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Staples implements daily A/B schedule
Board of Education eliminates April break for 2020 school year

March 25, 2020

The Board of Education voted to cancel four days of the Westport Public School spring recess during a special meeting held virtually...

School closure further prolonged

March 25, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont announced Monday in a news conference that all Connecticut schools will remain closed until at least April 20th...

Westport Center for Senior Activities closes until further notice

March 23, 2020

The Westport Department of Human Services (DHS) closed all facilities and daily programs at the Westport Center for Senior Activities...

COVID-19 prompts standardized testing cancellations

March 23, 2020

Multiple standardized testing dates have been cancelled in test centers across the country due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and many are...

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Westport’s hidden treasure: Wakeman Town Farm
Remote learning promotes communication

March 27, 2020

Samira Saad ’21 rises out of bed at 9:00 a.m. and after a languid breakfast, she opens her laptop to Schoology. Over the...

Precautions taken at Yale Children’s Hospital ensure minimal spread of COVID-19
World Language Week returns to Staples

March 20, 2020

All over the country, the first weeks of March are recognized as World Language Week. The week promotes and celebrates foreign...

Mandayam, Schussheim code stuttered speech recognition algorithm

March 19, 2020

It was summertime when Rishabh Mandayam ’21’s phone lit up with a text from Benji Schussheim ’20. “I want to create...

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New online learning schedule has potential to be beneficial
Inklings Editorial: Spread of COVID-19 displays both a unified, hostile Westport community

March 31, 2020

As the Westport community concludes its first few weeks grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed both productive...

Transgenderism in sports and the importance of creating clear regulation

March 28, 2020

Next month, the Connecticut Republican Party is supposed to honor three students that are suing their high schools to prevent...

Online school proves to be a challenge for students

March 27, 2020

Online school is new to almost all of us. We’re so used to going to school, seeing our friends and meeting with teachers, which...

Virtual tours inadequately replace college tour experience

March 26, 2020

Between Spring break, prom, college decision day and graduation, this time of year is packed with important social events for...

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Quarantunes bring happiness to listeners
Quick and easy treats to prepare for Easter
“Trail Mix” overnight oats serve a substantial breakfast
Perfect pumpkin bread: great at-home activity
Lil Baby smashes charts with ‘My Turn’

March 18, 2020

Imagine being a dog and getting teased with a biscuit. Now imagine being a big rap fan and being teased over an album. Well, fans...

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Spring sports postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak
Olympics could be postponed, students react

March 30, 2020

Olympic qualifying across different sports and regions around the world continues to be suspended due to increasing concerns over...

Rec basketball ends in heartbreak for seniors

March 23, 2020

“Who are you guys playing tonight?” is a common thing to hear among senior boys around the halls of Staples High School. Rec...

CIAC shuts down state tournament, disregards years of work

March 23, 2020

Amid the pandamonium surrounding coronavirus, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has decided to proceed...

Houston Astros’ cheating scandal enrages baseball community, sets bad example for fans

March 23, 2020

As I watched Jose Altuve hit a monstrous walk-off home run to send the Houston Astros to the World Series and beat the New York...

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