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Bedford, Coleytown Middle School switches to full distance as Westport cases rise

Bedford/Coleytown Middle Schoolers were notified of the closing on Sunday, Nov. 15.
November 17, 2020

As of Nov. 16, Bedford/Coleytown (Westport’s temporarily combined middle school) is fully remote until Nov. 30 due to staffing shortages because teachers were quarantined.   “After the high...

Staples goes full remote for Thursday, Friday

Due to the influx in COVID-19 cases in the district, schools have been forced to go fully remote for the remainder of the week.
November 13, 2020

All Staples High School students, as well as all middle schoolers, will go fully remote for Thursday, Nov. 12 and Friday, Nov. 13 due to an influx in COVID-19 cases, leading to a shortage of faculty.  In...

COVID-19 case prompts quarantines at Long Lots Elementary School

Impacted by a positive COVID-19 test, Long Lots Elementary School now has multiple members of its community quarantined
October 2, 2020

Long Lots Elementary School (LLS) was revealed to have a positive COVID-19 case late on Sept. 28. The person, whose identity cannot be revealed due to privacy protections, is currently quarantined at home...

Administration plans to reopen schools March 26

Dr. David Abbey announces via email that WPS will be closed through March 25. In the meantime, WPS and the SDE are developing a mandatory distance learning program for students.
March 14, 2020

Westport Public Schools (WPS) are planning to reopen March 26, according to an email by Superintendent Dr. David Abbey on March 13. “During this time we will be consulting with the WWHD to evaluate...

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