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Staples Players dance on the courts

Due to COVID-19 and the absence of the traditional fall show, Staples Players hosts outdoor dance classes to keep their dance skills sharp and have some fun.

Lucy Dockter '23, Paper Arts Editor

October 27, 2020

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Constantino reflects on dancing in ‘Charli Breaks the Floor’ and her own life as a dancer

 Kaitlyn Constantino ’21 (far right) was one of six dancers chosen to dance along Tik Tok star Charli D’Amelio. Constantino’s trip to film the virtual dance class included a coronavirus test as well as daily temperature checks to ensure they could dance in the studio without masks.

Eliza Barr, Photography Director

October 26, 2020

With her hair in a low ponytail and dressed in a white crop top and sneakers, Kaitlyn Constantino ’21 dances in front of a dance studio mirror, just as she does for hours every week. But a few details set this moment apart from a typical week. For one, Constantino is in Los Angeles, nearly 3,000 mi...

COVID-19 greatly alters Westport’s dance studios

Students from the Spot @ Just Dance Studios practice routines with masks on.

Madeleine Michalowski '22 and Hannah Ratcliffe '22

October 14, 2020

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Counties leaves attendees feeling overdressed

Students gathered with friends before the dance to take pictures with their friends and their dates before they arrived at the dance.

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

After having attended the Counties assembly dance (one of the most stressful events of junior year), I felt that the event was very underwhelming. The first problem that I found was that the designated attire was not fitting to the venue and agenda of the night. I spent weeks on end stressing about...

County Assemblies vote to permit male-male couples to attend future dances

County Assemblies vote to permit male-male couples to attend future dances

Rachel Suggs '21

February 14, 2019

Rachel Suggs ’21   The County Assemblies voted in December to allow male-male couples to attend their 2020 events, the Assemblies announced in an email to Staples’ Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) on Feb. 6. Staples’ GSA both welcomed and helped initiate the decision. “I’m ...

County Assembly Charity Ball does not offer equal opportunity to same-sex couples

The couple who fought in Aaron Fricke vs. Richard B. Lynch poses before a dance. The Rhode Island court case ruled that same-sex couples can take their partners to school dances.

Roxy Augeri ’20

November 27, 2018

For junior girls, the beginning of the year signifies the beginning of an age-old tradition: attending the County’s Assembly Annual Charity Ball, commonly referred to as “Counties.”  For the first few months as an upperclassmen, all minds are focused on choosing a date, buying a dress and preparing...

Fall sports kick off with 2019 Pep Rally

Fall sports kick off with 2019 Pep Rally

October 4, 2018

By Zach Horowitz '19

Westport Academy of Dance hosts its annual production of the Nutcracker

Westport Academy of Dance hosts its annual production of the Nutcracker

December 14, 2017

By Maya Brodows '20, Siri Kanter '20 and Kaela Dockray '20

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