middle School’s (CMS) mold infestation. The three options include housing sixth graders...

CMS students enroll in Staples for another year?

CMS students enroll in Staples for another year?

Grady Narang ’20 and Jake Navarro ’20

November 26, 2018

CMS students to remain relocated until June

CMS students to remain relocated until June

Lili Romann '19

October 16, 2018

The BOE voted for Coleytown Middle School students to remain in their current relocations for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year with sixth and seventh graders at Bedford Middle School and eighth graders at Staples High School. The CMS students were relocated in late September due to an abunda...

Staples community opens its doors for the 8th graders

Staples community opens its doors for the 8th graders

October 5, 2018

By Annabelle Iannone '21 and Eloise Ahl '21 Although few of the Staples students have been able to see them during school hours, the CMS eighth graders have joined the high school, yet run on an entirely different schedule. Despite this, Staples’ newest additions have made an impact on the stud...

CMS students may have suffered from psychosomatic syndrome

CMS students may have suffered from psychosomatic syndrome

October 4, 2018

By Evi Tarshis ’20   Coleytown Middle School was forced to evacuate due to the concerning discovery of mold within the school on Sept. 17. Many believed the mold was  the cause of sickness striking significant portions of the student body. Symptoms varied from light headaches to reports o...

CMS students, staff relocated indefinitely due to persistent mold

CMS students, staff relocated indefinitely due to persistent mold

Sophie Driscoll '19

September 28, 2018

Persistent mold at Coleytown Middle School (CMS) prompted the indefinite relocation of sixth and seventh grade students and staff to Bedford Middle School (BMS) and eighth grade students and staff to Staples High School on Sept. 24. “The best case scenario would be that the building is fit to use,...

Coleytown staff and students fall ill and forced evacuation

Coleytown staff and students fall ill and forced evacuation

September 19, 2018

Rebecca Kanfer ’21 The students and staff at Coleytown Middle School were evacuated Monday Sept. 17, forcing shutdown of middle school for the rest of the week. Reports of several staff members and a student feeling ill at the middle school on Monday raised concerns. The school called the Westport...

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