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Students discuss hesitancy, misinformation on coronavirus vaccine

December 22, 2020

https://anchor.fm/maya545/episodes/Students-discuss-hesitancy-and-misinformation-on-the-coronavirus-vaccine-eo15qd

Staples High School coronavirus cases increase

Students who were identified as a close contact received an email on Nov 10 at around 9 pm, letting the students know they will be required to quarantine for the 14 days.
November 12, 2020

An email was sent out announcing that two more individuals at Staples High School have tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov. 9. This is Staples’ fifth positive case of the year so far.    “This...

Stamford, Norwalk, Bridgeport, Stratford join growing Coronavirus red zone list

A sign asks customers at “The Fresh Market” to not enter the store without a mask. Signs like these have been seen frequently in front of stores such as Home Goods and Terrain throughout the pandemic.
November 10, 2020

As of Nov. 11, Stamford, Norwalk,  Brideport and Stratford, Connecticut are considered red zone towns, with Fairfield being moved from red to orange after the weeks of Oct 11-24. Further asymptomatic...

WWPT continues coverage during Coronavirus pandemic

Evan Trock ’22 (left) and Nick Sikorsky ’24 (right) prepare for a WWPT radio session. Students who are online can be broadcasted into this room using Zoom and can participate as usual.
October 13, 2020

On March 11, students excitedly made the journey home as the bomb that is the Coronavirus pandemic dropped. In the beginning, many were happy with the gift of a few days off from school; however, being...

Coleytown Elementary closed after staff member tested positive for Coronavirus

Coleytown Elementary closed after staff member tested positive for Coronavirus
September 14, 2020

Coleytown Elementary School (CES) closed down on Sept. 11 after a staff member tested positive for Coronavirus just three days after opening the school to students for the first time since March The district...

How seniors are celebrating graduation during the coronavirus pandemic

May 17, 2020

https://anchor.fm/reilly-caldwell2/episodes/How-seniors-are-celebrating-graduation-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic-by-Reilly-Caldwell-20-ee4pcp

Congress must curb continuous coronavirus spending

As a result of Congressional spending, the US deficit skyrocketed in the month of April. By this year’s end, the Congressional Budget Office projects that the deficit will be $3.7 trillion.
May 17, 2020

These are unprecedented times. Never have so many people been isolated from society.  The effects of social distancing impact more than just the social aspect of our lives. The American economy is...

Westport and Weston rally around Peter’s Weston Market in light of Coronavirus

May 12, 2020

  Peter’s Weston Market has been a place of importance for Westport and Weston communities for many years. Due to Coronavirus, hard times have set upon the business. Thus, a GoFundMe page...

Coronavirus brings college students back to Westport

May 8, 2020

Having to adapt to a new normality during the coronavirus pandemic has not come easily. With schools and universities nationwide being forced to close down, many students have had to pack up their...

Coronavirus charity golf tournament gives hope for sports

Four of sports best athletes compete in golf match for charity.
May 5, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19, sports across the country have been canceled and people have suffered from not being able to watch their favorite athletes compete. Sports serve as amain source of entertainment...

Coronavirus prompts charitable student contributions

In the clothing drive, each participant labeled every bag with size and gender description and placed it near their mailbox. Levitt then planned a pickup within 24 hours.
April 30, 2020

Families gathered outside their houses just a couple weeks ago, in safe social distancing fashion, with pots, pans, spoons, plates and every other kind of household object. These objects were then slammed...

Coronavirus highlights importance of optimism

From school closures to unemployment to the coronavirus’ tremendous death toll on the U.S. population, this pandemic has affected every facet of society.
April 30, 2020

Making sense of these past few weeks has not been easy. From the lines of anxious shoppers donning masks outside grocery stores to headlines stating that the coronavirus’ death toll has now surpassed...

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