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Through the shared experience of navigating a new environment largely independent of adult support, I learned to be a strong traveler and how to move around and live with a tight-knit group of peers.

Spain cultural immersion trip creates unforgettable experience, breaks barriers

Allison Gillman '23, Business Director May 3, 2022

To return to school on the Monday morning after a vacation and be greeted by 20 more familiar faces than when you left a week before is not something many students can say they’ve experienced. Yet, when...

This year’s snow day policy is back to the policy before COVID, which is that the first few snow days will be added on to the end of the year, and then if more are needed they will be taken from April break.

Taking away days from April break is unfair, snow day policy must be altered

Genevieve Frucht ’24, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

This school year has brought back many aspects of pre-COVID-19 normalcy, including the snow day policy. Exclusively for the 2020-2021 school year, there were no back-to-back snow days; if a second snow...

The Board of Education voted to cancel April vacation for the 2019-20 school year. Students will continue doing online lessons through the district Distance Learning model on April 6 through April 9. There will be no virtual teaching on Good Friday, April 10.

Board of Education eliminates April break for 2020 school year

Claire Redmer ’21, Social Media Director  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 via Zoom on March 23. The vote was unanimous with member Vik Muktavaram...

Closure sprouts questions over make-up days

Closure sprouts questions over make-up days

Eddie Kiev '20, Web Managing Editor March 11, 2020

The Westport Public School administration clarified scheduling plans in an email to parents on Wednesday March 11.  This follows Westport Public Schools’ indefinite closure as concerns surge over the...

Students find ways to spend April Break close to home

Students find ways to spend April Break close to home

Will Dumke, Staff Writer March 17, 2015

Typically when it comes to vacations, everyone tries to get as far away from home as possible. From Dominican Republic to Thailand, there are unlimited destinations for students to free themselves from...

Snow days break up spring break

Snow days break up spring break

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer March 5, 2014

Westport Public Schools have had six school cancellations this year, which is one day over the allotted five. As a result, April Break could potentially be reduced by a weekend and that first Monday, making...

Sixth snow day puts April break in jeopardy

Sixth snow day puts April break in jeopardy

Claudia Chen and Sophia Hampton February 14, 2014

After heavy snowfall and sleet left Westport’s roads icy and treacherous on Friday, Feb 14, the school district closed for the sixth time this year. This snow day extended February break by one day;...

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