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The cafeteria is home to many food options, but some arent labeled with their price, leading to confusion at the register.

Cafeteria must post proper price labels

Sarah Marron ’24, Staff Writer June 9, 2022

Walking into the cafeteria, you are greeted with a plethora of food options: meals, fruits, snacks, and drinks. You pick out an apple and a drink to go with your meal, and walk over to the register. After...

The authorized $222.8 million budget for Westport will be spent on many areas.

Representative Town Meeting approves $222.8 million budget

Sarah Marron ’24, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

The Representative Town Meeting (RTM), the legislative body of Westport, approved the $222.8 million budget for 2022-23 on May 3. The allocated amount has increased by about $4 million, or 1.8%, from the...

New Canaan performed mock car accidents on April 25, teaching students how to be better drivers.

New Canaan High School establishes example for student driver safety

Sarah Marron ’24, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

New Canaan High School conducted its safe driving week to draw attention to unsafe teen driving from April 25-29. Students believe that Staples High School should strongly consider performing its own safe...

On March 11, gas prices at Exxon in Westport demonstrated a record high of $4.49 a gallon for regular.

Rising inflation affects student drivers

Sarah Marron ’24, Web Sports Editor March 21, 2022

The oil crisis of 1973 accelerated the inflation created by Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society, which was a program to eliminate poverty and racial injustice. This inflation, similar to what is affecting...

Masks, the symbol of the pandemic. The imminent end of most mandates signals a return to normality.

Lifting the mask mandate provides a breath of fresh air

Sarah Marron ’24, Web Sports Editor March 1, 2022

In a few weeks, the world will have lived through two full years of the Covid-19 pandemic. The virus has killed around 920,000 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

The Westport Winter Wonderland event took place at the Westport PAL Rink and was organized by Westport PAL, LivFree and Al’s Angels on Dec. 4.

Westport’s Winter Wonderland event creates uplifting start to the holidays

Sarah Marron ’24 , Web Sports Editor December 16, 2021

Westport’s second Winter Wonderland event, hosted by Westport PAL, Al’s Angels and LivFree, took place on Dec. 4 at the Westport PAL ice rink at Longshore. The event was organized to have many holiday-themed...

Many businesses around Westport are seeing a resurgence in their sales following the initial Covid lockdown.

Westport’s retail stores hope sales return to normal

Sarah Marron ’24, Web Sports Editor November 24, 2021

Over the past year, we have anticipated a return to normalcy as we come off of the peak of COVID-19 cases. Since the widespread implementation of the vaccine, many retail businesses in Westport are seeing...

On Oct. 5, former student, Anaya Maignan-Thompson filed a lawsuit against Staples, accusing her teachers of verbal harassment.

Former Staples student seeks compensation for harassment claims

Sarah Marron ’24, Web Sports Editor October 14, 2021

A lawsuit was recently filed against Staples on Oct. 5 by Ayana Maignan-Thompson, a former Staples student, who claimed to have been harassed by her teachers and is asking for more than $15,000 in damages....

Students from Connecticut College return to remote learning as a result of the increased COVID cases.

Connecticut College returns students to remote learning amid COVID-19 outbreak

Sarah Marron ’24, Web Sports Editor September 21, 2021

Connecticut College decided to return their students to remote learning on Sep. 8 due to the increasing number of COVID cases, as the school faced 20 positive known cases on Sep. 6 and another 34 cases...

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