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Students find fun, local activities during break

January 15, 2021

https://youtu.be/ykKF0p3ourM  

Leave schools off COVID-19 hotspots list

The ability of many schools to trace back a person’s contacts once they have tested positive for COVID-19 have proven to be effective and successful in stopping the virus’ spread.
December 15, 2020

Cafes, restaurants, gyms, hotels and more have been classified as superspreader locations for COVID-19; however, schools have noticeably been left off of that growing list, and for good reason. Despite...

Fall treats bring holiday spirit to quarantine

December 11, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InxDrxZtZe8&feature=youtu.be

Students react to Staples quarantine

November 26, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/valerie-dreyfuss/y2matecom-staples-students-react-to-a-2nd-lockdown

High Point Road residents succeed in creating a safe, festive Halloween for kids

In order to heed to coronavirus safety precautions, typical Halloween festivities including trick or treating were forced to adapt. Like many other roads around Westport, High Point Road decided to put tables outside of each house with individually wrapped pieces of candy to make trick or treating a safer and less risky way of allowing kids to experience the fun of Halloween.
November 12, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rebKWk_uU9I

November 4, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/valerie-dreyfuss/y2matecom-changes-resturants-are-making-due-to-covid

California wildfires prompt significant concern

The dangerously polluted orange skies in 
California have taken over the sky even after 
the fires have been extinguished. If inhaled, 
people can experience the effects of what is 
similar to smoking 20 packs of cigarettes.
October 25, 2020

The orange-yellow and red colors blend together in the sky as the blistering flames creep further along the West Coast and continue to destroy everything in its path. The wildfires began in a blaze...

Delayed reopening of Staples detrimental, requires reevaluation

The Westport school district has debated the most effective and safe way to handle the COVID-19 pandemic since March, when schools first closed in order to protect students and staff.
October 25, 2020

As I approach the sixth hour of my day spent staring at a computer screen, my eyes glaze over as I’m overcome with a wave of fatigue. I struggle to pay attention to the fourth bobbing head of a teacher...

Autumn brings festive new drinks to Starbucks

October 14, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/victoria-wilson-586223953/autumn-brings-festive-new-drinks-to-starbucks-1

October 13, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/carly-kaplowitz/remote-vs-in-school-2

Freshmen adjust to high school during a global pandemic

October 13, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/user-154303966/freshman-adjust-to-high-school-during-a-global-pandemic-1

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