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Earthplace entertains at annual fall festival

Sophie Casey ’20, Web Managing Editor

January 16, 2020

On Oct. 7, Earthplace hosted its annual Fall Festival, which, according to their website, "celebrates the beauty and bounty of fall." Signs were placed all over the town, ensuring a large attendance.

Morris reveals the everyday life of managing schoolwork, subways and saut de chats

Claire Redmer '21, Social Media Director

January 16, 2020

Dance students spend hours in the studio, week after week, fine-tuning their skills in order to prepare for performances in front of huge audiences. They learn how to jump, turn and kick, all with musicality and precision. But, these kids are also pursuing an academic career. They are constantly transitionin...

SUBMISSION: Thanksgiving Stories

January 13, 2020

We asked you to send us your best Thanksgiving stories! Thank you to everyone for their submissions.

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January 13, 2020

Traveling cultivates understanding of America’s adversaries

Traveling cultivates understanding of America’s adversaries

Graham Wood '20, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Flying home from my New Year’s trip to Moscow, I reflected on my experience traveling to a distant city that has always been on the top of my bucket list. As with everyone that travels to a new country, I had my stereotypes and preconceived notions of what Moscow--and Russia in general--would be lik...

Christmas trees create fire hazard

Maria Krug, Staff Writer

January 11, 2020

The Westport Fire Department (WFD) released an advisory on Jan. 4 warning locals to immediately get rid of their Christmas trees due to fires. As Christmas trees begin to dry out, they become easy to catch on fire, the WFD said. The tree and leaves carry a highly flammable oil which allows for it to...

Staples Vaping Seminar’s Effect On Student Body

Staples Vaping Seminar’s Effect On Student Body

Caroline Donohue '20 and Emily Stone '20

January 5, 2020

Superfans recap Wrecker football season

Superfans recap Wrecker football season

Samantha Felner '20 and Jack Lev '20

December 20, 2019

STUDENT SUBMISSION: Teen Vogue Summit Inspires, Enlightens and Informs

Liv Pines '20

December 11, 2019

Instead of donning a costume on Halloweekend, I dressed up like a fashionista and attended the 2019 Teen Vogue Summit at Goya Studios in Hollywood.  The day before I left for LA, I re-branded and relaunched my fashion blog. This summit was an insane opportunity for me to learn more about the digita...

The field hockey team’s use of cornrows fails to see the issue of cultural appropriation

The field hockey team’s use of cornrows fails to see the issue of cultural appropriation

Katie Simons ’22 Arts Editor

December 10, 2019

This year, the field hockey team got cornrows as a way to raise team morale before going into the postseason.  While they were put in with the intent of raising spirit for the team and are a part of the yearly tradition, the cornrows are culturally offensive.     The hair of African Americans...

November 19, 2019

Allison Gillman ’23 It was a spontaneous trip. Our plan was to visit Amsterdam for Thanksgiving, but at dinner one night at our hotel, we talked ourselves into a road trip to Belgium. The next morning, we piled into the nine-person rental van. Pia and I were just getting comfortable when the vehi...

CraftWestport showcases the hidden gems of the art world

Serena Ye '20, Broadcast Director

November 19, 2019

A low buzz of ambient chatter and the soft shuffling of shoes fill the spacious gymnasium. Leaving the crisp, chilling November wind outside, visitors were welcomed by a whirlwind of bright colors and prints. The warm golden glow of string lights connected each booth to the next, from unique trinkets ...

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