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Technology helps students overcome social distancing

The application Zoom allows many people to video chat at once and is a great way to stay in touch with friends. Many students have been using this and find it effective.

Abbie Goldstein '22, Paper Opinions Editor

April 13, 2020

The coronavirus has closed businesses, schools and recreational locations nationwide, severing human connection as a result. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is critical to maintain six feet of distance from others in order to slow the spread of the virus. This pres...

Westport Center for Senior Activities closes until further notice

The Westport Department of Human Services (DHS) closed all facilities and daily programs at the Westport Center for Senior Activities (WCSA) until further notice due to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), effective March 11.

Serena Ye ’20, Broadcast Director

March 23, 2020

The Westport Department of Human Services (DHS) closed all facilities and daily programs at the Westport Center for Senior Activities (WCSA) until further notice due to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), effective March 11.   Prior to the initial local outbreak, the department took vital steps to prep...

COVID-19 threat prompts update of pandemic plan

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Westport Public School district will update its operational pandemic plan in the event of a prolonged school closure, including the continuity of teaching and learning.

Eddie Kiev ’20, Web Managing Editor

March 6, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Westport Public School district will update its operational pandemic plan in the event of a prolonged school closure, including the continuity of teaching and learning. A health update sent to Westport families via email on Feb. 27 by Interim Superintende...

5 things everyone must know about the Zika virus

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Brett Franklin, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

Many Westporters are beginning to travel in possible Zika virus affected countries for their school or summer vacations, and as the virus becomes more viral in America, many are wondering what do they need to know about this virus.   It raises questions like: What is the Zika virus? How can someon...

Westport resident heads UN effort to fight Ebola

Westport resident heads UN effort to fight Ebola

Jane Levy, Features Editor

October 9, 2014

While Ebola, the deadly epidemic that has stolen and is threatening many lives, is a worldwide quandary, Westport’s own Anthony Banbury, father of James ’16 and Sawyer ’18, is leading the United Nations’ mission to fight Ebola in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone Africa. According to Centers for ...

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