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Zakeer Ahmad seeks for family across the sea

Zakeer Ahmad seeks for family across the sea

Ben Foster, Assistant Business Manager

January 8, 2016

As some students stay home for the holidays, the few and the fortunate find themselves traveling the world during the 11 day break from school. For Zakeer Ahmad ’17, although he went on vacation, his main focus was his relatives during his jaunt to the United Kingdom. It was a bittersweet week for ...

Calendar changes for 2016-2017 school year cause grief

Brendan Massoud, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

During the cold, dark winter months of January and February, it’s reassuring to think about the upcoming break, during which I will be taking a trip to the beach or my couch. Yet, due to Connecticut state regulations, this will no longer be an option for me or any other Staples students. As of the...

Students find ways to spend April Break close to home

Students find ways to spend April Break close to home

Will Dumke, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

Typically when it comes to vacations, everyone tries to get as far away from home as possible. From Dominican Republic to Thailand, there are unlimited destinations for students to free themselves from Westport, but some of the most fun and valuable vacations can be had right here. There is a trend...

BOE Proposes New Calendar for 2016-2017 School Year

BOE Proposes New Calendar for 2016-2017 School Year

Jackie Sussman

March 12, 2015

On Monday, March 9, the Westport Board of Education discussed the new proposed schedule for the 2016-2017 school year. According to Superintendent Dr. Elliott Landon, the state mandates that the school year must have at least 180 days of school (Westport has 182), should create a start date that align...

Choosing the best picks on Netflix

Choosing the best picks on Netflix

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor

February 13, 2015

With snow day season at its peak and February break on the horizon, students are finding themselves with a lot of time to kill. What better way to kick back and relax than to grab a laptop and some snacks and log into Netflix? “I binge watch way too much,” Avery Wallace ’15 admitted, adding...

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