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Staples fails veterans and students by leaving national holiday unacknowledged

Members of the Alaska Air and Army National Guard and Alaska State Defense Force march in Klawock, Alaska.

Giselle Oldani, Web Arts Editor

December 2, 2019

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the Treaty of Versailles was signed to end World War Ⅰ. A war lasting four years, mobilizing over 70 million soldiers. Whether the cause was alliances, nationalism or the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, soldiers fought bravely, passionately ou...

Remembering Veterans Day

Although Nov. 11 was Veterans Day, students attended school and many classes continued as usual with no mention of the holiday.

Blake Rubin, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013

While many schools districts, including Fairfield and Ridgefield, were closed on Nov. 11 due to Veterans Day, the Westport School system was up and running. At around 8:20 a.m, Principal John Dodig started off the morning with his usual announcement over the loudspeaker. The Pledge of Allegiance was...

Veterans Day 2010 Getting the Job Done

Veterans Day 2010 Getting the Job Done

November 21, 2010

Some are more enthusiastic than others on Veterans Day|Image via Wikipedia Rachel Guetta '13 Opinions Editor Nov. 11 fell on a Thursday this year. However, it was not any old Thursday—it was Veterans Day. But despite the holiday, Westport Public Schools did not have the day off. Instead, students watched a student-created segment on the morning show, Good Morning St...

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