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Coronavirus concerns result in delay for teacher planning

Coronavirus concerns result in delay for teacher planning

Finnigan Courtney '23, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Westport Public Schools will be operating on a 3-hour delayed schedule on March 10 to allow teachers and administration additional time to plan for possible home-based academics. Under current conditions, all schools in Connecticut are preparing for the possibility of school closure due to the COVID...

Early school start times hamper education, health

Early school start times hamper education, health

Natalie Bandura '22, Paper News Editor

September 26, 2019

We’ve all been in this situation before: you are taking a test, but no matter how much you try to concentrate, it takes all of your willpower to simply keep your eyes open. Despite knowing the material– you studied a lot yesterday and even went to bed at a reasonable time– you find yourself slump...

Icy road conditions worry Staples students

Icy road conditions worry Staples students

Kit Epstein, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2016

On the morning of March 4, 2016, The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement, warning citizens for icy road conditions in Westport, CT. That statement, however, did not stop Westport Public Schools from opening on time, causing commotion among student drivers. “When I sta...

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