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High schoolers’ need for snow days increases due to pandemic

Westport received close to 8-10 inches of snow throughout Wednesday, the 16th, to Thursday the 17th.
December 23, 2020

As an elementary schooler, the most exciting news you could receive was that snow was coming down hard and the potential of a snow day would be likely. I would even wear my pajamas inside out, flush ice...

Online learning allows students to learn in all conditions

The first snowfall of the school year happened recently, and it left people wondering if snow days will now be online days. Online school instead of snow days is more beneficial because it allows for students to still learn.
November 10, 2020

It’s a winter school day and you wake up naturally with no alarm at 9 a.m.. Looking out the window, the usually green grass is filled with flurries of white snowflakes. You are in a rush to get ready...

With snow storms approaching, Landon considers factors in school district cancellation decisions

December 7, 2014

Farmer’s Almanac warns that the weather this winter is supposed to be just as bad, if not worse, than last winter’s storms. Many students, teachers and parents are concerned about the precautions being...

Students “Know Snow” thanks to app

December 7, 2014

When it comes to winter weather, Staples students often refresh Twitter and Facebook, check group chats and call hotlines at the first sign of the coveted sprinkling of white on the front lawn. Now...

Squeezing It In: Snow Days Shorten A.P. Prep Time

February 12, 2011

Rachel Guetta '13 and Alexandra O'Kane '13 Opinions Editor and Staff Writer     When the school days cannot possibly seem any longer, students’ number-one visited website...

January 7, 2011 | Early Dismissal At Last

January 7, 2011

11:43 a.m. Before leaving school for the weekend, many students celebrated the early dismissal announced toward the end of period 8. Four to eight inches of expected snow was enough for superintendent...

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