Tagged Race

Past editorial raises concerns about perceptions of diversity

Although the attempt to approach the touchy subject of race in “Damaged by lack of diversity” is admirable, it stands as an article written for, effectively but solely, the Caucasian majority of Staples’ student body. The claim that Westport cannot provide diversity may be true on a larger scale, but it is a claim certainly…

Kyle Baer '15 reads his third-prize-winning essay, "A Bubble Refuses to Burst," aloud to members of TEAM Westport, the Board of Education, and various other community members.
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Westport students awarded for essays on diversity

On Monday, March 31, Staples High School students Kyle Baer ’15, Eliza Llewellyn ’14 and Megan Root ’15 were honored in an awards ceremony at the Westport Public Library. As winners of TEAM (Together Effectively Achieving Multiculturalism), Westport’s 2013-2014 school year essay contest, the three winners read their essays aloud and were awarded monetary prizes…