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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...

Organic Krush opens in Westport

Emily Goldstein ’23 and Ella Shi ’23 November 10, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2nx51FP1B4&feature=youtu.be

The PowerUpdate app immediately notifies students when a new grade is added into PowerSchool, reducing stress from constant grade-checking.

PowerUpdate app intends to relieve stress about grades

Ella Shi '23, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Every high school student understands the stress of waiting for their teacher to post a grade on PowerSchool. They refresh and refresh and refresh, hoping their grade will change, but it doesn’t. For...

Emma Morris ’24 warms up for her meet on Oct. 14, as she prepares to run as the only freshman on the varsity girls’ cross country team.

Freshmen adapt to varsity sports teams this fall season

Ella Shi '23 October 20, 2020

Varsity athletes are dedicated and talented, and playing on a varsity sport team is the goal of many high school athletes. However, for a select few freshmen, they dive right into the competition and high-expectations...

The food pantry at the Gillespie Center is well-stocked after a recent food drive, allowing them to provide for those affected by the pandemic.

Food pantries depend on Westport community during pandemic

Ella Shi '23 October 13, 2020

COVID-19 has left many families with financial instability, food insecurity and no guarantee of what the future holds. Because of this, food pantries have seen an increase in visitors who are in dire need...

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