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New English class brings back valuable childhood memories

New English class brings back valuable childhood memories

October 12, 2018

By Chelsea Fox ’19 Growing up, every kid had a favorite book they forced their parents to read every night. Whether it was a Dr. Seuss classic, a Shel Silverstein poem or a Roald Dahl chapter book, it was a book that made the kids feel loved, safe and supported. A new English class, Children...

Generation Z and the usage of modern technology

Generation Z and the usage of modern technology

Colette Lippman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

It’s 2016, and this generation is labeled as technology obsessed. Kindergarteners are learning the proper way to type on a keyboard, teenagers are glued to their iPhones in restaurants and toddlers are granted iPads on their fourth birthdays. Parents and psychologists have mixed reactions to the amount of ...

Many more Barbie girls enter the Barbie world

Many more Barbie girls enter the Barbie world

Megan Doyle, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016

Fifty seven years have come and gone in the Barbie company, and the doll has barely changed. The infamous blonde, blue-eyed, skinny model has been the face of Barbie forever. However, due to complaints of their unreachable beauty standards, Barbie is changing. There are three new body types: curvy, petit...

Children weave love during Looms of Love fundraiser

Children weave love during Looms of Love fundraiser

Kacey Hertan, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Winged Monkey held the Looms of Love event from 12-4 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2013 to raise money for the Circle of Care organization, which helps children with cancer. The event invited people to the store on the Post Road in Westport to shop and make rainbow looms to donate to children with cancer as a ho...

Merging Local Merchants with Save the Children

Merging Local Merchants with Save the Children

May 13, 2011

Matthew Lev ’12 has created a plan to get local merchants involved in raising money for Save the Children. Lev wanted to raise money for the organization and help local businesses by encouraging people to shop. While volunteering weekly at Save the Children, Lev approached his supervisor, J...

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