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Coleytown staff and students fall ill and forced evacuation

Coleytown staff and students fall ill and forced evacuation

September 19, 2018


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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...

Lockdown drills attempt to improve school safety

Lockdown drills attempt to improve school safety

March 21, 2018


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by Caroline Donohue '20 Lockdown drills are utilized in typical education systems to prepare for urgent circumstances where danger may be imminent. On Feb. 27, while circumstances didn’t warrant a lockdown, students and staff at Staples High School underwent a “shelter in place” due to a threat...

Recent gun violence leads to closed doors and opened minds

Recent gun violence leads to closed doors and opened minds

March 14, 2018


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By: Emma Van Riper ’20 Gun violence threats have drawn attention to the flaws in the current security measures that are taken at school. The best way to prevent gun violence in school is to work out a process to handle anonymous tips and to launch an educational program to ensure that people unders...

Growing fox population inhabits Westport residents

Growing fox population inhabits Westport residents

March 14, 2018


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Isabella Bullock '19 A new fox population problem has occured in Connecticut. These foxes, particularity red foxes, have become overly abundant in the state and have caused damages, even in Westport. “I saw a fox when I was leaving school,” Alexis Tuccinardi ’19 said. According to Department...

Sports expenses rising

Sports expenses rising

January 15, 2018


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