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Petition for track to be named after coach Lawrence

Petition for track to be named after coach Lawrence

Lily Caplan '22, Staff Writer October 19, 2019

Andrew Colabella, a representative of RTM district four, created a petition two weeks ago to name the new Staples track after Laddie Lawrence ’64, head coach of boys’ cross country and indoor and outdoor...

Student checks out the recently created field petition with 1,106 signatures, in front of the newly finished field, with no track.

Petition requesting delay of field construction has been denied

Samantha Felner '22, Paper Opinions Editor October 3, 2019

Despite efforts from the football team and Westport residents, the petition requesting a delayed construction of the new high school football field and track was denied. With the start of the field construction...

Amendment to legalize coyote trapping fails

Amendment to legalize coyote trapping fails

September 18, 2017

By: Siri Kanter '19 An amendment to make the trapping of coyotes and coyote-wolf hybrids legal in Westport was denied on Sept. 6 at a Representative Town Meeting. After four hours of debate, the...

Junior parking petitions spark controversy

Junior parking petitions spark controversy

Izzy Ullmann, Features Editor December 17, 2015

On Dec. 15., Matthew Reiser ’17 made an online petition to have the junior parking lot function as a first-come, first-served basis due to the alleged 40 open spaces he saw that were not being occupied. “The...

Staples’ Collaborative Team successfully moves midterms

Staples’ Collaborative Team successfully moves midterms

Claudia Chen, Features Editor November 10, 2014

On Nov. 5, after a push from both teachers and students, the administration decided to move the first day of midterm exams from Thursday, Jan. 8 to Monday, Jan. 12. According to Principal John Dodig,...

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