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Power outages reveal ugly truth about this generation

Power outages reveal ugly truth about this generation

March 21, 2018

BY Julia Lombardo '20 This past Nor'easter on March 7 was one like no other. A downed tree blocked off my street and prevented anyone from entering or leaving. In other words, I was trapped. Trapped with two disobedient, younger brothers. When the power went out, I wasn’t too worried. I knew it took ...

Five things to make the time go by on a snow day (other than Netflix)

Five things to make the time go by on a snow day (other than Netflix)

March 22, 2017

By Lauren Stack '17 The only time where a high school student would rejoice at the sound of the phone ringing at 6:00 am is when it is bearing the best two words of news possible: snow day. When it comes down to it though, the time goes by a little too slowly. It can even become boring, especially...

Winter Storm Stella leaves students in a white out

Winter Storm Stella leaves students in a white out

Brett Franklin '18, Assistant Business Manager

March 14, 2017

Prior to the arrival of winter Storm Stella, it was announced the Westport Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, due to the forecast for blizzard conditions. Winter Storm Stella is expected to accumulate more than a foot of snow and bring high winds to Westport, and “will make...

Seven ways to “sleigh” your next snow day

Seven ways to “sleigh” your next snow day

Sasha Narang, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

You’re snowed in. The roads are icy, your driveway isn’t plowed, and let’s be real, there’s nowhere within walking distance that’s worth a dreadful hike in the snow. So, what do you do? Here’s the ultimate seven-step guide on how to have fun on a snow day, despite being trapped in the one pla...

Save snow days for the summer

Save snow days for the summer

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

While most students scour the weather-reports searching for a possible glimmer of hope of a snow day, I see that little snowflake on my screen and pray for a false forecast or minimal accumulation. A snow day to me is just another impediment blocking the way to getting out of school for the summer. As...

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