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Federal investigations focus on Coleytown Middle School

Federal investigations focus on Coleytown Middle School

Sophie Driscoll '19, Editor In Chief

May 16, 2017


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  Coleytown Middle School (CMS) is the focus of two federal investigations opened by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, according to documents newly obtained by the Westport News through a Freedom of Information Act request. The investigations were opened on Nov. 9 in re...

Westport School District faces federal investigations

Westport School District faces federal investigations

March 30, 2017


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By Ian Bernstein '18 & Sophie Driscoll '19 On Nov. 9, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights opened two investigations of the Westport Public School system in response to allegations claiming a school principal and guidance counsellor shook a student complaining of harassment, acco...

Former Neo-Nazi commended by students; ADL and administration lacking

Former Neo-Nazi commended by students; ADL and administration lacking

March 23, 2017


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Jonathan Kaner '18 and Julia Rosier '18 The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) held an assembly for sophomores and juniors on Wednesday March 8, where guest speaker and former Neo-Nazi Frank Meeink told the story of his past to teach students about tolerance. The main purpose of the assembly was to teach...

Hamilton’s casting call provokes calls of reverse discrimination

Hamilton’s casting call provokes calls of reverse discrimination

Lulu Stracher, News Editor

April 27, 2016


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“Hamilton” has received enthusiastic praise from virtually every person who has seen the now sold out musical on Broadway. However, this praise has turned into criticism from theater groups and Staples students alike, after a new casting call seeking “nonwhite men and women” to audition for the...

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