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Learning should be simple

Learning should be simple

October 13, 2014

We want to learn. And we want to be taught.  But being smothered by new initiatives can become detrimental to our learning process. In 2010, Westport 2025 was implemented into our curriculum to strengthen students’ critical-thinking, creative, communication and problem-solving skills.In 2013,...

Staples Tuition Grants awards record amount to students and alumni

Staples Tuition Grants awards record amount to students and alumni

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014

On Wednesday, June 4, the library buzzed with students, parents, and donors as Staples Tuition Grants (STG) awarded a record $320,000 in grants to 112 Staples students. The STG program provides tuition assistance to Staples seniors and alumni to allow for the opportunity to continue education after Stap...

Safe for Now: Board of Ed Rehires Teachers for 2011-12 School Year

Safe for Now: Board of Ed Rehires Teachers for 2011-12 School Year

June 6, 2011

2011 has been a bleak year for hundreds of Connecticut educators, as budget cuts in towns across the state have threatened the jobs of many teachers and paraprofessionals. Urban districts and wealthy suburban towns alike have taken measures – some more drastic than others – to cut down on the n...

Safe for Now: Board of Ed Rehires Teachers for 2011-12 School Year

Safe for Now: Board of Ed Rehires Teachers for 2011-12 School Year

June 6, 2011

2011 has been a bleak year for hundreds of Connecticut educators, as budget cuts in towns across the state have threatened the jobs of many teachers and paraprofessionals. Urban districts and wealthy suburban towns alike have taken measures – some more drastic than others – to cut down on the n...

Board of Education Addresses Issues of Remaining Budget

Board of Education Addresses Issues of Remaining Budget

January 11, 2011

Image via Wikipedia The BOE meeting last night, Wednesday, Jan. 10, addressed the issues of the underground oil tank replacement proposal and the proposed budget for the next school year. The Board members began the night by focusing on the three oil tanks that need to be either repaired or replaced. Coleytown ...

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