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School psychologists Valerie Babich and Alycia Dadd explain the benefits of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to Board of Education (BOE) on March 16.

BOE discusses therapy and a new school calendar

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer March 18, 2015

On March 16, the Board of Education (BOE) met in the Staples cafeteria to discuss Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and finalize the uniform school calendar for 2016-2017. Valerie Babich and Alycia...

James D’Amico begins his presentation and discusses the 6-12 grade curriculum with members of the BOE. He discussed the integration of STEAM into the curriculum and meeting new state requirements for the class of 2020.

Curriculum changes and priorities control Board of Education meeting

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor November 11, 2014

On the night of Nov. 10, the Westport Board of Education (BOE) convened in the Staples cafeteria to discuss state changes to the high school curriculum for the class of 2020. In addition, the BOE discussed...

Blame, solutions swirl around $2 mill shortfall

Blame, solutions swirl around $2 mill shortfall

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor January 31, 2014

At the Dec. 11 Board of Finance meeting, news of a shortfall of roughly $1.9 million shook the board. Since then, questions have revolved around who’s to blame and how to make up the deficit. “I was...

John Klinge, a member of the Representative Town Meeting, shares his opinion on the Health Insurance Fund Review Committee.

Board of Education talks budget

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer January 9, 2014

On Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m. the Board of Education (BOE) meeting attracted parents and members of the Westport community due to the current deficit of approximately $2 million. The main topics of the night...

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