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BOE Discusses Staff Policy on Social Media and New P.E. Program

BOE Discusses Staff Policy on Social Media and New P.E. Program

December 21, 2010

Issues taken up by the Westport Board of Education (BOE) at Monday night’s meeting included a new leadership program in physical education, and the district’s emerging policy on social media. David Gusitsch, 6-12 Physical Education & Health Department Chair and Curriculum Coordinator, star...

The Tenderness of Tenure

The Tenderness of Tenure

October 26, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Most would agree that both students and teachers should be given fair opportunity to succeed. Because of this, the system of tenure is a controversial one. To be awarded tenure, a teacher must successfully fulfill a four-year probationary period in which they are reviewed as competent and proficient. The purpose of this is ...

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal Answers Inklings's Questions

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal Answers Inklings's Questions

October 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia This year’s Senatorial election for the second district has gained a great deal of national attention. Inklings recently contacted both campaigns via email to ask the candidates about issues that concern both Staples students and the state of Connecticut as a whole. By the t...

The Outcome and Future of the Re-registration Process

The Outcome and Future of the Re-registration Process

October 15, 2010

This summer, the superintendant’s office  was busy conducting a re-registration process for all incoming freshman,  to make sure that each student was a Westport resident. According to Jenny Robson, Administrative Assistant to Superintendent, the district’s motivation behind the re-registration process was not due to of the suspicion that non-resident students...

Sudanese Refugee Speaks Out to a Wide Audience of Students

Sudanese Refugee Speaks Out to a Wide Audience of Students

April 28, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web News Editor At least 100 additional students and teachers filled the library for Sudanese refugee, Gabriel Bol Deng’s presentation during the lunch waves on April 27. Not only did students fill the seating the library staff set up for the presentation, but others w...

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