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Bedford teacher Arthur Ellis (pictured above) turned himself in on April 27 due to sexual assault allegations. Ellis was officially charged with sexual assault in the fourth degree and risk of injury to a minor. Ellis has posted bail and is awaiting trial on May 6.

Bedford teacher turns himself into police after sexual assault accusations

Ella Shi ’23, Managing Editor April 29, 2022

Bedford Middle School teacher Arthur Ellis turned himself into the Westport Police Department on April 27 after a warrant for his arrest was made. Ellis is charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and...

Working a minimum wage job introduces new perspectives in an otherwise “sheltered” town such as Westport.

Working a minimum wage job illuminates the realities of socio-economic privilege

Ella Shi ’23 , Features Editor December 14, 2021

For most, working for a mere $13 an hour is unglamorous and undesirable. So, when I got a job at the Fresh Market in August, I viewed it as just a way to make some extra cash. However, my job taught me...

Four habits to be more sustainable

Four daily habits increase sustainability

Ella Shi ’23, Paper Features Editor June 11, 2021

https://spark.adobe.com/page/gbS7YNLsuJtTb/

Connecticut remains effective in vaccine distribution; however, demand has decreased in the past few weeks, leaving officials concerned.

Connecticut vaccination rates decline, worries officials

Ella Shi ’23, Paper Features Editor May 25, 2021

In recent weeks, Connecticut’s vaccination rates have seen a drastic decrease, despite remaining a forerunning state in terms of vaccine distribution. Officials are concerned about persuading wary residents...

NEDA Week: Students promote eating disorder awareness

Emily Goldstein ’23 and Ella Shi ’23 March 1, 2021

https://anchor.fm/emily-goldstein6/episodes/NEDA-week-spreads-awareness-on-common-misconceptions-er3gm9

Couplets are hung outside houses to protect the household from evil and welcome prosperity.

Year of the Ox: students embrace positivity, resilience, culture with Lunar New Year celebrations

Ella Shi ’23, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

According to Chinese myth, the story of the zodiac calendar originates from when the Jade Emperor challenged 12 animals to a race. The Rat asked the Ox for help and rode on his back until he jumped off...

Students at Staples participate in Veganuary, a 31-day challenge to eat vegan during January, in order to make a positive impact on animals, the environment and their health.

“Veganuary” challenges students to be mindful of environmental impact

Ella Shi ’23, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

In today’s day and age, eating vegan is easier than ever before. Meat, eggs and dairy all have their plant-based counterparts, which can be found in nearly every grocery store. Veganuary, a UK based...

Connecticut Gov. Lamont plans vaccination distribution after state COVID-19 rates reach record high in early December. The White House encourages residents to abide by protocols as holiday season approaches.

Governor Lamont implements vaccine distribution plan to combat rising COVID-19 cases after White House warning

Ella Shi ’23, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced a vaccination distribution plan on Dec. 13 after the White House Coronavirus task force specifically cautioned Connecticut about their rapidly rising COVID-19...

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