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Sandy Hook promise posters posted around school promote school safety

Sandy Hook promise posters posted around school promote school safety

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

October 11, 2019

Thirty-one posters were recently hung up around Staples to promote school security. The posters were organized by Kool 2 Be Kind (K2BK) through their new program “Say Something Hall of Fame” in accordance with the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation. These posters feature the name, fun fact and contact...

New Wreckers deli excites students

New Wreckers deli excites students

Kylie Cohen '20 and Charley Guthartz '22

October 8, 2019

The Staples cafeteria introduced the new Wrecker’s Deli, allowing students and staff to pre-order sandwiches during lunch waves for the convenience of students with after-school activities. During the three lunch waves, long lunch lines make it difficult for students to order and eat a sandwich...

Board of Education examines redistricting for elementary, middle schools

Board of Education examines redistricting for elementary, middle schools

Katie Simons ’22, Arts Editor

October 8, 2019

The Westport Board of Education (BOE) discussed plans to redistrict the elementary and middle schools at a meeting on Sept. 23. Although redistricting would balance out the recent decrease in enrollment in the Westport Public Schools system, no decisions have been finalized. The BOE discussed...

RTM rejects attempt to ban sale of recreational marijuana

RTM rejects attempt to ban sale of recreational marijuana

Andreas Lolis ’21, Paper News Editor

October 6, 2019

The Westport Representative Town Meeting (RTM) voted down an ordinance that would ban the sale of recreational marijuana in Westport for two years if and when the state legalizes it. Jimmy Izzo, RTM Member and Chair of the Public Protection Committee, introduced the ordinance along with RTM Member Greg...

EEE disease reappears, takes second life in Connecticut

EEE disease reappears, takes second life in Connecticut

Giselle Oldani, Web Arts Editor

October 4, 2019

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, has taken the life of an unnamed resident of Old Lyme, Connecticut, the office of governor Ned Lamont confirmed on Sept. 24. The patient was hospitalized in the middle of September and was said to be of elderly age. This death...

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